Category: charities

International flavour to Charter Dinner

THERE was an international flavor to the charter dinner celebrations of the Rotary Club of Leeds White Rose when they welcomed home roving Yorkshireman, Stephen King. Stephen left the UK 15 years ago to move to Japan where he started a successful translation service majoring in Asian languages. Having joined his own local Rotary Club…
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ART centre stage at Charter Dinner

ART is centre stage at our Charter dinner which aims to raise funds for local good causes while ensuring our members and their friends have a great night. Still one of the youngest Rotary Clubs in the UK and in District 1040, Yorkshire, we’re celebrating our 15th anniversary and making it a party with a…
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Paul Harris accolade for our newest member

DIFFERENT is just one word to describe colourful Leeds business man, Craig Burton and now he has been recognised by one of the world’s leading charitable organisations for making a difference. Craig, who runs central Leeds based The Works has been awarded the Paul Harris Fellowship by Rotary International in recognition for his charitable work,…
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There is such a thing as free lunch

THE saying goes: ‘There’s no such thing as a free lunch’, but The Rotary Club of Leeds White Rose are proving there is. One of the youngest and newest clubs in the international Rotary family the team, which meets for breakfast each Wednesday morning at the Park Plaza Hotel, has hit on a novel way…
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Whisky galore for a good cause!

DRINKING whisky or whiskey on a school night and focussing long enough to bid for lots in an auction are not normally compatible but they proved a winning formula. Vice and Virtue, New Briggate, was the venue for our inaugural Whisky Tasting lead by head dramsman, Uell Kennedy, who guided us, until we fell off…
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