Mendip24 2017 is managed and operated by the Rotary Club of Wrington Vale… with more than a little help from the old CLIC24 crew.
So who are the Rotary Club of Wrington Vale? The club is in existence to support charities within the local community, the wider nation and internationally.
Already this year we have held a very popular Casino Night in conjunction with Thatchers Cider. This prestigious event raised over £6,200 in aid of Children’s Hospice SouthWest and other charities supported by Rotary.
Throughout the past few months, we have also been running a number of events – including our Club President’s sponsored 15,000 feet tandem skydive – to raise funds for our selected international project “Build Up Nepal”. Build Up Nepal is a non-profit social business working with Shiva Charity UK to rebuild rural villages in Nepal hit by the devastating earthquakes of April and May 2015.
We also undertake a number of local projects including taking local children on “Kids Out” visits; organizing a Senior Citizen’s Christmas Party; working with local schools to conduct mock interviews and to host Youth Speaks Debating, Young Musician and Young Chef competitions; and we run an annual weekend break for local Young Carers.