Completed meetings and events 2015-2016

Thu 30th June 2016 Club Handover Dinner and Partners' Evening

Pres. Jane Allan will hand over the responsibilities of the Club to P.E. James Gibbons who will then induct other Office Bearers and convenors read more...

Thu 23rd June 2016 Club Meeting

Speaker details to be confirmed

Thu 16th June 2016 Grand German Night!!

German Night Jens-Peter Voss, German Consul General in Scotland - Bier Feste!! - BrauhausBrass "Oompah" Band read more...

Thu 9th June 2016 Dr Chris Boyd - Principal Investigator - Gene Therapy Programme

Dr Boyd will address the Cub on the work of the University of Edinburgh MRC Centre for Inflammation Research

Thu 26th May 2016 Club Member Andrew Steven will address the Club

Andrew will talk about Legal Practice read more...

Thu 19th May 2016 Joint Meeting with the Rotary Club of Hamilton

There will be no meeting at the Bentley Hotel, as all members will be visiting the Rotary Club of Hamilton, at Hamilton Golf Club, Riccarton, Ferniegair, Hamilton, ML3 7UE. Meeting at 18.15 for 18.45. The speaker will be Billy Gallacher. read more...

Thu 12th May 2016 Mrs. Juliette Murray, Consultant Surgeon - N.H.S. Engaging with children

Mrs. Murray will explain her role in liaising with the schools of Lanarkshire to arrange 'work experience' placements for pupils in all areas of the N.H.S. read more...

Thu 5th May 2016 Club A.G.M.

Annual General Meeting of the Club including election of Office Bearers and Conveners read more...

Thu 28th April 2016 Chloe MacDonald - Volunteer Spotlight Evening

Chloe will speak to the members about her experiences working with the Girls' Brigade and P.H.E.W. Respite Care Centre in Motherwell read more...

Thu 14th April 2016 Commander James Leatherby, R.N. - Faslane Submarine Base

Cdr Leatherby will talk about the history of the submarine base at Faslane on the River Clyde read more...

Thu 7th April 2016 Lauren Penman "“ R.Y.L.A. Where are they now?

Lauren, a former Rylarian and winner of the John Mair Award, will tell the members of how she has progressed since her last contact with Club read more...

Thu 31st March 2016 Ricky Nicol and Graeme St John - Commsworld

CEO & CFO, respectively, of Commsworld, their address will be on the history of, and their plans for, the company read more...

Thu 24th March 2016 Dalziel High School - Public Speakers Evening

Picture L-R: F Dickson, N Hamilton, Pres. Jane Allan, A Tweedie, O Chambers & C Graham Five pupils, from Dalziel High School, will make speeches on topics of their own choice read more...

Mon 21st March 2016 Visit to H.M.P. Shotts

During this visit, Club members will meet one of the senior management team, then tour the facility. Numbers are limited to 25 and we require to complete some formalities prior to the visit

Thu 17th March 2016 Prof J Curtice - Scottish Parliamentary Election and EU Referendum

In addition to his role at the University of Strathclyde, Prof. Curtice is also the President of the British Polling Council and he will address the Club on polling information for the upcoming Scottish Elections and EU Referendum read more...

Thu 10th March 2016 Kay McKenzie and Jean Maddock - Cooking for the B.B.

Mrs Maddox and Mrs McKenzie will entertain the members with tales of their experiences while cooking, at camps, for the Boys' Brigade read more...

Thu 3rd March 2016 Dr Joseph Morrow, Q.C. - The Court of the Lord Lyon

Dr Joe Morrow - Lord Lyon Dr Morrow, the Lord Lyon King of Arms, will speak to the Club about the work of The Court of the Lord Lyon, the official heraldry office for Scotland read more...

Thu 25th February 2016 Jock Brown "“ A Life in Law, Media and Sport

Mr Brown will speak on the aspects of his interesting and varied career read more...

Thu 18th February 2016 Jack Inglis - Coltness HS - Polar Academy

Jack Inglis - Polar Academy - Coltness HS Coltness High School pupil, Jack, will tell us about the selection process for, and his actual experiences during, the expedition undertaken by pupils from Coltness and St Aidan's High Schools in the ice of Greenland read more...

Thu 11th February 2016 Business Meeting

Club Officials and Convenors updated the members on the progress of their various projects read more...

Thu 4th February 2016 John Speirs - Christian Mission Charitable Trust

Mr Speirs spoke to the Club on the work undertaken by the Trust "to transform lives in India" read more...

Thu 28th January 2016 Annual Burns Supper

The evening included, among others, In the Chair: Pres Jane Allan, Address to the Haggis: Jim Carruthers, Immortal Memory: Scott Duguid, Vote of Thanks: Secy. Gordon Megahy, Full details attached. read more...

Thu 21st January 2016 Andrew Murray - Callander Cycle Challenge

Andrew briefed the Club members on his plans for the Callander Cycle Challenge, our fundraising event being held on 30th April

Thu 14th January 2016 Norman St John - Renewable Energy

Mr St John spoke to the Club on recent developments in the Renewable Energy industry

Thu 7th January 2016 Lord Bonomy - A Life in the Law

Lord Bonomy is congratulated by President Elect James Gibbons Lord Bonomy entertained the members with anecdotes of his career from the beginnings in a firm in Motherwell, through sitting on the Bench, to being one of the judges presiding over the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia read more...

Thu 31st December 2015 THERE IS NO CLUB MEETING

Festive Break

Thu 24th December 2015 THERE IS NO CLUB MEETING

Christmas Break

Thu 17th December 2015 Christmas Meal and Celebration

As always, this was an evening of fun and laughter. During the course of the meal, Tom McPherson subjected us to his 'light-hearted' quizzes and the evening concluded with the community singing of carols and festive songs read more...

Thu 10th December 2015 Jim Sweeney - Whisky Tasting

Jim Sweeney speaks with enthusiasm Jim spoke, enthusiastically, to the Club on the subject of single malt whiskies. During the course of the presentation, the members, and guests (this was a popular talk!), had the opportunity to sample four malts and to discuss their various flavours read more...

Thu 3rd December 2015 John Swinney - Deputy First Minister

John Swinney, Deputy First Minister, addresses a very well attended meeting of the Club read more...

Thu 26th November 2015 Club Business Meeting

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Thu 19th November 2015 Supt. Craig Ritchie - Police Scotland

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Thu 12th November 2015 Cron Mackay - Lord of the Isles Trust

Thu 5th November 2015 Brannock High School - School Musical Evening

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Thu 29th October 2015 Hugh Graham - Flightradar24

Thu 22nd October 2015 Mike McQuade - Headlines & Deadlines

Experiences of a reporter in a local newspaper read more...

Thu 15th October 2015 Jim Carruthers - Robert Burns and the Masons

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Thu 8th October 2015 Gavin Whitehead - Chief Executive - North Lanarkshire Council

Mr. Whitehead will talk to the members on his experiences in post. read more...

Thu 1st October 2015 John McGilp, Head Teacher - Coltness High School

Recently appointed Head Teacher, Mr McGilp will share his vision for Coltness High School with the Club. read more...

Thu 24th September 2015 President Jane Allan and District Governor Andy Ireland

Pres. Jane and D.G. Andy will address the Club on their plans for the coming year. read more...

Thu 17th September 2015 Peter Grant and Kevin Rennie - Scottish Fire and Rescue Service

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Thu 10th September 2015 R.Y.L.A. and School Golf Comp. Winners

James Mullen, Sophie Tougher-Mitchell, Rtn. Roy Simpson, Emily Tougher-Mitchell and Barry Williams R.Y.L.A. Candidates report back on their experiences and The School Golf Competition winners are presented with the trophy read more...

Thu 3rd September 2015 Club Meeting

P.E. James chaired the meeting as Pres. Jane could not deliver her Presidential Address due to unexpected business commitments read more...

Thu 27th August 2015 Summer Programme - Social Evening

Thu 20th August 2015 Summer Programme - Club Speaker - John McDonald

Thu 13th August 2015 Summer Programme - Club Speaker - Des Donnelly

Fri 7th August 2015 Family Outing 2015 - Edinburgh Military Tattoo

A party of 70 Rotarians, family and friends travelled through to Edinburgh to enjoy a performance of the Edinburgh Military Tattoo read more...

Thu 6th August 2015 Summer Programme - Social Evening

Thu 30th July 2015 Summer Programme - Social Evening

Thu 23rd July 2015 Summer Programme - Club Speaker - Tom McPherson

Thu 16th July 2015 Summer Programme - Social Evening

Thu 9th July 2015 Summer Programme - Club Speaker - John McGeary

Thu 2nd July 2015 Summer Programme - Social Evenng - 4th July Buffet

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