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Clay Pipe Making

Rotary members were shown the intricacies of clay pipe making by Rex Key.  He also discussed the history of clay pipe making in the Broseley area that can be traced back to the early 1600s.

Croquet Success

Rob Evans writes:

Well played to everyone last night. It was an incredible win against the Man Utd of croquet!!!  Just goes to show how every point can be vital.  Everyone contributed in some way or other.  It is very much a team game. At 2-3 down it was 24-25 so a 7-5 win or better was very much achievable. Great to see our President help us over the line.  We have a semi final to play before 26 August, with a possible final after that.

We also have a big squad, with having two teams, which helps us to improve year on year.

 

Gateway BBQ 2018

On a perfect Summer  evening they came to the Eyton Village Hall, arriving slowly at first then in no time at all filling the Hall, for the Annual Gateway BBQ.

Some of the younger Adults were quite mobile , others in wheelchairs, but all there to enjoy the evening festivities.

New PHF at Wellington

As President Brian ended this thank you speech at the End of year BBQ President Elect Peter stepped forward asking to say a few words.  He began by talking about Paul Harris Fellowships and announced that he would be presenting one in a few minutes.  He outlined the work that the recipient has done in his local community and has done for Rotary.  He then outlined the four years of hard work that had been carried out to secure a $63000 global grant for work in Malawi.

Croquet Update 12 June

The Rotary Club of Wem were entertained at the Church Farm Sports ground on 12th June.   Home advantage really told and although each hoop was contested strongly Wellington 1 were winners 5-1 (41-18)

Telford & Wrekin Young Carers

Rotary Wellington were pleased to welcome Telford Young Carers manager, Laura Thorogood, and Young Carers Activities Volunteer, Gary Brewer, to their meeting on Friday 1st June. President Brian Richards presented them with a cheque for £1250 to help fund their work. The money was raised at the annual Rotary Wellington Sportsman Night.

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