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Rotary Club of Billericay

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Coronavirus

In line with recent Government recommendations, the Rotary Club of Billericay regrets to announce that it has suspended all events and all face to face meetings from March 16, 2020.  This situation will be reviewed at end September and a further announcement made.

Our apologies to anybody who had planned to visit us, but if you need any information on our activities or wish to be informed when we restart our meetings, please email us by clicking on the button below.

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The Club would normally meet every Monday at 12.45 for 1.00pm

at Reids (formerly the Ivory Rooms), Laindon Rd. Billericay.

During the Crisis we meet over ZOOM at 2 pm each Monday.

We’re a small, friendly club of enthusiastic and active volunteers who want to enjoy ourselves and give our time and talents to help others both locally and overseas.

The Rotary motto is “Service above Self”, and we are people from all walks of life who share a common interest in helping others.

 

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BBC News - Our biggest 2017 event - the Billericay Soapbox Derby

Some of these karts got some serious air...



We operate a charity - The Rotary Club of Billericay Benevolent Fund (Reg. No. 292276) and support many activities both locally, nationally and internationally.  If you are willing to help us by making a donation please click on the donation button below.


We make major donations to support local charities and organizations in need.


 

We have:

Made charitable donations to charities totalling approx. £40,000 including:

  • £4716 - End Polio Now
  • £4597 - Essex Air Ambulance
  • £4.000 – to both Little Havens Hospice and Médecins Sans Frontières
  • £2,500 – Ciamanda Primary School, Kenya
  • £1,250 to local Schools

Other amounts ranged from:

  • £1,770 – Shelter Box
  • £1, 501 – Rotary’s own Charity - Rotary Foundation
  • £1.035 – Life Straws
  • £1.000 - School in a Bag, Ramsden Hall School, Quilters Junior School
  • £956 – St Luke’s Hospice
  • £750 – Billericay Town Council for the “Tommy”
  • £594 – Mary’s Meals;
  • £500 - BOSP, Gambia Hospital, Aquabox , RIBI India Flood Appeal,

And £5470 in many smaller donations of under £500.


    • Supported multiple initiatives in the local community including planning for the “Young Chef” competition, supporting our local junior school RotaKids club and senior school Interact club, holding a “Know Your own Blood Pressure” testing event, and running a highly successful “Kids Out” trip for disabled children.     
    • Helped other local charitable clubs with their events including the Rotary Club of Billericay Mayflower’s Summerfest and Christmas Market (at which we had a major presence), the Rotary Club of Basildon Concord’s Mayfest, the Billericay Fun Walk, the Billericay Round Table’s Guy Fawkes Fireworks Display in Lake Meadows park and Billericay Lions Christmas Santa Sleigh collection.   

       

    • Supported International initiatives in promoting Rotary International’s “End Polio Now” campaign through the press, the internet, Facebook and Twitter which generated tweets around the world.

       

    • Held fundraising events of which by far the most significant was our 2017 Soapbox Derby in May 2017, to which over 8,500 people attended and over 40 soapbox teams participated - including teams from local businesses, schools but also from as far away as Lancashire.

         

      • If you are like us, and want to enjoy yourselves, make new friends, listen to interesting speakers, and at the same time, give something back to the community, then you can join us in making this happen.  We’re looking for more men and women of all ages and backgrounds to join us and use their time, talents, professional skills and energy to improving the lives of people in their local communities and others around the world.

      Join us and help to make a difference.

      If you would like to meet us or get more information

      Call Peter Strong on +44 1277 654501

      or email him

      Alternatively, if you need to contact our President or Secretary, then you can do so clicking on their titles below:

      President - Rotary Club of Billericay

      Secretary - Rotary Club of Billericay

      The Rotary Club of Billericay.

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      Happening soon...

      Meetings and events happening soon

      Celebration of World Polio Day - Answers for the Quiz

      Mon, Oct 26th 2020 2:00 pm

      Celebration of World Polio Day - Answers for the Quiz


      Joint Services and Business Meeting

      Mon, Nov 2nd 2020 2:00 pm

      Joint Services and Business Meeting


      Council this week is on-line via Zoom

      Mon, Nov 2nd 2020 2:00 pm

      Council this week is on-line via Zoom


      The Speaker today is Joanne Phillips from St. Luke's Hospice

      Mon, Nov 9th 2020 2:00 pm

      The Speaker today is Joanne Phillips from St. Luke's Hospice


      Mon, Nov 16th 2020 2:00 pm

      The Speaker today is RTn. and AG Steve Gale


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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 Mondays at 1350 for 1400
      (What3Words Address: foster.rice.drain On the 5th Monday of a month, please check the website)
      Reids
      66-68 Laindon Road
      Billericay
      Essex
      CM12 9LD

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