Community

Theme for 2014-15

new theme

Community and Vocational Committee
Plans for the Rotary Year July 2017 -18


  • To continue to support the Life Education Caravan.

  • To continue to offer our support to the organiser of the Keswick to Barrow walk

  • To Run the Tin Collection for the Homeless. 

  • To continue to assist the Royal British Legion with their  annual Poppy Appeal .

  • Look at other worthwhile project within the community  that requires our physical support.

  • Continue to Collect the Bar codes from Yorkshire Tea Boxes.


  1. We will encourage members to serve others through their vocations and to practice high ethical standards

  2. Become familiar with business activities within our community through vocational visits

  3. Have at least two vocational visits each year

  4. Encourage the application of the 4 Way Test through member’s businesses and professional lives

  5. Ensure all new members are aware of the 4 Way Test through the orientation process

  6. We will promote the application of high ethical standards in the business community

  7. Acknowledge and promote exceptional Business Standards through annual “Pride of Workmanship” awards

  8. We will endeavour to improve life within the community

  9. Commit resources (energy and or finances) to improve our community

Community sub-pages:

Tin collection at TESCO 2015

more this year we combined our collection with TESCO's initiative in aid of the Cumbria Flood Appeal

Ostley House - Garden in front of main lounge

Ostley House Garden Project 2015

more Project to construct raised bed and greenhouse for use of resident's at Ostley House Home for the Blind at Barrow in Furness

Tin Cllection picture

Tin Collection - TESCO - Sunday 14th December 2014

more Our annual tin collection - so far we have only one date from TESCO

Poppy distribution & collection

more Collect from Michaelson House for distribution - then week commencing 10th Nov to collect back in again

Food awaiting despatch to Barrow Food Bank

Rotary to the AID of local FOOD BANK

more Supplies for Barrow Food Bank

Our customised trolley

Christmas Tin Collection - TESCO

more A tick sheet will be passed around nearer the time.

picture from K2B website

K2B Walk

more K2B Walk - Marshalling Duties

Kitchen plan

NACRO - Kitchen Project

more Update on the project

Our plaque at Dalton Community centre

Dalton Community Centre - Opening

more Dalton Community Centre

logo for trussel trust

Trussell Trust Trolley Push

more Trolley Push

Nacro kitchen

(members only log in for more information)

K2B Walk - Marshalling

more K2B - start !

K2B Walk - Marshalling

more K2B - start !

Blind Society banner

Talking Newspaper - update

more Update and reminder to members of this vital service

Keith Shereston on duty with his collecting bucket

Tin Collection

more Tin collection at TESCO Barrow in Furness

Organ Donation Scheme

more Organ donation scheme

Talking Newspaper - Script Production

(members only log in for more information)

Organ Donation Scheme (second session)

more Publicise national scheme