Our Community Activities

The Community & Vocational Committee meets on a regularly basis to decide how to support our local Community Charities and those who are less fortunate as ourselves.


 

 

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Activities and projects we support

Youth Related

Usborne Dictionaries: providing illustrated dictionaries to year 6 pupils at 10 local schools. Feedback from the schools confirms that the dictionaries are a valuable and much used resource. 

Student Bursaries: Assisting local students with travelling and interview expenses have been much appreciated and will continue to be offered to 8 students. 

Mock Interviews: This project has again proved very successful with Interviews undertaken at Newark Campus of Lincoln College, Newark Academy and the Emmaus Trust. 

Santa’s Grotto: Provides just as much pleasure for mums, dads and grandparents as it does for the town’s youngsters. 

Award for Courage: This inspirational event organised jointly with Newark Club recognising and rewarding young people who have overcome or are facing challenging issues. 

RYLA: This leadership, confidence building weekend course for under 16’s will be supported again.

Young Carer’s: The club continues to fund activity days for young carers in the Newark area.

Fund Raising

Golf Tournament: This annual fund raising event continues to prove popular raising much needed cash to support our charities.

Newark Vintage Tractor & Heritage Show: This annual fund raising event is very successful raising much needed funds in support of our activities. 

Poppy Appeal: This is a very worthwhile cause will be continued to be supported. 

Adults and Elderley

Key Safes:  This is a very worthy project providing key safes to people who need carers to gain access to their homes.

Dementia Café: We will continue to offer support to the existing dementia café in Balderton. 

Reach (formally The Pod): We have renewed our support of this organisation which run courses, social activities and projects to help people with learning difficulties. 

Know Your Blood Pressure Day This valuable service to the local community is a joint venture project with Newark Rotary Club. 

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‘Food for Thought this Christmas’

more Newark Castle are delighted to have been able to donate food parcels

Toy Donation to the Salvation Army

more Newark Castle has made a generous donation of toys and gifts to the Salvation Army’s Christmas Toy Appeal.

Key Safes for Dementia sufferers

more Newark Castle and Jackson Buildbase partner to supply Key Safes to Dementia sufferers in the Newark area.

Know your Blood Pressure

more Rotary International Great Britain and Ireland (RIBI) are committed supporters of Know Your Blood Pressure campaign

young carers 2018

Young Carers

more Young carers are children who help look after a member of the family who is sick, disabled or has mental health problems, or is misusing drugs or alcohol.

Newark & Newark Castle Rotary Club annual Courage Awards

more The Aim of the awards is to recognise local children showing Courage, and Selfless Acts of Kindness.

RYLA

more Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) is an intensive leadership experience organized by Rotary clubs and districts where you develop your skills as a leader while having fun and making connections.