Completed meetings and events 2017-2018

Thu 28th June 2018 Club Handover Dinner (Partners' Evening)

Pres. Andrew Murray will hand over the responsibilities of the Club to P.E. Andrew Steven who will then induct other Office Bearers and convenors
H&R: Katrina Gibbons & Hugh Graham
VoT: Callan Dick read more...

Thu 21st June 2018 Samantha Reilly – Community Fundraiser CHAS

Samantha Reilly, Community Fundraiser at CHAS (Children’s Hospices Across Scotland) will tell the members of the valuable work of this organisation
H&R: Hugh Graham & Bill McCallum
VoT: John McDonald read more...

Thu 14th June 2018 Tony Jones – Worldwide Cancer Research

Mr Jones will address the members on the work for the organisation which, since 1979, has funded 1,829 projects in 34 countries
H&R: H&R: Katrina Gibbons & Charles Keeper
VoT: Peter McCrossan read more...

Thu 7th June 2018 Pres. Andrew Murray - Video and Quiz Night

Pres. Andrew will host a light-hearted quiz on his 'Beyond the Tea Towel' talks, together with a Rotary video
H&R: Charles Keeper & Bill McCallum
VoT: Bill McCallum read more...

Thu 31st May 2018 Club Assembly

President Elect Andrew and the Committee Convenors will give the members their plans for the coming Rotary year
H&R: Peter McCrossan & John McDonald
VoT: Charles Keeper read more...

Thu 24th May 2018 Annual President's Dinner

This year the Club will hold a President’s Dinner in the Bentley Hotel. At this event we will present awards to our Citizen and Young Achiever of the Year.
H&R: Peter McCrossan and John McDonald
VoT: SVP Andrew Steven read more...

Thu 17th May 2018 Pres. Andrew Murray - Club A.G.M.

Annual General Meeting of the Club including election of Office Bearers and Conveners
H&R: Ronnie Moore & Tom McPherson
VoT: Michele Gray

Thu 10th May 2018 Pres. Andrew Murray - Callander Cycle Challenge Review

Pres. Andrew will lead the members in a review of the recent Callander Cycle Challenge and discuss the way forward for this event
H&R: Ronnie Moore & Tom McPherson
VoT: Hugh Graham

Thu 3rd May 2018 Andy McArthur - Larkhall & District Volunteer Group

Andy McArthur of the Larkhall & District Volunteer Group will address the members on the work of the organisation
H&R: Jim Peat & Jim Rae
VoT: Katrina Gibbons read more...

Thu 26th April 2018 Club Meeting

Details to be confirmed
H&R: Jim Peat & Jim Rae
VoT: James Gibbons

Thu 19th April 2018 Margaret Curness – Purple Community Fund

Margaret Curness will address the members on the work of the Purple Community Fund in the Philippines and, more recently, the UK
H&R: Jim Robertson & John Robson
VoT: Des Donnelly read more...

Thu 12th April 2018 Business Meeting

Club Officials and Convenors will update the members on the progress of their various projects
H&R: Jim Robertson & Robson
VoT: N/A

Thu 5th April 2018 Club Social Evening – No speaker

Members will enjoy an evening of fellowship
H&R: Allan Scott & Tom Sleith
VoT: Peter Cleland

Wed 4th April 2018 Visit to Rotary Club of Cumbernauld plus District Quiz

Members will visit the Rotary Club of Cumbernauld at the Dullatur Golf Club, 1a Glen Douglas Drive, Cumbernauld, G68 0DW, 18.45 – 20.30 (approx.), to support our quiz team in the second round of the District Quiz read more...

Thu 29th March 2018 Rotarian Jim Rae – Water for All Africa

Our member, Jim Rae, will address the Club on the work of his charity, Water for All Africa
H&R: Allan Scott & Tom Sleith
VoT: Ian Carrol read more...

Thu 22nd March 2018 S.V.P. Andrew Steven – Social Evening with Quiz

H&R: Roy Simpson & Malcolm Southern
VoT: Peter Brown read more...

Thu 15th March 2018 Kirsty Snyder – Guiding Overseas Linked with Development

Kirsty will speak to the members on her trip to Chile under the Guides’ GOLD project
H&R: Roy Simpson & Malcolm Southern
VoT: Paul Begley read more...

Thu 8th March 2018 Michal Zawisza - Vice-Consul, Consulate General of the Republic of Poland

Michal Zawisza, Vice-Consul in the Legal and Consular Section of the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland, in Edinburgh, will address the Club
H&R: Tom Agnew & Willie Talbot
VoT: Jane Allan read more...

Tue 6th March 2018 Visit to Rotary Club of Bothwell & Uddingston

Members will visit the Rotary Club of Bothwell & Uddingston, at Bothwell Castle Golf Club. Their speaker will be David Taylor, Location Manager for film and television. read more...

Thu 1st March 2018 Meeting Cancelled due to adverse weather

As our guest speaker, Daisy Narayanan, Deputy Director of Sustrans Scotland, could not attend and road conditions were dangerous the decision was taken to cancel this week's meeting.

Thu 22nd February 2018 Business Meeting

Club Officials and Convenors will update the members on the progress of their various projects
H&R: Jane Allan & Ian St. John
VoT: N/A

Thu 15th February 2018 Patrick Harvie, M.S.P. - Co-convenor of the Scottish Green Party

Patrick Harvie, M.S.P., will address the members
H&R: Jane Allan & Ian St. John
VoT: Willie Talbot read more...

Thu 8th February 2018 Members Evening

In addition to an evening of fellowship, Pres. Andrew will raise some points relating to the St. Andrews Night, Burns Supper, Furniture for Families and microphones.
H&R: Paul Begley & Peter Brown
VoT: Callan Dick read more...

Fri 2nd February 2018 Annual Burns Supper

Chaired by Pres. Andrew, the members and guests will be treated to an evening of good food, entertainment and friendship. Full details to be confirmed as soon as possible
H&R: TBC
VoT: TBC read more...

Thu 1st February 2018 THERE IS NO CLUB MEETING

Burns Supper to be held tomorrow, 2nd February,
venue TBC

Thu 25th January 2018 “Miss Saigon” – Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

NO MEETING IN THE BENTLEY HOTEL
Members and their guests will travel, by coach, to the Festival Theatre, Edinburgh for an evening performance of the musical “Miss Saigon”
H&R: N/A
VoT: N/A read more...

Thu 18th January 2018 John McDonald & John Robson – New Member Information Evening

During a buffet style meeting, potential new members will hear short presentations and to chat to members about what Rotary, and, in particular, the Rotary Club of Motherwell and Wishaw does
H&R: Ian Carrol & Michel Gray
VoT: Malcolm Southern

Thu 11th January 2018 Euan Duguid - Life of an Embedded Journalist

Euan Duguid will speak to the members on his experiences
News of the first round of the 1020 District Rotary Quiz
H&R: Ian Carrol & Michele Gray
VoT: Tom Sleith read more...

Thu 4th January 2018 THERE IS NO CLUB MEETING

Christmas and New Year break

Thu 28th December 2017 THERE IS NO CLUB MEETING

Christmas and New Year break

Thu 21st December 2017 Christmas Meal and Celebration

As always, this will be a seasonal evening of fun, laughter, good food and friendship
H&R: TBC
VoT: TBC

Thu 14th December 2017 Business Meeting

Club Officials and Convenors will update the members on the progress of their various projects
H&R: Peter Cleland & James Gibbons
VoT: Allan Scott

Thu 7th December 2017 St Andrew’s Night in aid of Arctic Convoy Survivors Portrait Project

Andrey Pritsepov, Consul General of the Russian Federation, and Lord Haughey will join us for an evening to celebrate our joint Patron Saint, St. Andrew, and to support the work of the Arctic Convoy Survivors Portrait project. read more...

Thu 30th November 2017 Visit to Micro Brewery in Dunfermline

NO MEETING IN THE BENTLEY HOTEL
Members will travel to Dunfermline, by coach, and visit the microbrewery in the Canmore Hotel for beer and gin tastings followed by a meal
H&R: Peter Cleland & James Gibbons
VoT: N/A read more...

Thu 23rd November 2017 John Merralls - UK Human Trafficking & Victim of Slavery Support Services

John Merralls, Senior Operations Manager of the Support Services, will address the club on the work being carried out by their staff
H&R: Peter Cleland & James Gibbons
VoT: Bill McCallum read more...

Thu 16th November 2017 Peter Brown - Drinking Water Quality in Scotland

Peter Brown, Scottish Water’s Water Quality Regulation Manager, will address the members
H&R: Katrina Gibbons & Charles Keeper
VoT: Jim Robertson read more...

Thu 9th November 2017 Mahnoor Campbell - The Hijabi Night Riders

Mahnoor will speak to the members on the Hijabi Night Riders, a group of cyclists who raise funds for charity, supporters of our Callander Cycle Challenge
H&R: Katrina Gibbons & Charles Keeper
VoT: Jim Peat read more...

Thu 2nd November 2017 Lang Stewart - 'Burds' of the Caribbean

Scarlet Ibis Mr Stewart will give an illustrated talk on this topic
H&R: Hugh Graham & Peter McCrossan
VoT: John O'Brien read more...

Thu 26th October 2017 Laura Preston – Head Ranger, Falls of Clyde

Laura will talk to the members about the work of the Scottish Wildlife Trust at the Falls of Clyde Wildlife Reserve and Visitor Centre
H&R: Hugh Graham & Peter McCrossan
VoT: Ronnie Moore read more...

Tue 24th October 2017 Visit to Rotary Club of Strathaven’s 70th Anniversary Dinner

Members will visit the Rotary Club of Strathaven at the Strathaven Hotel, Hamilton Road, Strathaven, ML10 6SZ, 19.00 for 19.30 to attend a dinner to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the Club. The speaker is David McAllister MBE read more...

Thu 19th October 2017 Club evening of fellowship

As the scheduled speaker was unable to attend, the members enjoyed our meal followed by an evening of fellowship
H&R: Bill McCallum & John McDonald
VoT: Tom McPherson

Thu 12th October 2017 Lynne Cameron - Fraud Alert!!

Lynne Cameron, Head of Financial Crime, Banking Operations at Tesco Bank, will address the Club.
H&R: Tom McPherson & John McDonald
VoT: David McLeod read more...

Thu 5th October 2017 Lindsay Craig - D.G.’s Visit to R/C of Motherwell and Wishaw

District Governor, Lindsay Craig, will address the members, bringing greetings from District 1020 and giving us his vision for the District during this Rotary year
H&R: Bill McCallum & Gordon Megahy
VoT: John McDonald read more...

Thu 28th September 2017 Will Anderson - R.Y.L.A. Candidate (followed by Business Meeting)

Our R.Y.L.A. Candidate, and winner of the John Mair Trophy, Will Anderson, reports back on his experiences
A Business Meeting will be held after the speaker
H&R: Tom McPherson & Gordon Megahy
VoT: John McGeary read more...

Thu 21st September 2017 John McGeary – Music Quiz

The advertised speaker withdrawing, due to illness, Secy. John hosts a light-hearted Music Quiz
H&R: Ronnie Moore & John O'Brien
VoT: Peter McCrossan read more...

Thu 14th September 2017 Dr. Ian Dale - Forensic Medicine

Dr. Dale will address the Club on "How to poison your spouse"
H&R: Ronnie Moore & John O'Brien
VoT: John Robson read more...

Thu 7th September 2017 Pres. Andrew Murray - Presidential Address

President Andrew will give his address for the Rotary Year 2017-18
H&R: Jim Peat & Jim Robertson
VoT: Charles Keeper read more...

Thu 31st August 2017 Summer Programme - Club Speaker - John Robson

John Robson will Address the Club
H&R: Jim Peat & Jim Robertson
VoT: Hugh Graham read more...

Thu 24th August 2017 Summer Programme - Club Speaker - Bill McCallum

P.P. Bill McCallum will Address the Club
H&R: John Robson & Roy Simpson
VoT: Katrina Gibbons read more...

Thu 17th August 2017 Summer Programme - Club Speaker - Ian St John

P.P. Ian St John will Address the Club
H&R: John Robson & Roy Simpson.
VoT: Des Donnelly read more...

Thu 10th August 2017 Summer Programme - Social Evening - Indian Buffet

Social evening
H&R: Allan Scott & Malcolm Southern
VoT: Peter Cleland

Thu 3rd August 2017 Summer Programme - Club Speaker - Jim Peat

P.P. Jim Peat will Address the Club
H&R: Allan Scott & Malcolm Southern
VoT: Ian Carrol read more...

Thu 27th July 2017 Summer Programme - James Gibbons and German visitors

Oliver Bruckmann, Pres. Andrew and Pres. Florian Goeger I.P.P. James Gibbons addressed the Club and we were joined by two visitors from the Rotary Club of Schweinfurt - Friedrich Rueckert in Germany
H&R: Ian St John & Willie Talbot
VoT: Peter Brown read more...

Thu 20th July 2017 Summer Programme - Social Night - Chinese Buffet

Social Evening
H&R: Ian St John & Willie Talbot
VoT: Paul Begley

Thu 13th July 2017 Summer Programme - Club Speaker - Andrew Murray

Pres. Andrew Murray will Address the Club
H&R: Callan Dick & Jim Rae
VoT: Jane Allan read more...

Thu 6th July 2017 Summer Programme - Social Evenng - 4th July Buffet

Social Evening on an American theme
H&R: Callan Dick & Jim Rae
VoT: Tom Agnew read more...
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