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Real Adventure Waits...

Youth ExchangeReal adventure awaits a Rotary Exchange Student with incredible opportunities to see the world, experience a different way of life, maybe learn another language and make international friends. The Rotary Youth Exchange is widely regarded as one of the best youth exchange programmes in the world.

Rotary has been organising youth exchanges for over 60 years and each year worldwide over 7000 young people enjoy this experience. Opportunities can vary from a two week camp or

Calling Young Writers and Photographers

YW YP Posters The Club is currently inviting applications to the RIBI Young Writer and Rotary Ireland Young Photographer competitions.

This year's topics are: A Different Perspective and My Best Friend respectively

Creative writing and photography are talents to be celebrated; there are young people who have, or have the ability to develop, these talents and Rotary in these islands wishes to to give them a chance to demonstrate and display just what they can produce through these RI

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Thank You from ShelterBox

SBA02The Club collected outside Belfast City Hall Wednesday 01 November for ShelterBox and thank all passers by who contributed raising over £700. The Lord Mayor, who is an Honorary Member of the Rotary Club of Belfast came to see the ShelterBox and meet members and stayed for half an hour.

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Making New Dreams a Reality

Group1The Club were delighted to welcome to the Club meeting Monday 30 October guest speakers Hon. Member Dame Mary Peters and Gillian Heatherington, Executive Manager, The Mary Peters Trust (pictured here with member Ken Nixon) which supports financially, advisory and medically with sporting injuries talented young NI sportsmen and women, able-bodied and disabled, from all recognised sports.

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World Polio Day 2017

endpolionow newWorld Polio Day 2017 was on Tuesday 24 October and the 5th annual World Polio Day event was co-hosted with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in Seattle, Washington, USA and streamed live from Gates Foundation headquarters, bringing together more than 100,000 viewers around the world. A video featuring global health experts and celebrities sharing Rotary progress on the road to polio eradication can be viewed here.

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Welcome to the website of The Rotary Club of Belfast.


T1718 small tspPlease 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. 


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



PresRosemary2017 18It is a great pleasure for me to be not only the President, following my late husband and father in law, but also the 2nd female President of The Rotary Club of Belfast in its 107th year.

We will continue to promote the service Rotary gives to the community both locally and worldwide currently helping young and older people at home through YouthAction, Mitchell House and the Tree of Remembrance; whilst worldwide supporting the fight to ‘End Polio Now’, helping restore sight in underdeveloped countries and through ShelterBox and AquaBox aiding those in distress overseas.

We appreciate the tremendous amount of service already given by members but are looking forward to encouraging new members to join and any prospective member is most welcome at any of our Monday meetings.

This year’s Rotary theme is Rotary: Making a Difference –
please join us and help us make that difference.

 Rosemary Simpson, President 2017/18

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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