YORK ROTARY'S CENTENARY  2021

York Rotary celebrated our 100th birthday in 2021/22!!
Read all about our 100-year history here

Scroll down to read about the Centenary highlight events

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     100 Years of York Rotary
"looking back... looking forward" video
created in February 2021 

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    Launch of our Centenary Year

100 Years since the Inaugural Meeting

of York Rotary in February 1921

February 5 2021 

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Queen St Bridge and Station Hotel - 1920

           

Zoom meeting of York Rotary members and guests

with reminiscences, a specially commissioned poem and much more...

 

Full report here

           
     Centenary Celebration

Our Dinner, dance and show with the fabulous
 
 "ABBA REVIVAL"

took place on
Friday November 19th 2021

at York Racecourse

 

Report, videos and photos can be seen
   
here

 

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Centenary Gift to the City

To commemorate our 100 years in York,
York Rotary members funded the
restoration of the
SUNDIAL  (c.1730)
on College Green at east end of York Minster
in collaboration with York Civic Trust and York Minster


More information about this project here


The dedication ceremony took place on May 13th
led by Canon Michael Smith, 
Acting Dean of York


See the video and read more
here 

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            York Rotary Centenary Civic Lunch
 

The final formal event of our centenary year was a lunch at the Mansion House, by kind permission of the
Lord Mayor of York



Held on Friday May 13th 2022, our guest of honour was
Cllr Ashley Mason JP, Sheriff of York

Full details, photos and a video can be seen
here


 

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