A Cheque For Brendon Care

Posted by on Dec 14, 2017 in Charities We Support, Slideshow, Visitors | 0 comments

A Cheque For Brendon Care

At our lunchtime meeting today, our President Elect Michael Smailes presented a cheque to Phoebe  Day, the fundraising manager of Brendoncare.  In accepting the cheque for £300, she spoke about her grandfather who in her words was “A bit of a legend” in her family.  He worked in special effects for the BBC and worked on tv programmes like ‘Dad’s Army’, ‘Doctor Who’ – he helped to build the Daleks and many others.  But nowadays...

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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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£85k Raised For The Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice

Posted by on Aug 31, 2017 in Music In The Park, Slideshow | 0 comments

£85k Raised For The Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice

A cheque for £85,000 was handed today to the Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice. This was the amount raised by the Farnborough Rotary Club’s biennial event Music In The Park. The presentation was made by the president of Farnborough Rotary Club Diane Bedford to Sarah Brocklebank, the Chief Executive of the hospice.    In the picture from the left, Laura Moody, Events Fundraising Manager, Fundraising, Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice Care – Tim Vile, Chairman of the MIP...

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Top Award For Farnborough Rotarian

Posted by on Aug 30, 2017 in President's News, Slideshow | 0 comments

Top Award For Farnborough Rotarian

Congratulations to Farnborough Rotary member Owen Eggington on receiving the Paul Harris Fellowship Award Owen was presented with the award at the Farnborough Rotary Club meeting held at Wings Restaurant on 24th August 2017. It was presented to Owen by our President Diane Bedford and made Owen Eggington a “Paul Harris Fellow” This is given in recognition of outstanding work and contributions to our club. He thanked the club and said that he will never forget how Farnborough...

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Rotary Club Members Tour Of The Historic Royal Aircraft Establishment

Posted by on Aug 10, 2017 in Events, Slideshow | 0 comments

Rotary Club Members Tour Of The Historic Royal Aircraft Establishment

Here is photo taken during today’s Club tour of the Historic Royal Aircraft Establishment’s “Old Factory” site.   The photograph shows Club members at the iconic Portable Balloon Shed at Farnborough Business Park.    The tour was, organised by North East Hampshire Historic & Archaeological Society’s, following a donation from the Rotary...

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UK government’s £100 million cash boost towards the global battle against polio.

Posted by on Aug 7, 2017 in international, Slideshow | 0 comments

UK government’s £100 million cash boost towards the global battle against polio.

Rotary’s president in Great Britain and Ireland has welcomed the UK government’s £100 million cash boost towards the global battle against polio. Denis Spiller said he was proud that Rotary has been the catalyst for a worldwide campaign which, he believes, will help in the final push towards eliminating polio for good. International Development Secretary, Priti Patel, this morning (Friday) announced the multi-million pound commitment from the UK, which will be channelled through the World...

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