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Club Stories

Here is the latest news about our Club.

Another new member of Solihull Rotary Club Satellite Group


Omisona Fasina, who is a psychotherapist, was welcomed to the Club by Solihull President, Monika Badham. 

Satellite Group going from strength to strength


Phil Priest and John Brown from the Satellite Group joined a Solihull Club meeting to tell members all about how they were operating. They explained the philosophy and methods adopted, emphasising the importance of thinking big – we are all members of Rotary and a view was expressed that  we shouldn’t be thinking in terms of individual clubs in  many instances. 

An update on the great work done by Sightsavers International

Alison O'Brien with Rotarian Don Finch

There are 39 million blind people in the world, but 80 per cent<

District Governor John visits Solihull Club

President Monika, DG John and new members Andy and Clive

John Crawford, the new District Governor was the latest visitor to the Solihull club meeting. He inducted our 2 new members, Andy Johnson and Clive Jones John spoke about about his international project – Sand Dams – which provides clean water in many African countries. The particular one that John is involved with is located in Kenya.

Solihull Club again hosts RYLA students from Poland and Czech Republic

visiting the centre of England - one of the students is from Meriden CT!

The RYLA programme is one of the most important projects that Rotary organises for young people, both from the UK and overseas. Rotarians Ian & Sheila Courts, from the Solihull Club have hosted overseas students on a large number of occasions and their latest visitors were Jakub from near Prague, in the Czech Republic, and Matti from Warsaw. The students spend three weeks in the area: the first one with hosts and they do visits to Rotary clubs, look at the local area and cultural and historic attractions.

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