Cowes Rotary News and Events

Interact Club Raise £220 with Asda Bag Pack

Interact Club Raise £220 with Asda Bag Pack

The Interact Club, in conjunction with the Rotary Club of Cowes, held a bag pack at ASDA in Newport on Saturday 7th September. The public were very generous and the Interactors collected a total of £164.00, which they have rounded up to £200.00. This will be presented to President Jordan’s nominated local Charity, ‘Women on Wight‘ later this week. The Interactors would like to thank Clare, Community Champion at ASDA and all the staff, for their very warm welcome and the public, who were so generous with their donations.

Interact Club Car Wash

Interact Club Car Wash

The Interact Club, in conjunction with The Rotary Club of Cowes, Blue Watch of the IW Fire and Rescue Service and Layla’s Trust, held a very successful Car Wash in Newport on Saturday 20th July. £350.00 was raised, which was rounded up to £400.00. Both the Firefighters’ Charity and Layla’s Trust received £200.00. Interact Club President, Nico Ostler handed over cheques to both Charities. Blue Watch Leader, Firefighter Andy Hookey and Sarah Leahy from Layla’s Trust received the cheques. The Interactors would like to thank all members of the public, who were extremely generous in their donations.

Cowes Sailability club. “Putting smiles on faces”

Cowes Sailability club. “Putting smiles on faces”

We have supported Cowes Sailability  club for several years. Founded in 2002 by Patrick de Peyer to help make sailing and boating accessible to Island residents, boating trips during Cowes Week is a fixture in the clubs events calendar, taking the disabled and their families or careers for exhilarating trips on “Wet Wheels” Geoff Holts 9 meter motor catamaran. Commodore Paul Wilks spoke to Cowes Rotary club about the aims and ambitions of the club, also meeting the demands of increasing safety and caring regulations with the attendant training of the volunteer staff. Commodore Paul was presented with a cheque for £500 to support “Wet Wheels” for one day in […]

John’s Club

John’s Club

John’s Club was formed by John Phillips for people with disabilities, learning difficulties, mental health, and those that struggle to socialise and mix. On Friday evenings up to 120 people meet at the Riverside Centre to socialise and meet their friends. John has recently started a small sports based day centre, and is. in need of basic equipment, exercise mats, gym balls and steppers. This year Disability learning  week in June is sports based and this equipment will enable the centre be promoted to the best of their ability. Cowes Rotary club where able to purchase the equipment and present it to John to support this new project.

Cowes Small Ships Race

Cowes Small Ships Race

The Cowes Small Ships Race is organised by ASTO in partnership with the Royal London Yacht Club and supported by Isle of Wight based organisations including the Royal Yacht Squadron, Cowes Yacht Haven, Herapath Shenton Trust, RLYC Youth Trust, Cowes Rotary, Delphie Lakeman Trust and others.

Cowes Rotary Support Walk the Wight

Cowes Rotary Support Walk the Wight

Every year, Cowes Rotary are just one of the Island Rotary Clubs to support the Mountbatten Walk the Wight. Along side Rotary and event supporter, Hose Rhodes Dickson, the Rotary Club provide Banners, signage and much needed marshals for the event. Taking place this year on Sunday 12th May, you can register by following the following link; Register for Walk the Wight 2019 Make sure you say hello to the Rotary helpers!!