Crocus bulb planting at St. Georges School 2015
Wed 30th September 2015 at 13.00 - 14.00
Club members and pupils planting crocus corms at St. Georges School which is part of this years Ryde Rotary Clubs crocus appeal.
The initiative is designed to educate youngsters about the devastating disease of polio and how Rotary is working to eradicate it from the world.
The purple crocus is the symbol or Rotary’s worldwide campaign
to eradicate polio and is the focus of this project, which was specially
developed by the Rotary Crocus Campaign and the Youth Service Committee
of Rotary International in Great Britain & Ireland (RIBI).
The crocus corms are paid for by sponsoring Rotary clubs , when the
crocuses start to bloom in Spring, the children will be advised on Rotarys focus on Polio erradication through its End Polio Now campaign.
Any Schools and youth groups who wish to take part in the future should apply online.