Members Weekend Away In Suffolk

Posted by on Jun 14, 2019 in Club Service, Slideshow | 0 comments

Members Weekend Away In Suffolk

Every year one of our members – Roy Sharpe who has been a member since 1970 arranges a weekend away for members, their spouses, friends and partners. The 19th consecutive time this has occurred.  This year it was off to Sunny Suffolk for over 40 people. Leaving on Friday morning 31st May, this jocular group boarded the coach on route to Ipswich. Naturally there were jokes along the way and commentary from the group’s leader Roy. A stop for coffee in the majestic city...

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Local Business man honoured by Rotary top award the Paul Harris Fellowship

Posted by on May 23, 2019 in Club Service, Slideshow | 0 comments

Local Business man honoured by Rotary top award the Paul Harris Fellowship

Nick White the son of John Raison, who owned the Fishing Tackle Shop in Park Road, North Camp, for many years was honoured by a prominent Rotarian from the Jefferson City West Rotary Club of America Mr Nick Rackers. Nick’s son Christopher, also a member of the Jefferson City West Rotary Club contacted the Farnborough Rotary Club earlier in the year and requested that his Father received his award by the Farnborough Rotary Club. Nick was accompanied by his wife Denise, son...

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Champions Of Change Winner Farnborough Rotarian Katy Harris

Posted by on May 20, 2019 in Community, Slideshow | 0 comments

Champions Of Change Winner Farnborough Rotarian Katy Harris

Every year Rotary hosts the Champions Awards, celebrating the outstanding humanitarian and community service conducted by volunteers from across Great Britain and Ireland. This year, seven Rotary members have been  crowned Champions of Change, alongside seven Community Champions, members of the public whose efforts have been recognised by their local Rotary club. One of the winners was Farnborough Rotary member Katy Harris. Katy has given outstanding commitment to a...

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Local Girl Sarah Gaylard Gives Talk On Kilimanjaro Climb

Posted by on Feb 16, 2019 in international, Slideshow, Vocational | 0 comments

Local Girl Sarah Gaylard Gives Talk On Kilimanjaro Climb

Farnborough Rotary Club helped to sponsor local girl Sarah Gaylard to climb Mount Kilimanjaro. On Thursday 14th February, Sarah came to our club lunch to give a presentation. Below are the slides from her presentation.

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Community Award cheque finds good home

Posted by on Feb 11, 2019 in Community, Slideshow | 0 comments

Community Award cheque finds good home

Last month we gave our Community Award to the Singles Social Group.  Along with the award was a £250 cheque for a charity or good cause of the Social Group’s choosing.  They selected the Camberley All Night Café and went along last Friday night to hand over the donation.  This is their report. So, here’s the thing –  A few months ago we got approached by someone who said they wanted to nominate our group for a ”Community Service award” Why, we...

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KATY SCOOPS NATIONAL AWARD

Posted by on Feb 11, 2019 in international, Slideshow | 0 comments

KATY SCOOPS NATIONAL AWARD

Farnborough Rotary Club member Katy Harris has been chosen as 2019 International Champion of Change for her 6 years of outstanding work on a school project in Lugala, Uganda. The project gives children living in extreme poverty in slum areas the opportunity to break out and fulfil their potential. Katy’s involvement included the teaching, teacher training and the school building and facilities. Her enthusiasm, skills and her practical experience as a teacher and head teacher guided...

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Celebrating Our 60th Anniversary

Posted by on Feb 4, 2019 in 60th Anniversary, Slideshow | 0 comments

Celebrating Our 60th Anniversary

60 years and stronger than ever We have been up and running for 60 years now!  So we had a fantastic evening at Farnham Castle on 18 January to celebrate the granting of our charter in 1959 and Michael Smailes’ year as our President.  What an amazing venue and great service! With family members and friends from other clubs 128 of us had a noisy and convivial evening till the small hours. President Michael proudly spoke about all the club has done in the community over this...

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Community Award to Singles Social Group

Posted by on Jan 25, 2019 in Community, Slideshow | 0 comments

Community Award to Singles Social Group

Farnborough Rotary Club – Community Award to Singles Social Group Farnborough Rotary Club recognised the great work of the Facebook based ‘Singles Social Group – Fleet, Farnborough, Farnham and Surrounding Areas’ by presenting it with its Community Award. Jim Thomson from the Rotary Club said “This award recognises the impressive and practical help and support the group gives its members in dealing with single life.  Many of its members are recently...

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Santa and the Mayor wish us well

Posted by on Nov 29, 2018 in Christmas, Christmas Collections, Community, Slideshow | 0 comments

Santa and the Mayor wish us well

Santa Claus dropped into Farnborough to join the Mayor of Rushmoor, Steve Masterson, in wishing the Club and its President Michael Smailes well for its annual Christmas Float collections in aid of mainly local charities. Also in the picture is Andrew Lloyd who runs the club’s Christmas collections operation. Collections start on Sunday 2 December; full details are available...

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