A Grand Day Out in York

AWAITING GOVERNMENT GUIDANCE REGARDING JUNE 21 'UNLOCKING' PLAN:
Join your fellow Rotarians and guests from around the district for the hand-over to Rotarian Stephen Ellis and other district and club officers

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 ROTARY DISTRICT 1040 HAND-OVER 2021

Banish the blues of 2020 with this splendid event - the induction of the District 1040 Governor 2021/2022 Stephen Ellis (Rotary York Ainsty) - to be held at The Principal Hotel, in the centre of the fabulous and historic capital of Yorkshire - the City of York. The hotel boasts stunning Victorian architecture, manicured lawns, landscaped gardens and views to York Minster and the Roman walls - dishes using finest Yorkshire ingredients. Certainly it will be a day to remember - A Grand Day Out indeed

Book your place now by completing the application form (click here to access and download registration / ticket application form)

 SUMPTUOUS MENU
STARTER
Crab Cakes, petit potato salad and herb creme fraiche

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Sweet potato soup, gingered parsnip crisps (v)


MAIN COURSE
Chicken breast with cheese & garlic mouse, spinach and smoked bacon, sauce choron

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Beetroot and shallot tatin stem broccoli, chive creme fraiche(v)

DESSERT

Dark chocolate and orange tart, salted caramel, vanilla ice cream

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Tea, coffee and petit fours

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Rotary York Ainsty has honoured York-based charities and individuals who partnered with Rotary to mitigate the effects of the Covid-10 Pandemic on the communities in York and district

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A joint initiative with local organisations and schools to plant crocuses, the purple crocus blooms reminding all of the on-going threat of poliomyelitis to the world's children.

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Sow, Grow and Share is a project whereby Rotary York Ainsty, in partnership with Edible York, provides growing kits to produce fresh food for participants.

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AWAITING GOVERNMENT GUIDANCE REGARDING JUNE 21 'UNLOCKING' PLAN: Join your fellow Rotarians and guests from around the district for the hand-over to Rotarian Stephen Ellis and other district and club officers

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A 'Signature' project for Rotary York Ainsty. Members collect glasses from opticians then sort and grade them, before taking to Africa. RUTH PEROTT awarded an MBE in the Queen's New Year's honours. Link: https://tinyurl.com/MBESpecSort

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Ruth Perrott has been honoured with the award of an MBE in the Queen's New Year's list for her work in supporting visually impaired patients in Africa. More details on the SpecSort web page on this site... https://tinyurl.com/MainSpecSort

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A varied series of meetings with many guest speakers for May, June and July. All meetings will be via the Zoom portal. Some speakers will be from organisations that RYA has grant-aided in recent months. Details from club secretary Dick Powell.

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Rotary York Ainsty membership opportunities are listed and detailed here - click on the image to advance to the detail.

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Team players wanted to join us in our many York community-based projects - with local, national and international benefits. Find out more below.

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Team players wanted to join us to assist us in our many community initiatives - with INTERNATIONAL benefits... Find out more here.

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This photograph shows Kenyan girls proudly displaying their Yorkits hygiene kits. The image was supplied by the 'Educate the Kids' project in Mombassa, Kenya.

Yorkits - making and supplying washable feminine hygiene kits for girls in developing countries

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Eco Angels is a Rotary York Ainsty (RYA) initiative that aims to transform waste plastic into attractive Angels. For a voluntary donation to the Yorkits project (which helps to change lives) RYA is providing basic armature shaped kits.

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A team led by Rotary York Ainsty has been producing non-medical face masks to assist in coping with the Covid-19 pandemic - following UK Government guidelines.

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A York-based organic nursery and craft workshop is providing a safe and secure community working environment for those with learning difficulties.

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Logo of the York Master Boxing Club taken from its web site landing page.

Rotary York Ainsty is getting its gloves on to assist a community boxing club in the city.

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ToyLikeMe is a York-based community-interest company which encourages and influences toy manufacturers to consider disability when designing their products.

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

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Rotary York Ainsty Associate Membership - What is involved - What is expected.

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A photographic record of some visits (both ways) in recent years

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Three examples of how you can assist those less fortunate via Rotary membership

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How to show an interest in joining Rotary York Ainsty - A selection of membership application forms

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Rotary York Ainsty supports Door 84 - a York city centre for youth

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What is Rotary all about? Some interesting facts and figures

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Santa on tour with Rotary York Ainsty Rotarian 'collection Elves' - Peter Kendall, John Merchant, Christine True and John Niklaus.

Follow the travels of Santa as he tours streets and villages of York bringing the Christmas message to local communities.

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A thank-you letter and certificate from School in a Bag.

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An archive of Press Releases circulated to the media of York - including cuttings and links to original documents and resources.

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Yearsley Grove School in Huntington, York support Rotary York Ainsty's Polio Eradication project

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York school pupils aimed for top marks in ingenuity as they swapped their classroom for a design and construction challenge - the RiY Technology Tournament, which was held at the international headquarters of Portakabin, in Huntington, York.

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York Ainsty Rotarian Avtar Matharu is seen with another Marie Curie supporter at York central rail station.

Rotarians and volunteers have been out and about assisting with Marie Curie cancer care collections in York.

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Six Rotary York Ainsty Rotarians tell the story of why they joined the association.

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The heart defibrillator at Copmanthorpe is ready for use, installed courtesy of Rotary York Ainsty.

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A photo-gallery featuring some images taken on the 2018 visit to RYA's 'twin' club in Münster, Germany - Münster St Mauritz.

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Chechelele - the main attraction at RYA's Charter Night with a Difference - WOZA RYA

WOZA RYA - A Charter Night with a Difference - Rotary York Ainsty Charter Night 2018

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Rotary York Ainsty Friends form a vital part of its community structure

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