CHANGING THE LIVES OF WOMEN

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To mark International Women’s Day, Issy Sanderson, a member of the Rotary Club of York Ainsty has organised a life changing workshop  in partnership with Days for Girls.

The project, which encourages the manufacture and distribution of washable, reusable hygiene kits for girls and women in developing countries.

Issy and over 300 volunteers, including members of the public, school groups and the Lord Mayor of York, have taken to the iconic setting of York Minster to host Great Britain and Ireland’s largest ever Days for Girls workshop, where they will make hundreds of kits.… Read more

ROTARYGBI RECEIVES LIVING WAGE ACCREDITATION

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We are pleased to announce that Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland has been accredited as a Living Wage Employer.

The Living Wage commitment will see everyone working at the Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland Support Centre, regardless of whether they are permanent employees or third-party contractors, receive a minimum hourly wage of £8.25.… Read more

!!UPDATED!! Rotaract GBI Conference Programme Released

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Picture3*#WhatNext?: Theme of Rotaract GBI Conference. 

This year RotaractGBI will be holding our annual conference adjacent to the RotaryGBI Conference.  Conveniently being held within the Bournemouth International Centre on Saturday 2nd April 2016, Rotaractors will still have the chance to enjoy all of the many RIBI Conference functions and entertainment, have the opportunity to attend the inspiring plenaries on Friday and Sunday; but also attend our very own conference session on Saturday 2nd April 2016 in the Bay Suite of the BIC.… Read more

IT’S JUST CHAMPION

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Eleven Rotarians, hitherto unsung heroes are this year’s Champions of Change following nominations being made by their District Governors. They epitomise efforts made in one of the two categories for International or Domestic projects.

The four Rotarians who will receive an award for their volunteer work, primarily focused on addressing humanitarian concerns within Great Britain and Ireland, are:

  • Grant Stephen of the Rotary Club of Duns, Berwickshire, Scotland worked to raise money and awareness for Alzheimer’s Scotland, with steps being made for Duns to be recognised as a dementia friendly town.
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