October

Nov 9, 2022 by

We had a lot going on this October, starting with a social and recruitment evening at Breezy Ridge VIneyard Restaurant. We were then treated to a talk from Ian Kellett, secretary of The Shaftesbury & District Historical Society whilst Shaftebury’s RotaKids club launched. Later in the month, we had a fundraising quiz before rounding out with our second business meeting of the month.

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September

Oct 15, 2022 by

A busy month this month, as we began by paying a visit to our twinned town of Heerleen in the Netherlands. We also launched RotaKids Shaftesbury and had our annual golf day. We had our usual business meetings, and finally we bid a sad farewell to Mike Foote.

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August

Oct 15, 2022 by

A quiet month as we bring the summer to a close with our two business meetings, including a talk from Brigadier Geoffrey Ransbury, as well as a visit to the Olive Bowl in Gillingham for their President’s Dinner.

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Shaftesbury Rotary Club’s Statement of Condolence on the Passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II...

Sep 16, 2022 by

It was with great sadness that we learned of the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, whose dedication to humanitarian causes and unwavering commitment to peace and the environment deeply inspired Rotary members around the world, especially those in the Commonwealth countries. The Queen was a supporter of Rotary’s polio eradication and humanitarian missions. She received the Rotary International Award of Honor, the organization’s highest recognition, in December 2013 to celebrate the 60th anniversary of her coronation. Her late husband, Prince Philip, was an honorary member of the Rotary clubs of Kings Lynn, Windsor & Eton, Windsor St. George and Edinburgh. We join the international community in offering our condolences to the Royal Family and His Majesty King Charles III. – Shaftesbury Rotary Club President David...

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