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September is Basic Education and Literacy Month

Tuesday 1st September 2020 - Sunday 25th October 2020

RC Cleethorpes September is Basic Education and Literacy Month

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Face Masks and Face Shields Donation

Wednesday 16th September 2020 - Saturday 31st October 2020

RC Cleethorpes Face Masks and Face Shields Donation to local charities

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Dinner Postponed
New Date to be Set

The Charity Dinner has been POSTPONED

Thursday 1st October 2020

RC Bradford Blaize A charity dinner is to be held at the Aagrah Midpoint Restaurant at Thornbury Bradford BD3 7AY. The main beneficiary will be the Marie Curie Hospice in Bradford. Ticket prices are £25 per person or £250 for a table of 10. Dress Code - Smart Casual

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Walk for water last year

Last date to Walk for water & raise ££

Monday 5th October 2020

RC Scarborough Cavaliers The walk is 3.6 miles in Wykeham Forest. Respecting the spirit of the latest Covid guidelines it is NOT a 'group' walk. You can walk individually or in your own bubble anytime up to 5 Oct See DETAILS for link to map & more info. Donations close 6 Oct..

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Treasure Hunt

Rotary Treasure Hunt

Sunday 11th October 2020

RC Halifax Calder A day out for ALL the family. Social-distancing exempt!

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World Polio Awareness Day - Saturday October 24th

Saturday 24th October 2020

RC Scunthorpe Pentagon Since 1985 Rotary has been leading the fight to eradicate the World of Polio - In August It was announced Africa was Polio free. Only Pakistan and Afghanistan remain as Polio Outposts.

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Embrace the Opportunities of Change

Throughout the District, members are responding to the challenges we face with new opportunities to grow Rotary and to engage, perhaps in a different way, with those who want to be a part of what we do.

Covid-19 has created many previously unimaginable challenges for all of us, none more so than how we maintain Fellowship within Clubs and engage in raising funds in order to facilitate our work in communities.

I know that there is a great desire to re-establish face to face meetings but also a desire to explore how Club structures can be adapted to create new opportunities for Fellowship and Membership. As with all events, detailed Risk Assessments are vital and Clubs will shortly be circulated with some guidance on RA for Face to Face events.

Change is still all around us and this is likely to be the environment we all have to work in for months ahead. Whilst some ‘lock down’ restrictions have been lifted for much of the District there are some who are living through re imposed restrictions. Clearly, these localised restrictions are going to be a feature for many of us in the future and this makes planning more challenging than usual, yet no less important.

It may not be in the same way that we have been used to, but things are not the same. Let’s embrace the opportunities of change whilst keeping firm in our commitment to Rotary values.

Andrew Bateman, District Governer

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