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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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The Guatemala Literacy Project 2015/16 Global Grant Campaign

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The latest GLP Annual Report makes excellent reading & reveals the great success of the 2014/15 campaign, to which 3 of our D-1060 Clubs contributed (Kenilworth, Rugby Dunsmore & Tamworth). It will enable the substantial & worthwhile work of the Project to continue & develop further.

The new campaign has now been launched & we aim to improve on last year’s success.

Dragon Boat Racing

Club or Group: 
Edgbaston Convention
Date and Time: 
Sunday, July 19, 2015 - 10:00 - 16:00
The Rotary Clubs of Edgbaston Convention and Birmingham Breakfast are holding a charity Dragon Boat Race Day
Location: 
Edgbaston Reservoir, Birmingham B16 9EE

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.

Shipston Rotary Community Songs of Praise

Club or Group: 
Shipston-on-Stour
Date and Time: 
Sunday, May 24, 2015 - 15:00 - 16:00
An enjoyable light-hearted afternoon of music, song, readings and poems coinciding with the Church Flower Festival and the ‘Wool Fair Weekend'.
Location: 
St Edmund’s Church Shipston on Stour

Schools and community groups with a Rotary connection are invited to choose a favourite hymn or song or reading, or to play a musical instrument/s.

To be followed by afternoon tea served at the back of the Church   

Devastation caused by Cyclone PAM in Vanuatu

Cyclone PAM has caused mass devastation in the archipelago of Vanuatu. Within days Rotary Box Schemes have gone into action to help deliver shelter, water filters and humanitarian aid to the islands.

As of today 17th March 2015, only military flights are allowed in with all commercial flights on hold.

Knowle & Dorridge Pro-Am Competition

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A successful Pro-Am Golf competition was once again held at Copt Heath Golf Club when £8000 was raised in support of local charities.  Presentations were made to both Acorns Children's Hospice and Dream Makers each receiving £2500.   Our thanks to all those who supported us and gave us sponsorship to make this such a successful event.

Rotary Cotswold Walk

Club or Group: 
Shipston-on-Stour
Date and Time: 
Sunday, May 3, 2015 - 10:00 - 14:00
The 25th Annual Cotswold Walk - 7 mile walk with spectacular views over four counties. The walk is through gently undulating countryside, suitable for both the casual and serious walker, or it could even be your first time
Location: 
Foxcote Hill Ilmington, near Shipston on Stour. CV36 4LD

Walking in the Cotswolds

Troop Aid Spring Ball

Date and Time: 
Friday, May 22, 2015 - 19:30 - 23:00
We are holding a SPRING BALL to raise funds for the charity TROOP AID who do a tremendous job helping our troops.
Location: 
National Motor Cycle Museum

Tickets on sale now at £40.00 each.

We are holding a SPRING BALL to raise funds for the charity TROOP AID who do a tremendous job helping our troops.

KINVER ROTARY CLUB'S SPONSORED SLIM UNDER 'WEIGH'

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Eleven brave souls stood on the scales as the Kinver Rotary Club sponsored slim started with a weigh-in on January 3rd. Three ladies and eight men, ranging in weight from 10 stones 11 lbs to 16 stones 2lbs and totalling 150 stones 8 lbs between them started their six week slim to raise funds for transport to get poorer children from Rohtak in India into education. The weigh-out will be on February 14th, so the slimmers will be able to enjoy a glass or two of bubbly with their Valentine!

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I give below a brief description of Warwick Rotary Club's plans: -

There have been cultural links between Warwickshire and Bo for the last four years, including teacher exchanges, and school project support from Leamington and Warwick Rotarians, led by a Leamington based charity which promotes educational and vocational links.  The link between Warwick and Bo is therefore established.

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