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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Aug 15, 2022 by

We entered July with arguably one of the biggest events of the year, the Gold Hill Festival. We also convened for our usual business meetings with an interesting talk on Henry V and medieval power politics from our guest speaker, whilst we invite you to take a look at an effective approach to charity fundraising from three Rotary clubs in Frome.

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Jul 14, 2022 by

Change is afoot as we enter a new Presidential year at the Shaftesbury Rotary Club. We also received a very kind “thank you” for donations to good causes as well as information on the upcoming RotaKids, Youth Speaks and Young Chef programmes.

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Jun 12, 2022 by

An eventful month that saw the Youth Speaks District Final take place, a battle against the weather with the North Dorset Cycle Ride, our business meetings, including the Club Assembly that saw the plans for the year from the incoming Rotary President plus a thank you from Aquabox.

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May 17, 2022 by

A busy month saw a long-awaited Tapas night, a visit from a guest speaker to talk to us about climate change, our AGM and a special tree-planting as part of the continued build up to Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Jubilee, at Shaftesbury School.

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