Every Saturday we bring you a quick news update from around the Network which may have passed you by.

 

5ef3bada-b5ea-4308-a0ee-ee17b3394aceA mustwatch date for your diary 8pm 19 August Channel 4. Ade Adepitan, MBE, a Paralympian and TV presenter visits Nigeria to learn more about  why polio is a problem and explores options for improving the situation.  You can read more about the programme here and watch the trailer.

http://www.channel4.com/programmes/ade-adepitan-journey-of-my-lifetime

 photographThe eClub is now working to produce two videos; with the RIBI Membership and Development Committee (MDRC). One will be for Rotarians the other for the general public to show what E-Rotary is about.

Working with Mike Sanders from the Rotary Club of Four Marks, Tim Mason will be the lead for RIBI MDRC and Cyril Mannion, the lead for eClub. We are looking for ideas for what should be included in these videos. Please add any idea you have however off the wall to the discussion in the members forum.

 

picture for rotarynewsGreat story in the Swindon Adver this week about how the charity Restore (part of the SCCP who run the Swindon Foodbank is bringing hope to the longterm unemployed and those with mental, social and physical needs.

You can read it here at Swindon Advertiser

 

Rachel DavisRachel needs our help. The Cheltenham Half Marathon takes place on Sunday 15th September. Around 2000 runners are expected to take to the streets of Cheltenham to run the course either for themselves, or to raise money for charity.  The British Heart Foundation (BHF) is one of the charity partners for the half marathon and I would love to get as many people around the course, to cheer the runners on, as possible. The route is on the website – www.cheltenhamhalf.co.uk  If you can wear RED for BHF, that would be even better! Invite your friends, have a day out!

 

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OOPS I am off on holiday now so please send your items for our News Update toTim Mason tim.mason@1100rotaryeclub.org with details and images by Friday 23 August no later than 2pm please.

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