Ro­tary Round-up

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THE Ro­tary Club of Formby re­cently held its 51st Char­ter Night.

This event is held an­nu­ally to mark the Club’s Char­ter be­ing granted.

This year the Club has been in ex­is­tence for 51 years.

The Club’s Pres­i­dent, Alan Gib­son and his wife, Viv, wel­comed their guests. Once again the Club at­tended a din­ner at West Lancs Golf Club which was ex­cel­lent.

The Dis­trict Gover­nor, Steve Martin with his wife Maria, was in at­ten­dance and he gave a short speech to the guests. Once the speeches were done and dusted guests were treated to an en­ter­tain­ment from Ian Clark.

He is a lo­cal racon­teur, song­writer and mu­si­cian.

He kept his au­di­ence amused with funny sto­ries and some of the songs he has writ­ten.

It was a very en­joy­able evening and the Club’s thanks go to the staff at West Lancs Golf Club for their ex­cel­lent ser­vice.

New Ro­tary Clubs are spring­ing up all over the area.

The lat­est one is in West Kirby and their First Char­ter is be­ing cel­e­brated in a very dif­fer­ent way.

The way the Club runs is dic­tated by its mem­bers whilst still be­ing within the Ro­tary ethos.

Dis­trict Gover­nor Steve Martin and his wife will be at­tend­ing this Char­ter Night.

All Ro­tar­i­ans and the com­mu­nity are pleased to have a pres­ence again in this area.

Ro­tary is so em­bed­ded in its com­mu­nity and help and work­ing to­gether is needed now more than ever.

It is just an or­gan­i­sa­tion of peo­ple who want to help and give some­thing back to the lo­cal com­mu­nity and around the world whilst hav­ing fun and meet­ing new peo­ple.

South­port Ro­tary Club this week wel­comed back their Ro­tary Young Leader Award can­di­date Lewis Christie aged 17 years.

He en­ter­tained the Club with an ex­cel­lent pre­sen­ta­tion of his ex­pe­ri­ence at Arthog Out­ward Bound Cen­tre in Wales.

This week is World Po­lio Day Oc­to­ber 24 and the South­port Ro­tary Club is hold­ing a World Great­est Meal event and all pro­ceeds will go to the” End Po­lio Now “cam­paign.

The money raised will be tripled through the Bill Gates Foun­da­tion.

Pur­ple Cro­cus badges are on sale for a do­na­tion of £1.

They can be pur­chased on Wed­nes­day, Oc­to­ber 24 from 12 noon to 2pm at the Royal Clifton Ho­tel.

West Kirby Ro­tary cel­e­brate their 4th An­niver­sary with the Fi­esta of Fun on Wed­nes­day, Novem­ber 14 at 7pm at Hoy­lake So­cial Club, 11 Trin­ity Road, Hoy­lake, CH47 2BR

An evening of com­edy, bingo and a cel­e­bra­tion of their four year jour­ney to a Char­tered Ro­tary Club.

Tick­ets are £5 per per­son and are avail­able from west­kir­by­ro­ or call 07788 651 776.

This is an over 18’s only event.

Re­fresh­ments avail­able, also please note Hoy­lake So­cial Club has a cash only bar.

Lo­cal song­writer and mu­si­cian Ian Clark at the Formby Club’s 51st Char­ter Night and (in­set) West Kirby Ro­tary cel­e­brate their 4th An­niver­sary with the Fi­esta of Fun

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