Farnborough Rotary Visit House Of Commons

Posted by on Jun 19, 2013 in Events, Slideshow | 0 comments

Farnborough Rotary Visit House Of Commons

Rotary visit House of Commons Monday 3rd June 2013 Written by Graham Thomas On a beautiful summers day and led by President Pam and husband David, a small group of Farnborough members and guests  dutifully met up at the early hour of 9am. After security checks to see if were trying to sell Music in the Park tickets we met in Westminster Hall, with our very experienced guide for our tour. We were so fortunate in having a Parliament guide of some 17 years experience, namely the Head Doorman,...

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Farnborough Rotary Club’s Weekend In Wales

Posted by on Jun 3, 2013 in Events, Slideshow | 0 comments

Farnborough Rotary Club’s Weekend In Wales

Rotary and guests visit to South West Wales Friday 10th to Sunday 12th May 2013 Written by Rotarian Graham Thomas ….“There’s lovely”….. An early morning 8am start and a scramble for seats saw our usual 53 seater Trumans Coach set off to the magic country of Wales. Dedicated driver Ray, chosen from a cast of thousands delicately saw us safely on our way. Our leader, President Pam sat quietly as a back bencher. The occasional comfort stops saw us firstly, over the old...

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Skittles Evening at the Jolly Farmer

Posted by on Feb 3, 2013 in Events, Slideshow | 0 comments

Skittles Evening at the Jolly Farmer

The Club ‘rollerball’ evening arranged by president elect Geoff Robinshaw at the Jolly Farmer at Blacknest with meals in a basket backup was a great success. It was held on 31st January. It is reported that 50% of members partners and guests managed to make a strike. This was achieved without accidents to any of the participants and especially those responsible for replacing the skitttles ,which included a recent past president, and before the next deranged rotarian lined up for...

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Brandon Smith’s New Bike

Posted by on Dec 3, 2012 in Events, Slideshow | 0 comments

Brandon Smith’s New Bike

Community Service Project. Written by Laurie Dudley Brandon Freddy Smith DOB 30 December 2005. We helped Brandon last year who has Cerebral Palsy go to America for a Major Operation to help him to stand and walk. He returned in January and has progressed well since. On the 3rd September we received a request from his Mother and the Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust to help fund a Tom Cat Trike cost £2383.00 to progress his rehabilitation further. Brandon parents had raised £340 and his...

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District Conference 2012 Bristol

Posted by on Oct 29, 2012 in Events, Slideshow | 0 comments

District Conference 2012 Bristol

From President Pam “Well, what a weekend!  Dave and I arrived about 4pm on Friday but now realise that we should have got there for the 2pm start as we missed some interesting speakers.  We weren’t the only people to arrive later in the day so there is no real guilt about that!  However, we settled in and went out for a meal with the accompanying Farnborough Rotarians – Tina, Sam, John & Liz Debenham and John & Pauline Grenham, plus a fairly large group from...

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Rotary Summer BBQ

Posted by on Aug 1, 2012 in Events, Slideshow | 0 comments

Rotary Summer BBQ

On 21st June (one of the sunny days of our “wonderful British summer”) we held a bbq at Antony Harrison’s house where 34 Rotarians & partners enjoyed an excellent feast of spare ribs, burgers & sausages with lots of delicious salads & accompaniments. After consuming several desserts, the now famous Rum Bananas appeared and were enjoyed by those still able to eat! This is now the third year running for what has now become an annual event and we are all very grateful...

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