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A warm welcome to TABU 2017

02. ArrivingThe Rotary Club of Belfast warmly welcomes the TABU 2017 party the members of the 2017 TABU Exchange. The 6 students: Nate Ellis, Felicity Hector-Bruder, Stephanie Lee, Nya Liverpool, Mark Plonsker and Hannah Seinfeld, Rotary Club of Highland Park/Highwood President Cynthia Plouché and Rtn. Phil Lazarus and Highland Park High School teacher Colette Pretet arrived 22 March for a 10 day busy programme.

"He changed the world"

PPBryanOutlinrsMachineEncodingPP Bryan Johnston in a fascinating address Monday 20 March highlighted how Alan Turing changed the world and changed the potential outcome of WWII highlighting that in 1999 Times Magazine had listed Alan as one of the top 100 influential people of our time. He indicated that Alan, a keen marksman, skier and marathon runner, was always an outsider and did things his own way, consistently challenging accepted practice and concepts.

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Rotary continues to combat Polio

Polio17Rotary International recently announced an additional $35m in grants to support the global effort to end polio. 4 cases of polio were detected in Nigeria in 2016, which had previously not seen a case since July 2014 and with these cases, funding is needed to support rapid response plans in Nigeria and surrounding countries to stop the outbreak.

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Belfast Street Pastors

MoniWilsonTalksAboutWorkOfStreetPastorsMoni Wilson, Co-ordinator Belfast Street Pastors, gave an informative talk to the Club Monday 13 March on her work with Street Pastors in Belfast City area highlighting the difficulties still extant on our streets for teenagers and the dangers attaching to drink and drugs.

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Changing Lives - Building Futures

JohnSavageAward to BAC3The Club are delighted to award the 2016-17 John Savage Trophy and Bursary to the Belfast Activity Centre (BAC) who have over 25 years experience of challenging and inspiring young people and those young at heart, to realise their full potential.

The John A Savage Memorial Trophy and Bursary is awarded by the Club annually to the individual or group selected as giving great service to the Community. Inaugurated in 2009 the Cup has been specially refurbished and create

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T16 17ENWelcome to the website of The Rotary Club of Belfast.

Please explore and get a flavour of how volunteer Rotarians use their skills and vocations throughout our various projects to "Make a Difference" to people less fortunate than ourselves at home and abroad and the fun and fellowship we enjoy being members of the family of Rotary.


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The Rotary Club of Belfast is a vibrant club, welcoming and friendly and we welcome visitors from the World of Rotary at any time.

PresIvan3I am honoured to have been invited to act as the 105th President of the Rotary Club of Belfast for the incoming year. The Rotary Club of Belfast was founded in 1911 and has been serving members and supporting deserving causes ever since.

In recent years we have attracted an ever increasing number of younger members into our Club and in my 2016/17 year as President this will continue to be the case, centred around a wide ranging and varied programme of events to ensure the enjoyment of all our members.

We will be organising a number of international, local and social projects throughout the year, with an emphasis on making a difference to the lives of the people we set out to help and to improve their chances of contributing positively to their society.

I extend a welcome to all at our Monday meetings and if, after reviewing our aims and activities, you would consider joining Rotary, please do not hesitate to contact us here.

 Ivan McMinn, President 2016/17

Join Us

Membership of the Club is an incredibly rewarding and enjoyable experience and we are actively looking for new people to invite to join and breathe new vibrancy and ideas into the Club and take Rotary into its second century in Belfast.

If you think Rotary may be for you, or for further information, please contact us.

Getting involved with Rotary could be the most important thing you ever do.

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