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Chartered September 22nd 1980

Amwell Rotary Club

Amwell Rotary Club is part of the worldwide fellowship of Rotary Clubs that makes up Rotary International.

Rotary clubs are firmly based within local communities, with their members meeting on a regular basis to enjoy friendship, networking, and to plan projects that will benefit the lives of others.

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We work to give something back to our communities - locally, nationally and globally.

We always welcome enquiries from like minded people who want to find out more about us, about who we are and what we do.

There are more details about Rotary membership HERE

Weekly Meetings

Amwell Rotary Club meet each Monday (Bank Holidays excepted) at 7.00 pm for 7:30 pm at

The College Arms

40 London Road

Hertford Heath

Hertford

SG13 7PW

What happens at meetings?

Usually we will have a guest speaker - although roughly once every two months we will hold club committee meetings. Following committee meetings, we will then have a business meeting a week or two after.

Our Satellite Group meet more informally once a month to discuss projects and activities.

Amwell Sports Satellite Group

They remain full members of Amwell Rotary Club and are free to come along to the main Monday Meetings whenever they want.

There are more details HERE

The fellowship we enjoy over a meal or a beer and a chat, and the friendships that grow from that, reflect in the many and varied service projects we undertake and the other good causes that we support each and every year.

Read more about our activities HERE

Interested?

Then why not CONTACT us to arrange to come along to one of our meetings as our guest?

We may well surprise you as there really is rather more to us than just meeting once a week for dinner!

Where is Amwell?

Great Amwell is a small village in the county of Hertfordshire, England, some twenty miles North of London.

Great Amwell

When Amwell Rotary Club was formed, the name was chosen as being pretty much at the midway point between the three already existing Clubs - Hertford, Ware and Hoddesdon.

Now as then though, our membership is mainly drawn from the larger towns and villages in the surrounding area.

World Parkinson's Day

April 11th is World Parkinson's Day and we were delighted to welcome Michelle Henderson from Parkinson's UK to our meeting that evening. 

Michelle told us more about the work Parkinson's UK do and how they are using the day to increase awareness of the condition. 

World Parkinson's Day

On behalf of Amwell Rotary Club, President Roger presented her with a cheque for £1,000.00 to help fund this important work.

The Ronde van Amwell

Huge thanks to all of the riders who took part in the Ronde van Amwell on April 3rd 2022! Organised by our Satellite Group, this event was run in aid of Mind in Mid Herts.

The Ronde van Amwell

In June of 2021 one of our members lost a close family member due to mental health issues. Ben Pegram was just twenty three when he died. We do not want other families to suffer this tragedy.

In aid of MIND in Mid Herts

The Queen's Green Canopy

The Queen’s Green Canopy (QGC) is a unique tree planting initiative created to mark Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee in 2022 which invites people from across the United Kingdom to “Plant a Tree for the Jubilee”.

Everyone from individuals to community groups, villages, cities, counties, schools, and corporates is encouraged to play their part to enhance our environment by planting trees during the official planting season between October 2021 to March 2022.

The Queen's Green Canopy

Amwell Rotary Club have sponsored a tree for the Community Garden located opposite St Leonard’s Church in Bengeo, Hertford. Huge thanks to our friends from the Mudlarks charity who planted the tree on February 28th 2022 and who will be maintaining it throughout the year.

There are more photos HERE on our Facebook page!

President Roger, Mudlarks gardeners and Amwell Rotarians

Donations 2021 - 2022

Amwell Rotary Club have, so far, been able to make donations to the following charities and good causes during Rotary Year 2021 - 2022

  • Herts Young Homeless
  • SPACE Herts
  • CHIPS
  • Carers in Herts (including Young Carers)
  • REFUGE
  • The Samaritans (Ware Branch)
  • Citizen's Advice
  • Medical Detection Dogs
  • The Salvation Army (Local Branch)
  • Hertford Museum
  • Parkinson's UK
  • Ukraine Relief Fund

Polio Eradication

We believe that the world is on the brink of seeing "the very last case of polio"

Rotary International has been focusing on eradicating the disease for over 30 years.

End Polio Now!

Eradicating the last few cases is a big challenge as they are in countries where transporting and delivering the vaccine is often disrupted by civil war, conflict and local hostility

Despite this, the number of cases is falling dramatically due to fantastic work from Rotarians around the world.

Read more HERE

STOP PRESS!

Thanks to dedicated @Rotary members, health workers, donors, local & national leaders, and partners, the @WHOAFRO region is officially wild polio-free!

African Region certified wild polio free

The Rotary Foundation

The Rotary Foundation marked it's centenary in 2017.

An endowment fund, set up by Rotarians in 1917 with an initial contribution of $26.50, became a not for profit corporation known as The Rotary Foundation in 1928.

The Rotary Foundation - 100 Years

Upon the death of our founder, Paul Harris, in 1947, a massive influx of Rotarian donations made in his honour - totalling some US$2 million - launched the Foundation's first programme, graduate fellowships, later to be known as Ambassadorial Scholarships and now Rotary Global Scholars.

Today, contributions to the foundation total more than US$80 million each year and support a wide range of humanitarian grants and educational programs that enable Rotarians to bring hope and promote international understanding throughout the world.

Read more about it HERE

Serve to Change Lives

RI President's Theme 2021 - 2022

RI President Shekhar Mehta is urging members to become more involved in service projects, saying that caring for and serving other is the best way to live because it changes not only other people’s lives, but also our own.

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May is: -

Youth Service Month

Youth Service Month is a special time in Rotary. 

Youth Service Month

Throughout the month of May, members of Rotary clubs, Rotaract, Interact, and those involved in Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) and Rotary Youth Exchange celebrate the opportunities Rotary provides to connect, grow through service, develop leadership skills, mentor or be mentored, and have fun.

 

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