April

Apr 30, 2017 by

April was another busy month for the Rotary club, as we welcomed two new members Tim Cook and Dave Britton to the club. We had the annual Young Chef competition which is supported by various Rotary clubs and we also welcomed our Heerlen friends over to stay with us for a weekend, where we toured the SS Great Britain and also visited Haines Motor Museum.

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March

Apr 2, 2017 by

March was an excellent month here at Shaftesbury Rotary. We enjoyed a fantastic evening at the dog racing in poole (although none of us were very good gamblers!) which was great fun and something different. We also started a fantastic new project looking at a potential speedway track here in Shaftesbury thanks to Graham Sutton of Poole Speedway.

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February

Mar 3, 2017 by

In February we enjoyed a wonderful talk from Shaftesbury Youth Club and also with Gerald Tagg about the local talking newspaper for blind people. Our incoming president Trish Lever also met with some nearly 70 Rotary Clubs where we received praise for our excellent website. We also discussed upcoming social events for 2017.

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January

Jan 31, 2017 by

Happy New Year to you all! January is always a quiet month and we didn’t have our first meeting until the 23rd. This was mainly a catch up to discuss what we will be doing in 2017. We had a wonderful evening celebrating Burns Night with kilts and haggis a’plenty!

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December

Dec 25, 2016 by

Merry Christmas to you all! A surprisingly busy month for the Rotarians! Our defibrillator demo evening was a great success and thank you to those that attended. We also had our end of year Christmas party at the Olive Bowl in Gillingham which was a great night.

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November

Nov 30, 2016 by

November was an enjoyable month as we enjoyed an evening of musical talent from our very own Rotarian Bob Shearn, we also had a fantastic evening at the local fire station which gave us the chance to try out some of their equipment, and we also did our yearly collection of charity shoeboxes.

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