York Rotary in the News
Coverage of Rotary in the Press and Social Media
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2021
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"Fancy dressing up in a ridiculous costume and taking to the waters of the River Ouse to paddle a dragon boat like mad against several hundred like-minded competitors? Then you'd better get a move on."    Publicity for 2021 Dragon Boat event
Online here 
and in print
13 May  2021
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Rotary in Great Britain and Ireland's website feature a story about the 100 year history of York Rotary
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8 March 2021
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Rotarian Eileen Davis is interviewed by Georgey Spanswick on her BBC Radio York Breakfast programme about the three York Rotary Club's  initiative to supply local schools with laptops for disadvantaged students
Click here    then scroll across to  "1:53:30" to hear the interview
26 Feb 2021
available until 22/3/21
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"LAST year's Dragon Boat Challenge had to be cancelled thanks to Covid. It was 'reinvented' as an online event - and still raised £20,000 for good causes. "
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and in print
18 Feb 2021
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"Revived Dragon Boat Challenge pledged for Rotary's 100th year "
18 Feb 2021
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Sheriff of York-Elect promoting York Rotary Tweet about the Hope and Aid blanket collection programme
18 Feb 2021
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"DISADVANTAGED pupils at schools across York now have access to online lessons, thanks to a £10,000 flash fundraising programme by local Rotarians."
Online here 
and in print
15 Feb 2021
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Re-post by Dave King
Editor of "ROTARY" magazine  for RGBI
17 Feb 2021
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Rotarian Diane Roworth is interviewed by Jonathan Cowap on his BBC Radio York programme about Hope and Aid Direct and the York Rotary programme to collect items for depatch to refugees in the Greek Islands    (8 minutes)
Click here    then scroll across to  "3:13:00" to hear the interview
16 Feb 2021
available until 12/3/21
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"Happy 100th birthday"
5 Feb 2021
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Local Radio station YO1 plugs  "Dragon Boats are Back"
4 Feb 2021
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