Heart of England Rotary
The District brings together 63 Clubs and some 1,650 Rotarians in an area centred on Birmingham and the West Midlands and including parts of Warwickshire, Worcestershire and Staffordshire. From Lichfield in the North to Shipston-on-Stour in the South, from Rugby in the East to Bewdley in the West we serve those multi-racial communities which are truly at England's heart.
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2nd July 2017 10:0 am from Newbold-on-Stour Village Hall
Last year nearly 200 cyclists took part and it was a great family day out. The unique blend of 2 rides includes the same 10 mile flat/family ride, as last year, with refreshments half way round, and an 'undulating' ride of more than 30 miles for the more experienced cyclist.
Who are the workers this Month?
It is the members of the Rotary Club of Lichfield at their weekly meeting. They compete for each others attention, attempting to get the show on the road.
ORGANISED BY SHIPSTON ROTARY, part of the Woolly Weekend. On the Sunday afternoon before the main Wool Fair event on Bank Holiday Monday, a light-hearted afternoon of hymns, songs, poems and music. Local community groups will be invited to choose a favourite hymn or read a poem; local musicians, along with students from Shipston High and Primary Schools, will all play a part. Afternoon tea and delicious homemade cake. Donations will be divided between St.Edmunds and Shipston Rotary Charities.
The Autumn edition of District 1060's International Newletter features;
- Aqua Box
- The Donations Trust
- Club news
- The Guatemala Literacy Project
- Abesu Woman's Housing Co-operative - Zambia
- Bwengu Project - Malawi
- Rotary District 1060 International Projects Conference 2016
- The Big Give 2016
The Foundation page features; Rotary Ride 2017, Purple4polio and a Global Grant Project in Korea.
Enjoy the read!
What is Dragon Boat Racing?
Dragon Boat Racing is an ancient Chinese tradition over 2000 years old and one of Britain’s most competitive water sports. It is a great way to raise money and it is spectacular, colourful and exciting fun.
Last weekend the President of the Rotary Club of Solihull St Alphege, Nav Sharma and his wife Tracy, warmly welcomed as their guests Rtn Benno Stinner, President of the Rotary Club of Stade, in Lower Saxony, Germany, his wife Gabi together with 7 other Stade Rotarians.
Keith McDavid – Rotary Club of Knowle and Dorridge
You may recall we arranged to get some pencils for the above charity from Workington Rotary Club which relations of Tom collected from Whitehaven and Tom collected from them and brought the pencils to Knowle. Well the pencils have now arrived in Uganda free of any transport costs, as they were included in a container that included a generator that was being donated by a local company that supports the Zuri Project. So all in all this was a win, win situation for everybody.
In April 2015, an earthquake of 7.6 on the Richter scale struck the historic district of Gorkha in Nepal, northwest of Kathmandu. Over 9,000 lives were lost and estimated 8 million people, almost one-third of the population, have been impacted by the earthquake.
Members of the Rotary Club of North Worcestershire, together with the Rotary Club of Damauli in Nepal, decided the best way to provide support was to help fund the reconstruction of the devastated Community Centre in the rural area of Dharmpani, Tanahun West Nepal; the epicentre of the earthquake.
AquaBox has recently received the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service 2016. This is the highest award given to local volunteer groups in the UK to recognise outstanding work done in their own communities. It is the MBE for volunteer groups!
The trustees would like to thank all those who have supported AquaBox over the years and made this recognition possible.