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£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…