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DG Ashley Gray

The Club welcomed District 1210 Governor 2018-19 to its meeting on Friday 27th July.  DG Ashley spoke of his aspirations for the coming year emphasising the 2018-19 logo - 'Be The Inspiration.'

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dictionaries for Schools

On Tuesday, 17th July President Peter, aided by Venn Davies, attended Wrekin View Primary School, North Road, Wellington.

Peter talked to the children about Rotary and presented every Year 6 child with a dictionary to help them with their studies at ‘big school’ in September.

Many thanks to Keith Mainwaring for arranging this.

Clay Pipe Making

Rotary members were shown the intricacies of clay pipe making by Rex Key.  He also discussed the history of clay pipe making in the Broseley area that can be traced back to the early 1600s.

Croquet Success

Rob Evans writes:

Well played to everyone last night. It was an incredible win against the Man Utd of croquet!!!  Just goes to show how every point can be vital.  Everyone contributed in some way or other.  It is very much a team game. At 2-3 down it was 24-25 so a 7-5 win or better was very much achievable. Great to see our President help us over the line.  We have a semi final to play before 26 August, with a possible final after that.

We also have a big squad, with having two teams, which helps us to improve year on year.

 

Gateway BBQ 2018

On a perfect Summer  evening they came to the Eyton Village Hall, arriving slowly at first then in no time at all filling the Hall, for the Annual Gateway BBQ.

Some of the younger Adults were quite mobile , others in wheelchairs, but all there to enjoy the evening festivities.

New PHF at Wellington

As President Brian ended this thank you speech at the End of year BBQ President Elect Peter stepped forward asking to say a few words.  He began by talking about Paul Harris Fellowships and announced that he would be presenting one in a few minutes.  He outlined the work that the recipient has done in his local community and has done for Rotary.  He then outlined the four years of hard work that had been carried out to secure a $63000 global grant for work in Malawi.

Health Awareness Day 2018

Fortunately after a very wet Friday night it was dry in Wellington's Market Square on Saturday 2nd June for Rotary Wellington's Health Awareness Day.

Telford & Wrekin Young Carers

Rotary Wellington were pleased to welcome Telford Young Carers manager, Laura Thorogood, and Young Carers Activities Volunteer, Gary Brewer, to their meeting on Friday 1st June. President Brian Richards presented them with a cheque for £1250 to help fund their work. The money was raised at the annual Rotary Wellington Sportsman Night.

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