Rotary Club of Waterlooville Blog

Christmas Activities

We would like to thank all the good citizens of Waterlooville who helped us raise £2,000 for local good causes and charities through the street and ASDA collections. This year we decided to re-instigated our street collections using our sleigh, Joss’s big red tractor, father Christmas and his little (and not so little) Elves. This [...]

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Christmas Party 2011

Well, we had a super Christmas Party on Tuesday!  Along with family and friends we enjoyed a lovely Christmas Dinner at the Mead End Inn, complete with balloons, party poppers, streamers and much, much more.  One guy at the party was celebrating a special birthday and treated us all to wine to celebrate – how [...]

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Paul Harris Fellowship Award

On the 29 November, our President presented the Paul Harris Fellowship Award to Frank Reynolds for his outstanding support to our club, our local community, fellowship and international projects within Rotary. He was instrumental in partnering with The News in the “Grant A Wish” scheme when two pen friends on either side of the “Iron [...]

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November 5th – Guy Fawke’s Night

Well it’s Bonfire Night again, it comes around each year with frightening speed!  We had our party, complete with hot dogs, burgers and lots of fireworks.  Although it was a cold night, everyone enjoyed themselves thoroughly and we’re all looking forward to another bonfire party next year! This morning we were busy sorting out boxes [...]

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November Activities

It’s getting to that time of year again.  Everyone is rushing about trying to get everything done before Christmas!  Rotary is no exception.  This week, we have the usual meeting on Tuesday but a busy week follows.  On Friday, we are collecting shoe boxes from schools around Waterlooville, we then drop them off at the [...]

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MONDAY 24 OCTOBER 2011 IS WORLD POLIO DAY

Internationally, Rotary Clubs have worked tirelessly to buy and administer the vaccine to eradicate polio worldwide. In fact, this has almost been achieved! Members of some Rotary Clubs are going to India this month to help with the National Immunisation Day. The Rotary Organisation pledged to end polio in 1985 and with the help of [...]

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District Conference – Eastbourne 2011

President Neil Clifton together with four of our club members and their partners attended the 81st Annual conference of the Rotary Wessex District in Eastbourne over the weekend of the 14 to 16 October 2011. 76 of the 77 club in the Rotary Wessex District attended. The theme of the conference was “What will be [...]

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Southdowns Challenge Cyclo Sportive 2011

We would like to thank all who took part on Sunday in our Cyclo Sportive and what a fantastic day it was! Over £5,000 was raised for our charity “Action For Blind People”, which is part of the RNIB, and other charities being personally sponsored by some of the riders.

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District Governor’s Visit

  We had a fun evening on Tuesday, Caroline Millman, our District Governor came to our meeting as did several visitors from the Rotary Club of Havant.  We chatted about the changing face of Rotary and bringing it more in line with 2011 thinking.  Rotary is a forward looking organisation and the biggest charity in [...]

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New and improved website

Welcome to our new website. We hope you like it. Feel free to explore and if you like what you see, why not come and meet us at the Mead End in Denmead on a Tuesday evening. You can contact us through the ‘join us’ page.

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