Mayor supports opening of new Rotary Club shop
Mayor and Mayoress were on hand at this week's official opening
of a temporary shop being run by the town's Rotary Club.
former Threshers off-licence store in College Street has been
turned into an information centre for one week by Rotary Club
members to provide details about the club's worldwide work to
Rotary Club President Jim Tancock told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "Since
1985, when Rotary International began its 'Thanks for Life' polio
immunisation programme, the number of people across the world
suffering from polio has fallen from 350,000 to just 1,000."
work is being explained on several information disiplays inside
the former Threshers shop throughout this week. We will also have
details about how people can help and also join up as members
of Burnham Rotary Club."
worldwide Rotary organisation celebrated its 105th anniversary
on Tuesday (February 23rd).
Mayor and Mayoress Derick and Christine Cooper visited the shop,
as pictured, which is open until Saturday evening (February 27th).