Llandudno Rotary – the Year Ahead
On Tuesday, 27th June, 23 Rotarians and friends dined at the Maesdu Golf Club before hearing from incoming President Tris Owen about his plans for the Club for the Rotary year to 30th June 2024
Tris, our youngest President ever, at 34, struck a poignant note as he began by asking all present to observe a moment’s silence for Alan Guinn, our outgoing President, whose untimely death last month shocked us all
Tris outlined his ambition of holding on to all that’s good about Rotary whilst at the same time embarking on some structural and procedural changes to achieve more
His presentation, which can be seen here in full https://tinyurl.com/2023ClubAssembly outlined the path ahead, comprising
An over-arching “Community” theme
Continued support for each of
Hope Restored food bank
Partnering with Friendswood Rotary, Texas to support Ukrainian refugees
Partnering with Sea Point Rotary, Cape Town to support the Illitha pre-school project
Encouraging existing and new Members to suggest new projects (local or not) close to their heart
Working better together
A Club Mission Statement
A more clearly defined structure
Tightly run business meetings
The clarity of new templates for each of project management and reports
Continued weekly meetings that are a mix of informative speakers, business meetings social occasions and a monthly “no agenda” meeting” where anything goes
Growing the membership of the Club itself and also that of Friends of Rotary
Initiating a new category of “Corporate Membership” that will appeal to businesses
A greater physical presence in and around the town, including Road Show presentations
more Rotary is in mourning for our beloved President Alan Guinn, who died on 15th May. Alan had been unwell for a time but his departure has come as a shock to us all
more Our opportunity to show appreciation to all the collection point partners for their invaluable support to the "Hope Restored" Foodbank
more Highlights of our recent Charter Night
more On Tuesday 4th April 2023, the Rotary Club of Llandudno held an evening talk at Maesdu Golf Club on the work of "TVConwy". 19 members and friends attended the event.
more The Rotary Club of Llandudno held a collection outside Marks & Spencer, Parc Llandudno on Saturday, February 11th to raise funds for ShelterBox, a partner of Rotary.
more At a most engaging talk at the Maesdu Golf Club. Rae Lewis outlined the proposed 2024 #LASTPOLE expedition to the least accessible point in the Arctic. The talk was attended by 17 Rotarians and friends
more 9 6th C H A R T E R N I G H T Friday 31st March 2023 – 7pm for 7.30pm meal Colwyn Bay Cricket Club, Penrhyn Avenue, Colwyn Bay LL28 4LR £28 – formal dress Speaker – Cllr. Ian Turner – “The Magic of a Cheese Sandwich”
more On the 7th of February 2023, the Club held an evening event at the Maesdu Golf Club that featured a talk by Cllr Emily Owen, who is the Deputy Leader of Conwy CBC.
more A small group of Llandudno Rotary Club Members, led by Rtn. Mike Perry, is planning and co-ordinating initiatives designed to help the refugees feel welcome and integrate them into the community.
more Rotary says "Thank you" to the kind people of Conwy who have taken in refugees from war-torn Ukraine
more Founded 100 years ago (their centenary inspired the presentation of a bench and two trees to the town’s Happy Valley Park) the Soroptimists have had a presence in the UK for 80 years, Soroptimists seek to support women and girls globally.
more Be involved in your local Rotary Club and be kept informed of what's happening - ideal for anyone wanting to support what Rotary does from time to time but without regular commitment or any expense
more On Tuesday, 19th July, 10 Rotarians and their friends/partners were shown aroun by Dawn Lancaster, the Museum’s proud Museum Director and Curator. In the time we had, she was able to show us just a fraction of the 9,000 artefacts
more Cllr. Ian Turner reprised his 1996 adventure with a skip he drove from Land's End to John o' Groats
more On Tuesday, 7th June,,after dining at the Maesdu Golf Couse (highly reccommended!) 21 Members and friends sat back to enjoy talks from two very different public-spirited people – the common ground is that they are both driven by a passion for what they do
more Llandudno Rotary provides a day out at Bodnant Gardens to residents of St David's Hospice
more Llandudno Rotary hosted another successful "Know Your Blood Pressure" Day
more Llandudno Rotary was pleased to review where donations totalling over £6,000 were made during 2017
more Each year, Llandudno Rotary organizes a day out for any of the patients at St David’s Hospice that feel able to travel
more Every year since the turn of the century, the Rotary Club of Llandudno has made an annual presentation to a person or group who has clearly made a contribution to the social fabric of the town by working tirelessly to address some social need.
more Knights in shining armour needed to make a Great Day Out
more Llandudno Rotary heard from the Hope Restored charity about their work
more Llandudno walks by the side of Mike and Jules Peters in their cancer fundraising walk across North Wales
more Llandudno Rotary welcomed RNLI Llandudno
more Recognition of help for victims of Chernobyl
more Llandudno Rotary has donated another defibrillator to the local community - this time in Craig y Don
more Llandudno Rotary helps over 45 people check their blood pressure
more Supporting the annual visits to Llandudno of children from Chernobyl
more Annual Visit for Patients and Carers