Welcome to the Web Page of
The Rotary Club of Mawddach
An Evening Rotary Club meeting in Dolgellau & Barmouth.
Who we are:
The Rotary Club of Mawddach is a friendly dual-gender club with a regular fortnightly programme of interesting and topical speakers, meeting at 6-45pm on Ist Thursday evenings at the Hendre Coed Holiday Park Restaurant, Llanaber, Barmouth and on the 3rd Thursday at The Sospan Restaurant in the centre of Dolgellau, Gwynedd, North Wales.
What we do:
Our members work together to support and assist those less fortunate than ourselves not only in the local community, but wherever they are in the world.
We enjoy our Rotary and so we encourage an informal and relaxed style at all our meetings. In addition,we organise enjoyable social, service, and fundraising activities.
A warm welcome is extended to all local or visiting Rotarians and anyone interested in meeting us at first hand.
Membership of Rotary International encourages you to make new friends worldwide. We therefore return the warm welcome which is always given to fellow Rotarians.
If you are visiting Dolgellau or Barmouth, please join with us for our Thursday meeting. Check our "Meetings Page" at the bottom of this page for details -
What We Do
Projects for 2018
Indonesian Visitor Thanks Mawddach RC & the People of Barmouth for Raising £280 for the Shelterbox Indonesia Tsunami Appeal
New beginnings at Ysgol Bro Idris Dolgellau
Provision of Defibrillator in Dolgellau
Mawddach RC's project to install a Defribrillator in Dolgellau's Main Car Park was well received - inspite of the weather on the day! - thanks to the generosity of the local Business Community, who collectively raised the £1,500 needed for it's purchase and installation.
A real Heartfelt "Thank You" goes to everyone involved for being part of this lifesaving project.
Film Night in aid of Rotary's "End Polio Now"
Campaign Raises £830
Marshalling at the Mawddach Goldrush Trailrace raises £800 for Good Causes
Projects for 2017
Mawddach Rotary Club receive TWO Rotary Distict Awards for their Community Projects in 2017
Well Done Ladies
and everyone at Mawddach RC for the award of the Wallasey & Llangollen Trophies by Rotary District 1180 - N. Wales, Cheshire and Liverpool - in recognition of TWO of this years Club Community Projects.
Rose Holland & Vicki Hawes on the left proudly hold the Llangollen Cup awarded for the Club's "Heart Pillow" Community project. "Heart Pillows" - as displayed by Hilary Nurse - are specially made by Mawddach RC members, assisted by Dolgellau Girl Guides, and distributed free to anyone in the local Community who needs extra comfort & support, following Heart or Chest Surgery.
Eliz Swain has just received the Wallasey Cup from President-Elect Penny Morton, for her organistion of the Club's Annual Oscar Night in Barmouth. Featuring an Oscar Nominated Film, Oscar winning Buffet AND the award of Oscars to 5 Unsung Heroes of the Mawddach Area in recognition of their voluntary work within the Community
Again - Well Done to Everyone
Presentation of £300 to Ty Gobaith -N.Wales Childrens Hospice
Rotary Youth Leadership Scheme
Mirain Rhys & Arron Tregenza receiving their well deserved Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA)from President Beryl and Youth Opportunities Chairman Penny Morton & Eliz Swain following their excellent presentation about their week at this years RYLA Course in Arthog, N. Wales.
The aim of the Rotary Youth Leadership Award is to encourage Teamwork and Leadership in young people through Outward Bound Activities - boosting their potential to be future Community, Professional or Business leaders.
RYLA is an annual worldwide Rotary Youth Community Scheme open to 16-18 year old students - and is held during August at Arthog Outdoor Activity Centre. Selection of Candidates from Coleg Meirion Dwyfor is made in May of each year.
For further details just email Mawddach Rotarian Eliz Swain on firstname.lastname@example.org
Antiques "Roadshow" comes to Barmouth
All monies raised from this popular Annual Event are used to support local Charities and Good Causes.
Dolgellau Guides take Project to "Heart"
1st Dolgellau Guides proudly display their "Heart Pillows" which they have made for Mawddach Rotary Club's Community Project to give free comforting cushions to local ladies in need of extra support following breast or thoracic surgery.
If you would like to receive one of these Free Heart Pillows - just ring Vickie on 01341 423459 or Hilary on 01341 450255.
A big Thank You goes to all the Guides photographed above for their wonderful heart pillows
Just one of the many sports that participants enjoy - including Cricket, Golf, Baseball, Tennis, Cycling, Curling and many many more
If you live in the Dolgellau area and know of a group of persons with special needs who would enjoy the opportunity to participate - then please contact our Youth Opportunities Member at email@example.com
Represent the Mawddach Area & be one of the hundreds of participants who attend this lively event every year.
Event has been cancelled due to covid-19
Be part of a global network of volunteers, trying to make the world a better place. Please also see the 'links & news' page for information from the local district and live feeds from Rotary International and Rotary International in GB&I.
Rotary supporting rehabilitation for stroke survivors
Putting the wheels in motion to end polio
Meetings & Venue
Where and when:
(We meet at the Sospan, Dolgellau on the third Thursday of each month. We also meet on the first Thursday of each month at Hendre Coed Isaf, Barmouth, LL42 1AJ. 01341280597)
LL40 1AR 01341 423174