Cheque of £2250 presented to the Rushmoor Gymnastics Academy

Posted by on Apr 14, 2016 in 50th Anniversary, Community, Slideshow | 0 comments

Cheque of £2250 presented to the Rushmoor Gymnastics Academy

On Tuesday 29th March Trevor Drury Rushmoor Rotary President accompanied by Dave Tunnicliffe, John Marsh Farnborough Rotary President, accompanied by Ted Bennyworth and Ash and Blackwater Valley Rotary Vice President Tony Stevenson presented a cheque of £2250 to the Rushmoor Gymnastics Academy. The cheque was accepted on behalf of the Gym by the Academy Captain Rebecca Parramore and will be used to buy new equipment for the younger members of the Gym. The Gym, although celebrating its 40th...

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Frank Sinatra Evening

Posted by on Aug 4, 2009 in 50th Anniversary, General | 0 comments

Sean has suggested that 29th October be an evening remembering Frank Sinatra and Dean martin, this would be a great ending to the Club’s 50th Anniversary year. I hope that ALL Farnborough Rotarians will attend and bring friends if you can. Jeremy

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Clock Unveiling In Farnborough Video

Posted by on May 14, 2009 in 50th Anniversary, Events | 0 comments

We recently unveiled the new clock in Farnborough’s Queensmead shopping centre. The Mayor was in attendance along with around 25-30 rotary members and their wives and partners. All was going well and we were going to record the speeches at the unveiling, when…. the video stopped and we couln’t get that cruicial moment on tape…sorry. I dashed all all over town (knowing that I only had 10 minutes) to get a replacement tape, only to find that when I got back..it was done...

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Crowd Turns Out For Clock Unveiling

Posted by on May 7, 2009 in 50th Anniversary, Community, Events | 0 comments

Quite a number of Farnborough rotarians turned out for the unveiling of the  commemorative clock which was given to the people of Farnborough by Farnborough Rotary club. In this picture, taken in the Queensmeadshopping centre,  the Mayor Alan Ferrier, his wife Sandra, Bill Cooke – the president of Farnborough Rotary club are flanked by members of the club. Click on the Picture to view a bigger...

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Farnborough has a new clock

Posted by on May 6, 2009 in 50th Anniversary, Community, Foundation and International, General, Music In The Park, Visitors | 0 comments

Farnborough Rotary Club have unveiled a new clock to commemorate their 50th anniversary at the Princesmead Shopping Centre in Farnborough. The clock was unveiled by the Mayor of Farnborough, Alan Ferrier and the president of Farnborough Rotary Club Mr Bill Cooke. In a speech from the Mayor, he praised the work of the local rotary clubs and Farnborough in particular for its work in the community. Mr Cooke said “Over 50 years the people of Farnborough and the local area have donated in...

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Tree planting ceremony

Posted by on Apr 7, 2009 in 50th Anniversary, Community, Music In The Park, Visitors | 0 comments

To celebrate Farnborough Rotary clubs 50th anniversary this year a tree has been planted at King George V playing fields, Sycamore Road Farnborough on Monday 6th April. The event was attended by over 35 rotarians and the Mayor of Rushmoor Alan Ferrier accompanied by the Mayoress. In his speech the mayor said that he had worked with many of the local rotary clubs and understood the high standing the clubs had with the local community. This he said, was  due to the rotary club’s commitment...

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Latest Information on the 50th Anniversary Celebrations for the Rotary Club of Farnborough

Posted by on Mar 12, 2009 in 50th Anniversary | 0 comments

The following dates have been scheduled as special occasions to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Rotary Club of Farnborough Monday 6th April.  Tree planting ceremony at the King George V Playing Fields, near the Pavilion.  Rotary President Bill Cooke and the Mayor Cllr Alan Ferrier will be there to plant a tree to comemorate the occasion. The Week 4th May to 9th May there will be a display of Rotary memorabelia in Princes Mead to show the work that Rotary does for the Community and...

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Dinner with a Paralympic Gold Medalist

Posted by on Mar 6, 2009 in 50th Anniversary, Charities We Support, Events, Visitors | 0 comments

Last night our club joined forces with the Blackwater Valley Rotary club at the Holiday Inn Farnborough, to hear a very motivating and inspirational talk given by Helene Raynsford, the young paralympian who has achieved so much in the last 8 years. Helene spoke about her illness that left her disabled whilst at university, the challenges she faced up to, on the way to becoming a gold medal winner and she gave us a blow by blow account of how she was feeling as she won the gold medal race. ...

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Progress to the Farnborough Rotary Club’s 50th Anniversary

Posted by on Feb 21, 2009 in 50th Anniversary | 0 comments

Gil Puxley and I talked to the Manager at Prince’s mead about installing our Anniversary Clock and this has been received with enthusiasm, although there are some minor problems still to be overcome. I hope the clock will arrive next week and we can sort out these minor problems. The anniversary Dinner is coming along well with 108 expected guests.  Andrew Clark and I will talk with the catering Manager at the Golf Club in the coming week to organise the menu for the evening. I will keep...

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