The Object Of Rotary

The Object Of Rotary


The Object Of Rotary

The Object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service above self as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular, to encourage and foster:

The development of acquaintances as an opportunity for service.

Cultivate high ethical standards in business and professions; the recognition of worthiness of all useful occupations, and the dignifying of each Rotarian's occupation as an opportunity to serve society.

The application of the ideal of service in each Rotarian's personal, business and community life.

The advancement of international understanding, goodwill and peace through a world fellowship of business and professional persons united in the ideal of service.

The Four Way Test

Of the things we think, say or do:

1. Is it the Truth ?

2. Is it Fair to all concerned?

3. Will it build Goodwill and Better Friendships?

4. Will it be Beneficial to all concerned?

 

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Heidi Young and Gemma Lawson from Dads Unlimited are presented with a cheque 
by Rotary President, Renate

Heidi Young and Gemma Lawson reveal latest developments in the work of the Charity

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Renate Welcomes new member Pieter

Pieter welcomed as a new Member

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REnate hands over to incoming President Alan and wishes him well

President Renate welcomes incoming President, Alan

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The New Venue

We will move our meetings to The Ashford Holiday Inn North from 25th March.

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Bryan, Mark, Carol Ann are congratulated by Renate at the close of the event.

Charity Concert success as 3 top musicians entertain an excited audience in Ashford's St Mary Church

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The Mayor of Ashford with President Renate

Mayor Larry Krause told us about his early life in Australia and how he now supports local Charities: 'The Friends of William Harvey' and 'Men in Sheds'

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Ashford Mediation Service

Sandy, Chairman of AMS, and Tessa, Mediator, introduced their work to the club

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President Renate welcomes Sally into the Club

On 22nd January, we were delighted to welcome Sally Lees as a new Associate member

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President Renate and member (and Treasurer) Stuart McRae

Member Stuart McRae tells the Club abut his life and the lucky breaks that have helped him and his wife through a successful and happy life.

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The Mayor of Ashford, Cllr Callum Knowles, Ashford Rotary President, Amanda Cottrell and Leader of the Council, Cllr. Gerry Clarkson open the shelter

The Rotary Club of Ashford's Community Shelter at Conningbrook Lakes Country Park was opened today.

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Kristina and Akeem at Umtha Welanga

On Monday 10th January, following a frugal supper, PP Kitty Brook, her granddaughter, Kristina, and Kristina's partner, Akeem, gave a talk on 'Malcolm's Soup Kitchen'.

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Tyne Cott Cemetery, Belgium

John Harris spoke of the work of the CWGC

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Peter Gammon

Rtn Peter Gammon spoke on Criminal Law

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On Sunday 26th June we ran a Charity Cream Tea Party for around 100 people in aid of President Liz's chosen Charities -'Canine Helpers' and 'Kent MS Therapy Centre'. Thanks to all who helped make it a memorable afternoon.

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President Liz with Maxine Lucas

The Club learnt of the support given to the hearing impaired by HI Kent

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President Liz receives the cheque

President Liz Stuart-Smith received a cheque for £600.00 from the Ashford Muslim Association

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Destruction caused by earthquake

The Rotary Club of Ashford join partners to collect for earthquake victims

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The new Interact Club of Towers School is now up and running.

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Paul Mott of McArthurGlen, Rotary President Renate Beerling, and the Mayor of Ashford, Larry Krause. Over £1,000 was made for Charity.

McArthurGlen Management teams up with the Rotary Club of Ashford to raffle prizes freely donated by many retailers at the Outlet Centre.

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Lilia with some of her collection and President Liz Stewart-Smith.

We were delighted on Monday night with a talk by 12 year old Lilia who explained the meanings of Ichimatsu Ningyo, Hina Ningyo, Daruma Ningyo, Kokeshi Ningyo and Gosho Ningyo; various forms of Japanese Doll.

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Sophie received her award from Rtn. Steve Parkin (left), also present are Rtn. Jean Shrubb and Towers School Principal Richard Billings

Sophie's entry, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Ashford, took first place at National level in the Rotary Young Photographer Competition.

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Outgoing President Amanda Cottrell hands over to incoming President Liz Stuart-Smith

Roles are handed to new officers

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Old friends say 'Farewell'

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Kent's Police and Crime Commissioner spoke at our meeting 9th Oct 23

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The Object Of Rotary

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Modern Ashford

The Market Town of Ashford Kent

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International Committee

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Rotary Foundation

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Community Committee

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Fundraising Committee

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Club Policies & Health & Safety

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