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2017 Higher Education Award Recipients Report Back

Lara Writes:
I've had a great 1st year of university; the iPad I bought with the bursary I received from the Rotary Club had been an amazing study tool. I make all my notes on the iPad and it has helped me keep track of them and helped with mathematics notation I can't use on a laptop.  I finished the 1st year with an average of 66% which is a 2:1. I am excited to continue my studies in second year.

Higher Education Award 2018

Brooke Richardson was presented with the Higher Education Award on Friday 24th August by President Peter Williams.  She impressed Club members with her determination to succeed in her chosen career and b

Croquet Success

The Wellington Rotary croquet team over came wet and cold conditions to achieve a semi-final victory over Blythe Bridge at Church Farm, Rowton on Wednesday.

Brewery Visit

On Wednesday 8th August a group of Rotarians, partners and friends visited Rowton Brewery at the Pheasant in Market Street, Wellington.  The group was shown roundby Jim Preston who established the brewery in Rowton some 10 years ago.

 

Dementia & Alzheimers

Tom James and Christine Smith were the speakers at August 3rds meeting of the Club - the photograph shows them with President Peter.  They shared with members information about dementia and Alzheimers and explained various misconceptions.  There are many types of dementia - in the region of 100 - although the most common form is Alzheimers.  All types of dementia are progressive - the symptoms will get worse over time.

Heulwen Canal Trust trip for Visually Impaired 2018

Our annual offer to members of Ken Whitcombe’s Visually Impaired People Group and Bryan Heaven’s Macular Support Group to take a trip with us on the Montgomery Canal out of & around Welshpool using Heulwen Trust Canal Boats was well subscribed this year.

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.

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