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Charities showcased to celebrate Rotary Day
Picture includes the Mayor of Cheshire East Wesley Fitzgerald, Mayor of Crewe Pam Minshull, Rotary District 1050 Governor Alistair Bain, President of the Rotary Club of Crewe David Scott plus a number of speakers and Rotarians
Over 40 charities and groups that have been supported with donations from the Rotary Club of Crewe attended the meeting at Crewe library to celebrate their work and Rotary Day.
Speakers from five charities, the Mayors of Crewe and Cheshire East and members of the Rotary Club gave short presentations.
Topics ranged from the sixteen people registered homeless in the Crewe area (LATH group), the extra chromosome that is a determinant of Down's syndrome(Downs Syndrome support Group), St Vincent de Paul Society, Carers in Crewe &Nantwich and the Caudwell Trust. All showed how a need in the local community was being met by volunteers, working hard and seeking further support.
The Rotary club speakers included the international work the club is involved in, especially the campaign to eradicate Polio from the world.
This year only a handful of new cases in three countries have been reported and the plan is to achieve eradication by 2018