Completed meetings and events 2017-2018

Fri 23rd February 2018 Rotary Day

To celebrate the formation of the First Rotary Club. This year Rotary International are asking each Rotary Club to promote the Eradication of Polio Campaign.

Mon 19th February 2018 Speaker Evening at the Elephant & Castle

Rtn John Harries is introducing the District Officer for Interact/RotaKids in District 1180

Mon 12th February 2018 Councillor Joy Jones is our speaker at the Elephant & Castle

Rtn Chris Tomley has invited her to give an update on RSH/Telford Hospital issues.

Fri 9th February 2018 Friendship Cafe

Friendship Cafe 2016 Our monthly Cafe for people with memory problems and their carers.
At the Wesley Methodist Church, Back Lane, Newtown

Mon 5th February 2018 Council and Business Meeting at The Monty Club, Newtown

Sat 3rd February 2018 RIBI Young Musician: District 1180 Final

For the winners of Club Young Musician in our District

Mon 29th January 2018 Quiz Night at the Elephant and Castle Hotel

Newtown v Welshpool Quiz More excitement in a battle between 2 giants of the Rotary District 1180 Quiz league - Newtown and Oswestry

Mon 22nd January 2018 Dinner at the Elephant and Castle Hotel

President Alan briefing the Club on the 'Uganda Project'.

Mon 15th January 2018 Dinner - Speaker is Rhian Costall

Rhian is a member of Hafren Forester Archery Club and has won medals and awards galore since taking up archery 2 years ago.
She is attending the Club to speak to us about her experiences and future plans

Fri 12th January 2018 Friendship Cafe

Our monthly Cafe for people with memory problems and their carers
At the Wesley Methodist Church, Newtown

Mon 8th January 2018 Club Council & Business Meeting

Meeting in the Monty Club 7pm for Business

Sun 7th January 2018 - Mon 8th January 2018 Removal of Christmas Trees

Taking down the Town Christmas Tree and Tree of Light read more...

Mon 1st January 2018 Public Holiday - no meeting

Mon 25th December 2017 Christmas Day

Sat 23rd December 2017 Newtown Rotary Collection at Morrisons

Santa and his sleigh will join the NT Rotarians outside Morrisons for a collection for Rotary charities

Thu 21st December 2017 Rotary Carol Service

The Club arrange a Carol Service open to any members of the public who wish to attend at All Saints' Church, Newtown

Mon 18th December 2017 Speaker Night with guests Bethan & Horace Muhabuzi

Bethan and Horace work in Uganda with JJ Community Transformation developing school and medical facilities.
Elephant and Castle Hotel, 7pm

Sat 16th December 2017 Rotary Collection at Morrisons

Santa and his sleigh will join the NT Rotarians outside Morrisons for a collection for Rotary charities

Mon 11th December 2017 Club Christmas Dinner at Broneirion

Dress smart, not formal

Mon 4th December 2017 Council & Business Meetings at The Monty Club - Working Buffet

Mon 27th November 2017 Speaker evening at E&C Hotel

David Hunt, guest of Jim Burton, who will be speaking on his experience as a private pilot whilst living in Canada and his experience in the Motor Industry.

Fri 24th November 2017 Switching on of the Christmas Lights in Newtown

The lights go on tonight, with Father Christmas and lots of activities, stalls and food and drink. Organised by the Town Council

Mon 20th November 2017 Speaker - Stuart Spooner of Motif Creative.

Stuart is Managing Director of this marketing agency and will be presenting to club on some exciting projects that his company have worked with in recent years.

Sun 19th November 2017 Putting up the Town Christmas Tree

Rotarians will gather this morning to erect the Christmas Tree on Broad Street. Volunteers welcome

Mon 13th November 2017 Half Yearly Review at The Elephant and Castle Hotel

Are we achieving our goals for the year?

Fri 10th November 2017 The Friendship Cafe

Our monthly Cafe welcoming people with memory problems and their carers, or anyone feeling a bit isolated and in need of company

Wed 8th November 2017 Rotary Quiz

Welshpool host Newtown in the Quiz, at the Royal Oak

Mon 6th November 2017 Pie & Pud Fundraiser at the Waggon and Horses

With speaker Chris Bushnall from RYLA.
Organised by Vocational Committee

Mon 6th November 2017 Council at Waggon & Horses

Fri 3rd November 2017 - Sun 5th November 2017 District 1180 Conference

This year our District Conference is being held at Lion Quays Oswestry

Mon 30th October 2017 Ghost Walk with Rory around Newtown Town Centre

Meet in the Elephant & Castle at 6.30pm.
End in the Monty Club at 7.30pm-8pm for a buffet, with probably more tales from Rory.
Organised by International Committee

Mon 23rd October 2017 Dinner at the Elephant & Castle - Speaker Rtn Janet Rogers. Subject "From Hell to Honours!"

Wed 18th October 2017 District Council

Meeting in Wrexham for members of District 1180 to discuss District business

Wed 18th October 2017 - Thu 19th October 2017 Planting crocuses in Newtown

As part of the activities to raise awareness of polio and Rotary's involvement in its eradication the Club are planting thousands of crocuses on a bank near the river in Newtown

Mon 16th October 2017 Dinner - An Audience with Martin Doyle

Mon 9th October 2017 Vocational Evening at the Elephant & Castle Hotel

Elephant & Castle Hotel Our 2017 RYLA candidate discussing her experiences on the Award week.

Mon 2nd October 2017 Club Council followed by Business Meeting at Glanhafren Market Hall

Glanhafren Buffet meal

Mon 25th September 2017 Rotary AWW Presentation at E&C Hotel

Finishing line The Clubs of Llanidloes, Machynlleth and Newtown join together to celebrate this year's Across Wales Walk (24 June 2017)

Sat 23rd September 2017 Stroke Awareness Day

St John Ambulance Caersws Division will be on Broad Street to check blood pressures and give advice

Mon 18th September 2017 New Members Evening at E&C Hotel

Introducing visitors to Rotary and what we do

Fri 15th September 2017 Disaster Emergency Collection

In support of those suffering from Hurricane Irma the Club are holding a collection at Morrison's in Newtown and plan to put all monies raised towards the purchase of Shelterboxes

Mon 11th September 2017 District 1180 Quiz - Newtown versus Llanidloes

To be played at Glanhafren Market Hall, Market Street, Newtown. Buffet meal. BYO liquid sustenance

Sat 9th September 2017 Street Collection

To support Ponthafren Digital Inclusion Project

Mon 4th September 2017 Council and Business Meeting at the High St Deli, Newtown

Council at 6pm, Business Meeting at 7pm. Buffet meal £10 a head.

Sat 2nd September 2017 - Sun 3rd September 2017 Newtown Food Festival

The Food Festival is an annual event in Newtown, celebrating food, drink and music.

Mon 28th August 2017 Public Holiday - no meeting

Mon 21st August 2017 Visit to Glanmiheli, Kerry

Arranged by President Alan.
Basket Meal at the Kerry Lamb

Mon 14th August 2017 Talk by Graham Winchester - or maybe a quiz

At the Elephant & Castle Hotel

Mon 7th August 2017 Council and Business Meeting at Market Hall, Newtown

Mon 31st July 2017 Ponthafren

Visit to Ponthafren arranged by Denzil Jones
Meal at E&C

Mon 24th July 2017 Meeting organised by Community Services Committee

Llanllwchaiarn graveyard for maintenance work. Followed by meal at Bull and Heifer Bettws Cedawain at 7.30pm

Mon 17th July 2017 BBQ

Organised by President Alan
Venue Kerry

Mon 10th July 2017 Speaker evening

Organised by David Hall
Venue The Elephant and Castle Hotel, Newtown

Mon 3rd July 2017 Business Meeting

Planning events and fund raising

Mon 3rd July 2017 Council at Elephant & Castle Hotel

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