Countdown to: District Conference 2017 - Fri 17th Mar at 15.00

District Conference will be held at the Torquay Conference Centre.

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Conference 2017

Torquay Harbour

Conference 2017 Registration is now open. The Conference Hotel is now over subscribed. There are lots of hotels, guest houses and B &B in Torquay. Hope to see you there?more

Vocational Training Team (VTT)

HOPe Restaurant opened on 3 October 2016

Details of the Vocational Training Team project to Bulgaria that was started in 2014 - 15 and approved by RI in September 2015.more

Pull Ups

D1100 has the following Pull Ups that are available for Clubs to borrow,subject to availability.more

In the next 30 days...

Peter Wells Speaking about Paul Harris and Rotary Foundation; BAWA 7.00 for 7.30pm; Two Course Dinner; Black Tie or Lounge Suits; Cost and Further details tba.
A concert given by Swindon Pegasus Brass for the Rotary Club in Highworth Parish Church more
Venue: The Langley Arms Emersons Green Details to be advised
For Presidents Elect Tortworth Court Hotel: Tortworth Details to follow
Chris Skidmore, MP for Kingswood, Parliamentary Secretary “Balancing Parliament and the Family and the latest on..........." At BAWA Club, Southmead Road, Filton, Bristol BS34 7RG On Friday 3rd March, 7 pm for 7.30 pm meal. Cost £18.50 per person more
Come and test your general knowldge skills in the latest of our occasional quiz nights. All proceeds to Shelterbox and other Rotary charities
Tea and cakes. Proceeds towards Polio Now. Tickets from: gill.rouse3@btinternet.com more
For Presidents Elect Gloucester Rugby Club Details to be advised
3 Antique Experts appraise and value your treasure. Two Course Meal and Vintage Musical Entertainment at Longworth Hall. Black Tie or Posh Frock. In aid of St Michael's Hospice. £50 per ticket.
District Conference will be held at the Torquay Conference Centre. more
Four Pillars Hotel - Cotswold Water Park Further details will be available when known






The District Team are here to help Clubs and individual members alike so please make contact if you require our help.  scroll down to see all information on this Homepage




TWEET ALL ABOUT IT

Following a successful membership webinar at the end of 2016, the Public Image Committee will be holding three webinars on social media over the coming months. These will cover social media basics, intermediate and advanced topics.

Introduction to Social Media - Monday 20th February at 7pm. This webinar is for those who are new to social media or have decided that now is the time to explore it. 

Register here. Webinar ID: 469-050-667

Social Media for Accomplished Users - Tuesday 21st February at 7pm. Focusing upon what we can do to enhance use personally and for clubs and districts. It will feature a small panel of Rotarians who have differing experiences of using social media. The Committee will be trialing the Zoom application for the advanced session that is so well used by many eClubs. Spaces may be limited.

Register by emailing the Club and District Support team


Young Musician District Final

Midday Sunday 12 March 

Prince Michael Hall, Dean Close School, Cheltenham GL51 6HE.  

Entry is off Hatherley Road and signage on the road is to the Bacon Theatre.

Rules used will be the RIBI rules and attention is drawn to the length of the performance allowed as this is shorter than in some of the local competitions

Download


 THE FUTURE OF RIBI

DG Richard's Powerpoint Presentation shown
at the Distrit Council meeting


RIBI Explained
 ( The benefits of having RIBI)


Young Photograper Competition



In the Junior Age Category, the WINNER is Chloe Stanton from Trinity Church School, entered by Portishead Rotary Club.

The Runner-Up is Sebastian Turner of Woodchester Primary School, entered by Nailsworth Rotary Club.

 

In the Intermediate Age Category, the WINNER is Charlie Mann of Royal Wotton Bassett Academy, entered by Royal Wootton Bassett & District Rotary Club.

The Runner-Up is Oliver Sparks of Nailsea School, entered by Nailsea & Backwell Rotary Club.

 

In the Senior Age Category, the WINNER is Freya Bigwood from Marlwood School, entered by Thornbury Rotary Club.

The Runner-Up is Abbie Merritt of Katherine Lady Berkeley's School, entered by Cotswold Tyndale Rotary Club.

Judges comments ..Well done everyone who took part it was so very good that it truly made it very difficult to pick out these clever youngsters above, because they are ALL very clever, inventive and wonderful photographers.

Read full Judges report here


Young Chef Competition

   1st Semi Final stage of Rotary Young Chef
generously hosted at The Cotswold School Bourton-on the-Water





All the forms you need for D1100 2017 RYLA Course

are now available on the website

Click here

Tony Brook - Colwall Rotary Club RYLA Coordinator 2017 looks forward to receiving your completed application for a place on the course. 

HURRY as places book up on a first come serve basis and this course gets booked up very quickly


D1100 New Members Evening

Wednesday 22 February 2017 - 7pm - 9.30pm

Jurys Hotel Golden Valley Cheltenham GL51 0TS

This event is open to all new members  from D1100 

who joined in 2015/16 and 2016/17

Drinks and light snack will be provided

It is hoped that Rotarians who introduced/mentored these members will bring them to the hotel and participate as well

There wil be some light hearted background to Rotary
and then a couple of speakers 

Book your place to attend with your Club President by mid January


District Skittles

Please arrange to play your league games
before the end of February 2017

Quarter final and semi final draws will be distributed after the first rounds have been played

Final is provisionally booked for Tuesday 16 May 2017

Skittles Draw

Club Contacts for District Skittles



District Quiz  

The 2016 - 17 District Quiz ihas reached the Simi Final Round

Draw can be found here

 to be played by 20 March


Conference 17 - 19 March 2017

Fun and Fellowship in Torquay
For Registration, Programme and special delegate hotel rates 

Jennie Bond - former Royal Correspondent will be with us. She was also a winner of I’m a Celebrity get me out of here

see list of confirmed speakers on Conference webpage

District Governor Richard is keen to have many photos of Rotarians at work to showcase at the Torquay Conference in Torquay in March. We will be creating a reel of these, highlighting the clubs, to show at the beginning of our sessions. It does not matter if your club will not be present, we just want to showcase all the good projects we are involved in. Please send good pictures to Steve Davies at the Evesham Club

Go to the Conference web pages


International News

Take a look at what is happening on the International see in RIBI

Go to Newletter 


Earn the Presidential Citation 2016/17

It really helps to ensure your club is covering all Avenues of Service

Your Rotary, Rotaract, or Interact club can earn a Presidential Citation for achieving goals that strengthen Rotary and your clubs. Grow your membership, develop sustainable service projects, support The Rotary Foundation, and build awareness of Rotary in your community and get recognized for being a part of Rotary Serving Humanity

Develop a plan now and track your progress starting August 2016

Download Presidential Citation leaflet


Vocational Service

Could a long neglected “avenue of service” be Rotary’s recruitment panacea? 

So many people have the itch to “ give something back to their community”. Does Rotary offer them an opportunity to scratch it? 

Richard Fox, D1100 Vocational Chair, argues that a 21st century version of old fashioned Vocational could attract and retain new members 

 Go to Vocational page for full article 


PURPLE4POLIO 

HALL OF FAME SINGER DONOVAN BECOMES A ROTARY POLIO AMBASSADOR

Legendary singer and polio survivor Donovan Leitch, better known simply as Donovan, has joined Rotary in its fight to eradicate the paralyzing disease that afflicted him during much of his childhood.

Donovan contracted polio at age three in Glasgow, Scotland. The disease weakened his right leg and left it thinner and shorter than the other. Confined to his bed for much of his childhood, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame singer said his father would read him poetry.

Read more


District 1100 has a selection of horizontal and vertical banners that are available for both Distict and Club events within the District. The horizontal one is 3m long by 1.5m wide.  
Vertical banners are of the pull up design - contact the Public Image Chairman - Jan Long 

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Here's a selection of the next few weeks great 

Club events

Your Club could feature on the front page, too. If your Club uses RIBI-T then just click on the radio button that puts your event onto the District pages.  


   Coloured border posters may be linked to other Internet pages and grey bordered posters may be linked to pdfs that can be opened or saved to your machine for reference or printing.

Quick Links

Click here for details of RYLA in District 1100 Click here for details of RYLA in District 1100more

Click on this picture to go to the Inner Wheel District 10 website Click on this picture to go to the Inner Wheel District 10 websitemore

For more details

www.rotarybristol.org/club-centenary For more details www.rotarybristol.org/club-centenarymore

BRISTOL ROTARY CENTENARY BALL

Saturday 4th November 2017. 

Venue - New Ashton Gate Stadium and Conference Centre, Bristol.

Put the date in your diary.

BRISTOL ROTARY CENTENARY BALL Saturday 4th November 2017. Venue - New Ashton Gate Stadium and Conference Centre, Bristol. Put the date in your diary. more

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