Welcome to the Rotary Club of Taunton. The Club meets on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Tuesday of every month. For more details of times and venues please see our events and meetings page.

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Fellowship and Membership

Fellowship and Membership

Taunton Rotary celebrates 100 years of serving our community and providing benefit to those in need locally and across the world. As a worldwide organisation we welcome new members who will work with us in fellowship and fun to benefit others.

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Charity Dinner with Comedian Philip Hammond

Charity Dinner with Comedian Philip Hammond

Join us for a three-course charity dinner featuring the hilarious Dr Philip Hammond, comedian, broadcaster, writer and raconteur. All funds raised will, in our centenary year, go to our nominated local charity, Taunton Citizens Advice.

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Somerset's Inclusive Disability Ball

Somerset's Inclusive Disability Ball

Taunton Rotary is once again supporting Somerset's Inclusive Disability Ball in conjunction with Green Days Care Centre. The event enables those with disabilities and learning difficulties to enjoy life to the full.

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Young Environmentalist

Young Environmentalist

If you are involved with young people of primary school age either as a teacher or youth leader, then make sure you check out how your school or organisation can get involved with this new and exciting competition.

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Pride of Somerset Youth Awards

Pride of Somerset Youth Awards

The Pride of Somerset Youth Awards took place on 11th May, Somerset Day. 10 worthy winners received their awards at this magnificent event staged by BBC Somerset Presenters Simon Parkin and Claire Carter at Bridgwater and Taunton College.

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Charity Golf Day 7th September 2022

Charity Golf Day 7th September 2022

Join us to celebrate our Centenary. Enjoy a great day of Golf and help us raise funds for charity. The Rotary Club of Taunton is officially 100 years old and we are proud to have served our community throughout our long history.

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About us

   

‘Imagine a world which deserves our best and we can get up each day knowing that we have made a difference’.

These are the words of Jennifer Jones, this year’s Rotary International President. As the new President of the Rotary Club of Taunton, I hope we can take inspiration from these words and together with all Club members make a real difference to the lives of others, working with, within and for our community here in Taunton as well as extending a hand of friendship and assistance to those in need across the world.

This year is very special to us as we celebrate our centenary and know that the legacy of the good things that Rotary has achieved must not only live on and be secured in the future, but that new initiatives and activities will help us create new legacies for which we can remembered with pride and affection.

Rotary supports many local and international causes and each year we highlight the key organisations that will benefit from our fundraising efforts.  This year, our Rotary charities will be Taunton Citizen’s Advice because of the far reaching and extensive role they have in supporting a wide range of needs. We will also support the amazing work carried out in the Great Lakes Project a charity working to assist those living in one of the world’s poorest countries, Burundi.

Rotary is a worldwide organisation, but at its heart is the ambition to create a worldwide fellowship and that starts here at grass roots in our very own Club, where fun and fellowship underpin all that we do, together through ‘Service above Self’.

If you want to join us or find out more, do make contact. Take a look at our meetings, events and speakers. Join our lunch-time gatherings and take part in our events. Come and talk to us, find out what we do and be a part of our story as we celebrate 100 years of benefit to Taunton and plan the future projects and activities for which we will be known.

 

David Lewis

President of Taunton Rotary Club

 


 

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Happening soon...

Tue, Aug 16th 2022 6:30 pm

Club Evening Meeting

Venue: Taunton Racecourse
Chair: President David Lewis, DR: R Teale, HR: TBC
Speaker: Tony Murray, 'Young Environmentalist'

Tue, Aug 23rd 2022 12:55 pm

Club Lunch Meeting

Venue: Taunton Racecourse
Chair: President David Lewis, DR: TBC, HR: J Allgrove
Speaker: Don Rizett – 'Leprosy and My Life'

Tue, Aug 30th 2022 6:30 pm

Club Special Evening Meeting (5th Tuesday)

Treasure Hunt/Pub Meal organised by Nigel Handbury, Venue: Pickeridge Golf Club -
Inner Wheel and guests are welcome
Chair: President David Lewis, DR: J Allgrove, HR: N Axon

Tue, Sep 6th 2022 12:55 pm

Club Lunch-time Meeting

Venue: Taunton Racecourse
Chair: President David Lewis, DR: N Axon, HR: P Ball;
Speaker: Featured Rotarian, Denny Calvert - 'This is your life'

Charity Golf Day 7th September 2022

Wed, Sep 7th 2022 8:30 am

Charity Golf Day 7th September 2022

Join us to celebrate our Centenary. Enjoy a great day of Golf and help us raise funds for charity. The Rotary Club of Taunton is officially 100 years old and we are proud to have served our community throughout our long history.

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Tue, Sep 13th 2022 12:55 pm

Club Lunch-time Meeting

Taunton Racecourse, Club Business Meeting,
Chair: President David Lewis, DR: P Ball, HR: R Batts,
Club Council: 11.30am - 12.30pm

Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Tuesdays at 12.55

Please note that our regular weekly meetings will take place at Taunton Racecourse from 12 October onwards


Rotary News

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.

Rotary serving communities through supporting foodbanks

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