Many thanks to Swanage and Purbeck Rotary Club President, Steve Parsons for taking time out from helping to run the Swanage Christmas Market to explain all about what the Rotary Club does, both here and around the world.
“There’s a lot of really good food stalls today…I’ve spotted the olives!” – Rotary’s Steve Parsons
By Helen ffitch 18 December 2019, 12:01 pm
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