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A FRESH APPROACH

  Ordinary people giving time to help others help

themselves - locally, nationally and internationally.

 In addition to fund-raising and hands-on projects, we arrange plenty of social events to enjoy as well. MORE...

 

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Contact Us

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023 80 908 434
 
Email:
rcsw70@gmail.com

 

Covid News
STAY SMART - STAY APART

Sunday Aug 8th

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The Next Big Event

  Brave New World 

 We Meet Weekly With Online ZOOM MEETINGS 

   Every TUESDAY at 2pm  

   You are Welcome to Join us   

 For details 

  Contact:- John Parkhouse Tel 02380 908 434  

  Email:-  rcsw70@gmail.com 

SORRY, This year's

40's Extravaganza Concert

 Has been Covid Cancelled

but reset to

26th June next year

 

Meanwhile listen to the

SWING UNLIMITED BIG BAND 

Just Click the above:-  to see and sample last year's event.

  Turn up your sound - sit back and enjoy

A Good Time to Celebrate

 Rotary was founded  116 years ago

Southampton West Rotary Club is celebrating its 51st Anniversary.

There are 1.2 million members in 30,000 clubs worldwide.; United under the motto "Service Above Self"

We are a service club giving our

skills, knowledge and time to help communities,

locally, nationally and internationally

We Welcome 7 new members.

 Sally Randall   ‘I am really looking forward to being an Associate Member of the Rotary, everyone has made me feel very welcome. Hopeful for the New Year when normal service can resume...

 Martin Crawford  Minister of The Salvation Army, previously an IT & Admin Specialist for the RAF. Enjoys most sport (some playing), watching movies and old TV comedy classics.”

 Debbie King   is no stranger to helping in the community, she has a background in the care sector, and her skills will be of help to Rotary as and when her work allows.

 Chris Schulter   is the latest member to join us, he is a professor of economics, who between working in France and Germany, has been a Rotary supporter for many years. 

 John Evett   has a background in Health and Safety, he also became a member in January this year - Welcome John.

 Ruth LeLion and Peter  Green have been staunch Associate Members of the Rotary Club of Southampton West for many years. They have now become full members.

We have Associate and Full Membership Available

Chat to us for details  -  Click for more details

  PURPLE for POLIO PLUS  

Wordsworth Primary School enjoy crocuses planted for Rotary Polio Programme
Wordsworth Primary School enjoy crocuses planted for Rotary Polio Programme

Wordsworth Primary School enjoy crocuses planted for Rotary Polio Programme

Wordsworth Primary School enjoy crocuses planted for Rotary Polio Programme
Wordsworth Primary School enjoy crocuses planted for Rotary Polio Programme

Wordsworth Primary School enjoy crocuses planted for Rotary Polio Programme

Wordsworth Primary School enjoy crocuses planted for Rotary Polio Programme
Wordsworth Primary School enjoy crocuses planted for Rotary Polio Programme

Wordsworth Primary School enjoy crocuses planted for Rotary Polio Programme

Wordsworth Primary School enjoy crocuses planted for Rotary Polio Programme
Wordsworth Primary School enjoy crocuses planted for Rotary Polio Programme

Wordsworth Primary School enjoy crocuses planted for Rotary Polio Programme

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 4,000 crocus corms have been planted in local schools in recognition of Rotary's Purple4Polio campaign to eradicate Polio worldwide.

Purple is the colour of the dye put onto children's fingers who have been vaccinated

 Rotary initially started the

'PolioPlus'  project in 1985, Since then, they with their partners, have reduced the 350,000 cases of Polio detected annually, to just 50 cases in two countries. 

2 out of 3 PolioViruses Eradicated WORLDWIDE

- ROTARY - Helping to Make Things Happen -

   Funds Raising Activities 

   In the 12 months to July 2021   

   You helped us raise £9,695.  

 Thank You. 

 It was distributed to 23 local causes 

  Supporting groups and individuals  

 in multiple ways. 

 Communities function better

 when we helping each other. 

 Thanks to everyone who took part and being so generous 

THANKS TO ROTARY

Speaker's Corner

Join our meetings to listen to interesting and inspiring talks given each month.

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FORTHCOMING EVENTS

AUGUST 10th

Lesley Bestwick

'No Limits' help for local children

with mental problems

Recent Speakers

July  Trevor White - why you should

        'Never trust Your Eyes'

July  Brian Hooper and Peter Hill

           Shirley Men's Shed

June Charlotte Sturgess & Sammii Wood

          The Rainbow Trust Southampton

June   Annie Clewlow

         An update from Communicare 

June   Steve Price

           A performance of impossible 'Magic'.

May   Claire Gradidge 

          Reviewing  her book 'The Unexpected

          Return of Josephine Cox

May    Jono Harvey

           Live tour from St Nicolas Church

May    Derek Kelly

           Restoring an 'Old Rocker'

April   John Miles

          Global Sight Solutions

April   Ranj Parmar and Jo Elliot

          Helping younger Stroke sufferers

Mar   Kathrine Barbour

          Southampton Dementia

Mar    Martin Crawford

          Trekking the Wall of China

Mar  Trevor White

          Art and Perspective through the ages.

Mar  Neil Revell, head of Cedar School

         His vision for Cedar School

Feb  Philip Benstead  

          Anecdotes of Radar development

Feb   Jennifer Knight

          'Hearing Dogs for the Deaf'

Feb  John Parkhouse

         Edward Woodstock ' The Black Prince.'

Jan  Alex Hughes

        Tales from South America.

Dec  Mike Storr

         RC Carlton Masters of Mirth'

Dec. Michelle Sherwood

         Working with vulnerable people.

Nov  Mandy Wiltshire

         Helping people with mental health issues.

Nov:- Jeremy Prescott 

          Poppy; the Miracle flower from Flanders

Oct:- Ruth LeLion

          Favourite art from National Portrait Gallery.

Sept:- Roy Romsey

           Romsey Abbey Stained Glass windows.

Click for images and details from previous talks

  The 70s Club QUIZ NIGHT  

  was an Evening of Convivial Hilarity  

  70s Club News

 The Steve Price

Magic Show

Was an Outstanding Success

Steve did the Impossible

The FREE show raised £500

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Donations were given to Southampton General Hospital Staff Fund

Join us at the next '70s Club' Event

October 18th 2021

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  Join us at the next '70s CLUB' night  

  Tuesday 1st June 2021

    A Zoom Meeting with    

  Magician, Steve Price  

GLOBAL REACH

1.2 million members in 31,000 Rotary Clubs worldwide achieve enormous benefits for mankind.

Rotary members have collectively raised over £350 million specifically to eradicate Polio worldwide, the fund has been added to by WHO and the Gates Foundation. 

Rotary have also organised medical teams to perform a million free cataract eye operations in the developing world.

Click here for MORE... 

    Time for Change...    
  ...Your Loose Change  

 Loose change collected in a Jar for one year.  

will Help Rotary help others.

Encourage your friends to join in.

Together we can do great things.

 

Click here to print labels for jars

Charities
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'Thank You' Banners
Raise £2,100 for NHS  

 

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NEWS FLASH

Pete's Posters Become Collector's Items!

The southern Evening Echo reported that one of Peter's Poster was stolen from Hill Lane.

We hope the thief used it to good effect.

Handmade Banners by New Rotarian Pete Green  
attracted £1,760:00 in sales - plus £340 donations
A brilliant idea of Rotary helping in the community

All Work No Play...

     One of the many attractions of being a Rotary member, is that of fun-raising and fundraising- they feature in equal amounts.

      A programme of social activities ranging from theatre visits and pub boules, to evenings of International cuisine and quiz nights, all of which are regular events.  Click here for MORE...

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