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Seventy Year Celebration Dinner

Seventy Year Celebration Dinner

Members and partners enjoyed a convivial dinner at Raphaels. The theme of the evening was how Rotary has contributed to the community over the last seventy years. This was greatly enlivened by our speakers - Alan and Peter R recalling the early days, then more recent memories from Johns D …

Seventy Year Celebrations

Seventy Year Celebrations

On June 17th, we assembled at Raphael's Restaurant to start our celebration of seventy years of serving the community in Evesham. We welcomed guests Jeff and Marsha Fuller from the USA, and Barbara Taylor, our Interact link at Prince Henry's. District Governor Joan Goldsmith gave a fasc…

Masterchef

Masterchef

The Simon de Montfort school held the first Masterchef competition for pupils in years 7 to 9, sponsored by our club. Pupils were excited and, despite the soaring temperatures, produced lovely dishes for judging. The delighted winners received vouchers for their own use, and look forw…

President's Handover Meeting

President's Handover Meeting

Rotarians and partners came together to thank Chris for his year in office and to welcome Hein van der Steen as the new President. We enjoyed an excellent meal at the Beckford Inn and heard about the successes the Club has enjoyed over the last year. Hein gave us an insight into his p…

President's Evening

President's Evening

Members of the Club enjoyed a convivial evening at Dumbleton Hall to celebrate President Chris's year in office. We were joined by the District Governor, his wife, and a number of members from Pershore Rotary Club. The District Governor presented John Darby, a member of the Club, with a Pau…

D1100 District Conference

Seventeen members of the club travelled to Bournemouth last weekend for the annual D1100 District Conference. The Evesham members know how to enjoy themselves! We all thoroughly enjoyed the time that we were able to spend together, though we may take a few days to recover from too many late nig…

TOL Charities Night

TOL Charities Night

On Friday evening around 20 local charities who have been supported by our Tree of Light appeal came together at Evesham Rowing Club to celebrate another successful year in the history of the Tree of Light. It was an opportunity for them to chat with each other, as well as giving the members of the …

Successful Tin Collection for Local Foodbanks

Successful Tin Collection for Local Foodbanks

The Rotary club of Evesham held their annual tin and non perishable items collection at Morrisons Supermarket, Evesham last Saturday and what a success it was. The generous supermarket shoppers donated over 1150 items for Evesham Foodbanks’, which local charity Caring Hands will distribute to …

Young Writers' Competition

Young Writers' Competition

ROTARY YOUNG WRITERS' COMPETITION The Rotary Club of Evesham invited all 23 First and Primary schools in the Evesham area to participate in this years national competition.   The theme this year was "A Different Perspective", pupils could write either a poem or a piece of prose …

Tree of Light Switch On

Tree of Light Switch On

                   What a collection of chains!                                    Prince Henry's High School Choir President Chris Bloomfield, DG …

Foodbank Collection

Foodbank Collection

TIN AND NON PERISHABLE ITEMS COLLECTION FOR LOCAL FOODBANKS On Saturday 9th December, the Rotary Club of Evesham, will be holding their annual tin and non perishable items collection at Morrisons Supermarket, Evesham, to help those in need this Christmas. The collection will be between 11am and 3p…

Visit of PHHS Interact

Visit of PHHS Interact

Gilly Russell, President of PHHS Interact Club and Senior Vice President Isobel Bromfield visited the club yesterday and gave us a superb update on the work of their club over the last year, and their plans for next year. Interact raised a fantastic £3365 last year which is their best result …

Halloween!

Halloween!

The Club enjoyed a superb Halloween evening with many ghoulish outfits on show. A little worrying was that some people looked scarier without the fancy dress!                                   …

£6500 raised for Rory!

£6500 raised for Rory!

Last Friday evening 100 people attended our diiner/dance/auction in aid of the Rory The Robot appeal. This appeal is raising money for a robotic system to operate on Prostate Cancer patients, using just keyhole surgery. We are delighted to be able to report that we raised a fantatsic sum of £…

Superb Effort for Foodbank

Members of The Rotary Club spent a number (of very happy) hours at Morrisons collecting items for Caring Hands in the Vale. As ever, the people of Evesham were very generous in their support for those who are in need, and left tins, packets, household goods and so on. We are delighted to be able to …

Foodbank Collection this Saturday!

Foodbank Collection this Saturday!

On Saturday  8th July, the Rotary Club of Evesham will be holding their tin and non perishable items collection at Morrisons Supermarket Evesham, to help those in need. The collection will be between 11am and 3pm and the collected items will then be handed over to local charity Caring Hands, w…

Dementia Friends

Dementia Friends

At the Club's latest meeting Jo Hughes from the Alzheimer's Society and Sue Amor from Dementia Action Alliance spoke to members about dementia and its impact on people's lives. Jo mentioned that there are around 800,000 known people living with Dementia in the UK & around 9,000 in th…

Young Writers' Competition

Young Writers' Competition

First Schools in the Bredon Hill Cluster were invited to take part in the Rotary Young Writer Competition with the theme this year of  "Reflection". The key Stage 2 winner was Alisa Preedy of Eckington C of E First School. Her entry will be taken forward to the Ro…

Young Chef Competition

Young Chef Competition

Members Val Larner and Joyce Davey recently supported the Young Chef competition at Prince Henry's High School. There were some incredibly delicious dishes produced by the students!                         …

Boules - end of season!

On Monday 5 September, the Waterside piste was witness to a staggering boules performance. Evesham’s strongest team of the season turned out to ensure that the last match would restore the honour of the club after a strong start had tailed off to a string of losses. The visitors had had a poor…

Award for Jenny Ashman

Award for Jenny Ashman

Many people in Evesham and the surrounding area will know Jenny Ashman, one of the main fundrasiers for the County Air Ambulance, and a great friend and supporter of the Rotary Club of Evesham. The President Steve Davies, Treasurer Martin King and Past District Governor Jan Harris we…

International Visit from Twinned Clubs

International Visit from Twinned Clubs

2016 was Evesham's year to host the annual International visit of the five clubs involved in our European twinning arrangement. Evesham hosted 31 Rotarians from our twinned clubs in Norway, Belgium, Germany and The Netherlands.  It was a wonderful weekend with old and new friends from thes…

Best Website Award!

Best Website Award!

At last weekend's District 1100 Conference in Weymouth, we were once again given The Best Club Website Award! Thank you to everyone for all of the stories - keep them coming!       

Robotics Comptetition

Robotics Comptetition

Once again, members of the Club supported De Montfort School by supplying judges for the robotics competition held at the school. 21 teams from across England from as far away as Colchester, Warrington and Bedford took part. The task for the robots was different for this year's competition, with…

Tree of Light Presentations

Tree of Light Presentations

Over the last few weeks, the Club has been presenting some of the cheques from the Tree of Light to local charities. We have been able to hear some more about the work that is happening with these charities, and how the money presented to them will help them with their work. Most local charities hav…