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District 1100 eNewsletter #18
ROTARY DISTRICT 1100
eNEWSLETTER
A lovely picture of End Polio Now crocuses on The Downs in Bristol. Very colourful

SEC'S SPOT 
 

District Secretary's notices appear here, and like the District Diary, are on the District Website

District Quiz final is 19 April at Park Hotel, Falfield.

Time is ticking by to enter the Club bulletin competition. To be with DG Martin by the end of this month please.

District Assembly is 28 April at The Chase Hotel, Brockworth. A don't miss event for incoming Club officers. 

NEW MEMBERS

 Karen Beaumont-Wraith has joined Fishponds and     Monmouth have welcomed Rees Rogers, Lynn Gush and Jeremy Gissop

North Cotswolds recently inducted Neil Rimmer and Dan Bacon is now a member of Cheltenham Sparks.

Maggie Coopey, David Johnson and Tony Lawrence are now all members of Gloucester and Roger Hooker has joined Yate.
 
Super that so many people have chosen to join the family of Rotary. 

Please tell us about your new members and  Sue Fitzjohn what your Club is doing to recruit members.

INTERACT
IS SPREADING

Hereford City Club are pleased to announce that they have recently formed a new Interact Club.
The Club has twenty active and keen young members and is based at Hereford Academy.
Well done to President Luke Conod and everyone involved.
Interact is a great format which offers so much to young people. Why not think about forming a Club near you? Perhaps jointly with a neighbouring Club to share the benefits and work? 
Contact District Interact Officer Ken Corrigan to get your Club involved. 

 
CONFERENCE NEWS

Very colourful flyers are now available to help promote the Festival of Rotary. Very full programme for the day, compered by BBC Radio Bristol's Steve Lefevre  is  has now been finalised

See the event's excellent website www.festivalofrotary.com and Facebook page to find out more.

Still plenty of room at the Conference but places are going fast for the Formal Dinner and Bristol Aquarium event.


 

MINI CONVENTION
 

Wednesday 21st March at The Thistle Hotel, Cheltenham - Golden Valley roundabout on A40 (please note that this is a different venue from last time). 

Something for every one to find out more about Rotary including: 
* Pre meeting for Club Health and Safety Officers 

* Announcement of winner of  Club website competition.  
* Update on RIBI restructuring 
* District Budget.

Plus seminars to include updates on D1100 key projects - Caribbean Footcare, Your Green Future and Kids Out.

 


Copies of a  DVD featuring the excellent BBC Fergus Walsh interviews about the Polio vaccination initiative are available from Allan Berry. 

GSE TEAM ARRIVING
29 MARCH


This year's incoming Group Study Exchange Team from Sri Lanka arrive on 29 March and will be with us until 27 April including Conference.

The four team members will be lead by Jameel Ashroff Ali who is a Rotarian from Colombo

GSE Chairman Garth Rymer and his committee have put together a very full and varied programme for our visitors.

Do have a look and make some time to meet our guests. It is always a treat, especially to hear them speak at a District or Club meeting.

YOUTH SPEAKS

Senior Winners were Queen Elizabeth Hospital School, Bristol  (pictured) who were sponsored by Bristol.

Monmouth Comprehensive School sponsored by Monmouth were Intermediate Winners

Both now will represent our District in the National Semi-Final in Stafford on Saturday 24 March.th   sponsored by Monmouth   s .

Please note that the latest date for copy for the next District eNewsletter is 28 March. Send your contributions to the District PR & Communications Team.  www.rotary1100.org
 
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