Rotary Club of Penzance - welcome! Please scroll/swipe down through this page to find out more about us, in addition to the pages linked in the menu, top-left.
Welcome to new Rotarian Sian Yates
Rev. Sian Yates - Team Rector of the Penlee Cluster of churches was welcomed as a new member of the Rotary Club of Penzance in October.details
Some of the most rewarding activities carried out by Rotarians are Young Chef Competitions, Concerts by School and College Students and conducting 'Mock Job Interviews' for soon to be school leavers.details
Over £5,500 raised in one day.
Community Fundraising Success The ninth annual Rotary Ramble proves a great hit with over one hundred community spirited walkers.details
Welcome to Penzance
During the Club Presidency of the late Rtn. John Willday in 2005, a 'Welcome' stone was commissioned for the main route into Penzance. Early in 2017 the Rotary International Centenary stone was refurbished in tribute to John who passed away in December.details
Penzance Rotary Club - Serving Communities
Seen here, Club President Prue Willday at the 2016 Sponsored Walk HQ.
The Rotary Club of Penzance was established in 1923 and true to it's ninety plus year history, the Club continues to organise a wide range of community and fundraising activities.
The Club organises the town's annual Firework Display, regular Memory Cafe's for dementia sufferers, driving for the elderly, 'Know Your Blood Pressure' days in the town centre and recently a Vintage and Classic Car Show and stalls on Penzance Promenade.
The annual Rotary Ramble is another of the many community events organised by Penzance Rotarians. This Sponsored Walk takes place on the last Sunday in September and actively encourages youth groups and adults alike to raise money for community organisations or for other deserving charities.
Download a Registration Form here, return it to the adress given and we will send you your own personalised Sponsor Forms right away.
Sunday 24th Sept. 2017
Registration Forms can be downloaded here . . .
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Have you considered joining Rotary? You will make lifelong friends and at the same time you will help us to make a difference in communities near and far. We are ordinary people with a track record of achievement. Working together, donating time, skills, experience and fundraising for communities everywhere.
The Rotary Club of Penzance, the most westerly in mainland England & Wales, draws membership from Penzance and West Penwith. The club is always on the look for new members - women or men, working or recently retired, usually with leadership experience from their business or community work.
Rotarians volunteer a little of their time, talents & resources to address community needs. Rotary Clubs mobilise members and with community support reach their goals. New members enjoy new friendships, bring new energy and fresh ideas and help the Club achieve much more.
Contact us to find out more
End Polio - Donate now!
Rotary's priority project internationally is the eradication of polio. In 1985 Rotary launched PolioPlus, a multi-million dollar initiative to immunise all the world's children against polio. Since then more than two billion children have received the oral polio vaccine.
ROTARY RELEASES $35 MILLION TO END POLIO WORLDWIDE
January 13, 2016
Rotary announces $35 million in grants to support the global effort to end polio.
In 2015, the world saw historic progress against the paralysing disease, with just two countries – Afghanistan and Pakistan – reporting a single strain of the wild virus. If the current momentum is strengthened, this year may mark the last case of wild poliovirus.
Meetings and events happening soon
Friday 22nd September 13.00
Business Lunch Meeting
Sunday 24th September 10.00
The 2017 Rotary Ramble
The Rotary Ramble is an 'ALL CHARITIES' short Sponsored Walk by the coast. Raise funds for any good cause that you like, donate 75% to that cause and allow Penzance Rotary to support Cornwall Air Ambulance and St. Julia's Hospice with the rest.details
Friday 29th September 12.00 -
Social meeting - TBA
Friday 6th October 13.00
Open Lunch Meeting
Speaker: from Cornwall County Council.
Friday 13th October 13.00
Open Lunch Meeting
Rtn. Mark Sharma will give a short talk on his life and work.
Friday 20th October 13.00
Lunch and Special General Meeting
Be part of a global network of volunteers, trying to make the world a better place. Please also see the 'links & news' page for information from the local district and live feeds from Rotary International and Rotary International in GB&I.