Community Award cheque finds good home

Posted by on Feb 11, 2019 in Community, Slideshow | 0 comments

Community Award cheque finds good home

Last month we gave our Community Award to the Singles Social Group.  Along with the award was a £250 cheque for a charity or good cause of the Social Group’s choosing.  They selected the Camberley All Night Café and went along last Friday night to hand over the donation.  This is their report. So, here’s the thing –  A few months ago we got approached by someone who said they wanted to nominate our group for a ”Community Service award” Why, we...

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Community Award to Singles Social Group

Posted by on Jan 25, 2019 in Community, Slideshow | 0 comments

Community Award to Singles Social Group

Farnborough Rotary Club – Community Award to Singles Social Group Farnborough Rotary Club recognised the great work of the Facebook based ‘Singles Social Group – Fleet, Farnborough, Farnham and Surrounding Areas’ by presenting it with its Community Award. Jim Thomson from the Rotary Club said “This award recognises the impressive and practical help and support the group gives its members in dealing with single life.  Many of its members are recently...

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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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