Rotary members upheld a new record

Rotary members upheld a new record

The Rotary Club of Danetre with the aid of Rotarians all over the world joined hands to build forth a new Guinness World Record.

The challenge was to plant the maximum number of crocus bulbs in an hour, and was supported by the Eden Project and The National Trust.

Saturday also witnessed the Daventry-based group plant facsimiles of the traditional Rotary emblem using 1,400 blue and gold crocus bulbs on the empty grass region in front of Danetre Hospital.

Nick Blunt, Rotary organiser and spokesman for Daventry, stated: “I would like to thank matron Rita Reeves and the Danetre Hospital management committee for their kind assistance. We would also like to remind people in the community of the Rotary effort to eradicate polio worldwide.”

Meanwhile a close associate of and a fellow Rotarian Trevor Hopkins explained that it is a situation to be excited about which certainly is a nice thing which is a nice thing to be done after all.


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