In the next 30 days...
Friday 6th August 2021
RC West Lakeland Weekly walk every Friday setting off from different locations in the lake district. The walks vary in length and altitude based upon weather conditions starting at approximately 10.30am.
Sunday 8th August 2021
RC Preston South It's Back! The Annual Charity Golf Day at Penwortham Golf Club. A day of fun with lots of prizes and raising money for local charities.
Sunday 8th August 2021
RC West Lakeland A show to celebrate wheeled vehicles from cars bikes and steam engines
Rotary is a global network of 1.2 million neighbours, friends, leaders, and problem-solvers who see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change – across the globe, in our communities, and in ourselves.
Rotary in Cumbria and Lancashire comprises over 1400 members in 63 clubs throughout Cumbria and Lancashire. Rotarians solve real problems through their commitment and vision. Since 1905, Rotary's people of action have used their passion, energy, and experience in order to take action on sustainable projects. From literacy and peace to water and health, we are always working to better our world, and we stay committed to the end.
Rotary members believe that we have a shared responsibility to tackle our world’s most persistent issues. Our 35,000+ clubs work together to promote peace; fight disease; provide clean water, sanitation and hygiene; save mothers and children; support education and grow local economies.
We provide service to others, promote integrity, and advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through our fellowship of business, professional, and community leaders.
We are constantly on the look out for new members of all ages to help support our local and international community projects.
Click on this link for details of clubs in our district.
Rotarians can help eradicate polio while enjoying unique craft gins. Working with Salford with Swinton Rotary, "Passionately Purple Gin", already a firm favourite, symbolising the Polio Campaign Colour, is now joined by the exciting “A Taste of Honey”, a delicately spiced gin which is simply the Bees Knees. A slightly sweeter twist on the Classic Purple Gin, it is infused with Worsley Honey, so you have more choice and more opportunities to help End Polio Now.
Passionately Purple Gin costs £35 for a 70cl bottle plus £4.95 p&p, a donation of £6.20 per bottle going to End Polio Now campaign. A Taste of Honey costs £30 per 50cl bottle plus £4.95 p&p, a donation of £5 going to the End Polio Now campaign. As a special offer, order a case of 6 bottles for free delivery!
Click on this link to download an order form.
Following the recent death of incoming District Governor Ian McTurk's wife, District Governor Welma Robinson has agreed to remain in post until a belated handover at 3.30pm on Wednesday 15 September. The handover will take in the Orangery at The Villa, Levens, near Kendal LA8 8EA. Afternoon tea will be served at £17.95 per head (£20.95 with the additon of a glass of "fizz" or beer). Reservations should be made direct with the hotel on 01539 980980.
DG Ian McTurk, IPDG Welma Robinson, PDG Miles Leadbeater & DGE Kath Bromilow
Incoming Rotary International President urged members to become more involved in service projects, saying that caring for and serving others is the best way to live because it changes not only other people’s lives, but also our own.