Completed meetings and events 2017-2018

Tue 26th June 2018 Club Meeting — AGM

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Tue 19th June 2018 Club Meeting — Alastair Wilson

Anne-Marie King with president Gordon Burgess. Alastair Wilson spoke about bread making in Chorleywood, Hertfordshire, and Ron Dunachie proposed the vote of thanks. read more...

Tue 12th June 2018 Club Meeting — No speaker

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Tue 5th June 2018 Club Meeting — Board Minutes

The Secretary read the minutes of the May Board meeting. read more...

Tue 29th May 2018 Club Meeting — Derek Hall

Derek Hall spoke about the effect World War Two had on the whisky industry, and Donald Fullarton proposed the vote of thanks. read more...

Tue 29th May 2018 Board Meeting

The the final monthly Board Meeting of the rotary year was held in the Royal Northern and Clyde Yacht Club, Rhu.

Tue 22nd May 2018 Club Meeting — No speaker

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Tue 15th May 2018 Club Meeting — John McCormick

John McCormick spoke on the topic of tourism, and Lesley Kennedy proposed the vote of thanks. read more...

Sat 12th May 2018 Can Collection

The annual can collection will be held in Helensburgh Co-op, Sinclair Street, to raise money for Rotary work locally, especially youth activities.

Tue 8th May 2018 District 1230 Award presentation

A Kilcreggan Primary School pupil has won a District 1230 award. read more...

Tue 8th May 2018 Club Meeting — No speaker

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Tue 1st May 2018 Club Meeting — No speaker

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Tue 24th April 2018 Club Meeting — No speaker

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Tue 17th April 2018 Club Meeting — Mike Jane

Mike Jane spoke about astronomy and the history of telescopes, and John McCormick gave the vote of thanks. read more...

Tue 10th April 2018 Club Meeting — Board Minutes

The Secretary read the minutes of the March Board meeting. read more...

Tue 3rd April 2018 Club Meeting — No speaker

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Tue 3rd April 2018 Board Meeting

The March monthly Board Meeting will be held in the Royal Northern and Clyde Yacht Club, Rhu.

Tue 27th March 2018 Club Meeting — No speaker

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Wed 21st March 2018 Youth Awards Presentation Night

The Young Writer/Young Photographer Awards Presentations ceremony was held in the Royal Northern and Clyde Yacht Club at Rhu. read more...

Tue 20th March 2018 Club Meeting — No speaker

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Fri 16th March 2018 Bridge Night

The annual Bridge Night run by the International Committee in aid of Mercy Ships was held in Helensburgh Rugby Club, and raised £800. read more...

Thu 15th March 2018 Primary Schools Quiz

This year's Schools Quiz was held at Cardross Primary School, whose team won the 2017 event. It was won by the Lomond School team, who then came close to winning the District 1230 final. read more...

Tue 13th March 2018 Club Meeting — Hill House Big Box Appeal

Graham Smith invited Lorna Hepburn to speak about the Hill House Big Box Appeal. Graham proposed the vote of thanks. read more...

Tue 6th March 2018 Club Meeting — Board Minutes

The Secretary read the minutes of the February board meeting. read more...

Tue 27th February 2018 Club Meeting — No speaker

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Tue 27th February 2018 Board Meeting

The monthly Board Meeting was held in the Royal Northern and Clyde Yacht Club, Rhu, before the weekly luncheon. read more...

Tue 20th February 2018 Club Meeting — Phil Worms

Adam Muggoch arranged for Phil Worms to give a talk on Helensburgh Heroes, and Lesley Kennedy proposed the vote of thanks. read more...

Tue 13th February 2018 Club Meeting — No speaker

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Tue 6th February 2018 Club Meeting — Board Minutes

The Secretary read the minutes of the January Board meeting. read more...

Tue 30th January 2018 Club Meeting — No speaker

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Tue 30th January 2018 Board Meeting

The monthly Board Meeting was held in the Royal Northern and Clyde Yacht Club, Rhu. read more...

Tue 23rd January 2018 Club Meeting — Bryan Wight

Bryan Wight was the speaker, and Alastair Wilson proposed the vote of thanks. read more...

Tue 16th January 2018 Club Meeting — No speaker

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Tue 9th January 2018 Club Meeting — No speaker

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Tue 19th December 2017 Club Meeting — Gwen Gilmour

Bill Deans arranged for Gwen Gilmour, head teacher of Helensburgh's Parklands School, to update the club on progress at the school. John McCormick proposed the vote of thanks. read more...

Tue 12th December 2017 Club Meeting — Board Minutes

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Tue 5th December 2017 Club Meeting — Colonel John Kelly

Lesley Kennedy arranged for Colonel John Kelly to speak about silver and hall marking, and Ron Dunachie proposed the vote of thanks. There was also a visitation by president Gordon Craig and six other members of Dumbarton Rotary Club. read more...

Tue 28th November 2017 Club Meeting — No speaker

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Tue 28th November 2017 Board Meeting

The Club Board met in the Royal Northern and Clyde Yacht Club at Rhu. read more...

Tue 21st November 2017 Club Meeting — Inductions

There was no speaker, but two new members, Henri van der Stighelen and Reay Mackay, were inducted. read more...

Fri 17th November 2017 Wine Tasting

A very successful Wine Tasting was held in the Commodore Hotel, Helensburgh, with wines provided by Ellie's Cellar. Some 55 people attended, with the proceeds of some £600 going to the local branch of Alzheimers Scotland.

Tue 14th November 2017 Club Meeting — No speaker

Tue 7th November 2017 Club Meeting — Board Minutes

The secretary read the Minutes of the October Board Meeting. read more...

Tue 31st October 2017 Club Meeting — Assistant District Governor Gail Savage

Assistant District Governor Gail Savage was the speaker, and president Gordon Burgess proposed the vote of thanks. read more...

Tue 31st October 2017 Board Meeting

The Club Board met at 12 noon in the Royal Northern and Clyde Yacht Club at Rhu. read more...

Tue 24th October 2017 Club Meeting — No speaker

Tue 17th October 2017 Club Meeting — Douglas Dow

Douglas Dow spoke on the topic 'Bang!', a history of guns, and Graham Smith proposed the vote of thanks. read more...

Tue 10th October 2017 Club Meeting — No speaker

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Tue 3rd October 2017 Club Meeting — Board Minutes

The secretary read the Minutes of the September Board Meeting. read more...

Tue 26th September 2017 Club Meeting — District Governor Gary Loutit

District Governor Gary Loutit paid an official visit to the club and talked about his three priorities for his year in office: increasing membership, the campaign to eradicate polio, and raising the profile of Rotary. read more...

Tue 26th September 2017 Board Meeting

The Club Board met at 12 noon in the Royal Northern and Clyde Yacht Club at Rhu for the first time. read more...

Tue 19th September 2017 Club Meeting — No speaker

Tue 12th September 2017 Club Meeting — Helensburgh Sea Cadets

Lieutenant Commander Lesley Leckie, officer commanding Helensburgh Sea Cadets, spoke about the unit and received a £300 cheque from the June Victoria Hall D-Day concert proceeds. read more...

Tue 5th September 2017 Club Meeting — Board Minutes

The secretary read the Minutes of the Board's August meeting read more...

Tue 29th August 2017 Board Meeting

The first Board Meeting of the Rotary year was held in the Royal Northern and Clyde Yacht Club at Rhu. read more...

Tue 29th August 2017 Club Meeting

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Tue 22nd August 2017 Club Meeting

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Tue 15th August 2017 Club Meeting — Jackie Baillie MSP

Jackie Baillie MSP attended as a guest of president Gordon Burgess, and spoke about the Vale of Leven Hospital at Alexandria. read more...

Tue 8th August 2017 Club Meeting — No speaker

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Tue 1st August 2017 Club Meeting — No speaker

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Tue 25th July 2017 Club Meeting — No speaker.

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Tue 18th July 2017 Club Meeting — No speaker.

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Tue 11th July 2017 Club Meeting — No speaker.

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Tue 4th July 2017 Club Meeting — Presidential Handover

Outgoing president Bill Jones formally stepped down to be succeeded by Gordon Burgess. Mike Jane became Senior Vice-President. read more...
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