Liz has been a member of the Rotary Club of Dronfield for 7 years. She has been Club Secretary for 6 of those years
Liz has supported many charities and local causes and during Covid lockdown formed 'Dronfield Knitters for the Homeless. This gave people who were on their own to meet (virtually) other knitters.A grant from DCC enabled Liz to buy and distribute wool. The hats/scarves/gloves were donated to Homeless shelters in Sheffield and Chesterfield.
Liz Co-ordinates Santa's Sleigh and has worked to get our local businesses involved both by sponsorship and 'walking the streets with the Sleigh. Raising funds to continue our Charity work in S18 and to respond to disasters overseas.
Liz has been very proactive since Russia invaded Ukraine both with getting grants to support humanitarian work in Ukraine and to support and care for our Ukrainian guests in S18. Liz has worked closely with RC Warsaw Wilenau and a wonderful group of local people who welcomed our guests in to their homes and their hearts.
President Liz is working on a Global Grant from Rotary Foundation to fund a clinic, train staff and purchase a state of the art 3D printer to make prosthetics for those injured in this inhumane war. Liz is asking other UK, European and American Rotary Clubs to join in and make this project a success
Liz is very proud to be a Rotarian and to lead our Club this year
Our International motto this year is 'Create Hope in the World' and we will strive to achieve this during this Rotary year
more Rotary in Dronfield Santa’s Sleigh will operate this year without there being any signs erected as Santa and the Elves have become too old to be climbing lamp posts and the Elf & Safety Person has forbidden them from doing so.
more Two new members for our Club
more Ken Cooke
more The Rotary Club in Dronfield, Derbyshire, welcomed Ukrainian refugee families at an event with face painting, magic, and free SIMs supplied by Vodafone's everyone.connected campaign.
more Anne Chambers was inducted as an Active member of our Club. Her induction took place on Zoom due to Covid 19. Two more members had an induction at our speaker minutes,Jane Greetham and Eva Burton
more We made contact with the Rotary Club of Warsaw Wilanow, Poland, very soon after the war between Russia and Ukraine started. Through them we sent an initial £1000 to help the people of Ukraine.
more Please would you pass on our sincere thanks to the committee for funding our activity day today at Pleasley Vale. We took 10 young people (9 from our estate) and 3 adults. The weather held off for us to do bell-boating (dual hulled canoes), orienteering,
more Getting ready!
more Information for parents
more Dronfield and Covid 19
more Our Club Handover
more A great example of our Community recognising a need and acting on it.
more KickBack Recovery would be very grateful if you would nominate them for one or more of the Community Awards it would be a fantastic way of getting their work recognised and publicised.
more Great presentation today by KickBack Recovery 9 April 2019
more Our Community Litterpick as part of The Great British Spring Clean
more The Rotary Club of Dronfield is hosting an online project on the GlobalGiving platform, hopefully for support by other clubs in our Rotary District.
more The Rotary Club of Dronfield offers the local schools the opportunity to perform to a large audience which is outside of their normal performance areas such as the school hall.
more The Rotary club of Dronfield awards an annual Paul Harris Fellowships to a Rotarian or member of the community who has shown tangible and significant assistance for the furtherance of better understanding and friendly relations among people of the world.
more The Relaunch of the route for the Dronfield Barn Rotary Walk took place on Saturday 12th May2017 Coal Aston Community Centre was the start point and the new Walk Brochure was available. The walk was re-opened by MP Lee Rowley.
more At the 2017 Christmas Lunch held in Dronfield Hall Barn, two members, Sandra and David Cohen were welcomed to the Rotary Club of Dronfield.
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