Message from the Club President
Hello and welcome to our website.
Half Year Update
Thank you for accessing the website. I hope you have found what you were looking for.
I have reached the halfway stage of my year as Club President and am looking forward to the next six months. The Club has been very busy in the past 6 months with events, meetings and supporting charities in the local area, nationally and as part of the Rotary work worldwide.
It has been very sad to see all the devastation caused by floods in the North of England, Wales and Scotland. Swaffham Rotary has made a considerable donation to the Disaster Fund and across the our local Rotary District over £10,000 has already been sent to help individual families.
Locally we have raised over £4000 at the Swaffham Rotary Annual Charity Golf Day with almost 100 golfers at the beautiful Swaffham Golf Club. The funds raised were mainly used to support the East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices – a great local charity with hospices in Norfolk, Cambridgeshire and Suffolk. The Patron of the charity is HRH the Duchess of Cambridge.
Our Annual Visual Arts Festival in October/November raised over £6000 and gave the community the opportunity to enjoy events featuring the art of fashion, textiles, film and photography plus a three day Art Exhibition and sale of works of art. Hard work for the club members but very rewarding.
It has been encouraging to see two associate members move up to full Rotary Membership and a new Full Rotary member join the Club – great news.
We also need to encourage more people, like you, to join us! You will see on this website the events coming up in the next few weeks and months. Why not join us!
You can see from the content of this website the events, activities and fundraising we do – I hope you will continue to find the website interesting. Whoever you are or whatever your reason for your accessing the website – we hope you find what you are looking for and if you need additional information the email addresses and telephone numbers are available for you.
There is no such thing as a typical Rotary member, nor a typical club. Each one of the 1,850 Rotary clubs in Britain and Ireland has its own unique personality. Clubs meet on different days of the week, at different times of the day – morning, lunchtime and in the evenings – and are involved in a vast range of different projects and activities.