The Rotary Club of the City of Wolverhampton

  • One of Great Britain’s oldest clubs, established in 1921.
  • Membership approximately 50.
  • In 1945 a club member, Tom Warren, was one of only five British Rotarians ever appointed President of Rotary worldwide.
  • A programme of social events for members and their families.
  • Annual fundraising in the region of £50,000.
  • Major Fundraising event: Dragon Boat Challenge at Himley Hall, in May each year. In eighteen years the event has raised over £370,000.
  • Annual Tree of Remembrance event has raised over £85,000.
  • Principal achievements
    • Active participant in the establishment of Compton Hospice.
    • Establishment of Multiple Sclerosis Therapy Centre.
    • Provision of Mini-bus and refurbishment of premises for Spurgeon Trust.
    • Replacement of beds for Compton Hospice and major contributor to 2012 refurbishment.
    • Ongoing support of many local charities.
    • Significant contributor to disaster appeals.

The club meets each Tuesday (except in September and not after Bank Holidays) at:

Linden House,
211 Tettenhall Road,
WV6 0DD.

Meetings start at 12.30pm

For further information please contact Club Secretary, Gerry Peters at the above address or telephone 01902 893527

To learn more about the Dragon Boat Challenge, visit: