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District 1100 eNewsletter #35
ROTARY DISTRICT 1100
eNEWSLETTER

SEC'S NEWS

For 2013/14 an Assistant Governor for the Bristol Zone and a Chair for the Community / Vocational Committee are being sought. Contact Jan Harris to get involved or find out more.

NEW MEMBERS

Chris Moore is now a member of Swindon Thamesdown.
 
We welcome him to Rotary.

Please tell us and Sue Fitzjohn about your new members.

50 YEARS
OF INTERACT

During the recent World Interact Week, Clubs around the world celebrated the programme's fiftieth anniversary.

Ken Corrigan is asking Clubs in D1100 to take part in a half yearly review of Interact by completing a questionnaire which is on the District website. 

2013 & 2014

Alan Martin and his team are busy reviewing the feedback from participants and Rotary Clubs following the very successful 2012 Rotary Youth Leadership Awards course.

Please let Alan know by the end of Nov if you feel a video about RYLA would help your Club recruit. 

Also contact Alan if your Club would like the one remaining place for the 2013 course which will start on 30 July.

 ENVIRONMENT IS FLOURISHING!

Model Climate Conferences will take place on Dec 4 in Kingswood and Dec 5 in Cheltenham.

They coincide with the International Conference in Doha, Qatar and will be ‘Pan European’ in that it is planned to link them to events in the Czech Republic and Poland.


Some seats will be available for observers from the clubs that have sponsored them.  





Your Green Future events are being planned in Bath / Bristol and Gloucester in March and in June at Worcester University. 

Aiming to have 4-500 13-19 year old students at each event.


Clubs will be invited next month to sponsor these events, to encourage schools to participate and in mentoring and general support on the day.




Contact Roger Perrin for more information about these innovative and exciting events which are a great way to engage, inform and inspire young people.

EXCHANGE WITH AUSTRALIA

Alan Martin is offering a unique opportunity for just 6 couples to experience local hospitality ahead of the Rotary International Convention in Sydney in June 2014.

More information here.   

BRISTOL AZTEC
IN THE NEWS

Bristol Aztec recently held an awareness event at a shopping centre.

A local paper picked up on this and gave the Club extensive press coverage.    

TURNING THE VISION INTO REALITY

The presentation from the recent qualifying workshop is now on the District Website.

Lots of information and how to sign up to an informative newsletter is on the RI pages.

MORE BABY
CLOTHES SUCCESS

Clubs have been busy collecting baby clothes and shoes to be sent to NE Romania.

Monmouth alone has sent about 70 bin liners full.

More information here or from Sandra Davey who is very keen to be able to dispatch even more.

DATABASE
MOVES ON

 
The recent training  seminar for the Membership Directory Extension was attended by 50% of the clubs in District.

All clubs now need to check their data on the database , amend and update it by 8 December 2012.

Details of what needs doing is in the MDE Help section of the D1100 website

Clubs who have not advised who their 2 MDE coordinators are should do so immediately.

Contact Martyn Harwood who is leading this project.
Please note that the latest date for copy for the next Rotary 1100 District eNewsletter is 21 November. Send your contributions to the District PR & Communications Team.  www.rotary1100.org
 
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