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Rotary club’s annual award nominations wanted soon

Posted onPosted on 11th Feb
Rotary club’s annual award nominations wanted soon

Sherwood Forest Rotary Club is now well into the second half of its Rotary year and is continuing to meet as a group, albeit using modern technology rather than in person.

Chairman Malcolm Bevan said: “However, like many of you, we have found that social interaction has kept us going.

“It has been difficult to fundraise or become actively involved in projects during the current restrictions, but we continue to plan our calendar in the hope that we will be back in action soon.

“Our main project is the 1220 Bike Ride in aid of Prostate Cancer, which will finish at the end of June.

“As reported last month we have passed the £2,000 mark and hope to increase this amount over the next few months.

“It is not too late to join in if you wish to cycle (even on an exercise bike!) and can record your mileage. Find out more on our 1220 Cycle Challenge page on Facebook.”

The Rotary club celebrated Burns’ Night virtually and members enjoyed haggis, neeps and tatties with some participants enjoying a wee dram as well! Interesting Burn’s facts and poems were read out during the course of the evening.

The club is planning similar evenings, including St David’s Day in March, followed by St Patrick’s Day and St George’s Day.

Malcolm added: “At this time of year we usually announce the recipient of our Robin Hood Award. However, we have decided to award this a little later and ask you to look out for our announcement encouraging nominations from April onwards.

“We lost our annual Charity Golf Day last year but have a provisional date for 7th May 2021 at Rufford Park Golf Club. As you can understand we will not be able to make final decisions until the club is allowed to reopen. Information will be given as soon as we possibly can.

“We are also working towards a raffle and a duck race in the near future.

So, as you can see, we are keeping busy and hope that there may be members of our community who would like to join us.

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“Stay safe!”