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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Local Girl’s Kilimanjaro Climb.

Posted by on Sep 18, 2018 in international, Slideshow | 1 comment

Local Girl’s Kilimanjaro Climb.

Following a request from local student Sara Gaylard on 10.4.2018 to help support a Rag challenge for an International charity ‘Hope for Children‘ by climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, the club wrote to Sarah to inform her that the Club Members have donated £250.00. Under normal circumstances, we donate direct to charities and not via third parties. The Club was however impressed that a local Farnborough student from Wavell School, studying at University, still found time to...

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Succesful BBQ night

Posted by on Aug 3, 2018 in President's News, Slideshow | 0 comments

Succesful BBQ night

A successful President’s BBQ night was held last Friday 27th July at President Michael’s home in Farnborough. With the 60th anniversary of Farnborough Rotary in 2019, the club has decided to hold a number of events to offset the costs of the night – This was the first one and over £700 was raised. Nearly £800 was raised Owen and Jan looking after the bar - no surprise there!! Dave, Tim and...

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President’s Handover

Posted by on Jul 5, 2018 in President's News, Slideshow | 0 comments

President’s Handover

We have a new President of Farnborough Rotary Club – Michael Smailes. Mike joined the club in 2011 and has taken over the reins of presidency from Diane Bedford who has held the pst for the last 12 months. This is a fixed term for all presidents, locally, nationally and internationally. Since joining Rotary in 2011, Mike has been chairman of many committees within the club and is a most enthusiastic member. He is a keen gardener, keeps his own chickens and has represented the...

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President Diane’s Afternoon Tea

Posted by on Jun 25, 2018 in Events, President's News, Slideshow | Comments Off on President Diane’s Afternoon Tea

President Diane’s Afternoon Tea

The 12 month term of Presidency is nearly over for the current rotary president Diane Bedford. So on Saturday 24th June she was joined by fellow rotarians their husbands, wives and partners for a visit to the gardens of West Green House. Nestling in a woodland corner of Northern Hampshire, the gardens of West Green House surround one of the prettiest manor houses in England. After a tour around the peaceful and tranquil gardens, afternoon tea was...

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Roy’s Weekend in Devon

Posted by on Jun 4, 2018 in Events, Slideshow | 0 comments

Roy’s Weekend in Devon

ROY’s Rotary Weekend 2018 Friday 18th thru’ Sunday 20 th May 2018 Devon Our long awaited visit to the English Riviera started at the comfortable time at 9am on Friday May 18th. (written by Graham Thomas) Our tour leader Roy was waiting at the front seat of the coach, resplendent in his flamboyant orange trilby and attended by his mindful wife Elaine. Ray, our usual driver is now on lighter duties. Roy and Elaine had organised the weather and the sun shone to display England at...

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