Partnership links with our sister Club in Lisieux, Normandy are long-standing and over the years many exchange visits by Rotarians with their wives and partners has forged a strong bond of friendship and understanding which has endured.
In May 2019 Rotarians from the Lisieux Club visited Taunton and were hosted and entertained by the Club's members. Visits and activities had a central theme of eating and drinking in merriment together. Friends re-united, friends remembered and most importantly time spent together will trigger memories that we will cherish for evermore.
In the past the two Clubs have jointly sponsored international projects such as that to fund and finance the education and training of a young teacher in Zambia and new projects are planned forthe future a our links remin as strong as ever.
Over the years the Club has watched families grow and careers develop. This close partnership is made possible by a shared commitment to the aims of Rotary, respect for each other’s culture and an atmosphere of fun and friendship, which we hope will be maintained long after Brexit whether it happens or not!
more Water Boxes are packed and distributed by Rotarians and provide essential survival equipment to disaster hit areas.
more International co-operation is rewarded by success as 13 years on a young Zambian scholar works in secondary schools as a fully trained teacher and is now studying for his second degree.
more Taunton Rotary, working with their sister Club in Lisieux Normandy has funded the cost of four years' secondary schooling (£400 per year per pupil) of two girls in the remote Himalayan province of Ladakh through the charity Himalayan Children.
more Malaria kills 600,000 a year: The Rotary Club of Taunton donates money for prevention
more Hands on Rotary. A team of Rotarians from Taunton Rotary Club worked together to create life saving Water Boxes which are sent as Emergency Kits to areas that have experienced a disaster.
more Rotary International has played a major part in the eradication of polio
back The Rotary Club of Taunton supports both national and locally initiated international projects and links with Clubs abroad, including France and the USA. Click on 'DETAILS' below and read about our recent visit to Lisieux.....