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It’s Big Breakfast Time Again

Yes, it’ll soon be October and that means it’s time to tuck into an Alcester & Bidford Rotary Big Breakfast. On Saturday October 5th we’ll be at the Crawford Hall, Bidford and the following Saturday, October 12th we’ll be in Alcester Town Hall. Serving from 9am until 12 noon both days. So come on, treat yourself and if you need an excuse, it’s all for local, national and international good causes.

District Governor Visit

This morning we were visited by 1060 District Governor Bala Jaspal who told us about her plans for the year. Bala also told us about the Rotary District Conference, her charity for 2019, Heads Up and we discussed plans for World Polio Day which takes place on October 24th. Alcester & Bidford Rotary will be lighting up St Nicholas church again this year to highlight the fact that polio has been 99.9% eradicated worldwide thanks in part to the fundraising efforts of Rotary International.

Noodles at Bidford Giant Summer Market

L to R: Rotarians Kay Blake, Bronwen Bunting, John Bunting & Pauline Lowe

Hopefully you’ll have tested our catering skills at the Alcester & Bidford Big Breakfasts, and now’s your chance to try something different…

Alcester & Bidford Rotarians will be tying on the aprons and serving noodles this Sunday, August 11th, at the Bidford Giant Summer Market and Funfair on the Big Meadow, Honeybourne Road, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4PQ between 10:00 and 17:00.

Rotarians Geoff Powell & Pauline Lowe have re-branded their noodle trailer with Alcester & Bidford colours and all proceeds raised at the event will be donated to Rotary’s charity funds and used to support local, national and international projects.

Look out for other Alcester & Bidford Rotarians who will be handing out leaflets and answering questions about our membership and the work of Rotary

Herbie Rides Again…

Another successful outing for the Alcester & Bidford Pimms stall at the Alcester Motor Show. Here we are full dressed for the day with Herbie in pride of place. Thank you for everyone who dropped by to say hello and to support us.

L to R – President Vaughan Blake, Sue Adams, Bron Bunting, Sue Matthewman, Kay Blake, Di Gittus

Noodles at The Bidford Giant Summer Market & Funfair

Alcester & Bidford’s Noodle trailer will be in action again on August 11th at the Bidford Giant Summer Market and Funfair which will be held at the
The Big Meadow, Honeybourne Road, Bidford-on-Avon, B50 4PQ between 10:00 and 17:00.

We’ll be serving our freshly cooked stir fried noodles with optional chicken and/or cashew nuts from around 11:00. Vegan, vegetarian and gluten free options are available.

All proceeds will be put into the Alcester & Bidford Rotary charities fund for distribution to local, national and international projects and good causes.

Skittles with Redditch Kingfisher

The Rotary Club of Redditch Kingfisher are holding their annual skittles evening between the Rotary Clubs of Redditch and Alcester on August 13th. Members from the retired Rotary Club of Alcester and members from the E-Club based at the headquarters in Alcester attend, Alcester & Bidford Rotarians are invited.

It is at the Mettis Aerospace Social Club (formerly HDA), Cherry Tree Walk, Batcheley, Redditch, on Tuesday 13th August at 7.00pm for a prompt 7.15pm start. The price is £10 each which includes a fish and chips supper and a raffle ticket.

Contact Geoff Powell if you wish to attend.