Tottington & Bury West Rotary Club
Guests would be most welcome at any of the meetings/projects on 2nd, 3rd and 4th Wednesdays (meetings on 4th Wednesdays with speaker usually at Greenmount Golf Club, £15 for the meal):
Pat Wall is our President in 2019-20
We have a Business meeting for Rotarians on the First Wednesday with other meetings/events/projects on the 2nd, 3rd and 4th weeks of the month open to all.
On 3rd weeks in the month we undertake various community projects, at present including helping out at Pets in Need (Mondays), St John's Garden/cemetery clearance and improvement (most Wednesday mornings if not wet); litter picks 3rd Wednesdays meeting lower end Kirklees Trail 2.30 pm at Brandlesholme Rd. traffic lights. Not if very wet!
Some of us are also helping at Tottington Centre with the voluntary library service to replace that relinquished by the local council in December 2017.
With a bit of help from Rotarians,Tottington Primary School Year 5 enthusiastically planted flowers along the entire wall bordering the road at Whitehead Gardens, Tottington on 24th and 27th June. Many thanks to them and their teachers and Headteacher.
Our Presidential Handover and Club Assembly took place on 26th June. President Trevor Eastland handed over to Pat Wall and the plans for 2019/20 were laid out.
- 2019 Meetings and Events
Wednesday 14th August: Evening Stroll led by Trevor. With Italian meal. 6 pm, Car Park, Al Bosco 2-4 Robin Road, Summerseat. Contact Heather on 07976 533594, email@example.com
Week beginning 19th August: projects week
Wednesday 28th August: Meal at Greenmount Golf Club. Speaker from BARNABUS, charity for homeless and vulnerable. Contact Colin on 0161 797 6947 or 07974 814951
Wednesday 11th September: Visit to Broughton House, Salford. Contact Chris on firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday 13th September: Northern Sopranos concert at Dobbies Social Club, Radcliffe. In aid of D-CaFF. £15 including pasty supper.TICKETS NOW AVAILABLE
Week beginning 16th September: projects week
Wednesday 25th September: Meal at Greenmount Golf Club. Speaker Lindsay Sutton, showcasing his book "Sands of Time" in footsteps of Cedric Robinson, Morecambe Bay Guide. Contact Colin on 0161 797 6947 or 07974 814951
Tuesday, Wednesday 1st, 2nd October: Vocational visits (small groups) to Carrs Pasties, Bolton. Contact Mike on 07795 562582 or email@example.com
Wednesday 9th October: Ginmeister Evening at Juniper and Vine, 262 Bury Road, Tottington. Contact Mike on 07795 562582 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Friday-Sunday 18th-20th October Rotary District Conference, LLandudno
Wednesday 30th October: Curryoke
Saturday 2nd November: Visit to Guide Dog Training School, Atherton
Saturday 9th November: President's Evening, Greenmount Golf Club, £30
Sunday 10th November, Remembrance Sunday at Walshaw and Tottington.
Wednesday 13th November: Museum Visit
Monday 2nd December to Monday 23rd December: Father Christmas Float and Rotary Collections.
Wednesday 4th December: Dinner at Help Me Thro'
, Crostons Road, Bury
Wednesday 11th December: Carers' Christmas Party, St Francis House
Friday 13th December: Christmas Evening with Square Street Singers
Wednesday 18th December: Club Christmas Party
In addition, bulb planting will take place again on certain weekends in October and November. We also will be helping the Poppy Appeal collections in Tesco commencing 28th October
Over the last year or so we have donated to, or hosted/assisted at, the following:
Christmas dinner/party for Carers, Kids Out for young carers, Stroke Awareness Day in the Mill Gate Centre, Joshua Wilson Trust, Bury Hospice, Dementia Awareness Week,Junior Masterchef and Young Musician (for local secondary schools), It's Time4Change, Early Break, Lancashire Fusiliers Band, Disaster Aid, Mercy Ships, Jaipur Limb, Rotary Youth Leadership Award, Bury Society for Blind and Partially Sighted, Rotary Foundation (including Polio Plus), provided transport to Rotary Disabled Sports, Veterans in Communities, Churches Together Ramsbottom, Francis House and Derian House Children's Hospices, the new Bury Children's Hospice (Grace's Place), D-CaFF (Greenmount Village Community), Alder Hey Children's Hospital and MedEquip4Kids.
Every December we also help Santa in his travels around Tottington, Elton, Woodfold and Brandlesholme.With the help of Tottington Primary School, we are beginning to help improve Whitehead Gardens, Tottington, a memorial park remembering those who were in killed in a WWII bombing.
If you wish to attend a Rotary meeting, can offer your help with projects, or would like further information about joining Rotary please contact me
07885 492 901
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Meetings & Venue
Where and when:
(1st week of month Business and Council Meeting. 2nd week of month Alternative event away from Greenmount Golf Club. 3rd week of month No Meeting. 4th week of month Club Meal at Greenmount Golf Club. Possible 5th week of month Alternative meeting.)
Greenmount Golf Club
Greenhalgh Fold Farm
Bury, Lancs BL8 4LH 01204 883712