About us


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Welcome to Elthorne-Hillingdon Rotary!


Service Above Self


We're a small, diverse, friendly, club based in Hillingdon who meet weekly at Uxbridge Golf Club. We are also a part of Rotary International, which is the world's largest service organisation for community-minded folk. 

    Interested?

    Would you like to be part of Rotary and get involved in one of our projects if so, you can:

    • Click on Contact Us on the website, select Membership and send us an email or email us directly at: membership@elthornehillingdon.rotary1090.org

    • Simply pop in to see us on a Wednesday evening at Uxbridge Golf Club (postcode UB10 8AQ). We meet in the bar from 7.00pm for 7.30pm.

      • If you're a visiting Rotarian, please contact us by sending an email to: attendance@elthornehillingdon.rotary1090.org - ideally by the close of play on Monday. We'd love to welcome you.
      We look forward to meeting you and guarantee you'll receive the warmest of welcomes.



      We like to get involved

      Rotary is all about service above self which means being active within your local community. 

      For example, we work closely with the Yiewsley & West Drayton Foodbank which serves a large part of the London Borough of Hillingdon. We have also worked with the Michael Sobell Hospice, the Ruislip-Northwood Old Folks' Association at the Tudor Club in Eastcote by providing food, transport, and on occasion entertainment and with the Hillingdon Dementia Action Alliance

      In the past, we worked with our friends at Uxbridge Rotary Club to support them with the organisation of the popular Autoshow, which has raised £619,000 for good causes. 

      There is much more we would like to do - and the more Rotarians who join us, the more we can do.

      We enjoy raising money to help charities


       

      One of our biggest fund-raisers each year is the annual Christmas Santa collection around the streets of Ickenham and Hillingdon. It has become a tradition over many decades. We have added to that sum by hosting supermarket collections the week before Christmas.

      We work abroad too

      We support many international projects, directly through the Rotary Foundation, one of the world's largest private charities, but also through a variety of other international charities.

      As a Rotary club, Elthorne-Hillingdon actively supported the Freda Carr Hospital and Nursing School in Ngora, Uganda, by helping to fund health professionals to train medics in the country. 

      We recently donated uniforms, books and book storage facilities to the Shalom School in Uganda.

      But one of Rotary's most significant challenges has been its role at the forefront of a global campaign to combat polio, as part of the End Polio Now campaign.

      Over the last 30 years, Rotary has donated US$ 2 billion to the eradication effort and has protected over 2.5 billion children from the disease through vaccination programmes. Inspired in part by Rotary's volunteer commitment and fund-raising success, the Global Polio Eradication Initiative was launched in 1988.

      The Rotary Club of Elthorne Hillingdon, chartered in 1978, has a Trust Fund which is a registered charity (No.1032574).

       

      Rotary is for all ages

      Rotary in Great Britain and Ireland (RIBI) runs several nationwide competitions for young people - entries are organised locally by clubs. with winners going forward to area, regional and eventually national finals. This includes public speaking and cookery competitions, as well as technology tournaments.

      Elthorne-Hillingdon works closely with the Northwood School Interact Club. A club for secondary school children aged between 12 and 18. This is a young people's club which has raised thousands for local charities and helps to provide the students with skills for the future.

      Rotarians from the club work with other schools in the London Borough of Hillingdon by helping with reading and also careers sessions.

      In September 2020, the Rotary club launched the Brunel University Rotaract Club which is for students of the Uxbridge based university.

      Rotaract clubs around the world bring together young people of university age, enabling them to exchange ideas with each other and leaders in the community. It helps to develop leadership and professional skills and allows the students to have fun through enterprising activities whilst raising funds for local and international charities.

       

      Join our weekly walk

      Rotary is about having fun and socialising, so why not join us on a Sunday morning for our weekly walk?

      Every Sunday, we gather at either the Ruislip Lido cafe or the Rickmansworth Aquadrome car park for a leisurely mile-and-a-half to a two-mile stroll. Then we get down to the important business - coffee and a chat!  

      To find out where we're walking this week and let us know you're coming with us, drop us a line using the Contact form dropdown and select Weekly Walk.  

      We look forward to seeing you.


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      Supper Meeting - Please arrive at 7.00 for 7.30 Uxbridge Golf Club, The Drive, Uxbridge

      Discussion re Christmas Collection

      Meetings & Venue

      Where and when:

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

      (We meet in person each week. Fifth Wednesday possibly different! ) The Drive Harefield Place

      Uxbridge
      UB10 8AQ  01895 556750

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