The Grantham Sunrise Club has officially become a member of the worldwide Rotary International organisation.
The Rotary club, the most recently established in Grantham, received its charter at a grand ‘Charter Party’ in Harlaxton, attended by over 80 people, including many dignitaries. The official charter certificate was presented by Rotary district governor Geoff Blurton to Sunrise president Andre Finney. Mr Finney said the party was a huge success and that he will lead the club forward with great pride and enthusiasm.
The Sunrise club aims to be a forward-looking group which breaks with old traditions and forges forward with new aims and ambitions, helping the local community in particular. Steps to achieve this have already been taken, with the installation of a kitchen for Grantham Foodbank, working with Grantham College in giving students interview skills and joining in with a float in the Grantham Carnival parade.
The club is an equal mix of male and female members, from all walks of life, who gather for meetings between 7am and 8.15am (hence the Sunrise name) at the new Eden House Hotel.