The Rotary Club of Walton-on-Thames

Who are we?

The Rotary Club of Walton-on-Thames is a group of men and women who meet socially once a week and seek to contribute to the community life. They share an evening meal, listen to a speaker and discuss local issues.

It is an enjoyable interlulde in the week’s routine. But it also offers members an opportunity to assist others.

Rotarians (as they call themselves) value this personal and business networking as it helps them raise money and offer financial or practical help to those in the area (and sometimes beyond) who need or request it.

The club is affiliated to the global Rotary International network. It is non-sectarian and non-political. Members are drawn from all walks of life, working or retired so whatever your age, it doesn’t matter.

We are like minded people seeking to enhance the quality and meaning of life outside of the workplace and outside of the home.

Some of us are local people by birth, though in a mobile age not all of us live or work strictly within the area. But we all want to help keep the community one of which we can be proud.

Our club is the only Rotary Club in the Borough of Elmbridge.

Our Aims

To make friends and encourage members to lead an enjoyable social life.

To extend a helping hand to others in the community and beyond who need financial or practical assistance.

By using the Rotary International network to encourage understanding and goodwill.

To make our area a happier and more prosperous place by promoting business and personal links.

To live up to the century-old Rotary maxim…:

“Service Above Self”

Projects and Activities

Local Charities Support and Fundraising – Cycle ride raised £26,000

Kids Out – Thousands of disabled and disadvantaged children entertained at Theme Parks every year

Twin Clubs – Visits to and from our Twin Clubs in France and Germany

Christmas Collections – With Carols and Father Christmas – Over £7000 was raised last year!

Emergency Boxes – Providing essential supplies, shelter and water purification equipment for disaster victims worldwide

Annual Charity Golf Day – Raising in excess of £7500

Interested in Learning More?

Why not come as our guest to one of our meetings on a Thursday at 7.45pm at Burhill  Golf Club

Visit our website or contact our Club Secretary Alan Roper – secretary@waltonrotary.org

01372 463405


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