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Clubs Environmental Round-up


See what many clubs in our District are already doing to protect the environment and limit climate change. What will Your club do?

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District 1110 International Newsletter July 2021


Here's the latest District International Newsletter including preliminary arrangements for the 2021 Christmas Shoebox Scheme, the India COVID Relief project and the District International Seminar being held on Saturday 25th September.

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Compliance


See here the latest guidance on compliance and details of upcoming seminars, training, etc

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District Training


This page will feature all upcoming training courses, seminars, etc which are designed to help you in your Rotary work

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District 1110 International Seminar Saturday 25th September 2021


Sat 25th September Join us for the 2021 District International Seminar on 25th September at Mountbatten School Romsey. Besides hearing from a host of excellent speakers you'll be able to see displays from many charities that Rotary has worked with.

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In the next 30 days...

Golf Course

Southampton Magna's Am Am Golf Tournament

Friday 24th September 2021

District Event: Southampton Magna Rotary Club will shortly be holding the Am Am Golf Tournament and welcome entries from Rotary Clubs to join us for this great day in aid of worthwhile causes.

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The Bransgore Rotary Beer Festival

Friday 24th September 2021

RC Bransgore & District An event not to be missed

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District 1110 International Seminar Saturday 25th September 2021

Saturday 25th September 2021

District Event: Join us for the 2021 District International Seminar on 25th September at Mountbatten School Romsey. Besides hearing from a host of excellent speakers you'll be able to see displays from many charities that Rotary has worked with.

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District International Seminar 25th September 2021

Saturday 25th September 2021

District Event: This year's International Seminar will feature a number of key speakers as well as a Charity Trade Fair and some new club international projects - will yours be one?

Rotary - Sponsored International Walk 2021

Friday 1st October 2021

RC Jersey To fund a Pre and Post Natal Clinic

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ROTACON 21

ROTACON 21 A

Saturday 9th October 2021

District Event: Join us on Saturday 9th October at the Marriott Hotel, Portsmouth for this unique conference event which offers everything to enhance your enjoyment of Rotary and derive greater fulfilment from the service you provide to others

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ROTACON 21 B

Saturday 16th October 2021

District Event: Join us on Saturday 16th October at the Holiday Inn, Winchester for this unique conference event which offers everything to enhance your enjoyment of Rotary and derive greater fulfilment from the service you provide to others

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Main Poster

Fun Run 2021

Sunday 17th October 2021

RC Bransgore & District Fun Run 2021

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IMPORTANT NOTICE

The address of this District 1110 website is going to change to

www.rotaryinwessex.org.uk

The new address is already active so please use it in future
The old address (www.rotarywessex.org.uk) will remain active for the time being but will be deactivated shortly

Welcome to Rotary in Central South England, the Isle of Wight and the Channel Islands

  District 1110

Covers most of Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, the Channel Islands, and parts of Dorset and Wiltshire

Welcome to the New Rotary Year which began on 1st July 2020

Welcome to our website, our window that Opens Opportunities for you to get involved in an international organisation that connects you with over 200 countries and has a membership of 1.2 million. 

A website that tells you more about how Rotary in Wessex is inviting you to join or help us build new vibrant, modern, flexible and innovative Rotary and Rotaract for the 21st Century. 

Having just watched the video Rotary is for Communities and after looking more around the website, I hope you will want give it a go. I joined Rotary at the age of 27 years in Aylsham, Norfolk, it has given me endless opportunities to join in with fun activities, give service in my community and meet so many different people from across the globe. It’s given me confidence in public speaking, helped in my career to network with people, enabled me learn how to plan, monitor and through evaluation show impact of my action. Rotary has helped me learn more about different cultures in the world, how I can help with encouraging greater understanding and building peace in my community. Rotary is very much about the more you put in, you will take out so much rich reward and satisfaction that you have made a world of difference. 

I am now honoured to become a leader know as the District Governor and my task with the District Support Team is to help deliver the Rotary international Strategic Plan. This consists of a vision statement: 

Together, we see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change around the world – across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves. 

This is delivered through four priorities: 

·         Increase our Impact (People of Action are effective problem solvers)

·         Expand our Reach (People of Action activate and inspire one another)

·         Enhance participant Engagement (People of Action strive to understand the needs of others)

·         Increase our ability to Adapt (People of Action are innovative, entrepreneurial and resilient) 

I love the story of how Rotary was founded by Paul Harris and how he started a business network because he was isolated in Chicago and it rotated around different offices. I love it that, as well as business, he urged this group to be ethical in their enterprises as he got them involved in service to their community and their customers. I love how the End Polio Now campaign was started, one Rotarian with an idea shared and that idea has grown throughout our 1.2 million network, with determination to see it to the end.

These are the wonderful foundations of a movement that started over 115 years ago, the call by Paul Harris ‘to be evolutionary and sometimes revolutionary’. I love the fact I’m now leading over 2000 members to Grow Rotary for new generations.

So let me invite you to join us as People of Action in Rotary or Rotaract in Wessex. Either join an existing Rotary Club in your town or city or help us build a new venture, like for example a themed Club focused on the Environment or other community issue or be part of our new District Rotaract Network, doing service and having fun locally while being part of a wider network across our area. 

Please complete the CONTACT FORM to discuss further. 

Tim Mason,

District Governor, 2020/21



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