We are Rotary Chester
The Rotary Club of Chester –
a group of men and women who seek to “make a difference” in the City and throughout the world, through fund raising and local community activities
(And we have a lot of fun along the way)
Rotary Chester News
One of the ways that we have kept our Club alive over the last 15 months has been a series of guest speakers, organisd by our President (Prof Simon Burtonshaw Gunn) and delivered via Zoom. These speakers have included: Our Member of Parliament for the City of Chester...
The Rotary Club of Chester was founded in 1921 and to mark the centenary a book has been published tracking the history of the Club over the hundred years of its existence. Written by two past presidents, Brian Westcott and John Elsley, sources rely on minutes of...
2021 Raft Race - cancelled Sadly this year's Raft Race, scheduled for the 4th July, has again been cancelled due to the ongoing uncertainty surrounding the ability for large groups of people to gather for this event in its usual format. We look forward to welcoming...
A very interesting presentation at our Zoom meeting tonight on the history of the Manchester Ship Canal. The Canal is often referred to as the Channel Tunnel of the Victorian age. It is a magnificent feat of engineering, 36 miles long linking the birthplace of the...
At tonight's (online) meeting, Members were delighted with a presentation and discussion with Dr Mark Pilgrim CEO of Chester Zoo which faces 'more challenges' following the news of another national lockdown. The presentation covered the 6 strategic objectives of the...
Rotary Chester Speakers 2020 At our bi-monthly zoom meetings we invite a speaker from the Chester area to update members on current initiatives, activities and topics of interest in our City. Speakers for the last 3 months have included: Rotary Speaker Meeting...
Rotary Club of Chester Mission Statement
We provide service to others, promote integrity, and advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through our fellowship of business, professional, and community leaders.
Rotary: A Worldwide Network of Community Volunteers
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Why I Joined. I joined to contribute to our commuity. I stayed for the friendship and camaraderie found at every meeting.
Rotary has no secret handshake, no secret policy, no official creed, no secret meetings or rituals. It is an open society of men and women who simply believe in helping others.