Community & Vocational Service AGM Report
During the Rotary Year 2016 – 2017 the committee have been active to ensure the plan set out be fulfilled.
My thanks to all the team and club members for their support in our work.
The result of the work carried out, the team have largely achieved our aims.
Aims – Children’s Gala’s, Kids Out, Community Suppers, Torryburn Beach Clean-up, Poppy Wreaths, Fife Young Carers, Employability Mock Interviews & Shoebox.
Only two projects not carried out this year – but open to review in future.
Employability Mock Interviews
Achieved – Children’s Gala’s, Kid’s Out, Community Suppers, Torryburn Beach Clean-up, Poppy Wreaths, Fife Young Carers.
New Projects – Purple4polio, Community Exhibition & Bucket Collection at Fireworks Display.
Participated in three galas - Crossford, Limekilns & Charlestown, Culross Fete.
Planning four 2017 – 2018 – Crossford, Cairneyhill, Limekilns & Charlestown & Culross Fete.
Kids Out - the project incurred a 20% increase in cost.
So part of the project to help fund this years Kid’s Out – Fireworks Display Bucket Collection was held in November at Pittencrieff Park.Bucket Collection £462 raised for each club.
Kid’s Out team are – Rotary Club of Dunfermline, Inverkeithing & Dalgety Bay & West Fife.
New project promoted by Rotary GB&I aiming to rid the world of Polio. Purple crocus bulbs planted by Low Valleyfield Community Council and Local Primary Schools.
Schools fundraising still ongoing - thank you to Aileen for all her work with local primary schools – with presentations at assemblies, planting crocus bulbs, and also fundraising with a number of the schools.
First time event – the plan was to hold an exhibition in Crossford showcasing the local clubs and organisations.The purpose to raise public awareness of activities available to the community, and of course highlight the work of Rotary Club of West Fife.
An opportunity for networking and collaboration between the organisations.
The event held on 12th March was seen as very successful, with the Crossford Community Council being among many giving very positive feedback. There were 19 clubs and organisations taking part, held in The Elgin Suite at the Keavil House with numbers in attendance of 250 +
Thank you and well done everyone in the club that assisted, and made the exhibition a great success.
Arranged by Ian Grieve, convivial event promoting fellowship among members both old and new in the club.
Thank you to Ian for arranging this popular event.
Remembrance Sunday – Crossford, Cairneyhill, Culross & Limekilns.
Thank you to Robin Park for arranging & ordering the wreaths.
Fife Young Carers
Thank you to Alan Farquharson for his involvement with Fife Young Carers on behalf of the club.
Finally thank you and well done to the committee, and all members that have contributed in any way – to help achieve our aims in 2016 – 2017. We have good platform to which we can continue to build, and our club can look forward to another year of great community involvement.
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more Jennifer Jones the incoming Rotary International President impressed by Clothing Bank
more Rotarians provide shelving and catalyst for book exchange and information point
more Referrals are welcome from the West Fife area
more Help keep local kids warm
more Salvation Army is running a Christmas Present Appeal, collecting donated presents until mid-December.
more Remembrance Sunday wreaths laid in West Fife
more Rotary adds their help to repair 100m limestone wall
more Delivery completed of 20 hygiene boxes
more Club supports a community led project in Culross
more The Rotary Club of West Fife helps out Rainbows, Brownies and Guides in the local villages.
more We have continued to seek opportunities to lend assistance throughout the whole of our catchment area during the past year, including various organisations in the main in Valleyfield, Blairhall, Crombie and most recently Culross.
more The Ken Young Plate was presented to Robin Grant for his work in the local community
more Donation towards local fund raising effort
more The Rotary Club of West Fife assists Valleyfield club
more Wreath laying on Remembrance Sunday 2020 in West Fife
more Community and Vocational Service Committee report
more After an address to the club by Ruth McCabe and a special course, RCWF is Dementia Friendly
more Club project in conjunction with Trefoil Guild
more KidsOut 2019 was organised by the Rotary Clubs of Carnegie Dunfermline, Dunfermline, Inverkeithing & Dalgety Bay and West Fife.
more School Library Project
more Maggies Kirkcaldy presented with cheque for £1100.
more Fiona Todd sponsored to reach Everest Base Camp
more Council agreed to support Playground Markings Project
more The Rotary Club of West Fife was delighted to be part of the 2018 gala.
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more Fantastic news - the Rotary funded defibrillator for Culross has been installed at the Red Lion Inn, Culross
more Vision for Rotary year commencing 1 July 2016
more As can be seen from the photograph an excellent job was carried out despite the inclement weather conditions
more Club's presence at the annual Limekilns, Charlestown and Pattiesmuir Gala
more Activities proposed for Rotary year 2015/16
more Much more than a stroll in the park on Wednesday, 10th June, for the 130 youngsters who were guests of West Fife Rotarians at the annual picnic treat in Dunfermline"™s Pittencrieff Park
more Club pitched up with a Shelter Tent. Click through for slideshow
more Supporting projects in local primary schools
more The Rotary Club of West Fife celebrated the 110th anniversary of the founding of Rotary International.
more On Tuesday 2 June 2015, Dunfermline Advocacy launched their new film "Friendship Changing Lives".
more The Club responded to a request for help to enable this valuable and well used local amenity to be maintained.
more At Crossford Primary we dropped in with a cheque for £3500 to boost the schools £10000 library project.
more Proceeds of AM-AM Golf event donated to charity
more We contributed approximately 300 boxes to the Shoebox appeal with the assistance of local primary schools
more The Club presented a Bingbangbong to the Children's Development Centre.
more The first project early in the new Rotary year involved our willing and able members in the redecoration of the village hall at Pattiesmuir
more 47 Senior Citizens attended an excellent night out at The Pitfirrane Hotel on 22nd April 2009.
more Pictures from a successful day out in Pittencrieff Park
more The day was dry and was a great outdoor experience for all 130 children who came to Pittencrieff Park.
more The S6 Charities group were awarded the Rotary Club of West Fife Award
more Rotarians provided transport and served up a meal. The Kingdom Singers were present to lead the singalong.
more On Tuesday 21st September 2004 club members visited the hugely impressive Hearts Football Academy at Heriot Watt University, Riccarton
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