Community


The Community and Vocational Services Committee

The Community and Vocational Services Committee raises awareness of the wider work of Rotary within the local community and organises local projects.

Currently this Committee is working with Hope for Tomorrow to promote the charity and to raise funds towards the operation of the charity in and around Gloucestershire.

The Committee have also provided help with stewarding at the Advent Festival for Cirencester Town Council.   We are currently exploring ways of working with the Town Council, Gloucestershire Highways and Gloucestershire County Council to improve the appearance of the roundabouts on the approaches to Cirencester.  

In April we hosted a "Know your Blood Pressure Day" in common with other Rotary Clubs throughout and .   This encouraged people to focus on the need to be aware of their blood pressure as an indicator of good or poor health.

As a contribution to the forthcoming Town Centre improvements we have donated a self-watering planter for the triangular area where meets .

A long - term project based at Whelford Pools near Fairford involves our members who assist Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust with environmental and conservation work around the lakes.   It's a great day out once a month, with the satisfaction of seeing that we have made a difference at the end of the day. 

                                    

The Christmas BBQ is also not to be missed!

                                                                        

We are planning a Car Treasure Hunt for members in June, and a Biathlon for local primary schoolchildren involving a run and swim.

We are also working closely with Inner Wheel, Round Table and other local organisations to promote our work with the community to benefit local people. 

'What We Do' Main Pages:

January 2019 onwards - a record of our speakers

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Cirencester Rotary Club recently reinforced its on-going support for local charity "Hope for Tomorrow" by attending the official launch of their newest mobile chemotherapy unit - the replacement for "Helen", the unit that directly serves Glouceste

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"Paul Harris Fellow presentations" are made to Rotarians who have made a significant contribution to the Club's activities.

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RYLA is a leadership program coordinated by Rotary Clubs around the globe

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Cirencester Rotary Club will be staging their third annual Junior Biathlon on 30 September and are inviting children of all ages and abilities to get their applications in now.

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Rotary Club of Wakefield links with Cirencester Rotary to source Robotic Cats to support and comfort people who have Dementia

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SCRYM DG + Edwin Ward

Southern Cotswold Young Musician Final 2017 at Sibly Hall, Wycliffe College, Stonehouse, Glos.on Sunday 19th February

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2016 - Our Young Chefs, Finn Justice and Jo Towning, both from Deer Park School

A great competition for young Chefs.

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Photo update of start and progress. Also listen to an enthusiastic interview with our Project Leader, Nurse Lynn Adlington + See Rotary Round-up bulletin's report

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Our Club's leading role in programme selling at the Annual RIAT @ Fairford Airfield

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Join us to make a difference and have fun doing it!

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Santa's Sleigh, Waitrose Bag Packing, Carol Concert, Christmas Dinner

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The-Winners!

Building bridges with aspiring engineers

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Listen to a recent interview with Andy Kerr discussing our Charity walk Land's End to John o'Groats and back (equivalent) to fund raise for our local charities. Also a listing of past Rotary interviews.

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Rotarians and children choosing their planting spots.

Planting Crocuses for End Polio Now

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Rotary Community Service Awards made to deserving local citizens

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Celebration of the Final Completion

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Cirencester Rotary Club was very pleased to welcome the Rotary District Governor Alan Hudson to a recent meeting.

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Members of Cirencester Rotary Club welcomed Gordon Burley from the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) to their meeting recently to give an informative presentation on how to drive more safely.

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Members making their mark at the Pools -  January 2019

Where the Club helps the environment

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Skittles, Quizes, Cricket etc

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Activities of the Club during the past month

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A consultant cardiologist, Dr Scott posed the question "who wants to live forever?" and set about explaining to an attentive audience how best to reduce their risk of suffering a heart attack.

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Cirencester Rotary Club was very pleased to sponsor this year's Public Speaking Competition at Kingshill School

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Charities we support and have supported in the past

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Cirencester Rotary Club’s annual car treasure hunt attracted a healthy contingent of competitive souls who set out from the Royal Agricultural University aiming to reach the correct destination for their evening meal by decoding the clues provided.

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Details of the Membership Committee

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