One of Rotary's major support activities is the End Polio Now project, which has been running for many years with the objective of eliminating Polio from the planet. Success so far has meant that polio has now been wiped out in all but a couple of countries, but there is still much to be done.
Our club supports the project and each Autumn we purchase, and plant locally, a supply of purple crocus corms, for public display in the following Spring (and, hopefully, for later years too) The proceeds of our purchase go directly to End Polio Now.
You can see above a picture of flowering crocuse from a previous year's planting.
In 2021, pupils from Whitehill JM School, Whitehill Road, with a group of club members, planted 3,000 crocus corms in the grounds the school. More pictures above show views of the work being done.
A further 1,000 corms were planted in the grounds of the Leonard Cheshire Home, Lucas Lane, Hitchin.
Please help us to support this wonderful project by donating. Whatever you choose to contribute, plus any Gift Aid added, will all go towards End Polio Now.
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