Band Concert 2019

This year's Band Concert


This year's Band Concert was another great success. As well as being a very enjoyable musical event it raised more than £1000 for Rotary Charities.

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Gemma Jimmison from the Wakefield Express and members of the Rotary Club of Wakefield Chantry packing hampers in 2019.

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Ray Spencer Remembrance Sunday

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Some of the goods we've been packing and delivering

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Plinth added to our 'Crocus Garden'

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Our team boxing food

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Rotary Youth Leadership Awards(RYLA)

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Results for Christmas boxes 2020

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'President Moray Bisset presents a Paul Harris Fellowship Award to the Rev. Trevor Grewcock.'

Paul Harris Fellowship award

more Paul Harris Fellowship award to the Rev Trevor Grewcock when he addressed the Club with the New Year’s Message

Traditional Scottish dancing with bagpipes

Burns’ Night and President’s Evening

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Christmas Parcels 2019

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Presentation from Support Dogs UK

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Club Handover 2020

more President Moray Bisset has handed over the Presidential Chain of Office to Rotarian Ray Spencer

In our picture Dick Wood (l) and Glyn Denton (r) can be spotted among the year 6 pupils at the school.

DICTIONARIES 4 LIFE

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Conducting meetings in difficult circumstances

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Supporting Local Hospices

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the golfers at Waterton Park Golf Club

ROTARY GOLFERS MEET AGAIN

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Guests of honour l to r:- Neil Dodgson (President Elect), Dick Wood, Robert Morphet, Mark Jeffries and Barry York.

WAKEFIELD CHANTRY CHARTER NIGHT

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Peter Brown, Alan, Jenny Ward, Bob Guard, Grace Feeney, Sharon , Norman Howe , Judy Fewster and Don Ward. Thanks also go to Paul Mohammed and John Liner and Kayleigh Ratcliffe and Stacey Taylor from the Stroke Association for their help on the day

Saving lives

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The horn and euphonium sections if full swing with the Lionel Richie hit “All Night Long”
Pic by Ray Spencer

Brass Band Concert

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President Neil Dodgson of the Rotary Club of Wakefield Chantry presenting Jill Brookling with the Paul Harris Fellow Award for her work over a number of years in Charity fundraising

SPECIAL ROTARY AWARD

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Cheque presentation with some of the people who worked so hard to raise the money:- L to R – Judith Evans, Jill Brookling, Neil Dodgson, Charlotte Woods, Rosemary Pugh, Elaine Dodgson, Andy McNally, Lisa Williams, Dick Wood and Maggie Ablitt

Keeping The Beat target reached

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Our picture shows the Legends together on the night. L to R Standing: Paul Mallinder, Ken Rollin, Geoff Oakes, Neil Fox, Terry Crook, Ken Endersby, Nick Fozzard, Ian Brooke, David Jeanes Bob Haigh. Seated: Malcolm Lord, Paul Sculthorpe, Neil Dodgson

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Neil Dodgson, Dick Wood, Chris Sharp, Presidential handover.

Chantry Rotary Presidential Handover

more President elect Neil Dodgson, our new president Dick Wood and immediate past president Chris Sharp

Cheque presentation with some of the people who worked so hard to raise the money:- L to R – Judith Evans, Jill Brookling, Neil Dodgson, Charlotte Woods, Rosemary Pugh, Elaine Dodgson, Andy McNally, Lisa Williams, Dick Wood, Maggie Ablitt

THEY DID IT!!!! Children’s Heart Surgery Fund

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The golfers at Waterton Park Golf Club

Rotary Golfers Meet Again

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Guests of honour l to r:- Neil Dodgson (President Elect, Dick Wood, Robert Morphet, Mark Jeffries and Barry York.

Wakefield Chantry Charter Night

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Peter Brown, Alan (Stroke Ambassador) Jenny Ward (BP reader) Bob Guard, Grace Feeney(BP reader) Sharon (Stroke volunteer) , Norman Howe , Judy Fewster (BP reader) and Don Ward

Saving Lives

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Bob Guard from the Rotary Club of Wakefield Chantry, hands over the very last hamper to be distributed to Julie Westbroom (Cedars Children Centre) for one of the families.

XMAS HAMPERS

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Members see history being made!

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THE END OF A VERY GOOD YEAR!!

more Dick Wood, President elect, Chris Sharp, New President and Bob Guard, Retiring President at the handover.

In our photo are Laura and her 4 children, Harley, Connor, Kieran and Kristal, with the hamper that was donated by our generous readers.

Christmas Hamper Appeal 2016

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Rotary Club Honours Two Members

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ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL DAY FOR CHARITIES IN WAKEFIELD

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SWEENEY TODD COMES TO CALL

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National Memorial Arboretum Visit

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Will, Rebecca and Elliot with Chantry President Bob Guard

Scouts and Pilgrims

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The mountain of finished hampers before first deliveries have been made

Xmas Hamper Appeal

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THE BEST ROTARY NIGHT FOR YEARS!

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ROTARY HELPS CONQUER STROKE IN WAKEFIELD

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Rebecca Ward and Guy Beardsmore, giving their presentation to the Rotary Club of Wakefield Chantry at the Hotel St Pierre, Newmillerdam

Rotary Youth Leader Award

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Students from CAPA College perform a song from the musical

ROTARY CLUB SUPPORTS THE PERFORMING ARTS

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Hazel Haas (DG) and Bob Guard (President) at the Hotel St Pierre before the club meeting.

YORKSHIRE DISTRICT GOVERNOR VISITS

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Andrew Slater (r), and Bob Guard(l), President of the Rotary Club, in front of a picture of the SS Lusitania docked in New York harbour the year before her final voyage.

YORKSHIRE DAY PRESENTATION AND LADIES NIGHT

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Past Weekly Meetings

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