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Rotary club presents Centenary Poppies to local schools



The Rotary Club of Crewe & Nantwich Weaver has presented eight Nantwich primary schools with a poppy from the Tower of London to congratulate and remind them of their school projects around the World War 1 Centenary.

A number of the Club’s members visited the schools, generally at a School Assembly, to present individual poppies.

John Cheshire, Chairman of the Club’s Youth Service Committee said “This was our club’s response to a national Rotary initiative to ensure that the significance of the 2014 Centenary of the commencement of World War 1 was fully recognised, especially by the younger generation.”

He added “All of the schools had undertaken their own commemorations last year and still had impressive artwork and written work on display. Each school was very pleased to receive their poppy and these will be proudly displayed and be a feature of their Remembrance Day Commemorations in years to come ” .

The Primary Schools to which poppies were presented were Weaver, Wyche, St. Annes, Millfields, Acton, Wybunbury Delves, Stapeley Broad Lane and Bridgemere.


Announcements

D1285 Grants Management Seminars are to be held in March at Denton and Swinton Golf Clubs. Click either of the following for further details: 23 March at Denton Golf Club or 31 March at Swinton Golf Club.  A catch-up session is also to be held at the Holiday Inn, Warrington on 23 April.

Rotary North-West Conference – Southport 23 to 25 October 2015
Click here to register and to book accommodation

Rotary D1180 Conference – Chester 16 to 18 October 2015
Booking information not yet available

District 1050 Directories are available on-line. Download the District Directory (April 04, 2015 edition), or the Directory of Email Addresses (April 04, 2015 edition) from the Members' Area (logon required).

District Council papers - are available for members by clicking here (logon required)

New Foundation Grants - information relating to this and the relevant forms is available (logon required)

Key District events for Rotary year 2014-15
A listing of Key Events along with DG visits, Charters,
President’s Evenings etc. is now available.

District Governor Alastair Bain was AG Rod Stokes' guest on RedShift Radio's Rotary Round-up show. Click here to listen to the podcast

Guidance Notes for club Presidents and Secretaries on Updating Club Data at RI have been revised.

The RIBI member forum is a place where you can discuss any and every aspect of Rotary. Why not give it a try? Click here to log in. (RI/RIBI username and password required.)

Check out Disaster Aid International's latest deployment. DAI also now incorporates Life Box - District 1050's original box scheme.

The Marketing - PR - Communications committee has added examples of a promotional Club leaflet and a PowerPoint presentaion that can be adapted for use by clubs in their recruitment efforts.

The Marketing - PR - Communications committee has added a draft Press Release to its Download section for clubs to adapt.

Read the latest Annual Reports of Rotary International and The Rotary Foundation.

Find the recommended designs for your club stationery.

Find out about the Speaker Service now available to help clubs promote Rotary in their communities.

Find out if the District Governor is available to visit your club or event.


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