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Higher Education Award 2017

President Brian, assisted by chair of Youth Services Keith Mainwaring, presented this year's Higher Education Awards to former new College students Lara Wallace and Hattie Butler.

Lara is due to start studying for a mathematics degree at Aberystwyth University in the near future.  She has used her award to provide specialist software for a tablet designed to enhance her studies.

Visitors Galore

Former Bursary recipient and singer Amy Lake returned to the Club to share with them details of her work on cruise ships. Her audience was enhanced by several members of Oswestry Borderlands Club who, along with former Wellington member Peter Martin, were on a scatter week.

Working in Sardinia

Rotarian Mike Osborn enthralled his audience with tales of the time when he had been posted to an Air Battle School in Sardinia.  He included the story of an local orchestra member who on being sacked took refuge in Sicily only to return with a violin case and knowledge that he was to be re-instated!

Dictionaries for Wrekin View Year 6

At the end of their end of year play featuring the panic of an end of term Oftsted inspection, the Year 6 pupils were treated to a short talk about Rotary International. 

President Brian Richards noted that the Leicester Tigers badge was recognised by more pupils than the Rotary logo.  

Rotary Wellington's New President

The incoming President of the Rotary Club of Wellington, Brian Richards, wished all members of the Club a ‘Happy Rotary New Year’ as he was welcomed into office by Immediate Past President John Wardle.

An Evening of Surprises

 It was cold - very cold! The temperature in the car registered 14C on arrival at Scott & Josie’s for the End of Year BBQ. Fortunately we had the shelter of a splendid marquee - except for Ed from Oakapple who stood in a covered outside area cooking sausage, burgers and chicken.

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