Category Archives: President’s Blog

Week 2 – Join us at the Classic and Supercar Show!

Sherborne Classic and Supercar Show at Sherborne Castle is one of our biggest fundraisers of the year.  Not only that but it is one of the biggest events of its kind in the West Country. This really is an event … Continue reading

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Week 1 – 2nd July 2018 – the beginning of the Rotary year……..

……and the day that I officially became President of the Rotary Club of Sherborne Castles – wow! This is the presidential chain – there have been 22 Presidents before me. That’s a lot of footsteps to follow in. Mmmm…….. blue … Continue reading

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President Bruce Carries out his first Cheque Presentation to St Margaret’s Hospice

Newly installed as President, Bruce is already out and about making cheque presentations to deserving charities and good causes. On Tuesday he visited St Margaret’s Hospice, Yeovil with John Buckley who is our club’s Powerman UK co-ordinator. He and John … Continue reading

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Sunny day on the Canal winds up President John’s year

Blue sky, sunshine, a gentle canal, Sunday lunch on a narrowboat and the company of friends. Thank you John, a great day out and thanks to those members of our club who organised it.

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Sherborne Town Band Benefits From Rotary Great Western 10K Run

President John handed over a cheque for £1,000 to the Sherborne Town Band in their Band Room on the Terrace last Friday the 27th June. The donation was made up of funds presented to the club by Yeovil Town Road … Continue reading

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Sherborne Castles Donation Kick Starts New Project at Yewstock School

At morning assembly last Friday Sean Kretz head teacher of Yewstock School, Sturminster Newton announced the go ahead for the school’s new Rebound Therapy Project. He told the assembly that he was able to do so thanks to the Rotary Club of … Continue reading

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Welcome to the club Alan and Tony

It was a pleasure to welcome two new members to our club last night. Tony Boot and Alan Rooney have both been attending our meetings for a few weeks to get an understanding of how our Rotary club works, before … Continue reading

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New Rotary Year and new Rotary Team

1st July was the beginning of the new Rotary year and was also the day our club held our handover dinner at Sherborne Golf Club.  This was an enjoyable event and the sunny summer weather, just added to the colour … Continue reading

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The President, some Royal Marines and a cheque

Nick Whigham the president of the Rotary Club of Sherborne Castles representing Rotary Charity Fundraisers presented a cheque for £9,100 to Lt Col Richard Kenworthy representing the Royal Marines Charitable Trust Fund at the Fleet Air Arm Museum, Yeovilton on … Continue reading

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Dave Anderson

This man is a legend, ask Russ!! Dave thrives on raising money for all sorts of charities. Here he is with Chris Boon of TriUK to get his bike for all his fundraising efforts. Overseeing this is Phil Hersee from RC … Continue reading

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Good Luck Tony and Sue

On behalf of the Club I would like to wish Tony Home and his wife, Sue all the best with their move to Penzance. Tony will be missed not only for his hard work within the club but his array … Continue reading

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