The Rotary Club of the City of Wolverhampton

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  • 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

https://www.rotaryclubwolverhampton.co.uk/

To learn more about the Dragon Boat Challenge, visit:

www.rotarydragonboats.co.uk