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Community Service

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

Support for St Basils charity

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At a recent meeting of our Club, Ann Morton from homeless charity St Basils gave a presentation on the work of the charity, operating in Birmingham and in Redditch. St Basils works across the West Midlands with young people aged 16-25 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness, and Ann's presentation outlined the impressive scope o


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 Strange as it may seem, the photograph does not show two old tramps who have found a new home and a bottle of bubbly to celebrate, it is actually Past President Alan Millichip and Rotarian Ian Watkins celebrating the relaunch of Foley Infants' School's Goodfriendship. It started life as a 6' by 8' shed on the school field. A prow and stern were added and it became a play area for children. Sadly, over the years the roof leaked and the paint peeled and it was no longer a suitable place for children to play.

Kid's Out Day a Great Success

 In June this year the turn out for Kid's Out Day was the largest ever for our Club to support. 182 Children went to Drayton Manor and were thrilled with rides they otherwise may never have had the opportunity to experience. Schools involved were Brays Road, Hallmoor, Forest Oak and Merestone. Feedback from the children was very positive, and this annual event will remain a prime feature in our calender. 

Birmingham Children’s Hospital Cancer Appeal

The following is circulated with permission of DG Bryan.  Please see the BCH web site or log on to see the attached PDF Leaflet and Letter.

"I am the community fundraiser for Birmingham Children’s Hospital and I would like to introduce Heart of England Rotary Clubs to our Children’s Cancer Centre Appeal.

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