5th June - In celebration of the Queens 70th Jubilee. A social car run - BODMIN to PENZANCE - Fantastic event enjoyed by 1000's - See SLIDESHOW....Details
An initiative by Bodmin Rotary Club to help disadvantaged and vulnerable young people in Bodmin - Last COMPETITION RESULTS > Select Details....Details
3rd June - In celebration of the Queens 70th Jubilee - FREE evening of Music Venues through-out Bodmin Town. REPORTDetails
2nd June - National Fire Beacons Tribute was lit through-out the UK - Event organised by Bodmin Town Council in Partnership with Bodmin Rotary Club. Fantastic Event - See SLIDE SHOW ....Details
All about Rotary - International and Local. Ever considered joining ?
How to find out more and who to contact re. joining Bodmin Rotary Club.
The Rotary Club of Bodmin has been active for over 70 years and currently has 27 members representing a wide range of local business and professions - Brief Club History.
Bodmin town is situated in Mid Cornwall embracing beautiful Countryside and Moorland within a short distance of the sea.
COVID19 has restricted all activities and our funds are limited but we will always be here to help - contact us using the 'contact link' or speak to any member of Bodmin Rotary Club (Or write c/o The Westberry Hotel, Rhind St., Bodmin )
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<< NEW PRESIDENT for 2021/22 >>
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The ROTARY CLUB of BODMIN
The 70th President since the club started in 1951 - for his 2nd year in office
Rtn. Peter Ford....Peter has lived in Bodmin since 1987 and has two adult children.
Bodmin President Peter Old presents a cheque for £300.00 to Jacca Cavendish, aged 12, to support him on his Cornwall Schools Cricket Association U13’s Tour of South Africa , where they will play 9 matches over 16 days. Jacca is currently Bodmin College and Lanhydrock Cricket Club – Wicketkeeper & Batsman. Good luck Jacca.
<< Bodmin Rotarian - Award from The Lions >>
Congratulations to Colin again, from Bodmin Lions on his epic journey from
John-O-Groats to Lands End.
Members of Bodmin Rotary Club have been busy helping local voluntary groups keep the town tidy and attractive. This Council owned flower bed is outside the Westberry Hotel, our meeting place every Wednesday evening, has been adopted by the club. See below - Our gardening team.
Bruce , Colin & David
BODMIN ROTARIANS HELP DISABLED LADY
A plea was received from the full time carers of 'Carol', who was disabled from a very young age, she lives in a very small flat and paints by holding a brush in her mouth. Help was required in providing storage shelves for Art equipment etc. as everything at the moment is kept in containers and boxes on the floor, which severely restricts wheelchair movement around the flat.
Rotarian Peter Old quickly came up with the offer of some adjustable wall shelving and Rotarian Neil Carter offered to apply his skills in fixing them to the wall.
Peter and Neil went to the property and completed the job without delay; as can be seen in the photo below, expertly fitted, making good use of the wall space available and leaving much needed floor space free.
Bodmin Rotarians - Ambassadors Extraordinaire....
members from Bodmin Rotary Club - Peter Old, Peter Bray, Allan Foad and
Peter Ford recently visited three Rotary Clubs in one day, all in
different countries. Breakfast was in Wales (Cardiff Club), Lunch was in
England (Clifton Bristol Club) and Drinks only evening meeting was in
Ireland (Dublin Central Club) The challenge, the journey and the three
clubs visited was an exciting and enjoyable experience, all the clubs
were very different. Some photos see 'Photo Gallery' above tab / link....
Bodmin Rotarians - Ambassadors Extraordinaire.
A group of four members from Bodmin Rotary Club - Peter Old, Peter Bray, Allan Foad and Peter Ford recently visited three Rotary Clubs in one day, all in different countries. Breakfast was in Wales (Cardiff Club), Lunch was in England (Clifton Bristol Club) and Drinks were in Ireland (Dublin Central Club) The challenge, the journey and the three clubs was an exciting experience and all three clubs were very different.
The Cardiff Club met for breakfast at 7.30 at the Cardiff Golf Club – the group were welcomed by the No1 President ( Three Presidents for the year each doing 4 months) and joined 24 members for breakfast and their meeting consisting of 50% women. The speaker was promoting the Cardiff City Hospice.
The Clifton Club, Bristol met at the Clifton Tennis Club for Lunch, 34 members were attending, but they have no lady members. Following lunch the speaker, head of a local Junior School gave a talk about his schools involvement in supporting an African School.
A member of Clifton Club then provided a taxi for the group to the airport. The aim, on arriving at Dublin airport at 5.30pm, was then by taxi, to get to the Dublin Central Club by 6.30pm for the start of their meeting. The flight being approx.. 30mins late meant that we arrived at the club at 6.45pm. We were welcomed and offered a seat and a glass of Water or Wine.
Dublin Central Club was, to say the least, different ! They meet in an elegant room in the prestigious Hibernian Private Club in St. Stephens Square, Central Dublin. The club with approx.. 24 members, but only 11 were at the meeting were sitting around a central table with only a drink of wine or water, no meal is partaken – the hour long meeting is only to discuss Rotary business. Much of this meeting was taken in introductions by them and us. I was found that most of their members originate from many different parts of the world, Argentina, Hungary, Croatia, Canada, Spain, Turkey…. Their President was away so the Secretary took the meeting of approx.. 50% Ladies. One member Monica Robertson was the DG of Ireland (North & South) comprising approx.. 100 clubs.
Some ways that we each raise funds was discussed, it was evident that Dublin were far more cash rich than Bodmin. (A Valentines Charity Ball with 350 attending raised over £20,000 for charity) The meeting was conducted very informally and only lasted the hour.
Having fulfilled their challenge of 3 countries in one day the group used the following day to explore Dublin and partake in some fine Jameson Whiskey and Guinness.
A bit about: - ROTARY YOUTH LEADERSHIP AWARDS (RYLA) is a weeks residential course, based at the Dartmoor Adventure Centre at Okehampton, Devon and covers teamwork, leadership, communication and problem solving. It is organised for Rotary by The Youth Hostels Association and is run by fully trained, accredited, and DBS checked, instructors. The courses are designed for 16 - 18 years (Junior) and 18 - 28 (Seniors)
Participants have great fun coupled with a real sense of achievement and increased awareness of their personal strengths. The week is all about teamwork and problem solving led by professional people who are experienced in motivating young people. There will be opportunities for participants to demonstrate some leadership skills, but in the main, each activity will be closely guided by a trained instructor.
Jessica is also an England Junior Boxing Champion.
L to R : Rtn. Peter Ford (Chmn. Youth Activities), Jessica Dorson, Rtn. Peter Old ( Vice President)
Sat, Jul 2nd 2022 12:05 pm -
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Further information to follow - Myland Farm, Tregonetha, St.Columb. TR9 6ENdetails
Mon, Jul 4th 2022 7:00 pm -
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Meeting called by Team Leader Peter Robinson. Agenda to follow.
Wed, Jul 6th 2022 7:00 pm -
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Further information to follow....
Wed, Jul 13th 2022 7:00 pm -
Meal and Meeting at. Westberry Hotel Bodmin.
CLUB COUNCIL AFTER MEAL (No regular discussion before)
Wed, Jul 20th 2022 7:00 pm -
Meal and Meeting at. Westberry Hotel Bodmin
Wed, Jul 27th 2022 7:00 pm -
Meal and Meeting at. Westberry Hotel Bodmin
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