Sadly, we are not meeting face to face during this current crisis but by video links. Please scroll/swipe down to find out more about us, in addition to the pages linked in the menu top-left.
A day out at the Zoo with our Rotakids
We were delighted to join our Rotakids and pupils from Elleray Park School when we all went to Chester Zoo.details
New Rotakids Club
Our latest Rotakids Club of Elleray Park School was Chartered in a ceremony at Vale Park, New Brighton.details
91st Charter Anniversary Dinner
We were delighted to have Billy Hui of SingMe Merseyside coming to speak (and entertain) at our annual celebration of the granting of our Rotary Charter.details
Sadly, all face-to-face Rotary meetings cancelled until further notice, but we continue with weekly video meetings.
Zoom Installation of President Peter Henery
Shaun Fanning Inducted President Peter Henery, while Christina Spencer was similarly inducted as President Elect and Annette Wyllie as Vice President.details
Video Meeting - Ken Barratt, “What you can do if you retire at 50”
Ken joined us from San Diego and spoke of his voluntary work with the homeless in San Diego and some experiences of his time in Bolivia.details
The Rotary Club of Wallasey was founded in 1928 - the first on the Wirral peninsula - and has given continuous service ever since to the community and beyond.
Nestling in the North East corner of the Wirral, Wallasey's history traces beyond the Doomsday Book (in which it is mentioned) to Viking times. Rotarians visiting the club, however, are assured of a friendly and hospitable welcome from its 50 or so members who play an active part in the local area as well as the District. The list of charities helped in the past (see Community Service Committee report at the side) will give a flavour of our work which also entails fun and enjoyment as a prime ingredient.
As part of the Club's celebrations to mark its 80th Year, many thousands of pounds were raised to create a patient and relative counselling facility in the new Victoria Central Health Centre. The gift will benefit patients, health centre staff and community health workers in the town. It is a specially designed and equipped facility, providing a quiet place for confidential conversations between health professionals and those in their care. The resource includes computer facilities and also provides, in the main atrium, a Self-Help Information Point. As well as high tech facilities, the room has been comfortably furnished with thoughtful touches like local artwork depicting the surrounding area, to give a familiar, safe and relaxed atmosphere.
Medical Equipment for Gambia
Read the Newspaper article here about this joint project between ourselves and the Rotary Club of Royden Revolve.
Each year during October Wallasey Rotary Club distribute around Wirral, Rotary Shoeboxes as flat packs. These are specially designed to enable people in this country to assemble and decorate as they wish, very much appreciated by school children, who can then fill them with suitable contents for which advice is given.
The two main reasons for these special packs are so that those wanting to fill shoeboxes don't have to hunt round for boxes when many others are doing the same but more importantly, all the boxes are of standard size and therefore they can be stacked more economically on pallets, saving on costs.
The classifications for the Rotary boxes are: CHILDREN toys:
HOUSEHOLD special boxes filled with many things, including what you may use from under the sink, with maybe a warm scarf and gloves etc. for an older person.
Delivery of boxes are organised by Rotary in trailers of 12000 at a time with the round trip being up to ten days and 3000 miles, by dedicated people, including Rotarians. They will be delivered to poor families in different regions, to orphans, and sick children in hospitals, old people in care and without many chattels.
The HOUSEHOLD boxes will go to places such as "Hopes and Homes" and families who have been persuaded to take their children back into the family, with maybe some financial help: to Foster Homes, who with aid take a number of children in and live as a family who receive a mixture of boxes.
As well as Romania and the Ukraine, boxes are now going to Albania, one of the poorest countries in Europe.
Click HERE to read the blog of Adam Jones, returned from Uganda with the Rotary Jaipur Limb Project. A very full and fascinating account of the time and expertise he has given to this brilliant project.
Click HERE to read the 'Blog' of our Youth Exchange Student, Daina Sidaras, who spent a year in Quebec, Canada.
Meetings and events happening soon
Thu, Dec 3rd 2020 7:30 pm
92nd Charter "Mad Hatter's Charter Party". (Video link) Speaker: Bill Wyllie
Former military intelligence officer, Bill was Chief Security Adviser to the Governor of the Bank of England and is now an Arabic interpreter specialising in the Middle East region as a security, risk and counter-terrorism consultant.
Thu, Dec 10th 2020 7:30 pm
Video gathering for our Abbreviated Council Meeting
Main reports and items that cannot wait until the next Full Council meeting.
Thu, Dec 17th 2020 6:30 pm
Several Club members have lined up our entertainment which will have variety and fun at its heart.
Thu, Dec 24th 2020 6:30 pm
Thu, Dec 31st 2020 6:30 pm
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