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Spice4U Charity Fundraising Event

Spice4U Charity Fundraising Event

Fun & Good Food three times during the day. Funds to be donated to Acorn Community Care

Annual Golf Competition Wednesday 28th June 2023

Annual Golf Competition Wednesday 28th June 2023

Kirkbymoorside Golf Club

Forest & Vale Hotel

Forest & Vale Hotel



About us

Rotary Club of Pickering & District - Welcome

Pickering’s Rotarians pride themselves on being doers. We meet together regularly to enjoy a meal and each other’s company but that’s just cover for an enterprise that seeks to help people both in the locality and further afield.

Rotarians help largely through raising money, sometimes by holding buckets in market places and town centres in the hope that members of the public might donate. Last year we collected for Ukraine appeal and Pakistan earthquake appeal in Pickering, and along with Moors Gateway Rotary in Kirkbymoorside and Helmsley.  We have collected in excess of £6000 through the generosity of the citizens and visitors to these towns.

Our other main source of funds has been organising the car parking at local country shows and other events.  Each November we support the Dolby Dash, a 10k run in Dolby Forest, and will be supporting the car parking at the Ryedale Show on 25th July and the Egton Show on 24th August.

Throughout the pandemic we continued to run writing and photography competitions for the young people at our local schools as both our Young Writer and Young Photographer competitions can be run entirely online.  We have entered our winning entries to the District Rotary competitions where further success has been achieved.

What is Rotary? - a worldwide network of men and women of all ages and backgrounds – 1.2  million strong - who use their friendships, imaginations, and skills to improve the lives of others.

Rotary International has now produced over one hundred years of service to communities worldwide.

The club meets every Wednesday, mostly at lunchtime except the last Wednesday in the month when we meet in the evening. All meetings are held at the Forest and Vale Hotel by the roundabout in Pickering.

Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Wednesdays at Noon for 12.30pm

(The last Wednesday of each month is an evening meeting at 7.00pm.) Malton Road

YO18 7DL  01751 472722

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