The Rotary Club of Bridgnorth received its charter in 1943. The Club is part of a world wide organisation and members are welcome at other Clubs in the UK and around the world.
Due to the ongoing concerns about the COVID 19 virus we have suspended all face to face meetings until we receive advice from District 1210 to restart. There will therefore be no meetings and only events within strict Covid 19 regulations.
We continue to make donations, From July 2020 to May 2021 we have donated £3593 to good causes.
Meetings continue on Wednesdays using Zoom
Intention to restart face to face meetings from Wednesday 21st July 2021
The Club normally meets on Wednedays at The Down Inn on the Bridgnorth Ludlow Road. The meetings are for Business & fellowship, they include committee activities , some after dinner speakers and other social activities. We take part in a range of competitive events with other clubs and also initiate our own. We hold a number of annual events to raise money for charity these are Classic Car Run, Fashion Show, Golf Day, Steps Walk, Tree of Thought and 100 club. Proceeds from our events go to local, national and international charities.
The President for 2020/1 is Amanda Johnson
Amanda is our first Lady President and it is hoped that further ladies will join the Club. Increasing membership is the key to increasing our projects and charity support for local , national and international good causes. Amanda's team includes Vice President David Chantry and Second Vice President Dermott Creece.
We are always interested in new members. Prospective members should be adult persons of good character from all walks of life, with a good professional or community reputation and agree to uphold high moral and ethical standards in their personal, business and community life.
Tree of Thought
-2019 event. A total of £2300 was donated to "We are Macmillan Cancer Support".
- 2020 event. Again we are fund raising for "Macmillan Cancer Support" . Our sponsors were "Severn Valley Landscapes" and "Nock Deighton"
A total of £2115 was raised for Macmillan Cancer Support
2019 Event held 13th July at Bridgnorth Golf Club raised a total £3200. Beneficiaries to be Bowel Cancer UK and Oak farm.
2020 Event Cancelled
2021 Intention to hold this event in September
2019 £2598 pledged by walkers to their favourite charities, also £649 to our Charity account for other good causes. Overall benefit to Charity from the Event £3047.
2020 event Cancelled
2021 event Sunday 3rd October
Classic Car Run
2019 Event raised £1200 For Rotary Charities and other good causes
2020 Event raised £750
2021 to be held in September
Afte The Rotary Club of Bridgnorth and Dave Turnock Society One Hundred Club
February 2020 Brian Wilkes £20 ; Rosemary Peden £10 ; Steve Farel £5
March 2020 Harriet Nettleton £20; Arrabela Powell £10 : Oliver Peden £5
April 2020 Barbara Billingham £50 : Adrian Billingham £10 : Nick Spencer £5
May 2020 William Peden £20; Harold Hill £10 ; Isla Leadbetter £5
June 2020 Barbara Billingham £20; Brian Wilkes £10 ; Sarah Barlow £5.
July 2020 Asa Webb £20 : John Simms £10 ; David Durham £5
Due to Covid 19 we will not be holding the 100 Club for the period to September 2021
We meet on Wednesdays at 1900(No meetings during August Rotarian apologies to Elwyn Jones) The Down Inn, Ludlow Road, Bridgnorth, Shropshire
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