District 1100 eNewsletter #39


Agenda for the District Council Plus on 16 Jan at Chase Hotel, Cheltenham is now on the District Website. Includes sessions on RYLA, Club Visioning and End Polio Now.

Christopher Wilson is now leading Chepstow as their Presidents are currently doing 18 month terms of office.

Thanks to the hard work of Martyn Harwood and his team, the membership directory is now available online.


Carol Stagg has joined Bristol.
Beth Phillip and Shirley Whitten are now members of Cheltenham North. 

has welcomed Richard Williams. 

Brilliant that they are all now Rotarians.

Please tell us and Sue Fitzjohn about your new members.


Saturday 4 May will be the second annual Festival of Rotary.

This year it will be held in regency Cheltenham.

Start thinking and planning now how your Club can get involved.

Polio Promise

Exciting plans are being developed for an auction later in the year to raise funds for End Polio Now.

Please contact DG David if you have any items that could be auctioned or want to get involved.

Watch this space for updates.  


Many congratulations to Stroud member Graham Furley who was awarded the British Empire Medal in the New Years Honours list for services to the community in Stroud.

Less good news followed though as a few days later heartless thieves broke into his home!

Also well done to Martin Burton of Malvern who also received an MBE for services to the charity sector.


Cheltenham Sunrise, North Cotswolds and Severn Vale worked togther to collect about 120 old computers for ITSA Schools for Africa The charity is still particularly short of flat screen monitors.

Hereford Interact raised over £1,800 during 2012 from events including Guess the name of Teddy, Wear what you want day at Halloween and a cake sale.

Rotary International have suggested 7 ways for Clubs to get the best out of 2013.

Why not have a look? 


Registration fee is now £45.       

Bookings for the banquet must be made by 31st January.

Contact Martyn Harwood to reserve your place.

Information on the District Website.


Sandra Davey and the team have just off loaded 22 black bags and 3 big boxes of baby clothes onto Lewis Williams Shoe box lorry. 

Fantastic response from District 1100  and the population of Monmouth and surrounding area.

The public have donated 72  bags full of baby clothes since April. A massive thank you to everyone.

January is Rotary Awareness month. Tell people you know why you are a Rotarian and invite them to join in.

Don't forget to also start thinking about how to make the most of World Rotary Day on 23 February.
Please note that the latest date for copy for the next Rotary 1100 District eNewsletter is 16 January. Send your contributions to the District PR & Communications Team.
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