Welcome to Downham Market Rotary
And a special welcome to our newest member - Jackie Westrop - who joined the Rotary family on Monday 23rd January. See our 'latest news' page
* Turn to our Latest News page for details of our fellow Rotary Club's Abba evening in Ely. If you missed the Downham Abba fun this is your chance to catch up!
We are a charity focused on both local and international needs. We are part of Rotary International which has 1.2million members worldwide belonging to34,000 Clubs in 170 countries Rotary world wide have been working hard to eliminate the scurge of polio. It's almost done with just four countries left with some identifiable cases. The battle mustn't stop - Rotary have raised over £1 million with the purple crocus campaign. We have beautiful silk crocus button holes available in exchange for a donation to End Polio Now. Please email us to request your button hole and become somebody who is doing something about defeating this awful disease. See our Latest News page for more about the campaign.
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Our club is made up of
people of many backgrounds. We have 33 members of varying ages. As well as working to help the local,
national and international communities we have a very active social
life - something we consider vitally important.
encourage members to take part in our charity work but there is no
pressure to do so and everyone is free to give as much or little of their time as
they feel able. Members attend as many meetings as
possible but there is a great deal of flexibility. Personal
circumstances always come first. Perhaps your
work precludes regular attendance at our meetings - why not consider
meet on Mondays at 7.30pm at the Castle Hotel in Downham Market where
we enjoy a meal together which is followed by club business discussion and a speaker - either a member or a guest. Our speakers are varied, we've
had fantastic talks by Red Arrows pilots, major charities, a doll's house builder, F1 insiders,
historians, a chef, sportsmen and women - you name the subject - we, and no doubt you, would be
Oh, and to shatter a long held myth; yes we do welcome lady members!
Look, spare two minutes to watch this video - it sums up what we are about. Just click on the picture........
If you decide that you would like to know more we would be
delighted to invite you along to a few meetings and you can decide for
yourself if Rotary appeals to you. Alternatively, have a look at the
Membership & eFriends page and the piece about Associate Membership. Although regular meetings may
not be your thing, you may be looking for a flexible way to give
something back to the community.....
Rotary is a secular, non-political, organisation open to all, male and female, young and older.
We meet on Mondays at 7.30pm at The Castle Hotel in Downham Market and invite you to come as a guest to find out what we're about. If you are reading this and not in Downham Market just click on our email address and in your message tell us where you are and we'll give you information on your nearest Rotary Club and whom to contact. Click here: send email
Click on the Rotary International logo below for more information about Rotary in Great Britain and Ireland.
It includes many good reasons for joining Rotary.
on the following image to find out more about our local Rotary District 1080
which covers Norfolk, Suffolk and parts of Cambridgeshire....