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Heart of England Rotary


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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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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.

Aquabox Fundraising Evening

Club or Group: 
Solihull St Alphege
Date and Time: 
Wednesday, October 14, 2015 - 20:00 - 22:00
Come along for a unique evening of smooth jazz sounds and the vocals from the 1930s throughout the decades.
Location: 
Rowington Village Hall, CV35 7DB
The Giocoso Saxaphone Quintet

In aid of the charity www.aquabox.org.

A special AQUABOX Fundraising Evening - organised by the Rotary Club of Solihull St Alphege.

On Wednesday evening 14th October 2015 at 7.30pm for 8.00pm at the Rowington Village Hall CV35 7DB The evening should close around 10.00pm.

Your Tickets are just £16.00 per person! This includes a Fish and Chip Supper.

We will be entertained by the ladies comprising the renowned GIOCOSO SAXAPHONE QUINTET

Elvis Night

Club or Group: 
Shipston on Stour
Date and Time: 
Friday, September 18, 2015 - 19:30 - 21:45
Dave Gill will organise another wild night of Elvis songs sung by, almost, Elvis himself.
Location: 
Ettington Community centre

Grand Presentation Evening

Club or Group: 
Shipston on Stour
Date and Time: 
Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 19:30 - 21:30
Location: 
The Halford

ShelterBox Operations updates

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Through the personal help of Amarjit Nandra of the Rotary Club of Aston, Keith McDavid has been working very closely with the Sikh Channel Aid; a not for profit TV channel here in Birmingham; which transmits to the Sikh community throughout the UK, Western Europe and Toronto, on channel 840.

Tour d'Ilmington leisure bike ride in aid of Prostate Cancer awareness

Contact: 
Bob Armstrong
Tour d'Ilmington: the Grand Depart

30 cyclists did the 10 mile 'Tour' fun bike ride on Sunday 21st June (Fathers Day) starting and finishing at Talton Mill Cafe beside the River Stour.

Thanks to generous sponsorship as well as the £10 entry fee a substantial amount was raised for Prostate Cancer Awareness, specifically the Graham Fulford Trust.

It was so successful we may do it again next year!

Please phone Bob Armstrong on 07855 744868

Photos: Preparing for the Grand Depart

Rotary Kids Out day at Drayton Manor Park

Rotary 'Kids Out' visit to Drayton Manor Park

 

8th June was the start of “Carers Week” and Drayton Manor opened their Park for a large number of Young Carers from all over the Midlands. Five youngsters from South Warwickshire, plus a Training Assistant and two members of Shipston Rotary  enjoyed a thrilling day out. The enthusiasm of the Young Carers was boundless as they sampled rides all over the park all day.

Nepal Earthquake Appeal

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Following the tragic earthquake that hit Nepal last weekend, Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland has pledged its support to help victims with long term support.

Rotary’s Donation Trust has been set up for the Nepal Earthquake Appeal, which will provide support for sustainable community projects once the immediate emergency has been dealt with.

Your Green Future event in Solihull an amazing success

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Solihull students get ‘green’ at innovative event

Over 400 secondary school students from 20 schools in and around Solihull took part in an interactive ‘green’ event which investigated local sustainable business models and cutting edge technologies.

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