Rotary Monmouth in the Community

Rotary Monmouth is active in many areas of our community see more details below


Rotary Monmouth not only runs events it also assists in the community at many events and in other ways

Organise Youth activities

 

  • Rotary Youth Speaks - a national debating competition with a a first round involving all three senior schools in Monmouth with the winners going  on to compete with schools from around the district.
  • Rotary Youth Leadership Awards - sponsoring attendence at a four day residential course to develop confidence and team building skills for 16-18 year olds
  • International Youth Exchange - supporting candidates who apply and selected to attend an international convention with others of their generation
  • End Polio -raising money and publicising the need to eradicate this terrible disease

 

Rotary Monmouth Community Champions

Many projects in town including

 

  • Water Fountain project
  • Green wall on Blestium St. toilet block
  • Outings for senior citizens
  • Trying to smarten up the town by clearing overgrown vegetation, tree planting and litter picking

 

Support local organisations 

By donations and organising an annual Community Draw This is the fifth year that the Draw has been held, and this year is being run in conjunction with the Rotary Clubs of Abergavenny and Chestow and District.

We also assist at:

 

  • St David's Hospice "Tour de Gwent" providing marshals and assisting with refreshments in late April
  • The Monmouth Show - manning the road crossing in early July
  • Monmouth Carnival - assisting with marshalling the parade
  • Town Lantern festival - kicking off the Christmas festivities

 

 

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Rotary Monmouth in the Community sub-pages:

Rotarians in the Community

more Many Rotarians contribute to the community with enthusiasm helping make Monmouth and surrounding villages the vibrant communities they are. This page describes some areas of involvement.

Instruction in the use of reusable sanitary pads

Rotary Areas of Focus

more Rotary Monmouth supports Rotary Areas of Focus in many ways

Green Wall June 2020

Rotary Monmouth Community Champions

more Monmouth Green Wall replanted for the winter. The flowers covering the walls of the Blestium Street toilet block in Monnow Street Monmouth, have been giving pleasure to residents and visitors for over 3 years.

Sample Draw Ticket

Community Draw 2020

more Rotary Monmouth is optimistic that we will be able to run the Rotary Monmouthshire Community Draw in 2021. Last year 27 different organisations raised around £8000. The winning tickets were sold by the Savoy Theatre and Friends of Monnow Vale

Jubilee Fountain and St Thomas's Church entrance

Monmouth Fountains Scheme

more Drinking water fountains will enhance Monmouth as an attractive place to live, work and visit and reduce plastic waste (1 page below this)

Rotary Monmouth meets cadets and see how St John's Ambulance will use their new radios

Supporting local organisations

more Each year Rotary Monmouth provide grants and community support to local organisations. In general we prefer to support groups rather than individuals. Please contact the club using the form at the bottom of the page if your group would like assistance