Because of the bad weather on 20th January the above meeting will now take place on Wednesday 20th March!
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):
Trevor Eastland is our President in 2018-19
Our meetings now vary from week to week with a Business meeting for Rotarians on the First Wednesday with other meetings/events 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), and guiding visitors at Turton Tower. 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.
Father Christmas and Christmas Rotary Charity collections: A total of £5384 was collected. This will go to various charities in the coming year. Many thanks to all our friends who helped with our collections during December. Thank you to the general public who donated generously once more. The total collected for charity on our evening Santa runs was £4698 . We also collected £75 in Market St Tottington. Many thanks to Tesco Woodfield for allowing us to collect a further £611 on two days.
2019 Meetings and Events
Wednesday 13th March: Visit to Cormar Carpets Greenmount, 5.30 pm followed by meal in the area. Numbers for either/both to me Pat Neininger 07885 492 901
Week beginning Monday18th March: Projects week
Wednesday 20th March: Litter pick Kirklees trail 2.30 pm
Wednesday 20th March: Launch of Associate Membership 7.30 pm- SEE ABOVE
10th April: Ten Pin Bowling event followed by meal
Wednesday 26th June: Club Handover and Assembly at Greenmount Golf Club
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) and Alder Hey Children's Hospital.
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
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.
Family Rotary club use skills to kick-start local charities
Rotary members unite to tackle world hunger
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