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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Easter Eggs For Children’s Ward at Frimley Park

Posted by on Apr 13, 2017 in Community, General, Slideshow | 1 comment

Easter Eggs For Children’s Ward at Frimley Park

One of our members John Debenham received a call from the local branch of Nat West Bank. They had been collecting been collecting Easter eggs from their customers  and wondered how to distribute them. Knowing that Rotary has a lot of contacts, they called John and he agreed to have them delivered to his door.  So 24 boxed eggs of different sizes arrived and John put the call out to members for ideas on how to distribute them, it was after all just 4 days before Easter. Another of our...

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Local Charities Receive Cheques

Posted by on Mar 31, 2017 in Christmas Collections, Community, Slideshow | 1 comment

Local Charities Receive Cheques

At this week’s meeting we invited all of the charities that were to receive donations for their charity. The money was raised in December, when Farnborough Rotary club members walked the streets of Farnborough alongside the Christmas float. Over £16k was raised and today was the day that disbursements were made. Over 40 charities will receive the proceeds of the annual Christmas float campaign. 85% of the charities are local, although there are some national and international...

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