Brackley Rotary's activities
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Club president, Sue Hampshire, welcomes you to the Rotary Club of Brackley’s website:
“I do hope that you will explore this website and find out more about us, our projects and Rotary in general. Founded in 1973, the club currently has 30 members. We meet in the function room of The Red Lion, Brackley Market Place.  Speakers are invited to our meetings in addition to planning and implementing our service projects, both local and international.”
Headline News and Activities:

We are organising a new satellite Rotary club in Brackley with an emphasis on youthful membership. Please contact us if you are interested.

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140 talented young musicians demonstrated their vocal or instrumental skills in the Brackley round of Rotary's national Young Musician Competition.

The competition was held last November in the Waynflete Hall.

The overall winner was solo vocalist Amy Ruffley. Amy was presented with the Marc Coleman Shield by Mrs. Gill Coleman.
The runner-up was Cerys Upstone on the Eb Tenor Horn.

This event was dedicated to the memory of Marc Coleman; local headteacher, musician (co-founder of Brackley Music School) and Brackley Rotarian.

The 2014 Young Musician Competition will be on 15 November. Please watch this website for further information.

Pictured below: Gill Coleman, Amy Ruffley and event organiser, Rotarian David Fuller.
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* Our street collection for the Marie Curie cancer charity in March raised £605.

* We arranged Mock Interviews for over 150 students at Chenderit School on 21 January.
We are grateful for the material support of the Friends of Brackley Rotary for this event.

* Club members will be assisting at Brackley Beer Festival and Brackley Festival of Motorcycling, helping to raise substantial money for charities.

* We organised the 5th Brackley Wine Festival in the Town Hall on 26 April.

The festival raised over £950 for charitable projects.

The next Wine Festival will be on 8 November between 12 noon and 6.00pm in the Town Hall. An excellent opportunity to taste and buy good wine for Christmas.

The photograph below shows the last opening ceremony: Event organiser, Rtn. Trevor Davies; Deputy Mayor of Brackley, Councillor Elaine Wiltshire; Robin Faccenda, representing sponsors DLC of Brackley, and 2013/14 club president Irene Childerley.

See our News page for more information on the Wine Festival and other activities.

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About Rotary
Rotary members are enthusiastic and active volunteers giving their time and talents to serve communities both at home and overseas. They are dedicated people sharing a common interest in helping others. Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland (RIBI) has over 55,000 members in 1,816 clubs. It is an integral part of Rotary International, the world's first service organisation.
Please look at our About Us webpage to find out more.
Interested in joining?
Club membership is by invitation but we are always interested in enquiries
from people who would like to "make a difference " particularly with
business, professional or community leadership experience living in or
around Brackley. If you do not have the time to spare to become a full
member but would like to assist with occasional events, please consider
becoming a Friend of Brackley Rotary.

If you would like to learn more about membership or becoming a Friend
please contact our club secretary, Paul Hodges.
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Helping us financially: Online charitable giving for our general
charity fund or specific projects would be much appreciated
and it is easy using the Virgin Moneygiving websites, with the
added benefit of Gift Aid. Please click on the appropriate title:

Brackley Rotary's general charity fund

The Friends of Mithuluni Village project - The Bantaba project

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