Community Activities

In case you wonder what Tewkesbury Rotary Club actually does to support the local community, here's a list of current activities.

Rotary Club support in the local Community

With the local Community the Rotary Club of Tewkesbury continues to support a range of activities including:

1. Bonfire and Fireworks event – Saturday 3rd November 2018

2. Tewkesbury in Bloom

3. Tewkesbury Wheelchair Bus

4. Concert fees to youth Orchestras and the Abbey

5. Crocus bulb planting and links with local primary schools to promote and raise awareness of the ‘End Polio Now’ campaign

6. Assistance at the Tewkesbury Christmas Lights – Sunday 25th November 2018

7. Tombola stall at Alderman Knight summer school fête – Saturday 22nd June 2019

8. Kid's Out - Alderman Knight

9. Tewkesbury Fields Bingo

10. Marina Court Race Nights

11. Donation towards the Defibrillator located outside Marina Court and previously the Club have paid for the 3 defibrillators in the Town, at the Abbey, the Roses and Northway community centre.

12. Santa Sleigh in Mitton

13. Santa Sleigh with Tewkesbury Town Band outside Morrison’s – Saturday 22nd December 2018

14. Links with Tewkesbury Boy’s Brigade

15. Links with Abbeyfield House

16. Seniors Party at the Watson Hall - Saturday 23rd February 2019

17. Rotary Youth Leadership Award

18. Tewkesbury School Young Achievers

19. Mock interviews at Tewkesbury School

20. The fee to the school for the CVF

21. Young musician

22. Young photographer

23. Partnership with the Everyman Theatre for Pantomime Tickets

24. KS1 reading books at Chance Street Primary School

25. Dogs for Good (Assistance Dogs)

26. Shoe Boxes (see www.rotaryshoebox.org for details).  Shoe Boxes are available from Tewkesbury Abbey

27. In memory charities

28. A number of Rotarians are also Governors at local schools, which enhances our links within Education

The 3 main charities for 2018-2019 are:

1. Midlands Air Ambulance

2. Sue Ryder Hospice in Leckhampton

3. Mary’s Meals (International)

Anne Bartholomew, President Tewkesbury Rotary Club 2018-19