Rotary Club Estoi Palace International is a truly international club with members of many different nationalities. What unites them is a desire to make a difference to the world, to help relieve poverty, to improve education and to foster peace and understanding.
Here’s your chance to get fit and help us to eradicate Polio forever. The ride will take place on Sunday, November 24th, starting and finishing in Estoi. There is a choice of 2 rides. The hill ride is around 35 kms and includes the Serra São Miguel. The other ride is over flatter terrain and will head towards the coast.
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On Saturday, 25th October, the Florentinta Charity Fashion Show took place at Monte Vale d’Eguas Restaurant in Almancil. Over 120 people attended to watch our glamourous models strut their stuff and showcase a selection of clothes available from Florentinta.
The Fashion Show raised in excess of 2500 euros which will benefit two charities, Rotary Club Estoi Palace International and the Goldra Dog Sanctuary.
Margarida is in need to a further operation to help her walk. On the 19th of October the community came together to help her again. The 3rd Charity Party (3.º Arraial Estoi Solidário) was held at the Poeta Emiliano da Costa School in Estoi. Despite the inclement weather nearly 300 people came along to show their support for her. The ticket price was 6 euros which included a sandwich, a drink and live entertainment. The event raised around 5000€ all of which will go towards the cost of Margarida’s operation but further funds are needed. You may make a donation for Margarida here.
Rancho Foclórico de Santa Bárbara de Nexe performing at the arraial
Rotary Club Estoi Palace International’s (RCEPI), 7th Annual Charity Golf Tournament was a great success. The event took place on the 29th of August; and over 60 golfers enjoyed a perfect sunny day at Portugal’s number one golf course, the magnificent Monte Rei Golf & Country Club – a ‘signature’ Jack Nicklaus designed course.
The most important day in the Rotary calendar is the Presidential Handover and Rotary Club Estoi Palace International (RCEPI) chose the beautiful Vila Monte Farmhouse in Moncarapacho for this event on Friday 28th June.
Almost 100 Algarve Rotarians and guests listened to outgoing President Bruno Sousa Costa reflect on his year in office – during which the Club raised over 25.000€ to improve the lives of the local community as well as support international causes…
Staff from APPC Faro visited the Rotary Club of Estoi Palace International (RCEPI) to talk about the work their non profit-making Association does supporting children with cerebral palsy and related neurological diseases and their families. Impressed by the work done on a limited budget the Club decided to raise funds for the purchase of a special posture wheelchair. This helps to maintain a child’s back in the correct position to help their posture…
On Saturday, 8th June, Rotary Club Estoi Palace International (RCPI) together with the Rotary Club of Olhao and Alliance Française hosted their 5th annual iconic White Night Dinner at the historic Museu de Traje in Sao Bras.
The evening was a fantastic success with over 240 people attending, exceeding last year´s numbers. The guests dressed all in white…