Welcome to the website of the Rotary Club of Dumfries Devorgilla. Please note that presently our meetings are held by Zoom fortnightly.

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Dragon Boats

Dragon Boats

We have organised Dragon Boats Festivals on River Nith, Dumfries in partnership with Dumfries Multi Cultural Society. All proceeds were provided to local good causes.

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Run4Health

Run4Health

An amazing £84,000 has been raised for local health causes over 9 successful years of the Run4Health. A partnership project with the NHS and Dumfries and Galloway Council as a truly family fun event.

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Solway Sportive

Solway Sportive

We have previously worked in partnership with Dalbeattie Community Initiative for a cycling sportive event on three routes around Dumfries and Galloway including a 100mile route! The event has raised £1600 for local charities.

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Beach Clean Ups

Beach Clean Ups

During the pandemic we have completed a series of Beach Cleans over 8 months and removed over 150kg of plastic waste from our beaches. This is part of our Making More of the Coast project.

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Fireworks Display

Fireworks Display

The Rotary Club of Dumfries Devorgilla have organised a free public fireworks display for Dumfries in partnership with the People’s Project on the Mill Green. We received a bronze medal from Cash for Kids for donations raised in 2017!

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Santa's Grotto

Santa's Grotto

Visit Santa at his grotto during December held at Gardenwise Plant and Garden Centre, Dumfries. This is an annual event in partnership with Gardenwise. All proceeds go to local good causes with an amazing £18,000 raised to date.

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About us

We are an active Club formed in 2002 and serving Dumfries and it's immediate environs with a succesful record of fundraising and community events including Santas Grotto, Solway Sportive and Run4Health. Our commitment to protecting our environment has recently included a programme of beach cleans. More information on our events can be found on:


https://www.facebook.com/DumfriesDevorgilla/

https://twitter.com/DumfDevorgilla

https://www.instagram.com/dumfriesdevorgilla/

Our meetings are held at the Edenbank Hotel, Dumfries and involve a range of club visits, interesting speakers and good fellowship. Presently however we are holding our meetings via Zoom. Check our calender for forthcoming meetings.

Service to the community requires our Rotarians to devote their time, energy and professional skills to particular projects. This often involves fundraising to provide charities with financial support but this is not our Clubs first aim. Our emphasis is on personal service.

Recent club news:  Over the Pandemic our club have been able to organise a programme of Beach Clean Ups to the Solway coast. 

Happening soon...

Thu, May 26th 2022 7:30 pm

Club Meeting - Dinner Meeting

Edenbank

Thu, Jun 2nd 2022 7:30 pm

Club Meeting - Holiday

Thu, Jun 9th 2022 7:30 pm

Club Meeting - Club visit

Garden visit

Thu, Jun 16th 2022 7:30 pm

Club Meeting - No Meeting

Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Thursdays at 1930

(Note: Meal meetings are the last Thursday in the month only) Edenbank Hotel
17 Laurieknowe
Dumfries
DG2 7AH  01387 248063

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