ADVICE TO ROTARIANS ON PRESENTATION

Rotarians have been given some expert advice on how to present themselves – particularly in the need to fundraise. Sam Warner, a professional speaker and autistic interpreter, gave a Zoom meeting talk to Shrewsbury Severn Rotary Club on the content for presentations, including framework and structure. In how to nail the three p’s, preparation, practice

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Return of face to face meetings

The recent spell of good weather has encouraged Rotarians to meet face to face while respecting government guidelines. Rotarian Bob Scaiff circulated a list of club members divided into groups of six that he proposed would meet outdoors for a drink and informal chat. Although Zoom meetings have allowed the club to function during the

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£1,500 SANTA BEARD SHAVE FOR CHARITY

A Rotary Santa’s beard which grew to nearly nine inches in length has raised more than £1,500 for charity. With hairdressers closed during the lockdown, Rotarian Peter Love, a member of Shrewsbury Severn Rotary Club, couldn’t get his Santa beard shaved until restrictions were lifted this month. So whilst the beard grew a lot longer

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ROTARIANS TOUCHED BY GARETH’S COURAGE

Members were so touched by the courage of a 28 year old man with incurable cancer that they had no hesitation in approving a proposal to donate £250 to his underfunded charity. For Gareth Emmerson, 28, of Ford, near Shrewsbury, who has Ewing’s Sarcoma, a rare form of bone and tissue cancer which primarily affects

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IS PETER’S BEARD A RECORD-BREAKER?

It’s an eight and a half inch long bushy beard…….and it might break a record! For the long white whiskers grown by Rotarian Peter Love for his Rotary Santa sleigh duties was already worth well into four figures when it eventually came under the chop today (Wednesday). Peter, a member of Shrewsbury Severn Rotary Club

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ROTARY CHOCOLATE SURPRISE FOR COVID FRONTLINE TEAM

Rotary has recognised the dedication and hard work of the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital’s frontline Covid team – with a surprise gift of 1,000 packets of Mars M&Ms. The ‘chocolate feast’ will be distributed by Nicola Brockley, Charity and Engagement Facilitator, following its delivery to the hospital today (Friday) by Shrewsbury Severn Rotary Club. The handover

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