The Rotary Club of Southampton West is a small friendly service club formed in 1970.
hence the name of the website - rcsw70.org
The Club currently has 29 members, whose projects annually raise in excess of £9,000 in support of local good causes.
There are 8 Rotary clubs in the Southampton area - 33,000 clubs worldwide
Things We Do
Causes we support:-
Aquaboxes for overseas disasters
Cedar School for Special-Needs children
CLIC Sargent Home from Home Appeal
Countess Mountbatten Hospice
Piam Brown children's oncology ward
Southampton Schools' Rock Challenge
Mock Interview techniques for school leavers
Social events we enjoy:-
Theatre trips, - Boules - Quiz evenings -
70 Club activities and much more.
Interesting speakers at our weekly lmeetings. See our diary.
To join us at one of our weekly
Internet Zoom meetings
or to contact us for more
Click Contact Us
Top Fund Raise Award
We were presented with the 'Top Fund Raiser' certificate at a recent meeting in recognition of our various fund raising projects supporting the Countess Mountbatten Hospice.
New associate members
Become an Associate Member of Rotary
Southampton West Rotary Club has introduced Associate Membership for those people with limited time but with a desire to join an international organisation which puts something back into society, at local, national and international level.
There is no subscription nor membership fee payable during the first two years.
An associate member is entitled to attend the club’s social and lunch meetings, and join in any charitable activities as and when you can afford the time,
We meet weekly for a reasonably priced meal at The Concorde, Stoneham Lane, Eastleigh.
There are currently six Associate members,
Feel free to join us in 2020.
Call John for details:- 023 80 908 434
Norman invasion of Australia
Members Mary and Norman invaded Australia, but were captured to help out at an Australian Rotary event - Mary manned a stall and Norman tried the burgers.
Time to Relax
Members gathered for a social evening of boules at the 'Royal Oak' pub -one of many regular social get-togethers.
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Rotary Members and guests enjoy a Boules and Booze evening at the Royal Oak.
Light Hearted Moments
This month saw Secretary Nigel Riches being unknowingly recognised as a 'Saint' - fallen or otherwise.
Members gather to mourn the passing of Fred Effigy, who ducked out at the Cedar School Fair..
Fred, along with common sense, will be sadly missed.
The end is nigh!
A collection of photographs from the
Rotary Big Band Concert
Book Now for next year's
'Fabulous 40s' Big Band Concert
Sunday 26th June 2022 at The CONCORDE Eastleigh.
Fun, Food, Music & Friendship.
Tickets from 023 80 908434 & 01489 795694
Patrick Piero leading his 16- strong band at the Rotary Club's 'Fabulous 40s' summer event in the grounds of the the Concorde Club Eastleigh
Jitter bugging the day away at the Rotary Club 'Roaring 40s' open-air summer event at the Concorde Club Eastleigh.
JOIN US - Become a Rotarian
We’re looking for men and women of all ages and backgrounds to join us either as volunteers, members or both. You can use your time, talents, professional skills and energy to improve the lives of people in our local communities and around the world.
You can enjoy business networking, personal development, meeting new friends, having a great deal of fun and experiencing the fulfillment that comes from achieving something worthwhile.
As Rotarians we share the belief of:
'The Four-Way Test' in the things we think, say or do:
Is it the TRUTH?
Is it FAIR to all concerned?
Will it build GOODWILL & BETTER FRIENDSHIP?
Will it be BENEFICIAL to all concerned?
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Club Activities and Events
St James Park International Day
This was one of numerous opportunities to support our local community.
The ever-smiling Rotary member Christine gave out useful information about the Rotary activities around the world.
Children had a whale of a time throwing hoops at the Rotary 'Stone the Crows' scarecrow.
Big Band Concert
Planting crocuses and building bird boxes at special needs school
Mock Trials and Job Interviews
Help in the community
Supplying stalls and manning stands at Charity Events