Club News from Dronfield Rotary Club

Swinging Sixties Night - 4th April
The closing strains of "Hey Jude" hung in the air as the crowd headed home from Dronfield and Drone Valley Rotary Clubs' first joint Swinging Sixties Night. - read more

Rotary Day 2014
The Rotary Clubs of Dronfield and Drone Valley held a coffee morning in the Peel Community Centre in Dronfield on Thursday 20th February which was specifically aimed at highlighting the work of both clubs locally, nationally and internationally. - read more

The Rotary Club of Dronfield Charity Quiz has a Winner!
The Dronfield Rotary Club Charity Quiz has a winner!! Or two winners to be strictly accurate. Congratulations go to Liz and Joe Swift who both scored a brilliant full marks. 100% correct and you can't do better than that. The prize is on its way. - read more

Funds raised to help the survivors of the Philippines Typhoon.
With your help we raised £405 to help the survivors of the Philippines Typhoon. - read more

Tools for Self Reliance
The club recently delivered another collection of second hand tools to the Bakewell depot of Tools for Self Reliance (TFSR). - read more

Club support for CRY - Cardiac Risk in the Young.
The club is thrilled to be able to donate funds to CRY. Set up in 1995 it was the first organisation to draw attention to the range of conditions that can cause young sudden cardiac death and is dedicated to saving the lives of young people through screening, research and raising awareness. - read more

Dronfield Heritage Project - The Barn
Dronfield Heritage Project will provide the whole community with opportunities for participating in learning and discovery activities, based around the colourful metal industry. The club are financial supporters of the project. - read more

District Conference Weekend in Scarborough
Members of the club were in Scarborough for the weekend to attend district conference. - read more

Emma Johnson talks to club
Emma Johnson who has just returned from VSO in Ethiopia spoke to the club. - read more

Welcome for a new member
August 2013 - The club is delighted to welcome Glen Vaughan as our latest new member. - read more

Final report - VSO in Ethiopia
July 25th - Emma Johnson is on VSO in Ethiopia. This final email comes three quarters of the way through the trip with only 3 more weeks to go. - read more

Further VSO in Ethiopia
July 4th - Emma Johnson is on VSO in Ethiopia with support from the Club. Here is the latest update from Emma. - read more

Dronfield Gala
June 30th - A beautiful sunny day for Dronfield Gala which was attended by a large number of Dronfield families. - read more

New President for the club.
June 26th - A great evening to welcome new club president. - read more

Club awards a Paul Harris Fellowship
June 26th - The Rotary club of Dronfield awards an annual Paul Harris Fellowships to a Rotarian or member of the community who has shown tangible and significant assistance for the furtherance of better understanding and friendly relations among people of the world. - read more

Hospice to Hospice Walk
May 3rd to 6th - Members of 6 Rotary Clubs from Rotary district 1220 tackled a sponsored walk of 70 miles from Bluebell Wood Hospice to Rainbows Hospice on the 3rd to 6th May. - read more

VSO in Ethiopia
10th June - Emma Johnson is on VSO in Ethiopia with support from the Club. Here is the first report from Emma. - read more

Rifle shoot for club members
May 18th - Members of the club visited the shooting range at Renishaw to experience a morning of air rifle shooting with members of the local shooting club. - read more

Ashgate Hospice Fancy Drag Race
May 19th - Two club members, Andy Mackay and Andy Ledbetter donned their best frocks to run in the Ashgate Hospice Fancy Drag Race with the club providing £250 in sponsorship for their efforts. - read more

Stroke Awareness Day 17th April 2013
The Rotary Club of Dronfield are committed supporters of our Know Your Blood Pressure campaign. The Know Your Blood Pressure campaign helps people of all ages to understand the link between high blood pressure and stroke. - read more

Dronfield pupils linking to Nepalese school children
Pupils at a Dronfield junior school have taken the opportunity to link up with school children in Nepal. - read more

Wishes Granted
Once again the Rotary Club of Dronfield invite applications for their popular "Grant A Wish" scheme. If you know someone who deserves a special treat or a little extra help, or perhaps you have a secret dream we might be able to make come true, then we would love to hear from you. - read more