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CLITHEROE ROTARY TO ESTABLISH ROTARY WOOD
250 trees to be planted in Phase 1 of Clitheroe Rotary Woods projectdetails
End Polio Now - Rotary comes together in Ribble Valley
Castle Purple for Polio + a socially distanced Market collection...details
Rotary President receives surprise award for inspiration and hard work
Clitheroe Health Centre - February 1st 2021details
Rotary Shop and Information Centre Opens in Clitheroe
Location - King Street, opposite Buckley's Pharmacydetails
Rotary 2 Video links
Please follow the links below to view the first four videos, they all give an insight into how Rotary is developing for the future with new style Clubs and attracting new members.........details
PRESIDENT JENNI SCHUMANN 2020 / 2021
“Jenni, I need a piece for the main page of the website to go live on 1st July” – that’s what our Public Image guru told me…… I didn’t expect to be writing it during a pandemic and a period of enforced lockdown, a time of Rotary meetings via Zoom, going out only for essentials and, now, just recently, unlimited exercise and meeting with a small group of friends at a safe distance.
So now my hopes and plans for my year as President of Clitheroe Rotary, while never very set in stone to begin with, are even more fluid – with so much of what we’d all planned to do over the last few weeks and coming months cancelled, we’re all getting used to doing things in different ways – and this has to apply to Clitheroe Rotary as much as any other aspect of our lives.
While we’re not meeting as Clitheroe Rotary in the traditional way, this gives us a great opportunity to think about how we can do and be “Rotary” in a different way – our motto is “Service Above Self” – how can we “serve” our communities at this time, even more than we’ve “served” them before? I don’t have all the answers to that question, but together I hope we can work on it.
The last few weeks have created so many opportunities for individuals to make a difference, small and large, to the people that need it in their communities – shopping, collecting prescriptions, walking dogs, distributing food, sewing scrubs – that many people are already meeting the ideal of “service about self” without being Rotarians - and many of our Rotarians are busy doing lots of these things, quietly getting on with it in the background. One challenge for me now is to engage with individuals and groups that have come together in recent weeks so that this commitment to serving our communities can be built on and continued, to develop new projects locally and continue to support those that need our support, but as Clitheroe Rotary, not just as individuals.
Another priority for me this year is to see all those who are members of, friends of, partners of and supporters of Clitheroe Rotary coming together as Clitheroe Rotary more effectively. This doesn’t mean we’ll not have different people doing different things at different times, but I would like us to be more connected. Our approach will still be flexible, with different individuals taking the lead on different projects. We all have different working or non-working times, other voluntarily or paid commitments and other interests that mean we’re not always available or wanting to be part of every activity in which Clitheroe Rotary is involved - but I hope that we all feel and are be part of one Clitheroe Rotary in all its forms.
If you want to know more, volunteer, ask for help or just say hello – please do get in touch – email@example.com – 07772 916850 – we’d love to welcome you to one of our meetings – details of forthcoming meetings are on the calendar – we’re meeting virtually at the moment, so do join us via Zoom.
Meetings and events happening soon
Thu, Mar 4th 2021 7:00 pm
Speaker Meeting - "Six or Seven of the Best?"
Geoff Isherwood will talk about the early history of The Grammar
Thu, Mar 11th 2021 7:00 pm
Business Meeting following the Council meeting on 10th March
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