Wanting to 'do your bit' for the community? This is the opportunity you've been searching for!
We're a group of people drawn from many different walks of life, all
sharing in a common commitment to give something back to our
Interested in finding out more?
Bound by the common goal of 'Service above Self' each of the 59 clubs in District 1090 cherish their autonomy in how they achieve this. There is a wide range of interests represented, meetings are held on various days of the week and cover a wide geographic area. New members can be assured of finding a club where they feel most comfortable.
Celebrating Equality and Diversity
Rotary Clubs in District 1090 welcome men and women from all walks of life with an interest in making a real difference. District Diversity and Equality Officer, Tim Cowling says of clubs in the District, "we pride ourselves on having a diverse membership; men and women,young and senior, from different walks of life, nationalities and faiths all serving together. It's a brilliant combination and I say this with great pride as, whether it is a friendly inter-club quiz night or making an impact on large, complex, global philanthropic initiatives, the service we provide is top quality.
If you are looking to have fun meeting new people and getting actively involved in the local community, there is an increasingly wide variety of options, whether it be a traditional club meeting weekly to enjoy friendship, listen to stimulating speakers on topical issues and plan humanitarian projects, or a more flexible alternative such as a Satellite club, e-Club or Corporate membership.
New Rotary Club at Marlow Bridge
A very warm welcome to the members of Marlow Bridge Rotary Club, the latest in a line of new clubs formed to meet changing life-styles. This is the latest new club in District 1090 following the formation of a village community club at Eynsham and the Rotary Club of Maidenhead Bridge, then in July 2016 Marlow Bridge Club celebrated receipt of it's Charter.
Both Maidenhead Bridge and Marlow Bridge clubs differ from the more traditional clubs, introducing more flexibility.to their structure and operations while still follwing the overall Rotary Motto of 'Service Before Self'.
Members meet at times that are best suited to their lifestyles, investing more in 'hands-on' Rotary, undertaking a broad swathe of practical projects in their respective areas..
While the Marlow Bridge and Maidenhead Bridge clubs differ from each other, they both aim to provide young professionals and parents an opportunity to become involved in local community life, and meet like-minded people while enjoying a great deal of fun into the bargain!
New Satellite Club for Loddon Vale!
For those wishing to join their local club, but unable to attend regular meetings, a 'Satellite
club is often the answer. Satellite members are full members of their
'parent' club, but get together at times to suit their life-styles so
they can be active in giving 'Service above Self'. Loddon Vale
recently inaugurated a Satellite Club who meet more informally, support the parent club in some of its activities and have a programme of their own chosen projects under the banner of The Woodley Stars
and their chairman, Stuart Alexander. Other Clubs in the District adopting this innovate flexible approach include the Rotary Club of Witney
If Rotary sounds like the organisation for you, we'd like to hear from you!
Every club is unique, with its own range of benefits, and members of the District Committee will be pleased to help you find a club to meet your needs. Please contact the District Membership Chairman, Bob Calaz
The committee also exists to help clubs develop their membership base and advise on all the latest Rotary initiatives for membership recruitment and retention. Read more......
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