International Committee

International Committee


The Rotary club of Ashford has had a long and distinguished history of supporting international projects. Fund raised have helped to support humanitarian tragedies plus the provision of resources and personnel in areas of the world less fortunate than ourselves.

The Club plays an active role in supporting Rotary International's campaign for the eradication of Polio worldwide. Recently the hand of friendship has been extended to the Rotary Club of Ulannbaatar in Mongolia and has contributed to the support of Save the Children, South East Asia.

Regular exchage visits are made with our two contact Clubs in Europe, Amiens in France and Vissingen in Holland.

Our objective is to bring to the notice of local community the needs of those less fortunate than ourselves.

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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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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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Old friends say 'Farewell'

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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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Peter Gammon

Rtn Peter Gammon spoke on Criminal Law

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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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Beehive and Bloomers

Participate in our auction for two local charities

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The Rotary Foundation creates channel for direct humanitarian support in Ukraine region

The Rotary Club of Ashford Ukraine Fund was launched at Wye Farmers' Market

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The Object Of Rotary

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The Market Town of Ashford Kent

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