President Philip Higgins
Hon Secretary Harry Lilly 01825 840277
Membership Andy Blundell firstname.lastname@example.org
Ours is a friendly club of approximately 32 members, formed in February 1924. We meet each Thursday at 12.30 at the Rose and Crown Hotel in Tonbridge. Our major fundraising events of the year are the Tonbridge Half Marathon, staged jointly with Tonbridge Lions Club under the auspices of the THM CIO, the Rotary Charity Golf Day and the Rotary Tonbridge Christmas Festival. The latter event being run on behalf of Tonbridge and Malling Borough Council for the benefit of the local community.
We also support many local community groups and events, and raise money for local and international charities, including Shelter Box, Water Aid, Anesthaesia Worldwide, and The Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance Trust. In the past we have donated large sums to Carer's First, Compaid, Headway, Hospice in the Weald, The Scott Project, and many other lesser known but essential local charities.The President's main charity for the Rotary year 2019-20 is the Kent,Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance but we will continue our support for traditional beneficieries such as the Royal British Legion, the Tonbridge Child Contact Centre and many others.
Our Community and Vocational Service projects include the Kids Out Theme Park adventure, Senior Citizens' theatre visits, Country drive & tea, mock interviews at local schools and career mentoring in conjunction with Tonbridge Job centre.
Meetings and events happening soon
Thursday 20th February 12.30
The Earth - a blue dot
A talk by a Friend of Rotary on Astronomy
Thursday 27th February 12.30
A chance to meet ex members of the Club
Thursday 5th March 12.30
March Business Meeting
Receive the reports of all the Club's Committees
Thursday 12th March 12.30
School leavers' lunch
Tonbridge's seven secondary schools have been asked to send a representative
Thursday 19th March 12.30
Watch this space
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Meetings & Venue
Where and when:
(4th Thursday each month - evening meeting - 18:30 for 19:00 5th Thursday each month - evening meeting with wives/partners - 18:30 for 19:00)
Rose and Crown Hotel
125 High Street
TN9 3DD 01732 357966