Mock Interviews For Students At Wavell School

Posted by on Jul 24, 2017 in Community, Slideshow | 0 comments

Mock Interviews For Students At Wavell School

A number of Farnborough Rotary members held mock interviews for student at Wavell School in Farnborough. These mock interviews have also been held at other local schools too.  Reports back from teachers, show that they have been very worthwhile for students who have an opportunity to practice their interview style and hone their skills and then receive feedback from the interviewers. This could be an interview for a job or an interview at their college or university of choice. Many Rotary...

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£500 Donation to Rushmoor & Surrey Heath Community First Responders

Posted by on Jul 17, 2017 in Community, Slideshow | 0 comments

£500 Donation to Rushmoor & Surrey Heath Community First Responders

From Ted Benneyworth Chairman on the community committee The community arm of Farnborough Rotary Club provided Rushmoor & Surrey Heath Community First Responders with the finances (£500)  to provide two AED (Automated External Defibrillator) devices to enable them to practice lifesaving support regularly within the team, and train more members of the public in Basic Life Support and...

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Easter Eggs For Children’s Ward at Frimley Park

Posted by on Apr 13, 2017 in Community, General, Slideshow | 1 comment

Easter Eggs For Children’s Ward at Frimley Park

One of our members John Debenham received a call from the local branch of Nat West Bank. They had been collecting been collecting Easter eggs from their customers  and wondered how to distribute them. Knowing that Rotary has a lot of contacts, they called John and he agreed to have them delivered to his door.  So 24 boxed eggs of different sizes arrived and John put the call out to members for ideas on how to distribute them, it was after all just 4 days before Easter. Another of our...

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Local Charities Receive Cheques

Posted by on Mar 31, 2017 in Christmas Collections, Community, Slideshow | 1 comment

Local Charities Receive Cheques

At this week’s meeting we invited all of the charities that were to receive donations for their charity. The money was raised in December, when Farnborough Rotary club members walked the streets of Farnborough alongside the Christmas float. Over £16k was raised and today was the day that disbursements were made. Over 40 charities will receive the proceeds of the annual Christmas float campaign. 85% of the charities are local, although there are some national and international...

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Launching Music In The Park 2017

Posted by on Feb 28, 2017 in Community, Music In The Park, Slideshow | 0 comments

Launching Music In The Park 2017

In this short video, Tim Vile chairman of the organising committee for Music In The Park Farnborough 2017  explains more about the aims of the event.

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£200 towards a ‘Young Carers’ Christmas party and visit to the Pantomime

Posted by on Dec 19, 2016 in Community, Slideshow | 0 comments

£200 towards a ‘Young Carers’ Christmas party and visit to the Pantomime

Farnborough Rotary Club recently provided the sum of £200 towards a ‘Young Carers’ Christmas party and visit to the Pantomime. The pictures show the past president of Farnborough Rotary Club John Marsh and also other rotarians Derek Purdey and Ted Benneyworth presenting Christmas presents provided  by the donation.  ...

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A New wheelchair for David Thomson

Posted by on Dec 19, 2016 in Community, Slideshow | 1 comment

A New wheelchair for David Thomson

David Thomson was presented with a new wheelchair jointly funded by The Headley Trust and Farnborough Rotary Club. Rotary equally shared the cost of the powered chair with the Headley Trust. 

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Remembering The Yorkshire Boxing Day Floods 2015

Posted by on Aug 26, 2016 in Community, Slideshow | 0 comments

Remembering The Yorkshire Boxing Day Floods 2015

You may remember that on Boxing Day 2015 hundreds of people suffered because of large scale flooding in north and west Yorkshire. Over £100k was donated to the local district appeal from various clubs across the UK including Farnborough. The money which was donated has made a huge difference to the people living in the affected areas of Yorkshire, and helped to restore the community groups so that people’s lives can return to near normal, even if they are not yet back in their own...

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The Source Charity Receives Cheque For £500

Posted by on May 18, 2016 in Community, Slideshow | 0 comments

The Source Charity Receives Cheque For £500

Rotarian Derek Purdey visited the charity The Source in Aldershot and presented  a cheque for £500 on behalf of the Club. This donation is in addition to that already collected by The Source in December when they went out with the Club on the Christmas Float and raised an additional £266.34   Jo Emett, the Interim Chief Executive, Founder & Fundraiser for The Source said “This donation will make an impact on the lives of young people and their families in Rushmoor, Hart &...

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