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Community Service is the opportunity Rotary clubs have to implement club projects and activities that improve life in the local community.

Redditch Sponsorship for 2 Castles Runner

Redditch Runner Ed Roberts

Not being blessed with its own long distance runners, Rotary Club of Redditch turned to the next generation to participate in the 2 Castles Run, which took place on June 9th. Edward Roberts joined the District 1060 team to run on behalf of the Redditch Club, and finished 683rd out of 3388 runners, with a very creditable time of 47 minutes and 47 seconds.

Sponsorship from Redditch raised £300 towards the Rotary Wheel Appeal, which will help to provide specialist wheelchairs for sports men and women hoping to build on the legacy of the 2012 Paralympic Games.

District Executive

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - 19:00 - 21:00

"Your most difficult client is actually your teacher!"

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 Tina Swani, the daughter of one of our members was a "stand in" for another speaker, but I think was recognised by us all as being truly inspirational. She is Chief Executive of St Mary's Hospice in Handsworth,  a director of a housing association and an honorary senior lecturer at a medical school. 

Solihull Rotary - Jubilee Stone "tastes" first snow

Solihull Jubilee Stone in the snow

Following the unveiling of the Jubilee Stone by the Earl of Aylesford in November, when a large number of Solihull Rotarians and friends, along with the Mayor of Solihull, celebrated the Queen's Jubilee, the stone was blessed with the the first snows of the winter! The stone really is in a prominent position at the entrance to Malvern Park, in New Road Solihull.

Stone unveiled at Solihull to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee

Stone to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee

Solihull Rotary Club again made its mark on the Borough, with the unveiling, at the New Road entrance of Malvern Park, of a very substantial and equally splendid stone to celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of our Queen Elizabeth II. This was unveiled by the Earl of Aylesford, with the Mayor of Solihull, Cllr Ken Hawkins, along with President of Solihull Rotary Club, Kate Wild.  A number of Rotarians and guests were in attendance.

The words on the stone read:-

Leamington in Bloom

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 A wonderful talk on Leamington in Bloom was enjoyed by the club and three potential new members.

Droitwich Amateur Boxing Club

Contact: 
Chris Andrews

Droitwich Amateur Boxing Club was formed in 1977 and since 1983 has been operating from its town centre gymnasium on the canalside in Kidderminster Road.

The club has to relocate because

Rotary Come Dancing Gala 23rd November 2012 at National Motor Cycle Museum

An evening of dancing and demonstration with a live band to raise funds for Solihull's new Marie Curie Hospital. Tickets to include a buffet £35

Voluntary Helpers

Contact: 
Webmaster

Many of our prospective members wish to help their community but don't want to go as far as joining Rotary.  They just want to volunteer for events.  This project enables a District register of volunteer opportunities.

Clubs are encouraged to add their own opportunities.  Each entry will automatically have a sign-up form attached.  For more details contact the webmaster.

District Service Projects Committee

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, August 8, 2012 - 19:30 - 22:00
See attached Agenda
Location: 
Arden Hotel, Coventry Road, Bickenhill, Solihull, B92 0EH

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