Welcome to the Rotary Club of King's Lynn

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Youth Speaks Competition

Youth Speaks Competition

The Rotary Youth Speaks Competition is designed to support & encourage the development of effective communication skills.

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Golf Day June 2021

Golf Day June 2021

The major fund-raising event of the year is a Golf Day held at Middleton Golf Club

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95 and still going strong

95 and still going strong

24 September 2021 was the 95th anniversary of the Club receiving its charter from RI.

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Donation to West Norfolk Young Carers

Donation to West Norfolk Young Carers

The Club recently gave a donation of £250 to West Norfolk Young Carers and provided 45 Easter eggs for the children

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Two new Paul Harris Fellows

Two new Paul Harris Fellows

Michael Pellizzaro and Pip Rippengill have been awarded Paul Harris Fellowships at the (delayed) Presidential changeover on 26 July

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Walking4Norfolk

Walking4Norfolk

The presentation of a cheque for £1000 to James Bagge for his charity Norfolk Carers.

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About us

THE ROTARY CLUB OF KING'S LYNN



The Rotary theme for 2021-22 is Serve to Change Lives.

In our Club we have a very enthusiastic and dedicated team of members who enjoy helping others and having fun along the way.

Despite the problems posed by the pandemic the Club has continued to its support for local, national and international charities.  In the Rotary year 2020-2021 over £35000 has been donated to good causes.  The largest amount – over £25000 – was spent on the purchase of 121 laptop computers which were given to 20 local primary schools to support home learning.  Although the Club was not able to hold its annual Christmas Party for Young Carers, it did provide the children with Christmas presents and later in the year with Easter Eggs.  In addition some 300 Illustrated Dictionaries were provided for Year 5 children in local primary schools, part of an annual programme supported by the three Rotary Clubs in King’s Lynn.  Some of the charities which have benefited from our donations include West Norfolk Young Carers, the King’s Lynn Night Shelter, the Purfleet Trust, the RNLI, the Royal British Legion, Shelter Box, Guide dogs for the Blind, Kids Out, Norfolk Hospice - Tapping House, Macmillan Cancer Care, and the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

Some of our chosen charities for this year are:   Riding for the Disabled, the King's Lynn Night Shelter, the Purfleet Trust, West Norfolk Carers and Young Carers, the Hope Charity in Kolkata and an orphanage in Kathmandu.

If you would like to become involved within your local Community please feel free to join us at one of our meetings, which are held at the Stuart House Hotel, King's Lynn, every Monday (except Bank Holidays) at 5.45 pm or e-mail us for further information.

Further contact details can be found below

We look forward to hearing from you.

Dorothy Pulsford-Harris - President of the Rotary Club of King's Lynn, 2021-22


The Programme of Meetings & Events and photo galleries are all on the home page


THER USEFUL INFORMATION LINKS:

•Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) ...........http://www.rotaryeastanglia.co.uk/ryla/
•Rotary Shoe Box Scheme.....................................http://www.rotaryshoebox.org

Visiting Rotarians and prospective new members will be made very welcome.

We meet at the Stuart House Hotel, Goodwin's Road, King's Lynn, PE30 5QX on Monday evenings at 5.45pm for 6.15pm, except Bank Holidays. Until the 19th July when it is hoped all restrictions will be finally lifted, we are meeting on Zoom at 6.15 p.m.

 


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Mon, Oct 4th 2021 6:15 pm

Club meeting - Speaker finder: Ian Mason

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Possible social evening

Mon, Oct 11th 2021 6:15 pm

Club meeting

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to be decided

Mon, Oct 18th 2021 6:15 pm

Club meeting. Business meeting/committees

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Business meeting

Mon, Oct 25th 2021 6:15 pm

Club meeting. Speaker finder - Geoff Cheney

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Details to follow

Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Mondays at 18:15

(There are no meetings on Bank Holidays) Stuart House Hotel
Goodwins Road
King's Lynn

PE30 5QX  01553 772169

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