Pictures from Events taken throughout 2019

Easter eggs

In support of the Thames Vale Vultures Motorcycle Group’s donation of Easter eggs for needy children and disadvantaged elderly people, we are delivering eggs to the Me2 Club, Dingley's Promise, Woodley Foodbank and JAC. The photos show the Easter egg fun and games at Dingley’s Promise and Me2 parties.

Paul Harris Fellowship for Clive Waterman

At the Reading Hexagon on Sunday 24th March, Clive Waterman, the organiser and conductor of the Wokingham Areas Schools Music Association was awarded with a Paul Harris Fellowship. This was in recognition of his long-term, outstanding support to music in Wokingham area primary schools. The award was made by President Sara Shears and President of the RC of Wokingham, Keith Greenwood.

Young Musician Competition

On Sunday 3rd March, at St. Joseph’s College in Reading, seven instrumentalists and seven vocalists competed in the local stage of the 2019 Rotary Young Musician, organised by our club and the club of Loddon Vale. The performances were brilliant and the winner of the instrumental section was Oliver Simpson on the cello. Florence Cain was the winning vocalist. Both were also successful in the Thames Valley district competition on 17th March and will now compete in the South East England regional final in Godalming on 7th April.

Inner Wheel Presentation

At a joint meeting with the Inner Wheel Club of Reading Maiden Erlegh, President-Elect Pat Holloway presented a cheque for £1184 to IW President Valerie Coughlan for the club’s valuable support during the Christmas fundraising campaign.

Woodley Food Store Donation

On 21st February we donated of £200 worth of supplies to the Woodley Food Store, one of the local food banks. The photo shows Food Store volunteer, Heather Nicholson, with some of the items of food that we donated.

Bridge Tea

On Friday 25th January we organised and hosted a bridge drive at the Charvil Village Hall. 19 tables of four players enjoyed an afternoon of bridge and a tea prepared and delivered by our club team. The proceeds from the afternoon with go to the charitable causes supported by our club.

Wargrave Panto

On 23rd January, a group of us thoroughly enjoyed the brilliant performance of Hansel and Gretel by the Wargrave Theatre Workshop. The photo is of the finale.

New Year Walk

Rotarians enjoy keeping fit and healthy. Every year we go on a walk to celebrate the new year. For 2019 a group of us set off on 6th January from the Fox and Hounds pub near Theale and enjoyed an invigorating walk along the Kennet and Avon Canal then across the picturesque Berkshire countryside back to pub for a really good lunch.