Completed meetings and events 2017-2018

Tue 26th June 2018 Club Handover

The ceremonial handing on of responsibilities to next year’s team. Some entertainment is envisaged.

Tue 19th June 2018 Boule at Dawlish

We will be joining with Sid Valley Club to take on the might of Dawlish Water at Pétanque.

Tue 12th June 2018 Polio vaccination in India

Sally Wilcox and Paul Harvey will be recounting details their experiences in taking part in a recent vaccination.

Tue 5th June 2018 Club Assembly

Our Service committees will be putting forward their plans for the coming year. We will be joined by our ADG Jan Eamer

Sat 2nd June 2018 President's Night

At the Tumbling Weir Hotel. We will be joined by our visitors from our twin club in Dun Laoghaire, Eire

Tue 29th May 2018 No meeting

President’s Night at the end of the week

Wed 23rd May 2018 Dinner at Exeter College

A joint event with Sid Valley and our partners to experience the culinary skills of the catering students

Tue 15th May 2018 Club AGM followed by Business meeting

Annual reports from all Service committee chairs followed by an update on projects

Tue 8th May 2018 Scatter Week

Members will be visiting other Clubs

Tue 1st May 2018 Junior Youth presents Music

Our annual showcase for young musicians at the Parish Church

Tue 24th April 2018 A Testing Experience

A welcome return of Ray Budd who will amuse use with his experiences as a Driving Test Examiner

Tue 17th April 2018 Drive safer; drive longer

An interactive session with a professional Trainer from Red One in Exeter

Tue 10th April 2018 I Don't Believe It

A talk by Dr David Taylor on how to tell if you are being mislead by politicians and other lobbyists

Tue 3rd April 2018 Business Meeting

An update on this year's projects

Tue 27th March 2018 Stroke

A talk by Andrew's daughter, Tamsin Carey

Tue 20th March 2018 Tracks of Our Years

Members introducing Music of particular significance to them.

Tue 13th March 2018 No meeting

Meeting cancelled as Pub Quiz on Thursday and District Music finals on Saturday

Tue 6th March 2018 Norman Lockyer Observatory, Sidmouth

A visit and conducted Tour of the Telescopes and Planetarium. Guests welcome. £8 per head, £4 for Juniors. No food

Tue 27th February 2018 Devon Communities Together

A talk by Martin Rich about this initiative

Tue 20th February 2018 Exeter Leukaemia Fund

John Watson will talk about the work of ELF from a consumer’s perspective

Tue 13th February 2018 Seed Trust

A talk by Ali Wilson on the work of this Seaton-based charity in Nicaragua

Tue 6th February 2018 Business meeting

A chance for Service committees to update Club on on-going projects

Tue 30th January 2018 Regional Indian cookery - Partners evening

A talk by The Samosa Lady (Tina) from Ottery St Mary

Tue 23rd January 2018 Youth Music Area final

At Kings School. The finest of our young musicians perform.

Tue 16th January 2018 District Governor’s visit

A chance to hear DG George and his spin on matters Rotary

Tue 9th January 2018 Skittles with Inner Wheel

A meeting at The Maltsters in Woodbury Salterton.

Tue 2nd January 2018 Visit to Norman Lockyer Observatory, MEETING POSTPONED

A meeting jointly with Sidmouth and Sid Valley Clubs. £8 per head. No food. All welcome but please let me know

Tue 19th December 2017 - Christmas Dinner

A celebration with our partners

Tue 28th November 2017 EGM/Business Meeting

Elections for next year's officers followed by an update on this year's projects.

Tue 21st November 2017 Rotary Foundation - Rotary's Charity

A talk by John James, Rotary District 1175 Foundation Chair




Tue 14th November 2017 Sailing the Atlantic

A talk by Jeremy Bradshaw Smith on his yachting adventure

Tue 7th November 2017 No meeting

We will not meet on this night due to its proximity to Ottery Tar Barrels on 4th Nov and the Inner Wheel Hospiscare Quiz on 11th Nov.

Tue 31st October 2017 Otari revisited- a guest night.

Jill Courtney reflects on her recent return to Otari in Japan, the changes since she first went and her wish to build new relationships.

Tue 24th October 2017 Using Social Media

A talk by Charlie Street of Media Street on how we can publicise ourselves and our activities

Tue 17th October 2017 Business Meeting

A chance to catch up on the progress of this year's initiatives

Tue 10th October 2017 Cricket Tour to South Africa

A talk by Tom Simmonds, one of our sponsored players, on his experiences

Tue 3rd October 2017 Ottery Help Scheme

An update on the progress and new initiatives of the Help Scheme from Keith Portlock

Tue 26th September 2017 Hands on Horticulture

A talk by Martin Payne on this Talaton-based social project.

Tue 19th September 2017 Tin Mining in Cornwall

A talk by our own Andrew Thomas on his experiences as a Tin Miner in Cornwall

Tue 12th September 2017 Debate/ discussion on Membership, subs. etc

A discussion centred around a ' Green Paper' to be produced and circulated by the Membership committee about the way ahead for the Club

Tue 5th September 2017 Business Meeting

An update on the progress of this years projects

Tue 29th August 2017 Fed up with Pain? A Partners evening

A talk by Susan Wray, a chronic pain specialist, on a mind- body approach to being pain-free, whether it be from back, shoulder, neck, IBS, fibromyalgia etc. not involving drugs or surgery.

Tue 22nd August 2017 Race Night

A chance to try your skills in betting against fellow members on three or four horse races. Only paper money involved.

Tue 15th August 2017 - How a Sore throat led to a year the USA

David Hutchings, a West Hill resident, Rotary alumnus and now DCC's 'spin doctor' reflects on how one's life is influenced by coincidences.

Tue 8th August 2017 Scams and the work of Trading Standards

Scams and the work of Trading Standards

Tue 1st August 2017 Our trip to India

Luke Dix and Jack Roberts from Kings School will talk about their trip to India and rice delivery!

Tue 25th July 2017 My First Year at West Hill Primary

A reflection by Cheryl Boulton on her first year of leadership.

Tue 18th July 2017 Boules at Ottery with Sid Valley and Dawlish Water Clubs

Meet at Strawberry Lane piste. Two course meal after at Tumbling Weir Hotel. £17 per head inclusive.

Tue 11th July 2017 Business Meeting

First meeting of the new Rotary year. Preceded at 5.45pm by the first Council meeting of the year

Tue 4th July 2017 Walk along the River Otter

Meet at Tipton St John Car Park for a stroll followed by a meal at the Tumbling Weir Hotel
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