Wendy Dawson gave a fascinating talk about her work at the Ley Community in Yarnton, near Woodstock, where she has been the Chief Executive for 2 ½ years. The Ley Community is an independent registered charity, established in 1971 and that helps people with drug and alcohol rehabilitation. The Ley […]
Colonel Paddy Vernon from the Gurkha Welfare Trust spoke to the club about the Trust’s work supporting Gurkha pensioners who have served in the British Army. He was in the Signals Regiment and first served in Nepal in 1962. The Gurkha Welfare Trust was formed in 1969. Many soldiers who […]
David Horton, Jubilee Sailing Trust, 28th September 2010 David Horton spoke to the group about the Jubilee Sailing Trust, a charity that was established in 1978 and that has two tall ships on which physically disabled people are able to work alongside able bodied people. 36,000 people have sailed with […]
Sarah spoke to the group about her visit to Southern Africa and Lesotho as part of the Group Study Exchange (GSE) in 2009. The GSE provides opportunities for young professionals (non-Rotarians) to participate in a 4-week exchange visit to another Rotary District in another country.