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Witchert Wanderers Walking Group


Witchert Wanderers is a social walking group, second Tuesday each month, 3-4 mile circular walk and pub lunch

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Rtn Ken Elphick: Rotary End Polio Now Campaign


October 2019 Update

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The origin and more about Rotary


A short history and background about Rotary

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Who we support


The President's Choice for 2019-20

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Rtn Peter Duckworth: Rotary Young Photographer Competition


The winning entries

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Some Things We Enjoyed


A miscellaneous selection of events and activities. Some are just Titles as reminders, some include further details

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About us


WORLD FIRST FOR SCOUTING

SKI to the SOUTH POLE

Joe Doherty recently gave us a talk on his astounding adventure to the South pole

Joe was inspired by Scout leaders who climbed Mount Everest in 2007 to celebrate 100 years of scouting. Joe believes that all young people should make the opportunity to experience adventures, and this South Pole expedition was his ideal opportunity to inspire young people to believe that they can go outside their comfort zones

8 years in the planning, Joe flew to Messner and in a bracing MINUS 26 degreeC average temperature, set off for the south pole, skiing for 10 hours per day, pulling an 85Kg sledge


And 45 days later having covered an epic 895km - the distance London to Aberdeen

he arrives at the geographic south pole


He'd enjoyed himself so much, Joe then kite-skied 1149km at 70 kph

back to base camp at Union Glacier in 16 days


EXPEDITION COMPLETE!

Photos: Joe Doherty

2044 km in 61 days at -26C!

Joe consumed 6000 calories per day and lost 30Kg during his adventure

A truely remarkable feat of bravery and endurance

In another world first, Haddenham Rotary members gave him a standing ovation


QUEEN'S MEDAL FOR GALLANTRY

Earlier this year, British Cave Rescue Team member Chris Jewell gave us a talk about his experience as one of eight cave rescue divers from the UK who assisted the international effort to recover 12 junior footballers and their coach from the flooded Tham Luang Nang Non cave in Chiang Rai Province, Thailand, July 2018

The Prime Minister hosted a reception at 10 Downing Street for the team and in November the team were given the Pride of Britain Award 2018, for 'Outstanding Bravery' at a ceremony in London which the rescued children attended

Jewel and 4 team members are the first ever also to receive the Medal of Valor from the Professional Association of Diving Instructors of America

We are delighted to learn that in November
Chris Jewell was awarded the Queen's Gallantry Medal



Rotary: People in Action

Rotary is a global network of volunteer professionals making the world a better place 

WOW! Last year, the global network of Rotary volunteers made the world better by donating 24 MILLION HOURS to 30,000 COMMUNITY PROJECTS

Click HERE to view 'Why Zero Matters', a video outlining some challenges that remain in our global Campaign to eradicate Polio



Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Speaker Gary Tomkins: Life as a Movie Art Director

Monday 27th January 20.00

Speaker Gary Tomkins: Life as a Movie Art Director


"Castles, Spaceships and Trenches". With Partners. Seven Stars

WEDNESDAY 5 FEBRUARY : Joint Meeting with Thame RC

Wednesday 5th February 20.00

WEDNESDAY 5 FEBRUARY : Joint Meeting with Thame RC


NO MEETING MONDAY 3 FEBRUARY. Membership Discussion with Thame RC. Spread Eagle, Thame. Time TBC

Business Meeting

Monday 10th February 20.00

Business Meeting


Seven Stars

To be confirmed

Monday 17th February 20.00

To be confirmed


Seven Stars

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Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Mondays at 19.30 for 20.00hrs
(No meetings on Bank Holidays)
SEVEN STARS
Stars Lane
Dinton
Nr Aylesbury
Bucks HP17 8UL  01296 749000

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