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Inner Wheel Club of Belfast

inner_wheel_50x49Inner Wheel Club of Belfast ~ founded 1931

Inner Wheel was formed in 1924 by a group of ladies in Manchester who decided that they wanted to help with the work of their Rotarian husbands, but to do it in their own way. Inner Wheel expanded quickly throughout Britain and Ireland; in 1967 International Inner Wheel was formed and it is now a worldwide organisation with over 100 countries having Inner Wheel Clubs. The three objects of Inner Wheel are to promote true friendship, encourage the ideals of personal service and to foster international understanding.

Innerwheel80.4-458The Inner Wheel Club of Belfast was founded in 1931 by Mrs Harris Rundle, wife of the then President. The Club celebrated its 80th Birthday in April 2011. The Rotary Club of Belfast presented a cake to mark the occasion at a delightful party, with a 30’s theme, which was held in Malone Golf Club. The cake was cut by Patricia Rundle, mother of VP Alan and a daughter in law of founder member Mrs Ethel Rundle - shown here with President Ann Ferguson and Sheila Johnson. - more see here.

Since 1995 the President of the Belfast Inner Wheel Club is elected as an Honorary Member of the Rotary Club of Belfast during her year of office.

  New members are always welcome and any female relation of a Rotarian, Inner Wheel or Rotaract member is eligible

Club Details

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President Paddy Glass
Past President Gilly Morrison
Vice President Beryl Crawford
Secretary Doreen McLean
Treasurer Patricia Donnelly
Club Correspondent Sheelah Johnson
Overseas Service Organiser Audrey Glasgow
Social Secretary Anne Houston
Committee  
Hilary Brooks, Judy Hinds
Orla McClelland, Helen Minford
Susie Raffan 

The Belfast Club is very pleased to have 2 members elected to District Office: Carol McClure  as Immediate Past Chairman and Lynn Currie as District Secretary.

Meetings

The Inner Wheel Club of Belfast meets on the 2nd Wednesday of the months September - June

at 7.30pm in Newforge Country Club, Belfast.

Schedule for 2011-12 can be seen here

Activities

The Inner Wheel Club not only have weekly meetings but they run several fund-raising and social events. In 2011/12 funds were distributed to Guide Dogs for the Blind, Marie Curie Hospice, Belfast, Rombo, Sightsavers and Water Aid. In 2010/11 they collected for 2 Aquaboxes which were passed to Rtn Eric rainey (see photograph in club Photo Gallery here).

 

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