Crocus bulb planting at All Saints Church
Crocus bulb planting at All Saints Church 2015
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.
As of March 2016 the corms are in flower.
St. Georges road safety facility
Ryde Rotary Clubs Road safety facility at St. Georges Schooldetails
Crocus bulb planting at St. Georges School 2015
Club members and pupils planting crocus corms at St. Georges School which is part of this years Ryde Rotary Clubs crocus appeal.details
Rotary approves US$500,000 emergency grant for Somalia
Rotary approves US$500,000 emergency grant for Somaliadetails
World Polio crocus collection at Busy Bee
World Polio crocus collection at Busy Bee raised Â£613-53details
Ryde Rotary Club quiz night 2015
The 2015 annual quiz night was held at the Wootton community centre an Friday the 13th of March, the quizmaster was John Busby. Profits from the event will go to the Rotary Foundation (Rotary's own charity)details
World Polio Crocus Appeal
End Polio Now Crocus fundraiser / awareness campaign to be held at Busy Bee. Times etc. TBA.details
Polio eradication shifts into emergency mode 05 2012
Polio eradication shifts into emergency modedetails
Ryde Rotary Club awarded for the End Polio Now Campaign
Ryde Rotary Club awarded for its support of the End Polio Now Campaigndetails
American Northwest Girlchoir and Young Voices of The Isle of Wight Concert 29 06 2013
Ryde Rotary Club promoted the American Northwest Girlchoir and Young Voices of The Isle of Wight in a concert 29 06 2013details