Wensleydale Rotary Club show support for Ukraine

Pictured back row from left are; Richard Pennell, Barry Whitfield, Chris Chilton, Howard Binks, David Spashett, David Blakeley, John Borrill Front row ; Chris Wheatley, Albert Calvert, President Ray Wilkinson and John Morton.

Wensleydale Rotary Club members will be collecting for Ukraine in Leyburn market place today, Friday.

Members showed solidarity with the Ukrainian people with a display of Ukrainian national flags at their last meeting.

A spokesperson said: “Wensleydale Rotary is committed to local charity fund raising,community service and involvement, especially promoting ethical and sustainable projects.

“Our major local charity is The Yorkshire Air Ambulance. Calling on the many decades of our members’ experience in Wensleydale, we bring a unique mix of local expertise and organising skill to our efforts.

“All are welcome to come along and see what our club does, and new ideas for our efforts are always welcome.”

To join in with similar charity raising efforts and the fellowship of friendly like-minded people, or come to any event or meeting, call David on 01969 623624 for further details or go to our website www.wensleydale.rotary1040.org.