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  JIGSAW FOODBANK RECEIVEs A FUNDING BOOST FROM ROTARY BAKEWELL


Following its latest on-line meeting, Rotary Bakewell wholeheartedly agreed to donate £500 to local charity, Jigsaw Food Bank.

The money will be used to purchase food items for distribution in local communities. Referrals to Jigsaw come from local organisations supporting families on a regular basis. Jigsaw then tailors its food donations using information from each referral.

Rotary Bakewell is delighted to have been able to offer its support to such a key support in these difficult times.

ROTARY BAKEWELL INCREASES AID TO JIGSAW FOOD BANK


Following an initial donation of £500, Rotary Bakewell is delighted to have been able to increase the funds available for local charity, JigSaw Foodbank, to £2000.

This amount, it is hoped will be able to provide much needed food parcels to families struggling in the current challenging times.


Meeting 3.6.20 and for the forseeable future

A third donation to the JIGSAW Food Bank in Matlock, with matching grant from our District, has now reached £3500



Changeover Meeting 1.7.20

President Richard Carter & President Elect Chris Webb

Tom Marshall handing over to President Richard Carter

BAKEWELL ROTARY IS CALLING ALL YOUNG WRITERS, ARTISTS AND PHOTOGRAPHERS!

Contact Rotarian Chris Webb email riversidecreek7@gmail.com or check out Rotary Bakewell website www.rotarybakewell.org where you will find the rules, entry guidance and deadlines for each of the competition categories.

It goes without saying that COVID-19 and the resulting lockdown has been a challenge for young people. Many have felt frustrated at the lack of freedom they have had to socialise and release their inner energies and talents.

But some opportunities have come along which may pique their interest and with the summer break around the corner, these may be just the ticket for bored young minds!

Every year Rotary of Great Britain and Ireland (RGB+I) run competitions for young people in the age ranges 7-10, 11-13, 14-17 on several themes. This year, organised though the Rotary Bakewell, young people in our area are invited to enter for three such competitions – ‘Young Writer’, ‘Young Artist’ and ‘Young Photographer’.

Youth_Comps.docx

2020-21-Young-Writer-Information-Pack.pdf

2020-21-Young-Artist-Information-Pack.pdf

2020-21-Young-Photographer-Information-Pack.pdf

Mugshots June 2013.pdf

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BAKEWELL ROTARIAN AWARDED BRITISH EMPIRE MEDAL IN QUEEN’S BIRTHDAY HONOURS LIST


We are delighted to report that Roy Pickles, member of Rotary Bakewell, has been awarded the British Empire Medal in the latest Birthday Honours list. Roy has received this honour in recognition of his tireless voluntary work in Buxton and its surrounding areas.

Roy has volunteered for many years with Buxton Hall Bank Trust, an organisation which works for elderly people, encouraging them to get out of their home environment and help to conquer loneliness. In addition, Roy has also volunteered at the Buxton Opera House for 40 plus years.

He was a member of Buxton Round Table, 41 Club and last year was president of Buxton Probus Club. A busy man!

As is often the case with such honours, Roy was surprised to have been chosen. Well deserved recognition for his community spirit and hard work.


ROTARY BAKEWELL - ENCOURAGING BIRDS INTO OUR COMMUNITY


Autumn has arrived. Now is the time to put bird boxes up to encourage birds to use them as nesting sites next spring.

Rotary Bakewell has obtained a supply of bird boxes which it will be donating to local groups/organisations. The hope is that the boxes will bring more birds into our Bakewell gardens and green spaces in 2021.

We will be contacting groups directly, but if you are interested in obtaining a box for your school, group etc, please contact Rotarian Roz Adamson for further details roflyn.adamson@sky.com



Rotary News

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Rotary supporting rehabilitation for stroke survivors


Putting the wheels in motion to end polio



Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Wednesdays at 12:30
(4th Wednesday of the month. Evenings at 17:30 at The Castle Inn, Bakewell )
Rutland Arms Hotel, Bakewell, Derbyshire


DE45 1BT  01629 812812

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