Countdown to: Edmund Carr Great Baddow Charity Races - Sun 17th May at 11.00

10 mile Road Race and 2 mile fun run. Great Baddow Recreation Ground, Great Baddow, Chelmsford, CM2 9RL.

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Rotary Club of Chelmsford Mildmay - welcome! Please scroll/swipe down through this page to find out more about us, in addition to the pages linked in the menu, top-left.

Rotary Roundup on Chelmsford Community Radio


Rotary in Chelmsford has its own programme on CCR every third Sunday of the month: click on the Rotary Roundup logo below for recent broadcasts. You can also view photographs which give an idea of the range of interviews.

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Mildmay Matters - our quarterly newsletter


The latest edition of 'Mildmay Matters' and also past issues.

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Fundraising Dinner in Aid of End Polio Now


As a follow-on to World Polio Day, Chelmsford Mildmay organised a social, fundraising evening on 8 November at the Beauvoir Arms, Downham.

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Christmas lunch 2019


with partners, friends, past members, members of Inner Wheel.

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End Polio Now


Purple Crocus Planting in Central Park

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Mildmay Matters - Special Supplement


Christmas trees, Chelmsford Community Transport, mulled wine stall, Inner Wheel bottle raffle, Santa, Hidden Harm Christmas party, carol singing, Christmas lunch. Supplement to Mildmay Matters 324 winter 2019/2020

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About us

Chelmsford Mildmay Rotary Club was founded in 1972 and has been active in the Chelmsford area ever since. We have 21 members, both men and women, all of whom wish to give service to the community and to meet socially as friends.

We meet for lunch every Tuesday at Little Channels, Pratts Farm Lane West, Little Waltham, CM3 3PR, for a programme of talks, presentations and discussions.

Our programme helps keep us aware of ways in which we might be of use.

Raising funds to support various local, national and international causes is an important part of our work.

Mildmay Matters is our quarterly online newsletter, which reports our activities.

We welcome new members but if you do not have time to take up full membership, you might prefer to become a Friend of Rotary. In this way you can still enjoy some social events, help with charity projects or just get a taste of what Rotary is all about.

Rotary in Great Britain and Ireland (known as RIBI) has 47,000 members and our club is just one of 1,700 clubs nationally.

Rotary International has 1.2 million members in 200 countries.

If you are a Rotarian visiting the area, please contact John Tilsley, club secretary, to let us know if you would like to come to a meeting. You will be made very welcome at our club.

Purple4Polio campaign to End Polio Now 

We have planted 30,000 purple crocuses, in partnership with other clubs, at RHS Hyde Hall as part of the Purple4Polio campaign. One strand of the campaign is an exciting partnership between the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) and Rotary to plant six million crocuses across Britain and Ireland. Click on the image below to find out more about Purple4Polio. 

On 24 October 2019 World Polio Day was marked in Chelmsford with the planting of 12,000 crocus corms in Viaduct Meadows, Central Park.  The Mayor of Chelmsford, Councillor Bob Massey, and the Deputy Mayor, Councillor Janette Potter, joined Rotarians from the Rotary Clubs of Chelmsford Mildmay and Chelmsford Rivermead and District Governor Pauline Dean.


Great Baddow Charity Races: Sunday 17 May 2020: make sure it's in your diary NOW!

Main beneificiaries of 2020 Races: Barrow Farm RDA and Dementia Adventure

Every year, in May, we organise the Edmund Carr Great Baddow Charity Racesa 10 mile road race and a 2 mile fun run. The following charities are the main beneficiaries of the 2019 Races: CHESS Homeless and Kids Inspire .



Computers for Tanzania - last shipment

Since 2010 we have been involved in a project to send recycled computers from Essex schools and businesses to Tanzania, Africa.  Following the successful shipment of our first three containers, each with 200 computers, printers and other equipment, we have now completed the fourth and final packing of a ship's container with over 300 large boxes of computer equipment and will not therefore be seeking further donations.Very many thanks to everyone who has donated. We have enjoyed tracking the ship's progress to Dar es Salaam - yes it has arrived! And the good news is that the container and its contents has been released to Amani - soon we will learn more of computers being put to good use.  More details here

 

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Meetings and events happening soon

Tuesday 28th January 13.00

Delving into our past - with social media


NB Please note that today we meet at 'Big' Channels

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Business Meeting

Tuesday 4th February 13.00

Business Meeting


February is Youth Services programme planning month

Open Road (Drug and Alcohol Recovery support charity)

Tuesday 11th February 13.00

Open Road (Drug and Alcohol Recovery support charity)


with Leigh Harvey

24th World Scout Jamboree in West Virginia in summer 2019

Tuesday 18th February 13.00

24th World Scout Jamboree in West Virginia in summer 2019


with Rachel Murray, who represented Essex Scouts and the UK

Tom Harper presents

Tuesday 25th February 13.00

Tom Harper presents


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Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

LITTLE CHANNELS
Pratts Farm Lane West 
Little Waltham
Chelmsford
Essex We meet on Tuesdays at 13.00
LITTLE CHANNELS
Pratts Farm Lane West
Little Waltham
Chelmsford
Essex CM3 3PR  Restaurant: 01245 362210

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