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 nineteen years the event has raised over £400,000.
Annual Tree of Remembrance event has raised over £100,000.
The unique Best Foot Forward event held at Aldersley Leisure Village each July- has raised over £140,000 in just 6 years.
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.
Lunch meetings are held at SouthStaffs Golf Club, Danescourt Road, Tettenhall, Wolverhampton, WV6 9BQ, at 12.45 pm on 2nd and 4th Tuesdays every month,In other weeks there will be either a Zoom meeting or a social event.Contact by post to;
Rotary Club Secretary, Wheelwright Cottage, Aston Eyre, Bridgnorth, WV16 6XD.Tel: 01746 714075.
email: email@example.com Gerry Peters