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Christmas Collections December 2023

Christmas Collections December 2023

We are very pleased to announce that our December 2023 collections achieved one of our best ever totals for our evening routes and statics - £18,100!

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Support Schemes for Young Students

Support Schemes for Young Students

If this looks familiar, it is because we have done this before - several times!

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Donations to Charity at home and abroad

Donations to Charity at home and abroad

Thanks to the fund raising efforts of our Members & volunteers, the Club is able to donate many thousands of pounds every year to charities, most of them local to our area.

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 Membership

Membership

On Thursday 4th January the Club welcomed its first new member for 2024. Our latest recruit is Chris Boorman, pictured here with Club President Katy Harris at his induction. The members present gave Chris a very warm welcome.

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 Donkey Derby 2024

Donkey Derby 2024

The Rotary Clubs of Farnborough and Rushmoor are delighted to announce that their famous Donkey Derby will return on Monday 27th May 2024.

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About us

The World of Rotary

Rotary is one of the world's leading membership and humanitarian service organisations, with 1.2 million members globally.  Members of Rotary volunteer their time to make a difference in their local communities and around the world through projects which support education, fight disease, promote peace, provide clean water and much more.

Rotary is a networking organisation and this still plays a part in our life today.  We provide the opportunity to expand personal and professional circles, meet new people and make lasting friendships, all the while having fun in the process.

Farnborough Rotary Club

Our Club was formed in 1959 and continues to be a vibrant and busy group of people.  Our Members come from all walks of life and take part in a range of activities and events every year.

Annually, we arrange a number of events, some of which are well known and much loved by the people of Farnborough.  Perhaps the most famous of are annual is the Donkey Derby, which  takes place every year in King George V Playing Fields, usually on the late May Bank Holiday Monday.

 Our ever popular Christmas Collections happen in December.  Our teams of Members & volunteers turn out in almost any weather to walk many of Farnborough's streets, or to join our static collections at a variety of shopping centres and major stores in the area.  

All of the monies collected at these events are donated to a wide variety of local, national and international   charities that we support throughout the year.

Although a biennial, and not annual, event, who could forget Farnborough Rotary's MUSIC IN THE PARK.  We'll soon be closing the book on this year's fabulous concert and in doing so, we'll confirm just how much we can add the £500,000 that we've already to the amazing Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice.

We're also pleased to announce that early in 2024 we'll be starting to plan our 12th Music in the Park which will take place at King George V Playing Fields on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th July 2025.  Please keep the dates free and we will have more information for you in the Autumn of 2024.

The Club is always keen to grow its membership.  We are open to applications from all age groups and all backgrounds.  The application process is simple and quick so, if you're interested or just want to know more, please contact our Secretary, Peter Taylor, on 0300 772 7011 or complete the contact form on the "Join Us' page of this website.

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Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Thursdays at 12.30 for 13.00.

(There are occasions when the Club will meet elsewhere than the Holiday Inn. For further information, please contact the Secretary on 0300 772 7011 ) Lynchford Rd.

Farnborough
GU14 6AZ  08704009029

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