District 1100 eNewsletter #45


The final of the District Quiz is on 18 April.

In Cheltenham on 27 April is the National Young Chef Final. The same day is the District Assembly at The Chase Hotel, Brockworth.

Allan Berry is now taking bookings for the Festival of Rotary in Cheltenham on 4 May.
The excellent sounding Londonderry Peace Forum is 24 - 26 May.


Gloucester Severn recently welcomed Phil Witcomb.

Richard Prime has joined Hereford City.
It is great to have them both as fellow Rotarians.

Please tell us and Sue Fitzjohn about your new members.

There will be Ads for "We're for Communities" in the following papers on Thursday or Friday of next week: The Gloucestershire Echo, The Citizen, The Bristol Evening Post, Worcester News, Hereford Times and Swindon Advertiser.


The Group Study Exchange Team that will represent our District as part of the exchange with D7730 in South East N Carolina USA leave in early April.

The team leader is Steve Davies from Evesham.

The team will be making presentations at 19 Rotary Clubs during their one month stay, as well as speaking at the District Conference.

More information about the team is on the District website. Please follow their progress here.   

They are very keen that they are given the opportunity to share their experiences when they return, so please contact Steve to arrange a visit and talk.


The final report is now available for this project that was championed by  Martin Greaves during his year as our District Governor.

In total 45 briquette machines have been installed for use by 61 Schools and 9 Youth Clubs.

Young people have learned about the benefits of fuel alternatives to charcoal.
Progress continues by supporting young people with small business initiatives to produce briquettes and create wealth.

More information is available from Martin. Thanks to the 24 Clubs who generously supported this project.


Well done to all the Clubs that have been busy raising funds to End Polio Now. The Zone 3 Clubs together raised a wonderful £1,696 through a Temperance Seven Concert. 61 teams took part in awimathon arranged by Portishead and Hereford Wye Valley held a brilliant sea shanty evening which raised £2,000. 

Worcester Wychavon have arranged for The Flowers Band to perform at Pershore Abbey on 27 April. Details here.

Registrations are now open for Cheltenham Cleeve Vale's always fun dinner and 10th classic car event at Prescott Hill Climb on 11 & 12 May.  Information here.
Please note that the latest date for copy for the next Rotary 1100 District eNewsletter is 10 April. Send your contributions to the District PR & Communications Team.
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