Completed meetings and events 2020-2021
Fri 25th September 2020 - Macmillan Coffee MorningDelighted to be asked to join RC Birmingham Breakfast. Representatives from St Mary’s Hospice, Macmillan Cancer Support and special guest Andy Street made excellent presentations. https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/david-whiteside-macmillan
Tue 22nd September 2020 - Sally Jenkins; How to make money out of murderGuests welcome.
Tue 22nd September 2020 - Club DrawGina Maund won this month's draw.
Tue 15th September 2020 - Ellen MacArthur; Ellen MacArthur's Children's Cancer TrustWe will not be holding a meeting this week. Instead members have the opportunity to hear Ellen MacArthur speak via Zoom. This is our DIstrict Governor's chosen charity. https://www.ellenmacarthurcancertrust.org
Mon 14th September 2020 - Donation to Erdington FodbankERDINGTON FOODBANK
The Club has donated a further £2000 to the foodbank. It includes a matching grant of £1000 from the Rotary Foundation District 1060 Foodbank Fund for which we are most grateful. https://erdington.foodbank.org.uk/
Fri 11th September 2020 - Dictionaries for SchoolsDictionaries have been delivered to Penns, Walmley, Wylde Green and Yenton primary schools. Special thanks this year for help with the funding from Royal Sutton Coldfield Coldfield Town Council’s Community Grant Programme. Photos credit: Penns Primary Sch
Tue 8th September 2020 - Amelia Thomas; Greenacres, Leonard Cheshire DisabilityGreenacres is home for 33 adults with physical disabilities in Sutton Coldfield, supported by the Club for many years.
Tue 1st September 2020 - Business Meeting.
Wed 26th August 2020 - Eat out to help outAnother chance to take advantage of this offer at The Bull's Head, Shenstone.
Tue 25th August 2020 - Club DrawThis month's draw was won by Penny Thurston.
Tue 25th August 2020 - Yaz Benson; Footsteps Counselling and SupportOffering free one to one counselling and support to the community.
Thu 20th August 2020 - Masks for MalawiThe Club has helped to fund the production of masks in preparation for Covid 19.
Tue 18th August 2020 - Club Night.
Tue 18th August 2020 - Delivering clothing to SIFA FiresideAssorted T shirts were donated from the surplus stock of the annual 7 Pools and the 10K Charity runs in Sutton Park and by Sutton Coldfield Town Football Club. sifafireside.co.uk - Birmingham’s main day centre for homeless and vulnerably housed adults.
Wed 12th August 2020 - Eat out to help outSome of our members took advantage of the Government’s offer and enjoyed a meal together at The Bull’s Head in Shenstone. Our Immediate Past President Dick Elston gave the Presidential Chain of Office to our new President John Baden.
Wed 12th August 2020 - Eat out to help outSome of our members will be taking advantage of this initiative by enjoying a meal together at The Bull's Head, Shenstone.
Tue 11th August 2020 - Olivier Barker-White; Kids Club KampalaWorking to bring hope and love to vulnerable children in the slums of Uganda. https://www.kidsclubkampala.org/
Tue 4th August 2020 - Business Meeting.
Tue 28th July 2020 - Club DrawThis month's draw was won by Christine Law who generously donated the funds to the Rotary Club's Charity Account.
Tue 28th July 2020 - Kelly Round; Our PlaceBringing vital advice and support services to the Sutton Coldfield community, there are over 20 voluntary groups and organisations that offer support from the Hub, specifically in areas of mental health and wellbeing. https://www.ourplacesupport.org/
Tue 14th July 2020 - Business Meeting