NEWS AND PHOTOS

Wrington Vale Innerwheel

January 13 at 11:58 AM

International Inner Wheel Day

This year’s celebration of IIW day was very different as the Club invited Rotary gentlemen and their wives to join us. A total of 62 signed up for a meal at Mendip Springs Golf Club to hear Brigadier Bruce Jackman, OBE, give a talk on his work for the Ghurka Welfare Trust, explaining both his personal and historical links to the extraordinary Ghurka Regiments.

Part history, part social and totally riveting, his talk explained the rôle of the Ghurkas over the last 200 years in various conflicts both military and humanitarian. The Ghurkas are fêted for their courage in battle and their achievements off the battlefield are equally astounding. Their record of medals won is unsurpassed. However, after the devastating earthquake and landslip of 2015, much work has been needed to help rebuild Nepal and these special retirees to recover.

The enthusiasm and admiration of the Brigadier for his subject was very evident. He asked for donations and judging by the contents of his bucket his audience agreed that this was a very worthy cause to support. Our pictures show Brigadier Jackman and President Angie Horne and some of the guests

INTERNATIONAL INNER WHEEL DAY.
Mendip Inner Wheel club shared a soup & pud lunch with some members of the community in Cheddar.  it was such an important day for us all, an opportunity to come together even for a short time.       it was very special.

Shepton Mallet continue to support Dementia Action Alliance for International Inner Wheel Day supporting the community by visiting St Cecillia's for a sing a long joined by Rotarians from Shepton Mallet Club

Inner Wheel Club of Mendip held a "toe tapping" concert onDraucpttMemorial Hall on the 5th October.  Ably assted by Rotaeians running the bar. The win on the cake was the very large amount raised for The Children's Hospice South West. Many thanks to all who att

Inner Wheel Club of Mendip held a "toe tapping" concert at  Draucott Memorial Hall on the 5th October.  Ably assited by Rotarians running the bar. The win on the cake was the very large amount raised for The Children's Hospice South West. Many thanks to all who attended.

This site was designed with the
.com
website builder. Create your website today.
Start Now