IN BRITAIN & IRELAND
Rotary Club of Watton &
WATTON CHRISTMAS EVENT: Bottle
& Christmas Gifts Straw Draw & 100 Squares 50/50 game raised £274
Straw Draw Stall all set up
and ready to go . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Straws
on sale, Games in play!
for 2015, including larger items: £652
President Paul lays the Rotary wreath at Watton's war
memorial on Sunday 8th November. Rtn Martin Anscombe took the 'silent
salute' picture for the press.
Ex Para (etc!) Rtn Pat Murphy was the Parade Commander for both the Sunday
and the Chaston Place [11-11-11] memorial services.
Dr Mike Harvey takes this picture of members present after our 22nd October
3rd Oct: 61st Anniversary Charter Dinner: President Paul
It was a fundraiser for the National Osteoporosis Society. Orange laces
denoted a donation but
with guests 1080 District Governor Dorothy Pulford-Harris
they are rather large so we wore them in many different ways! [Donate
and Watton Inner Wheel President Pauline Baldry.
2nd October Concert raised
Rotary stand at the St Mary's Church
'Forces Day' on President Paul presents Jessica
Hiscocks with a cheque for
Saturday 22nd August; £628 was raised.
£200 for Alzheimer's Research at our meeting of 6th August.
Club Meeting - Hare & Barrel Hotel - Thursday 25th June.
Presidential Handover followed Young Designer Awards
Incoming President Paul Chubbock presents
Young Designer winner Wayland Academy L to R:
President Francis; runner-up Benjamin Thomas-Lewin,
Francis with a recognition certificate for his
student Harley Evans receives certificate
Sarah Pitt (WA's new head of Design Technology & Art), and
year's service as Club President.
& cash prize for his superb 'toy' house.
David Branson (incoming Club Vice-President).
CARNIVAL 14th JUNE: £304 realised
- many thanks to organisers and supporters.
OUR ANNUAL VOCATIONAL AWARDS
- 11th June
Individual: Marlene Secker
Group: Wayland Show Committee
The Shipdham Village Community Angel
Chairman: Ian Whittingsteel receiving o.b.o
FRIENDSHIP EXCHANGE GUESTS FROM
NEW MEXICO at SANDRINGHAM - 8th June
NEPAL DISASTER APPEAL
Thanks to Watton Tesco & their
customers, our foyer collection on Wednesday 29th April raised £1022.24.
The Market Day Street Collection the following Wednesday added £644.50.
With further donations direct to the club, we have raised £2830.
Of this total, £1180 was specified for & has been remitted to
ShelterBox (some gift-aided),
and £1650 has been sent direct to the Natasme Community Foundation in
Nepal for purchasing emergency relief materials for villagers in remote
areas devastated by the earthquakes.
Direct aid with 100% of donations in use - no expenses deducted!
Market Stall & RBay sales on 22nd
April raised £54
Visiting Rotarian Bill Robson, Past President of the
Bishop Auckland Rotary Club, exchanges banners at a breakfast meeting on
The DixieMix concert at the Queens Hall on 27th March
raised a total of £804 for our Charities account.
Next gig - 2nd October
1000s of ShelterBoxes supplied and needed. We have sent £1180, the
cost of 2 of them, to Shelterbox. Thanks to St Mary's Church for
the collecting and making a substantial contribution towards the total.
Our Coffee & Soup @ Queens Hall on
4th April made £131
Market Stall - 18th
March realised £47
The Polio Eradication Campaign crocusses were a little late this year;
fully bloomed in the 2nd week of
ROTARY AWARENESS DAY 25 February - Chaston Place, Watton
Gary, Martin and
Projects Leader Dr Mike on duty
President Francis discussing ShelterBox
Wayland Academy Young Poet and Young Chef Competitions
HENRY PRINCE - Red Arrows Founder Member
Presentation Evening 5th February - the winners and runners-up show off
Reminisces at a meeting - 22nd January
African adoptee President Francis welcomes new
member President Francis with UEA student
David Mbola Ivan Slaughter,
inducted January (15/01/15) Yakubu
from Ghana, and his Counsellor Rtn Mark Templeman
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