Newton Scout Group receiving new colours from Rotary President Brian Warland.
Rotary Club were pleased to purchase a new colour for our local Scout Group to
replace their existing one which had become old and worn.
High School pupils help disaster victims
Sturminster Newton High School pupils , Aqua Boxes
, and Philip Hammond International Services Chairman Sturminster Rotary Club.
Sturminster High School pupils have responded generously
to recent disasters by collecting sufficient contents to fill 23 Aqua Boxes .
Disasters come in many forms including earthquakes , cyclones , floods , and refugee
displacement , they do however all share a common factor - the most urgent single
problem facing the relief agencies is the provision of a supply of safe drinking
water . Aqua boxes provide one solution to the problem
The Aqua Box
scheme is an official Rotary Project , and the 23 boxes were purchased by the
Rotary Club of Sturminster Newton . Aqua Boxes have two functions . Firstly they
are filled with a selection of hardware , hygiene items , educational materials
, and clothing . Secondly , the box contains a filter cartridge and matching supply
of water treatment tablets , when the welfare items have been removed each standard
Aqua Box can be used to purify 1100 Litres of polluted water making it safe to
A team from the club attend Sturminster
High School and carry out mock employment interviews with the final year students.
This year the team interviewed over 100 applicants. The aim of the execise is
to introduce the students to an interview environment and to assist them to hone
their interview skills and techniques.