President Andrew Osbaldestin
OUR THEME FOR 2014-2015
"Build it and they will come"
THE 2014 CHRISTMAS SHOE BOX APPEAL
Rotary Clubs in our area have now delivered the filled Christmas shoeboxes
to the Depot in Nursling ready for shipping abroad to the four international
Our community network sent off 754 boxes which included 171 boxes for Hamble
Valley Rotary Club.
It was a fantastic result and thanks each and every one of you who helped
collect, sort and pack the shoeboxes.
The gift of a shoebox that contains toys, toiletries, educational items or
household goods is a drop of happiness to the people of Eastern Europe who live
in a world of poverty. For many, it will be the first present that they have
ever received and it lets them know that somebody, somewhere cares.
SPECIAL EVENT IN AID OF LITERACY BOXES
Thursday 29th January at 7.00pm. - Tickets £12.50 to include a 2 course
meal - Entertainent by Danny Byrne Artist, Cartoonist & Caricaturist
The content of a standard Literacy Box
Each box contains sufficient materials for 25 children. The content reflects
the needs for school supplies as expressed to the Trust by teachers in Zambia,
Zimbabwe and the Philippines.
1 packof 25 Exercise Books (green), 1 pack of 25 Exercise Books (Blue), 1 pack
of 25 Exercise Books (Red), 1 pack of 25 Exercise books (Yellow), 1 box of 50
Blue Pens, 7 packs of 12 Pencils, 25 packs of 12 assorted Coloured Pencils, 1
pack of Pencil sharpeners, 1 pack of Erasers, 25 Rulers, 25 Pencil Cases, 2
boxes of 100 White Chalk, 1 box of 100 Coloured chalk , 2 Slate Boards, 2
Leather Footballs, 2 Mini Leather Footballs, 1 pump and extra needles, 2
Skipping Ropes, 25 Back Packs
This list is constantly reviewed with teachers to ensure relevance for
If you would like to support this event or are even
interested in joining Rotary, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Membership - What could be in it for you
Fun, friendship and satisfaction that you have helped your community.
It's a great organisation to join and provides you with a group of instant ethical
friends and international connections. It widens your sphere of knowledge and
integrates you further into your local community.
Joining Rotary opens up a whole new aspect to your life and aids development. The
more cautious will be encouraged and you can quickly gain confidence to lead a
project, make presentations and perform public speaking that you may have thought
wre things you weren't capable of doing.
There are Rotary Clubs in a town or village near you who welcome new members, who
through their skills or vocation can help make their community a better place in
which to live. Clubs may meet at breakfast time, lunch time or in the evening.
Because we all have busy lives, members go along when they can.
Rotary has the "Greatest Charity in the World", the Rotary
Foundation, with 1.2 million members of staff in 33,000 Rotary Clubs
througout 200 countries, all working as volunteers for free. It spends $51 million
dollars A DAY on communities throghout the world.
IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO HAVE FUN AND MAKE A DIFFERENCE,WHY NOT JOIN US NOW
For more information, just click on the "Join Rotary" button on the left of this
We meet at The Botleigh Grange
Hotel, Botley, Southampton,
at 12.45pm for lunch on the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Thursdays in the month.
Hotel Telephone 01489 787700.
On the 4th Thursday in the month we meet in the evening at 6.00pm at
Courtyard Kitchen, Botley Mills, Botley.
Telephone 01489 795290.
R.I.B.I No 1188
1110 Year Of Charter
22 Members Two Daughter Clubs
Three Active Probus Clubs
Trust Fund Registered Charity Number 1010037
Twinned with the Rotary Club of Nantes Sur Loire,
SERVICE above Self
Last Updated 17th December 2014