Completed meetings and events 2013-2014
Thu 19th June 2014 7.15 for 7.30pm DinnerCarolyn Holmes from Oadby & Wigston Borough Council will be talking about Environmental projects in the Borough.
Nigel A will be the Steward.
Thu 5th June 2014 Trip to the Tram Museum at Crich, & the Aquabox Depot at CromfordJohn Niblett is arranging this visit.
Details to follow. read more...
Thu 29th May 2014 Meet 7.15 for 7:30pm DinnerClub AGM.
Thu 22nd May 2014 Meet 7.15 for 7:30pm DinnerThis evening's speaker will be Mr M. McQuaid
This meeting will be held at The Wigston Stage
Jim P will be the Steward.
Thu 15th May 2014 7.15 for 7:30pm DinnerNatalie Graig is a Group Study Exchange student from Australia and will be talking about her experiences with the Leicester Mercury.
Thu 8th May 2014 Meet 7.15 for 7:30pm DinnerThis evening there will be a Business Meeting chaired by President John N.
Thu 24th April 2014 Meet 7.15 for 7:30pm DinnerTonight will be a Social Night coupled with looking at the Club website.
The meeting will be conducted by John N assisted by Mike the Webmaster.
Thu 17th April 2014 Club Meeting 7:15 at the BarKaren Notman, Engineering Design Manager of the Leicestershire County Council's Highways Department, will be briefing the club on the up-grade to The Parade in Oadby.
Nigel Aaron will be the Steward. read more...
Thu 10th April 2014 Meet 7.15 for 7:30pm DinnerJane Tregoning from The Leicestershire & Rutland Bee keeping Association will be talking about Bees.
Jane's home produced honey will be on sale at the meeting.
Partners are invited to attend.
Roger C is the Steward.
Thu 3rd April 2014 A choice of Charity events to support!There will be no meeting as such this evening. However there are two charity events which the club is supporting.
See below for more information
Thu 27th March 2014 Meet 7.15 for 7:30pm DinnerIan B will be presenting his talk: "Recent thinking on Sustainable Development"
Sat 22nd March 2014 Ian Glen's Memorial LuncheonIan's Memorial Luncheon will be held at the Oadby Wyggestonians RFC ground. 12.30 to 5pm.
There will also be a match kicking off at 2:15pm.
Oadby Wyggs Firsts vs Leicester Forest.
Thu 20th March 2014 Meet 7.15 for 7:30pm DinnerDr Martin Smith from DeMontfort University, will be presenting his talk "Investing in the Environment".
Barry is the Steward.
Thu 13th March 2014 Meet 7.15 for 7:30pm DinnerThis evening Trusha will be talking about volunteering for the National Cancer Network.
Thu 6th March 2014 Meet 7.15 for 7:30pm DinnerJane Linsley will be telling members about Rotary Youth Exchanges.
Partners are invited.
Keith is the Steward.
Thu 27th February 2014 Meet 7.15 for 7:30pm DinnerGeoff Brooks will be continuing his "My life and Times" talk.
Thu 20th February 2014 Meet 7.15 for 7:30pm Dinner -This evening will be a Business Meeting, chaired by President John N.
Thu 20th February 2014 7 pm Council MeetingCouncil Meeting at Glen Gorse.
Thu 13th February 2014 7.15 for 7:30pm DinnerNigel is the Steward.
Rtn. Tony Robbs will be talking to members about District Community projects.
Thu 13th February 2014 External Meeting - 6:30pmTrusha will be chairing an External Meeting at Glen Gorse.
Thu 30th January 2014 Internal Meeting - 6:30pmMeeting cancelled at Martin's request.
Thu 23rd January 2014 7.15 for 7:30pm DinnerMick Rawle presented his talk "By the vision of God"
Jim is the Steward.
Thu 16th January 2014 7.15 for 7.30pm DinnerThe Geryon (Beauchamp College) Youth Speaks team will be rehearsing their talk in preparation for the District semi-final at Ashby School on Tuesday 28th January.
Thu 9th January 2014 Council Meeting - 6.45pmCouncil Meeting to be held at Glen Gorse.
Thu 9th January 2014 7.15 for 7.30pm DinnerNew member Geoff will be presenting "My Life and Times"
Thu 2nd January 2014No Meeting this week
Thu 26th December 2013No Meeting this week
Thu 12th December 2013 Panto Night - 7pm at the Little TheatreThis evening we shall be supporting the Leicester club who have organised a visit to The Little Theatre to see Cindrella, which stars BBC's Monica Winfield.
All profits will go to END POLIO NOW.
Tickets are £10 each. Book through Keith.
Sat 7th December 2013 Visit to the British Military TournamentGeoff Brooks is arranging a visit to Earl's Court to see the British Military Tournament.
Thu 5th December 2013 SCATTER WEEK - 12:30 for 12:12:45 pmThis week the club will be joining the Oadby Club for their lunchtime meeting at the Wigston Stage.
The Speaker will be Mark Dunkley who is Clerk to the New walk Trustees.
Thu 28th November 2013 7.15 for 7:30pm DinnerTonight there is a Council meeting at 6:45pm. After the meal there will be a Special General Meeting, followed by a Business Meeting.
Thu 21st November 2013 Club MeetingTony will be the Steward.
Thu 14th November 2013 7.15 for 7.30pm DinnerJohn Niblett will be talking about the Felin Fawr Steam Railway and Waterwheel Preservation. read more...
Sat 9th November 2013 Annual Quiz - 7 for 7:30pmOadby Launde's 15th Annual Quiz at The Coplow Centre, Billesdon. read more...
Tue 5th November 2013 SCATTER WEEK 7.30 for 7.45pmThis week the club will be visiting R/C Fleckney & Kibworth, who meet at the Kibworth Golf Club, Weir Road, Kibworth. They will be holding a Wine Tasting Evening on Tuesday 5th November
Thu 31st October 2013 Curve Theatre Visit - 2.30pmTheatre Visit to see The Beauty Queen of Leenane.
We shall be eating as usual at Glen Gorse, but at the earlier time of 6.00pm, Martin is the Organiser. read more...
Thu 24th October 2013 7.45 for 8.00pm DinnerThis evening's talk will be about LOROS.
Trusha is the Steward. read more...
Thu 17th October 2013 7.45 for 8.00pm DinnerThere will be a Business meeting, preceded by an External Meeting at 7:00 pm.
Venue: The Wigston Stage.
Thu 10th October 2013 7.45 for 8.00pm DinnerThis meeting will be held at the Wigston Stage.
Ian Bowler will be giving his talk "Recent thinking on Genetically Modified Food"
Wed 9th October 2013 Minor Sports vs R/C Blaby - 7:30pmThe venue will be The Heathcote Alms in Croft.
Partners/wives are invited.
President John is the organiser.
Thu 3rd October 2013 Council Meeting - 19:15Council Meeting to be held.
Thu 3rd October 2013 7.45 for 8.00pm Dinner -Grace Murray, will be talking about her Youth Camp Experiences.
Nigel is the Steward
Thu 26th September 2013 7.45 for 8.00pm DinnerEmma Nelson, Howard's daughter,will be telling members about Guiding (She is a District Officer in Belgium).
Tony is the Steward.
Thu 19th September 2013 7.45 for 8.00pm DinnerJim has organised Long Alley skittles at The Roysl Oak, High Street, Great Glen.
Meet 7.30 for 8.00pm.
Spouses and/or friends are most welcome.
Please let Jim Know whether or not you'll be there. read more...
Thu 12th September 2013 External MeetingTrusha invites all members of the External Committee to attend this meeting, which will be held at Glen Gorse, prior to the Business Meeting.
Thu 12th September 2013 7.45 for 8.00pm DinnerBusiness Meeting
Thu 5th September 2013 Council MeetingCouncil Meeting to be held at Glen Gorse
Thu 5th September 2013 7.45 for 8.00pm Dinner -Tonight is QUIZ NIGHT with Question Master Howard Linsley.
Thu 29th August 2013 7.45 for 8.00pm DinnerMartin Heffernan has arranged for members to play BOWLS at Evington Park Bowling Club.
Meet there at 6.00pm.
You'll need to wear FLAT SHOES and £2.50.
We shall be eating, as normal, at Glen Gorse.
Thu 22nd August 2013 7.45 for 8.00pm DinnerRoger Corlet will be relating his Hong Kong experiences.
Thu 15th August 2013 Walking Treasure HuntThis week's meeting will be a walking Treasure Hunt around Great Bowden, which should take no more than 1.5 hours.
Meet outside the "Shoulder of Mutton" at 6:15/6:30 to register (£2 Entry Fee p.p.) Select your choose of meal.
Eat at 8:30. read more...
Thu 8th August 2013 7.45 for 8.00pm DinnerTonight's Business Meeting will be held at the Wigston Stage.
Thu 1st August 2013 7.45 for 8.00pm Dinner -District Governor, Margaret Morley, visited the club on 1st August. Margaret gave an informative and amusing presentation about her priorities for the coming year.
She told members that the priority was on Enjoyment and Empowerment, illustrating the t
Thu 25th July 2013 Rotary visit to the National ArboretumOn Thursday 25th July 2013, eleven Oadby Launde Rotarians and wives met at the National Arbretum at Alrewas. read more...
Thu 25th July 2013 Visit to the National ArboretumThis week's meeting will be a visit to the National Arboretum at Alrewas. Ian Bowler is co-ordinating the visit.
Thu 18th July 2013 7.45 for 8.00pm Dinner & SpeakerThis evening Roman will be talking about "Healthy eating and weight control"
Thu 11th July 2013 7.45 for 8.00pm Dinner & SpeakerTrusha spoke about Reiki,an Alternative Therapy.
Fri 5th July 2013 Rotary Club Championship GolfKeith Cooper and Mike Hinks represented Oadby Launde who were drawn to play against R/C of Ashby at Willesley Golf Club.
Ashby were victorious, winning by 3 holes with 2 left to play. An interesting course and very pleasant company.
Thu 4th July 2013 7.45 for 8.00pm Dinner -The Afghanistan Incident - Speaker Staff Sgt Paul Swain
Paul gave an illustrated talk about his 18 years in the Army. He had seen service in many countries.
Paul lost an arm and suffered other serious wounds in a bomb blast while on patrol in Afghanis