Young Writer with St Thomas More Academy
Rotary Stars with Mellor Community Primary, Catherine Infants and Merrydale Infants
Partnership working to sponsor candidates in other competitions, e.g. Young Musician, Young Chef, Young Designer
Assist Leicester Club with their Technology Tournament
Host an interest meeting/event (with support from district)
Experiment with advertising on Social Media (in partnership with RC Blaby Meridian)
Follow up all enquiries and arrange/encourage visits to clubs
Plot a diverse programme of speakers, visits, meals and activities. Maintaining the Business, Visit, Speaker, Meal and Scatter pattern.
Utilise other events organised locally by clubs in the district
Continue joint meetings with Oadby Launde when appropriate
Gemma Kiddy/Dipan Bhagalia
Support District 1070 with planning new club for Leicester
Support Market Harborough Rotaract Club through signposting possible members
Gemma Kiddy/Dipan Bhagalia
Increase followers across Facebook and Twitter by 100 ➢ Current FB Likes: 189 / Current Twitter Followers: 155
Explore advertising on FB with RC Blaby Meridian
Build on the WhatsApp group
Sheema Karia/Deepak Karia
Come to a collective decision on the club being set up as a charity
Collect all monies and distribute to agreed charities at the end of the year
Report with regular consistency at Business Meetings on treasury matters
Publish information about Rotary and events in local magazines and Rotary News & Events
Improve our website — can we increase the number of people visiting our website?
Facebook & Twitter by Gemma, Jim and others
Effectively communicate with fellow members using WhatsApp
Create a flyer/leaflet with useful Rotary and club information, aimed at recruiting new members www.rotary-leicesternovus.org
Jim Matthews presented by Bert Thurston
Peace Garden/Wood at Defence and National Rehabilitation Centre: Cost: Depending on District support. Benefit: Bringing peace and publicity.
Heartwize – Get teachers to learn about resuscitation Cost: minimal. Benefits for membership/publicity/we engage with public
Know Your Blood Pressure – with other clubs Cost: Minimal. Benefits: Win-win for clients and Stroke Association
Rotary Spring Clean – Maybe with Leicester City Council parks dept Cost: Nil. Benefits: publicity
Disability Games: Stamford on April 15, 2018. Send a party of Novus Rotarians to see it.
Sailability: Invite Assembly speaker Chris Dabbs or just show his film Cost: £0 Benefits: We get a speaker or a film of him
Leicester Memory Walk October 1. 120 volunteers needed to marshal walk for Alzheimer’s Society.
Fundraising: Treasure Hunt around Thurcaston.
Bucket Collection/bag-packing, Asda, Saturday, December 9 or 16.
Jim liaising with other Area 7 Club Community leads Cost: Nil. Benefits: We can achieve more together
School Education Visits
Further development of Apprentice Schemes
Apply our vocational talents to the problems and needs of society as they arise.
Complete the Rotary Peace Garden at Falcons Primary School and associated District Grant paperwork and organise the opening and publicity
Plant 5,000 crocuses to support the Purple Pinky campaign
Raise funds such that the Club can contribute $100 per Member to Foundation
Encourage Members to become sustaining members
Friends of Kianjai Kenya: Our club may be too small to take on or start a project of this scale. An unbelievable story by Caroline Newton (Rotarian & Chairperson of Friends of Kianjai) Build Water Pans to collect rainwater for harvest etc. Donate sewing machines – train women to sew
Fundraising and Social Events
1. to support President Pradeep with events
2. fundraising: Curry Nights — to continue these bimonthly
3. friendship & fellowship nights – alternate months to the CNs to promote F & F within our club and with other clubs and showcase a variety of quality restaurants
4. to hold an information gathering evening
Other Roles & Plans….
Secretary – Pam Spokes/Frazer Robson
President Elect – Jason Chauhan
President Nominee – Maya Vansia
Health & Safety – Herbert Thurston
Fellowship and Fundraising – Diana Thurston
Protection/Compliance – Channi Riyait