Completed meetings and events 2014-2015

Tue 30th June 2015 Y.E. Dinner

Tue 23rd June 2015 President's choice. Mrs Sandra Liquorish will talk about Fairlie House.

Contact Secretary Margaret Weir on 01292 312388 if you wish to join us at this meeting.

Tue 16th June 2015 Drew Hall guest of Ken Johnston

Drew will speak on the Troon Allotment Society

Tue 9th June 2015 Dennis Clifford, guest of Bill Weir.

Dennis Clifford is Vice Chairman of the Ayrshire Advanced Drivers.

Tue 2nd June 2015 Club Assembly. Council meeting end on.

Convenors present a report to members on their committee's plans for the year ahead.

Tue 26th May 2015 speaker in the hands of Stewart Smith.

Contact Secretary Margaret Weir on 01292 312388 if you wish to join us at this meeting.

Tue 19th May 2015 Kerry Walker will talk about Occupational Therapy at work in the Community. Guest of of Robin McEwan

Kerry Walker will talk about Occupational Therapy at work in the Community. Contact Secretary Margaret Weir on 01292 312388 if you wish to join us at this meeting.

Tue 12th May 2015 Committee Night

New committees meet with their Convenors to plan year 2015/16. No speaker tonight.

Sun 10th May 2015 District Assembly Sun 10th May 2015

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Tue 5th May 2015 Making up bottles for Message in a Bottle project. Council meeting end on.

Message in a Bottle is aimed at anyone who feels vulnerable at home. This will usually be elderly people but can be people of any age. Contact Margaret on 01292 312388 if you wish to join us at the meeting.

Tue 28th April 2015 Sheona Cameron guest of Joan Duncan. Contact Secretary Margaret Weir on 01292 312388 if you wish to join us at this meeting.

Talk entitled 'Humorous Recitations'.

Tue 21st April 2015 AGM.

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Tue 14th April 2015 Craig Russell guest of John Crerar

Craig Russell will speak about 'Cleft Palate in Rural India- meeting the unmet need'. Contact Secretary Margaret Weir on 01292 312388 if you wish to join us at this meeting.

Tue 7th April 2015 Iain Christie Assistant Governor. Council meeting end on.

Iain Cristie will bring us up to date with the End Polio Now project.
Contact Secretary Margaret Weir on 01292 312388 if you wish to join us at this meeting.

Tue 31st March 2015 AVP, Circles of Accountability, Friends New Underground Railroad by Alastair Reid. Contact Secretary Margaret Weir on 01292 312388 if you wish to join us at this meeting.

A quick look at three unusual projects: Alternatives to Violence countering conflict in prisons and Kenya, Circles of Accountability working with sex offenders, Friends New Underground Railroad rescuing gay Ugandans fleeing for their lives.

Tue 24th March 2015 Heather Dunk, Chief Executive and Principal of Ayrshire College, guest of Robert Young.

Contact Secretary Margaret Weir on 01292 312388 if you wish to join us at this meeting.

Sat 21st March 2015 Car Boot Sale March 2015

Car Boot Sale. Admission £1. Refreshments available. Troon Concert Hall 10am - 3pm.

Sat 21st March 2015 Car Boot Sale March 2015

Troon Concert Hall - 40 tables - 10am - 3pm.
Admission £1. Refreshments available.

South Beach, Ayr Street, Troon, South Ayrshire, KA10 6EF view map.

Tue 17th March 2015 Scatter week

No meeting in Piersland this week. Members are visiting other Rotary clubs to take greetings from Troon and to build friendships with local Rotarians.

Tue 10th March 2015 Big Dinner 2015

We are having a Big Dinner to raise funds for the charity 500 miles. Evening for fellowship, everyone is encouraged to bring along friends, partners and neighbours. Cold buffet £10pp. Donations for 500 miles. http://bigdinner.co.uk read more...

Tue 3rd March 2015 Carolyn Douglas and William Lamb guests of Nigel Hornby . Council meeting end on.

Carolyn and William will be telling us about Coastal Watch.

Tue 24th February 2015 Lesley Owens

Update on Cluster projects and Bottle in the Fridge

Tue 17th February 2015 Gillian McManus, Community Fundraiser; Hannah Mitchell, Assistant Fundraiserspeaker from Scottish Association of Mental Health

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Tue 10th February 2015 Business meeting

Tue 3rd February 2015 Anne Johnstone guest of Jim McGuffie. Council meeting end on.

Anne will speak about her grandfather who was the architect of houses in Troon including Shandwick.

Tue 27th January 2015 Alastair Wilson guest of Ian Kelly.

Alastair is CEO of Kinnell Holdings and he will be talking about their business.
http://www.kinnell-holdings.co.uk/

Tue 20th January 2015 Sheriff Colin Miller guest of Marion McLarty

Sheriff Miller will speak on 'Three Murders, a wedding and a culpable homicide'.

Tue 13th January 2015 Taste of Burns.

Tue 6th January 2015 Alan Cunningham guest of John Reekie. Council meeting end on.

Alan will give us his Job Talk.

Tue 30th December 2014 No meeting

Tue 23rd December 2014 No meeting

Tue 16th December 2014 Xmas Dinner

Tue 9th December 2014 President's choice. Douglas Fraser is our speaker.

Douglas Fraser

Tue 2nd December 2014 Alasdair Wham guest of Ian McLarty. Council meeting end on.

Alasdair's talk is on Ayrshire's forgotten railways.

Tue 25th November 2014 Committee night.

Convenors of the committees will give members an update on the work the club has undertaken and will undertake during this Rotary year.

Tue 18th November 2014 A speaker from Riding for the Disabled, guest of Douglas Allison

See website at:
http://www.rda.org.uk/

Tue 11th November 2014 Emma Livingstone from the Dogs' Trust guest of Joan Duncan

see website:

https://www.dogstrust.org.uk/

Tue 4th November 2014 Jenny McKeand guest of Jyl Cunningham. SGM & Council meeting end on.

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Tue 28th October 2014 Rob Ward guest of Ken Johnston.

Rob will speak about Health and Leisure.

Tue 21st October 2014 Andy Lowndes a speaker from Playlist for Life guest of George McLachlan. New member Alan induction.

Playlist for Life charity See

http://www.playlistforlife.org.uk/aboutus/our-work/
We encourage the use of personally meaningful music on iPods in the care and treatment of people with dementia

Tue 14th October 2014 Scatter week.

No meeting in Piersland this week. Members are visiting other Rotary clubs to take greetings from Troon and to build friendships with local Rotarians.

Tue 7th October 2014 Laura Antebi guest of Ian Weir. Council meeting end on.

Laura Antebi is an artist who creates sculptures from wire. She created a huge, rearing horse as the centrepiece to Warhorse, a major exhibition in London. See http://www.thewirestudio.co.uk

Tue 30th September 2014 Isla Brown guest of Heather McGuffie.

Isla will speak about schooling for children in rural areas

Tue 23rd September 2014 Jimmy Burwood guest of Bill Weir.

Jimmy will update us on the work of RYLA.

Tue 16th September 2014 Hazel McFarlane guest of Robert Young.

Hazel will update us on the work of RNIB

Tue 9th September 2014 Business meeting.

Tue 2nd September 2014 Fiona Welsh, guest of Joe Callachan. Council meeting end on.

Fiona will tell us about her visit to the 2014 Scout & Guide Jamboree in Iceland.

Tue 26th August 2014 Rev. Alastair Symington guest of John Crerar

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Tue 19th August 2014 visit from District Governor John Waddell

.. We welcome John to our meeting and look forward to hearing about his plans for the coming year.

Tue 12th August 2014 Stewart Smith will give his Job Talk guest of Lance Moffat

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Tue 5th August 2014 Calum McNicol will speak about Rowing the Atlantic. Council meeting end on.

We will find out if Calum achieved his dream.

Tue 29th July 2014 George Watson will give his talk about the history of Pharmacy to include some antique visual aids!

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Tue 22nd July 2014 Jayne Champona - Guest of David Osborne

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Tue 15th July 2014 David Grant guest of Nigel Hornby

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Tue 8th July 2014 David Sutherland will share the history of St Ninian's

After our meal we are going on to St Ninian's church where David will share the history of St Ninian's and entertain us on the church organ.
St Ninian’s Episcopal Church
Bentinck Drive
Troon KA10 6HZ

Tue 1st July 2014 David Warrington from the Scottish Dark Sky Observatory . Council meeting end on.

David will speak about Astronomy and the Scottish Dark Sky Observatory.
http://www.scottishdarkskyobservatory.co.uk/
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