May 1, 2020 by

March began with a talk on the Charity Horatio’s Garden as well as Mock interviews at Shaftesbury School. Mid-month, as the Covid-19 pandemic progressed, the tough decision to cancel Monday meetings and events was made so as to protect our members and the community. Shortly after this, the government announced the lock down rules we are all now familiar with. We held our Club Council by Zoom on 23rd Mar and at the meeting made the decision to have Rotary Club meetings by Zoom every two weeks for all members. Stay Safe.

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Feb 25, 2020 by

It may be the shortest month but February had some very interesting events. We learnt about code breaking in WW2 and there were a lot of developments for our cycle event. We heard new ways to reach more people through social media and found a new sponsor for the Ride. February was rounded off as we learnt more about the HOPE projects.

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Feb 3, 2020 by

As always, January started quite slowly as our hosts at the Fleur de Lys took their well-earned annual holiday. Our first event of the year was a Casino evening in aid of the Sepsis trust. We also had the monthly business meeting and a speaker evening with Paul Slimm about his upcoming adventure at sea!

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Jan 2, 2020 by

Christmas is again upon us! This month we celebrated with a Christmas meal at La Fleur de Lys, enjoyed a talk from Guy Lowton on his career as a solicitor and welcomed the circus back to town as Circus Berzerkus returned for another party at Shaftesbury school.

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Dec 3, 2019 by

We started the month by holding an evening to thank the supporters of the North Dorset Cycle ride. We also paid our respects at the Remembrance parade as well as holding two speaker evenings.

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