March

Apr 6, 2021 by

It has been a most turbulent 12 months. Last year, March saw the decisions to cancel meetings and events. This March, whilst all online, we have spent the month planning for what is hopefully a more normal year.

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February

Feb 26, 2021 by

This month we said thank you to our local Covid-19 heroes, our newest member did a presentation and our shoe boxes finally got on the way to the Moldova, Romania, Montenegro and Albania.

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January

Jan 24, 2021 by

Since lockdown was back in force, we started 2021 with another quiet month. We held 2 zoom meetings this month and the highlight was welcoming a new member to our ranks.

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December

Dec 19, 2020 by

With the current 2 week format, usual Christmas break and how the dates fell, we met just once (via Zoom) this December. We also received a lovely letter from KidsOut. We wish you a Merry and Safe Christmas.

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November

Dec 6, 2020 by

With Lockdown back in effect, November was a quiet month. However, vaccines were the big news and we spent time discussing how we can assist with the upcoming programme. We also pay our respects for the passing of a good friend.

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October

Oct 28, 2020 by

With the new rule of 6, it seems our Zoom meetings are here indefinitely. This month we heard about the completion of the Agritoilets in Malawi, a project we donated to in 2018. Rotary also made it as a mention in the Common’s for our work on eradicating Polio.

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September

Oct 3, 2020 by

After months of virtual meetings, we finally held an event in-person, venturing to Shaftesbury football club for a game of boules. Unfortunately, the freedom was short lived so are back to meeting on-line. We had 2 zoom meetings this month discussing plans for the future.

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August

Aug 29, 2020 by

This month had two very interesting zoom meetings. Firstly, we welcome speakers from the Friends of Westminster Memorial Hospital for a presentation. We also heard from Gwyneth Millard who discussed Global Sight Solutions and their work.

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July

Aug 3, 2020 by

This month, we sadly saw the date for Gold Hill Fair come and go. However, we still met online to keep in touch, as has become the new normal. With such a quiet month, we also look back to last July, hearing from one of our longest serving Rotarians.

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June

Jun 30, 2020 by

It was another month of successfully keeping things going by meeting on Zoom however, it was with great disappointment that we had to cancel the kids out day to Longleat for Yewstock school. June is the time for the annual change of command, with incoming President Steve outlining his plans for the year and a surprise for outgoing President Win. We also welcomed two speakers this month.

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May

Jun 2, 2020 by

Another month under lockdown and we are still continuing to meet via Zoom. This month saw our first online speaker evening, hearing from Brie Logan on how the council are supporting residents with Covid related problems. We also have an amusing piece on our new medium for meeting, Zoom.

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April

May 1, 2020 by

Well it’s been a month like no other. With everyone settling in to the lock-down routine, we looked to technology to continue working. We held our first Virtual meeting for the whole of Shaftesbury Rotary Club. We also held a Virtual AGM meeting. Stay safe and Thank You essential workers!

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