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Now, you may be asking...
What is Rotary??
Rotary is a truly international organisation, with some 33,000 clubs and over a million members represented in more than 200 countries worldwide. Its aim is simply to provide humanitarian assistance and to help promote goodwill and peace both at home and abroad. Have a browse through our 'what we do' pages and see..... well, er.... what we get up to - Whether you are a Rotarian or if you are just interested in finding out more about the global Rotary movement please feel free to come along and join us.at one of our Thursday lunchtime meetings and see just what goes on - You will receive a very warm welcome
If you don't already know a Swindon club member and want to find out more information, get in touch with our club Secretary Leslie, who will be happy to advise and provide you with any further information you might need.
If you decide Rotary is not for you, we really won't be offended - promise!
Rotary in Swindon - the latest....
....a roundup of this week's notice board announcements :-
Please see items below that were discussed in our lunchtime meeting today.
Lunch Summary - Thursday 02 January 2020
ROTARY CLUB OF SWINDON
FRUGAL LUNCH MEETING - NOTES
02 January 2020 at Kings, Wood Street, Swindon
Today’s lunch was presided over by President Elect Debbie Vincent
There were 13 members in attendance; there were no guests today
Byron Carron: a reminder that the Chinese Evening will be held on Monday, 24 February 2020. There will be a board going round over the next few weeks; raffle prizes will be required please.
Jan Blankenstein: the Caledonian Society will hold its Burns Night Celebration on 24 January 2020. Any members interested in attending should contact Jan.
President’s Announcements: NTR
All members should have received a communication about a vacancy at District level for a new International Service Lead/Chair.
Lunch on 09 January will be a speaker meeting; Sarah Gardner will talk to us about ATE (Action Through Enterprise). Ian Larrard will be the Host.
There was no speaker but the President Elect invited members to put forward to her any ideas they have about how the Club conducts its business and any changes they would like to see. A number of members spoke on this and Debbie give what was said her due consideration.
Raffle: today’s was won by Steve Brain.
The meeting closed with the final toast to "Rotary Around the World".
PS. May I take this opportunity to remind members of the need to give their apologies if they will not be attending a lunch meeting, otherwise The Kings has the option to charge for “unused" meals.
The Rotary Club of Swindon
Rotary 'Tax Disc'
EDU Fun SA - Diepsloot Combined School
Edu Fun is a charitable organisation that teaches English to Grade 3 and Grade 4 students at Diepsloot Combined School in South Africa and is one of our International projects....
For more info' have a look at their Facebook page
(link on this page)
and if that's not enough...
Or if you want to find out more information or are looking for support for your charity or event please do get in touch with us today
If you would like to make a donation to support our Rotary Charities you can do so here - It's very easy....
Join Rotary and 'Make a World of Difference' - for more info, see the video below....
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.
Flexibility creating new opportunities for new members
RotaKids supporting their local community
Meetings & Venue
Where and when:
(5th Thursday an evening meeting only , contact secretary for details)
Kings Arms Hotel, Wood Street, Swindon, SN1 4AB 01793 522156