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Battersea Park Fireworks 2009 - Support the Rotary Charity Collection


Once again Putney Rotary Club as a member of the Wandsworth Group of Rotary Clubs will be collecting for charity at the Wandsworth Council organised fireworks display at Battersea Park.

The event takes place on Saturday 7th November 2009. The gates open from 6pm. The bonfire will be lit at 7:30pm and the fireworks display will begin at 8pm.

Rotary will be collecting for two charities this year:
+ Help for Heroes - a national charity; and
+ The Rainbow School - a local Wandsworth charity.

Look out for the Rotary volunteers at the gates to Battersea Park - wearing bright yellow tabbards and holding collection buckets.

Further information about the event from Wandsworth Council:
http://www.wandsworth.gov.uk/info/200006/arts_and_entertainment/288/fireworks_displays


LONDON
24 Oct 2009

Notes to Editors

Rotary is a worldwide organization of business and professional leaders that provides humanitarian service, encourages high ethical standards in all vocations, and helps build goodwill and peace in the world. Approximately 1.2 million Rotarians belong to more than 32,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas. Members carry out this work in their community and/or overseas by giving their time and their expertise.

A Rotary Club is open to men and women who are business, professional or community leaders who want to use their experience for the benefit of others. Paul Harris formed the world's first service club in Chicago on 23rd February 1905. The name Rotary is derived from the early practice of rotating meetings among members' offices.

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