Heart of England Rotary Rotary District 1060

New Generations Service

New Generations Service, also known as Youth Opportunities, recognizes the positive change implemented by youth and young adults through leadership development activities such as RYLA, Rotaract and Interact club service projects, and creating international understanding with Rotary Youth Exchange.

Youth Speaks Competition

Caption:  Sir Geoffrey holding the all-important timekeeper’s clock with the green light showing success for (left to right) Geo

Six young orators from the Invictus academy of schools have been given the green light to go forward in a national public speaking competition that could eventually see them crowned champions of the UK and Ireland.

RAISING A GLASS TO RAISE FUNDS

SIX WHISKIES TASTED

Twenty-six Kinver Rotarians, friends and members of Wet Wee Whistle Whisky Society enjoyed an evening at Old Edwardians Club, Stourbridge raising funds for their Youth Charoities account. Under the skilful tutelage of Andy Purslow, Ambassador for Wemyss independent bottlers and distillers of Edinburgh, who supported the event, six whiskies of varying ages and prices were tasted and discussed at length.

District under 12’s 5–a–Side Football Tournament

Date and Time: 
Sunday, June 5, 2016 - 10:00 - 15:00
Location: 
FA Centre of Excellence, St Georges Park, Burton upon Trent

We are eager to build on the success of the last 3 years of this 5-a-side football tournament instigated by District 1220 (Derbyshire), with the finals held at the on Sunday 5 June 2016, it is hoped that this will develop into an annual ‘RIBI u12 Youth Football Competition’, with teams entering and representing each individual rotary district within RIBI.

In order to select a team to represent D1060 at such an event, we will be seeking teams to enter into a qualifying tournament to be held in April 2016 (TBC).

Rota Kids in Rugby

Presentation of the awards.

The Rotary Club of Rugby Saturday Breakfast recently celebrated the charter of the first Rota Kids Club at Eastlands Primary School  Rugby.

Following on from collecting their Young Citizen award in Birmingham,  for writing, recording, acting and filming their own DVD on Cyber Bullying the School now holds fortnightly Rota Kids meetings.

Rotarians from the club and District Governor Elect, Peter Roberts, attended the school assembly to present the children with their certificates.

KINVER ROTARY CLUB IN QUEST TO EXTEND WRITING AND PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPETITIONS

Pupils at three local schools are to be given the opportunity to test their writing skills against youngsters from across the Midlands.

The Rotary Club of Kinver is in talks with staff at St. James School, Wollaston; The Ridge,  Wollaston; and Brindley Heath Junior School in Kinver to enrol youngsters in an annual writing competition organised by Rotary district 1060 which stretches from Rugby in the east to Stourport in the west and from Tamworth in Staffs to Southam in the south of Warwickshire.