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Christmas Craft Fair 2021 Thursday 18th November 1pm - 4pm

Christmas Craft Fair 2021 Thursday 18th November 1pm - 4pm

Tickets just £3 !!

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Club Charter - new date Friday 1st October 2021

Club Charter - new date Friday 1st October 2021

Club Charter Celebration at Lakeside Lodge, Pidley

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HANDOVER 2021

HANDOVER 2021

Handover 2021

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Look what we managed to achieve in 2020-21

Look what we managed to achieve in 2020-21

Rotary in Ramsey awarded a Rotary International Presidential Citation for 2020-21

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About us

Rotary in Ramsey Trust Fund 

 

Giving to Rotary, means Rotary gives back!

Registered Charity Number 1025083 

52 YEARS OF SERVICE 2021 / 2022

Welcome to our website for Rotary in Ramsey

“Together, we see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change

across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves” 

This identifies what makes Rotary different from other organisations. 

Rotary in Ramsey is open for membership to anyone who is interested in helping the community and we encourage both male and female membership. We are a friendly bunch and have 31 Members, including 10 Ladies and we range in age from 30 to 65+.

Rotary in Ramsey still enjoys the company of two founder Members who helped create the group some 52-years ago and remain very active to this day.

We support many local and International causes. If you live, work or have any connection to Ramsey and the surrounding villages, please do come and experience first hand the benefits of joining Rotary - we want you to join us!

Our members make a difference at home and around the world.

We are a very social group and meet weekly, where our meeting programme will normally be as follows:

  • 1st Tuesday of the Month will be Committees
  • 2nd Tuesday of the Month we shall enjoy a guest Speaker
  • 3rd Tuesday of the Month our Council meet and we then hold our Business Meeting
  • 4th (and when there is a 5th) Tuesday of the Month we shall do something social, such as a visit somewhere or an event at Ramsey Golf Club.
  • 5th - Always check our Programme on this website for the latest information.

As a new member you are very welcome and you will:

  • make new friends
  • be part of the world-wide well-respected Rotary International organisation
  • take part in our many activities and projects
  • hear informative and interesting speakers

To learn more about us and what we do, I invite you to browse through our website. Feel free to contact us for more information. The links provide more detail on our members, past members, officials and history.

If you wish to hear more about the us or wish to visit the us please e-mail me at

president@ramseyrotary.co.uk

or our Club Secretary, Mrs Charlotte  Dodden at secretary@ramseyrotary.co.uk

I look forward to meeting you.

Bill Barber

Rotary in Ramsey

President 2021 - 2022

 


What is Rotary?

Our members are men and women of all ages who come from many walks of life

(just like you!) whether business people,

professional people or community leaders alike we have a common bond: we are keen to utilise our skills and resources to help others.

With 34,000 clubs in 200 countries and geographic regions worldwide, boasting 1.2 Million members, Rotary is far reaching. In Great Britain & Ireland alone, there are in excess of 51,000 Rotarians in 1,810 Clubs. Each member enjoys the opportunity to give something back to communities at home and abroad, learn new skills, expand their social network and have a huge amount of fun in the process.

Rotary runs countless humanitarian projects locally, nationally and internationally and also partners with many charities worldwide. Members initiate projects which address the needs of their local communities such as running food banks or fundraising for their local children's hospice.

Rotary Clubs are autonomous and determine service projects based on local needs. By combining their skills and resources, our members are able to make a real contribution to the lives of others.

What we do

Members volunteer their time to serve the local community, through activities such as supporting community events, running educational programmes, supporting local businesses or helping out at music festivals, fun runs and marathons.

They organise national competitions in music, cookery, photography, public speaking and citizenship to help young people improve their skills.

Because of Rotary's vast international geographic spread, we are in the unique position to be able to reach people in need all over the world, from running life changing projects in developing countries to making an immediate response to disaster hit regions.

Rotary has it's own charity, The Rotary Foundation, which funds the improvement of health, the support of education, and the alleviation of poverty throughout the world.

In local communities

Rotary Clubs carry out a range of different activities and projects which aim to help improve the quality of life in their local communities

Projects include:

  • Kids Out day - an annual day out for disadvantaged children
  • Assisting at music festivals, concerts and fetes
  • Youth projects - encouraging young people's talents and opportunities
  • Supporting foodbanks
  • Sponsored bike rides and races
  • Christmas collections
  • Support for local residential homes - for the elderly or disabled
  • Support for schools - with mock interviews and business days
  • Volunteering alongside local charities
  • Support for hospices

Polio eradication

The crippling and sometimes fatal disease of polio is still a very harrowing reality for children in parts of Africa and Asia and threatens children everywhere.

Rotary has made polio eradication its top priority since 1985 and every pound Rotary raises becomes £3 with generous support by Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft, through the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. To date around US$1 Billion has been raised.

Latest updated pages (click to view)

www.facebook.com/RamseyRotaryCambs1070/

 

We are also proud to be affiliated to the Warboys Community Association

Happening soon...

Tue, Sep 28th 2021 7:30 pm

Social evening (one course meal of Hunters Chicken and coffee @ £12)

Social Evening

Club Charter - new date Friday 1st October 2021

Fri, Oct 1st 2021 7:00 pm

Club Charter - new date Friday 1st October 2021

Club Charter Celebration at Lakeside Lodge, Pidley

Tue, Oct 5th 2021 7:30 pm

Committee meetings (one course meal of Roast Leg of Pork & Trimmings and coffee @ £12)

Committees Meeting

Tue, Oct 12th 2021 7:30 pm

Speaker evening: Rev Iain Osborne from St Thomas a Becket on his career and getting to know Ramsey (one course Pumpkin Themed meal and coffee @ £12)

Speaker Evening

Tue, Oct 19th 2021 6:15 pm

Council at Ramsey Golf Club

Tue, Oct 19th 2021 7:30 pm

Business Meeting (one course meal of Breaded Chicken Escalope with a White, Cream & Mushroom Sauce and coffee @ £12)

Business Meeting

Tue, Oct 26th 2021 7:30 pm

Social evening (one course meal of Steak and Ale Pie and coffee @ £12)

Pumpkin time!!

Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Tuesdays at 19:00 for 19:30

(PLEASE NOTE All mail to the Secretary NOT the golf club) Ramsey Golf Club
4 Abbey Terrace
Ramsey
Huntingdon Cambridgeshire
PE26 1DD  01487 812600

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Rotary serving communities through supporting foodbanks

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