Community & Environment

Community and Environment Solutions to Community and Environment Challenges using our Club's members' skills and expertise to serve our community.
We want to make a difference in our Community and Environment through Rotary...


While Rotary clubs are grounded in the same values, no two are the same, because each community has its own unique needs. At club meetings in communities across the globe, our members come together to strengthen their connections to friends and neighbours and their commitment to improving lives. 


The Rotary Club of Dumfries has two regular projects that improve the lives of people where we live with Community and Environment focus... 

Environment

Our members, along with friends and family volunteers clean up a mile of the town's cycle path twice a year... in October and April. Spending two hours on each occasion removing what shouldn't be there, improves the ambience of this community facility for the benefit of all who want to use the path for pleasure: Walking, running, or cycling as individuals or with friends and family. 

Community 


In late November / early December club members offer a bag packing service to busy shoppers in the Food Hall of Marks and Spencer, Dumfries in return for a cash donation.
100% of funds raised are then spent on making up bags of store cupboard basics and festive treats for disadvantaged individuals and families in our Community. To ensure these food parcels get to the right recipients, we partner with Food Train for their distribution... 


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Rotary Fellowship brings members, friends & family together around shared hobbies, professions & interests by a variety of social activities which encourage active participation. Service above Self is fun, rewarding & adds value to the Rotary experience.

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A club fund to support local, young people pursue their sporting aspirations...

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Rotary supports KidsOut "the fun & happiness charity" to take more than 25,000 disadvantaged children across the UK on a National Day Out in June each year as well as a Festive Fun Day in December.

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A charity golf competition for amateurs held in June each year.

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Community and Environment Solutions to Community and Environment Challenges using our Club's members' skills and expertise to serve our community. We want to make a difference in our Community and Environment through Rotary...

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2nd EDITION FOR 2024 AVAILABLE TO READ The Club Newsletter is a round-up of what we've been up to! The latest bumper edition is here...

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We have two RotaKids clubs, based in two of our local Primary schools. It is never too early to start making a difference in the community and RotaKids give those aged 7 - 12 the chance to do just that...

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Rotary is committed to humanitarian causes worldwide, helping vulnerable communities, supporting emergency disaster response and creating sustainable development.

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ROTARY FOUNDATION is the charitable arm of Rotary. Funds raised locally for Foundation projects can, when supported by RIBI and Global Grants from Rotary International, be increased fourfold.

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Do you have something you'd like to talk to our club’s members about in an after lunch, fifteen to twenty minutes talk/presentation? Our Club welcomes approaches from speakers addressing informational, educational or public-awareness issues.

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