Launch of new Northampton Rotaract Club at the Royal & Derngate,
Wed 28th October 2015 at 19.30 - 20.30
Rotaract is a unique international service organisation for people aged 18-30, offering a wide range of activities that will enable you to try something new, whilst having a great time and meeting others.
The four Northampton Rotary Clubs combined to launch a new Rotaract Club for Northampton, which took place at the Royal & Derngate, 'Underground Floor Studio' on 28 October.
A number of local, young people and students from the University of Northampton came along to the launch, where they heard from Rotaract representative, Ricky Hallam, and Rtn Alan Jukes the Rotary Distict 1070 Rotaract Coordinator.
An inaugral meeting is being aranged for those who indicated interest in joining, as well as a programme of activities, which will include a ten-pin bowling event, to allow members to get to know one another.
Some photos of the event can be seen in the carousel, above.
What is Rotaract?
Rotaract is a unique international service organisation for
people aged 18-30, offering a wide range of activities that will enable
you to try something new, whilst having a great time and meeting others.
The purpose of Rotaract is to provide an opportunity for
young men and women to enhance the knowledge and skills that will
assist them in personal development, to address the physical and social
needs of their communities, and to promote better relations between all
people worldwide through a framework of friendship and service.
The goals of Rotaract are:
To develop professional and leadership skills;
To emphasize respect for the rights of others, and to promote ethical standards and the dignity of all useful occupations;
To provide opportunities for young people to address the needs and concerns of the community and our world;
To provide opportunities for working in cooperation with sponsoring Rotary clubs; and
To motivate young people for eventual membership in Rotary.
Originally founded in the United States in 1968, Rotaract came to the
UK and Ireland in the early 1970s. There are just currently over 60
clubs in the Great Britain and Ireland (GB&I), and more than 7,500
clubs across 155 countries worldwide.
If you are interested, here are some contact details: -