Rotary Club Mourns Former President

Posted by on Feb 14, 2012 in Press Releases | 0 comments

Farnborough Rotary Club has announced the death of one of its former presidents Mike Gosney, who died Wednesday 15th February after a short illness aged 73. Although he was born in Raynes Park London, he spent most of his life in Farnborough and attended Farnborough Grammar School. After leaving school, he join the RAF as a medical orderly for his National Service. He trained as a Quantity Surveyor in London, after being discharged from the RAF, but returned to Farnborough to set up his...

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Rotary Past President Receives Paul Harris Fellowship Award

Posted by on Aug 28, 2010 in Club Service | 0 comments

John Batty, a former president of Farnborough Rotary Club received a Paul Harris Fellowship award last Thursday 26th August 2010. The award is given to members of Rotary and sometimes to members of the wider community who have given extraordinary service back to community. I had the pleasure of presenting this award to John and there is a not a finer member in the club who deserves it more. although many members of the club work extremely hard for the community. His hard work and dedication in...

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Farnborough Rotary Club Donates To Pakistan Flood Tragedy

Posted by on Aug 26, 2010 in international | 0 comments

Members of the Rotary Club of Farnborough approved the purchase of a Shelter Box for immediate dispatch to the stricken people of Pakistan. From Graham Thomas Farnborough Rotary Club Member Two more Shelter Boxes at a cost of £495, (money which was raised from profits of the Farnborough Donkey Derby and other fund raising activities locally) have been dispatched following requests from members with money provided from Club funds. A further donation from our funds and personal donations for...

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2010 Vocational Award For Source Cafe

Posted by on Aug 13, 2010 in Community | 0 comments

Every year Farnborough Rotary club awards a group or individual a vocational award. This year it was awarded to the Source Cafe in Aldershot. Started in 2000 by youth worker Jo Emmett in response to the needs of local vulnerably-housed or homeless youths, The Source worked with local churches, voluntary groups and statutory agencies to establish a youth cafe’, offering a safe space free from drugs and alcohol for young people to meet in the evenings. The Source moved into its new fully...

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Senior Boxing Tournament in Farnborough

Posted by on Jul 17, 2010 in Boxing Tournament | 0 comments

International Boxing Tournament coming to Farnborough Opportunity for Local Businesses to get involved The Rotary Club of Farnborough has successfully concluded negotiations with the Amateur Boxing Association of England to stage a Farnborough based Senior International Boxing Tournament, England v Ireland. This high profile black tie event is to be held at the Maida Gym in Aldershot on Saturday the 30th October 2010, just weeks after the conclusion of the Commonwealth Games in Delhi India and...

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