About

Rotary International is a worldwide association of local clubs that provide humanitarian service to the community at local, national and international level. With over 33,000 clubs in 200 countries and a membership in excess of 1,200,000, Rotary is a significant worldwide service organisation, promoting goodwill, peace and cooperation between people of diverse ethnic and social backgrounds.

Service above self
Rotary1-300x96From fundraising and events management to environmental and landscape improvements, social care and mentoring young people, Rotary offers a multitude of ways that active and enthusiastic people can work together in the service of others and have a great time doing so.

Rotary members and associates come from many walks of life and particularly from the world of business and the professions, which means that every active contribution is also an opportunity to socialise and learn from each other.

Meetings

We meet most Monday evenings at 7:15 for 7:30pm at The Swan Hotel, West Street, Alresford. If you would like to visit, please call the Club Secretary Jon Pittam 01962 733903 before 10.00 am Monday so he can make catering arrangements. It is also a good idea to check with the calendar in case we are meeting elsewhere when you plan to visit.

Regular activities

ActivitiesIn addition to a wide range of one-off community and charity projects, Alresford Rotary Club runs several regular and annual events, including:

  • The Alresford 10k Run
  • Bonfire Night firework celebrations
  • Alresford Bike Quest
  • Alresford Business Breakfast

Find out more about all these events on the Activities page. You can also browse the many photographs taken by our members over the years on our Flickr page.

Youth competitions and awards

From the Young Citizen Awards and Youth Speaks to Young Chef and Young Musician, Rotary International in Great Britain & Ireland (RIBI) organises a wide variety of competitions that celebrate the talents and achievements of young people. youth350

Find out more on the RIBI Young Rotary webpage and visit our Activities page to find out which competitions you can enter via Alresford Rotary.

Youth Exchange and scholarships

Rotary Youth Exchange provides life-changing foreign exchange opportunities for 9,000 young people worldwide. Rotary also runs a range of scholarships for international camps and tours, aimed at encouraging personal development, while at the same time helping to further world understanding. For further information about this, or anything else about Alresford Rotary, contact any Rotary club member, or email us via the Contact page.

Rotary Wessex – District 1110

Rotary Clubs are organised into Districts. Ours is Rotary Wessex, or, more formally, District 1110. The District Website is here.

A note about our new website

Regular visitors will notice that we have refreshed our website. We hope you find the new structure useful and would like to take this opportunity to extend our sincerest thanks to Luke Stratton for the original website he created and maintained for us in recent years. Luke’s web design business has gone from strength to strength in that time and is now one of the most highly regarded design companies in the area. Visit Luke’s site at www.lukestratton.co.uk.

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