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  • Early cancer detection is saving lives in Sri Lanka
    More than 20,000 new cases of cancer are diagnosed every year in Sri Lanka, and many of them prove fatal. The Rotary Club of Colombo, Sri Lanka, set out 10 years ago to save some of those lives by establishing the Cancer Prevention and Early Detection Centre.  In partnership with the National Cancer Control Programme […]
  • Visit our new Member Center
    As a member of Rotary, you’re part of a global network of community volunteers who are making a positive difference. Visit the new Member Center to access the many benefits and resources available to you, including: Rotary Global Rewards, our brand-new member benefits program featuring discounts on travel, hotels, dining, and entertainment Rotary publications and […]
  • Rotary releases $40.3 million for polio immunization activities
    Rotary is releasing $40.3 million in grants to support polio immunization activities in 10 countries, including Afghanistan, Nigeria, and Pakistan, three countries where the disease has never been stopped. The funds will help build on gains Rotary and its partners have been making in the fight to eradicate polio. Nigeria hasn’t seen a polio case […]
  • Knocking down language barriers
    Before the collapse of the Soviet Union in the early 1990s, Russian was the predominant second language offered in Polish schools, leaving tens of thousands of Polish emigrants without the English skills they needed.   That has changed over the last 25 years. English proficiency drastically improved after the government reformed its education system in […]
  • Member benefits program unveiled as convention draws to a close
    RI President-elect K.R. Ravindran introduced a member benefits program at the 9 June closing session of the 2015 Rotary International Convention, saying that many more hands are needed to continue Rotary’s work around the world. The program, Rotary Global Rewards, aims to boost membership and enhance member satisfaction. It will debut on 1 July. “This […]
  • Africa on brink of polio eradication
    Nigeria and the whole continent of Africa is on the cusp of being polio free, Dr. Hamid Jafari told audience members at the Rotary Convention on 8 June in São Paulo, Brazil. Between 2013 and 2014, the reported cases of polio dropped from 53 to just six in Nigeria. Even more encouraging, said Jafari, is […]
  • Alumni Award Winner Helps Others Overcome Mental Illness, Speaks at Rotary Convention
    Dr. Geetha Jayaram has dedicated her life to helping people in her native India and the United States overcome the torment of severe depression, bipolar disorder, panic attacks, and other mental illnesses. Jayaram is a psychiatrist and associate professor at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality. […]
  • Water summit urges Rotary members to invest in youth
    Almost 200 million days of school attendance are lost every year because of the lack of proper sanitation. Many  diarrhea cases in children result from transmission of disease in schools rather than at home. “A school is a place where children should feel safe, not a place where they are susceptible to infection,” says Lizette […]
  • 2015 Rotary Convention photo gallery
    See our photo gallery from São Paulo. 
  • Peace Symposium speaker wants world to spend more on education, less on war
    When former Costa Rican president Oscar Arias was eight years old, his country abolished its military and turned its focus instead to human rights and peace. Now, the Nobel Peace laureate believes the world can gain just as much by following his country’s example. Speaking at the Rotary Peace Symposium on 4 June in São […]

Welcome to The Rotary Club of Cannock Web Site

Founded in 1935, over the years the Club has raised substantial funds to aid local and international projects some of which can be found on this website. If you think you might be able to help Rotary, or consider becoming a member please get in touch.

Church

St Lukes Church

 

Local Rotarians flipped the burgers at the the recent Cannock Town Carnival BBQ. Every one enjoyed the food and the function raised a fantastic £140 towards funds at the Church.

V festival tentsMembers of Cannock Rotary Club will be exercising skills in taking down the left over tents at the forthcoming V festival. This annual event is coordinated by all Rotary local clubs. The recovered tents are passed to ‘International Aid‘ and provide emergency shelter for people.

Just a quick reminder for the Cannock Town Carnival, nice Hot Dogs and Burgers available at St Luke’s Church. All funds raised go to Charity.

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