Santa and the Mayor wish us well

Posted by on Nov 29, 2018 in Christmas, Christmas Collections, Community, Slideshow | 0 comments

Santa and the Mayor wish us well

Santa Claus dropped into Farnborough to join the Mayor of Rushmoor, Steve Masterson, in wishing the Club and its President Michael Smailes well for its annual Christmas Float collections in aid of mainly local charities. Also in the picture is Andrew Lloyd who runs the club’s Christmas collections operation. Collections start on Sunday 2 December; full details are available...

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Farnborough shoppers donate £500

Posted by on Oct 8, 2018 in Charities We Support, Club Service, Community, Slideshow | 0 comments

Farnborough shoppers donate £500

The generosity of the people of Farnborough was well-demonstrated on Sunday 7th October when shoppers in Queensmead donated £500 for Shelterbox, a UK based disaster relief charity.   Members of Farnborough Rotary Club had on display the equipment used by Shelterbox and that is currently being distributed to the Indonesian families following the terrible earthquake and Tsunami on the island of Sulawesi. Shoppers in Farnborough were able to see the large Family Relief...

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Visitor Cathie Russell

Posted by on Oct 19, 2017 in Community, Slideshow | 0 comments

Visitor Cathie Russell

Today we were visited by Cathie Russell, Director of Connect Counselling Service based in Camberley with over 20 fully trained counsellors. Connect Counselling Service offers help and support to individuals, couples and families experiencing a range of problems, such as anxiety, depression, inability to cope, relationship issues, bereavement and more. Cathie talked to us about the history of the service and talked about the kind of individuals that they help at their offices in Camberley. As a...

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Farnborough Rotary Club’s Community Award Given To Mick Shea

Posted by on Jul 29, 2017 in Community, Slideshow | 0 comments

Farnborough Rotary Club’s Community Award Given To Mick Shea

Farnborough Rotary Club’s Community Award was given to Mick Shea in recognition of his work with the Farnborough Food Bank. He was asked to nominate a charity to receive the cash sum that goes with the award and he chose Share the Light – a local charity started at Salesian College, Farnborough, that helps disadvantaged children around the world.  Mick’s grandson has been a volunteer for the charity, working in Zambia.  

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Mock Interviews For Students At Wavell School

Posted by on Jul 24, 2017 in Community, Slideshow | 0 comments

Mock Interviews For Students At Wavell School

A number of Farnborough Rotary members held mock interviews for student at Wavell School in Farnborough. These mock interviews have also been held at other local schools too.  Reports back from teachers, show that they have been very worthwhile for students who have an opportunity to practice their interview style and hone their skills and then receive feedback from the interviewers. This could be an interview for a job or an interview at their college or university of choice. Many Rotary...

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£500 Donation to Rushmoor & Surrey Heath Community First Responders

Posted by on Jul 17, 2017 in Community, Slideshow | 0 comments

£500 Donation to Rushmoor & Surrey Heath Community First Responders

From Ted Benneyworth Chairman on the community committee The community arm of Farnborough Rotary Club provided Rushmoor & Surrey Heath Community First Responders with the finances (£500)  to provide two AED (Automated External Defibrillator) devices to enable them to practice lifesaving support regularly within the team, and train more members of the public in Basic Life Support and...

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