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District 1190 Governor July 2024 - June 2025

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Proms in the Park - Clitheroe Saturday 13th July 2024

Saturday 13th July 2024

RC Church & Oswaldtwistle If the weather is suitable; a pleasant informal afternoon awaits you at the Castle Park fields, Clitheroe. Bring your picnic and a glass or two of bubbly! Clitheroe Rotary - is stewarding the event.

Music at Hollowforth Hall - Organised by Preston Rotary Saturday 13th July 2024

Saturday 13th July 2024

RC Church & Oswaldtwistle Just to Note: this is an opportunity for a delightful picnic in the garden of a large house, with music and a grand firework display to complete the evening—main organiser is Preston South Rotary.

200 years of RNLI by Captain Dave, RNLI, Fleetwood

Wednesday 17th July 2024

RC Poulton-le-Fylde We are looking forward to an interesting talk by Captain Dave from Fleetwood RNLI talking about 200years of their amazing work at our next meeting on Wednesday 17th July at Shovels Hambleton.

Shorts Flying Boat Presentation

Thursday 25th July 2024

RC Ambleside Kirkstone Local stories and voices from the archive of those working and living at the Shorts Flying Boat Factory on Windermere during WW2

Charity Golf Day 2024

Friday 26th July 2024

RC Penrith The tournament is an AM/AM stableford competition for teams of four with the two best scores counting on each hole. Handicap allowance will be 100% of full handicap up to a maximum of 24 strokes for men and 36 for ladies.

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Rota Duck

VIRTUAL DUCK RACE - BUY YOUR DUCKS NOW!

Thursday 1st August 2024 - Sunday 4th August 2024

RC Leyland 1st-4th AUGUST - £3 each. RAISING MONEY FOR LANCASHIRE MIND AND LOCAL GOOD CAUSES. Click on ‘Details’ for further information and to buy your duck.

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Dalston Show stand

Dalston Show

Saturday 10th August 2024

RC Carlisle Come and have some fun with 'Splat-the-rat', the 'Human Fruit Machine' and 'Guess the combo' at our stand in the show field

Welcome to Rotary in
Cumbria and Lancashire

Celebrating the Magic of Rotary

Rotarians around the world are celebrating the beginning of a new Rotary Year, and with it their own internal theme for 2024 -2025.   Rotary International President Stephanie Urchick in announcing the 2024-25 presidential theme is The Magic of Rotary  called on members to recognise and amplify the organisation’s power to save lives.

The Magic of Rotary

She said “It’s up to you. You create the magic with every project completed, every dollar donated, and every new member.”

“The plan is all about building on our best ideas, not abandoning them. We face a tough balancing act. We must change ourselves and stay true to who we are.”

Rotary’s Action Plan looks at finding a balance between continuity and change, and continuing its work for peace.  Urchick also reiterated Rotary’s commitment to eradicating polio, a project that it began in 1985 and where polio is now only endemic in two countries in the world. 

Our own District Governor for Cumbria & Lancashire in 2024-2025 is Kath Robinson. 

IPDG Pam and DG Kath

Image : Immediate Past District Governor Pam Holgate (on left) passing the Chain of Office to District Governor Kath Robinson 30 June 2024

Kath says “ I want to  help and support our wonderful existing Rotarians and future Rotarians to seek flexible options to meet, work with amazing projects and gain better understanding about the opportunities available.”  Her goals for her year as District Governor include growing Rotary in Cumbria and Lancashire and providing support to the District Team.   

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