Youth Service recognises the positive change implemented by youth and young adults through leadership development activities, service projects, and exchange programsDetails
President Paul Redwood presenting Rotarian Rob Hemmings with a Paul Harris Sapphire for all the work Rob has put into the Christmas Lights and Rotary WoodsDetails
Wednesday 29th September 2021 a group of Rotarians and their friends visited the National Arboretum Memorial It was an enjoyable and memorable tripDetails
President Michael Muir presenting a Paul Harris Fellowship award to Past President Paul for his work in the local community over many years.Details
My personal welcome to you as you find out about the work being done by The Rotary Club of Baldock.
When I joined I realised Baldock Club was part of the largest service organisation in the world. There are 1.2 million Rotarians in 34,000 clubs doing good throughout the world. As part of this huge community our Club is committed to serving our local, national and International communities.
In 1984 Rotary became a major partner in the Global Polio Eradication Initiative along with other major players including the World Health Organisation and UNICEF. The task being to achieve a world in which Polio has been eradicated. At the start there were 125 countries where Polio was endemic. Whilst we are almost there with only 2 countries left, there is still a significant task in war torn countries - Afghanistan and Pakistan with cases being reported. Our club will still continue to support this objective in my year as President. Africa was clear in August 2020
Taking on the role of President of the Baldock Rotary Club is an honour. I am aware of my predecessors and what they achieved in their year as President. We have a strong club that has supported the communities of Local, National and International very well.
May I also take this opportunity to thank all our supporting cast of partners and friends for the help in the last year.
To support the communities we must be able to do events that bring in the money from events in the town, we need your support for these events when they occur.
I feel sure that if we can work together we can ensure the future of our club for a long time to come. We hope to start a second club that called a satellite club in Baldock that would meet in the evening or perhaps an early morning whilst continuing to grow the original club.
We are active in Knights Templar School with an Interact Club, a young Rotary Club with a very similar objective as Rotary. It has been established for 9 years and growing. We also have many competitions aimed at the youth of our area. I would like to see more entrants for these from our local schools.
We have started planting the new Rotary Wood 2 that is just off Norton Road I want to involve the public in this tree planting and other help that we may need. If you would like to help please ring me 07909 002631
We are well known for our Christmas lights in Baldock town centre which we have done since 1978.
We shall be bringing the Sleigh again this year around the streets of Baldock, and some in Ashwell, Bygrave, and Weston, leading up to Christmas. This year we will be helped by Baldock, Ashwell Scouts, and Baldock Guides, helping a lot of them to obtain badges. We are also helped by the 41 Club. If you would like to help please contact Mike Williams on 07940048064
Our Open Gardens in conjunction with the Baldock Festival will again be happening this May 2022
All this sounds very worthy, and a bit like hard work. It is but Rotary is not just about hard work, it is about having fun while we work and build lasting friendships in business and on a personal level
Wed, Jul 6th 2022 12:00 pm
A talk by Kent Allen and John Wilburn - Motor Neuron Disease
Wed, Jul 13th 2022 12:00 pm
Wed, Jul 20th 2022 12:00 pm
A talk given by Nicki McGrinder - Family Support for Baldock
Wed, Jul 27th 2022 12:00 pm
Anne Lawrence will be giving a talk on Counter Terrorist Command NSY.
Other halves are invited to attend this meeting
Wed, Aug 3rd 2022 12:00 am
This meeting is a Scatter Meeting. Please contact other clubs if you wish to visit them, to book yourself in
Wed, Aug 3rd 2022 12:00 pm
Rtn John Street - Stories behind local books
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