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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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Knowle & Dorridge Annual Pro-Am Golf Competition

Club or Group: 
Knowle and Dorridge
Date and Time: 
Monday, June 13, 2016 (All day)
ROTARY CLUB OF KNOWLE & DORRIDGE ANNUAL PRO-AM GOLF COMPETITION
Location: 
COPT HEATH GOLF CLUB, KNOWLE
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The Rotary Club of Knowle & Dorridge are pleased to announce they will be holding their Annual Pro-Am Charity Golf Competition on Monday 13 June 2016 at Copt Heath Golf Club. This is being held in association with the PGA and with thanks to our main sponsors, namely Farmfoods, Stanley & Co (Solicitors) and Sodi-Tech. Each team will consist of 1 professional and 3 amateurs. There will be lunchtime refreshments and in the evening, a dinner with a raffle and auction. The proceeds will be donated to Newlands Bishops Farm, being part of the Family Care Trust.

Tour d'Ilmington (David Lockwood Memorial Cycle Ride) 3rd July 2016

Contact: 
Bob Armstrong

The inaugural Tour in 2015 was a great success and the plans for a much bigger and better Tour are well advanced. More details to follow.

Fresh Water for Kititi in Uganda

Vice President inaugurates water bore hole

The village of Kititi in south-east Uganda now has clean water for the first time, thanks to funding provided to Planting for Hope Uganda by Kinver and Bewdley Rotary Clubs, supported by a matching grant from Rotary District 1060. Until now the villagers have had a long walk to fetch and carry filthy unhygienic water back to the village.

ROTARY CLUB OF SOUTHAM CHARITY GOLF DAY

Club or Group: 
Southam
Date and Time: 
Thursday, June 2, 2016 (All day)
Our first ever charity golf day will be held at Feldon Valley Golf Club on Thursday 2nd June. It will be an 18-hole Stableford Competition in teams of 3 with prizes for nearest the pin on par 3’s, teams and individual scores. The entry fee of £120 for teams of 3 or £40 for individuals includes a buffet from the club restaurant. Proceeds to Cancer Research UK, SSAFA, Acorns Children’s Hospice, ShelterBox and other charities supported by our club. For full details see the attached poster and entry form.
Location: 
Feldon Valley Golf Club, Sutton Lane, Lower Brailes, Banbury OX15 5AW
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Clent Hills Rotary supporting Stroke Association

Club or Group: 
Clent Hills
Date and Time: 
Sunday, March 13, 2016 - 09:30 - 13:30
Clent Hills Rotary is supporting the Stroke Association for the 5k and 10k Fundraising Run at Hagley Hall on 13 March. The event takes place in the wonderful historic Hagley Park which is being restored by Lord Cobham. Although it is a challenging cross country course for serious club runners, it will be enjoyed by 5k joggers or walkers raising funds for the charity. The Clent Hills Club will be Course Marshals and help in local publicity.
Location: 
Hagley Hall, Hagley, DY9 9LG
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Civic Breakfast

Club or Group: 
Birmingham Breakfast
Date and Time: 
Friday, February 5, 2016 - 07:30 - 08:45
Civic Breakfast
Location: 
The ICC, Birmingham.

All are welcome to come along on Friday 5th February to The ICC when  the Lord Mayor, Councillor Raymond Hassall, will be joining us for breakfast - 7.15 for 7.30am. Please contact President Chris Gregory to confirm attendance and notify any special requirements.

Contact details:

E-mail - chrisgregory2@talktalk.net

Tel - 0121 434 3153

 Mob - 07876 513712

Santa and friend

Santa and friend

The map in the Forum journal showing where Santa would be going must have been a good idea because lots of children came out to see him.

We are all children at heart and Santa is with one of the 'older children'.

There are enormous demands on our hard earned cash at this time of year and yet the good and generous folk of Shipston always dig deep into their pockets, even deeper than last year, to support the mainly local charities and good causes Rotary supports. We are so very grateful and so are the good causes we support

 

Rota Kids in Rugby

Presentation of the awards.

The Rotary Club of Rugby Saturday Breakfast recently celebrated the charter of the first Rota Kids Club at Eastlands Primary School  Rugby.

Following on from collecting their Young Citizen award in Birmingham,  for writing, recording, acting and filming their own DVD on Cyber Bullying the School now holds fortnightly Rota Kids meetings.

Rotarians from the club and District Governor Elect, Peter Roberts, attended the school assembly to present the children with their certificates.

Rotary success at Morton Stanley Festival

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Despite the inclement weather, which kept people away on the Sunday afternoon, our stalls at Morton Stanley Festival raised over £800 for our local charity, St. Basil's. Morton Stanley  is a free community festival which attracts many thousands of visitors of all ages and backgrounds, and this year's event provided a great oppportunity to raise the profile of Rotary in the town.

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