Completed meetings and events 2017-2018

Sat 30th June 2018 Presidents Night

A celebration of Val's year in office at Mid Herts Golf Club

Wed 27th June 2018 President's Handover

My job talks from two of our fairly new Rotarians.

Mon 25th June 2018 RiH trustees meeting to discuss plans for 2018/19

Wed 20th June 2018 Games in the Garden

The annual competition between Inner Wheel and Rotary in President Val's garden

Sat 16th June 2018 - Sun 17th June 2018 District Conference

At Hatfield University and DG Handover

Wed 13th June 2018 HVRC AGM/Club Assembly

We receive reports and accounts from the 2017/2018 Council and hear about the plans proposed for 2018/2019.

Mon 11th June 2018 HVRC Interim Council Meeting

The incoming Club Council will meet to discuss plans for 2018/19

Wed 6th June 2018 Visit to Bell Classics

Followed by a BBQ hosted by Bell Classics

Wed 30th May 2018 Desert Island Discs

This popular event returns for some new memories and tunes that link us to the past.

Wed 23rd May 2018 Club Futures Discussion

Club Futures Discussion

Wed 16th May 2018 Charter Night - 30th Anniversary of our Rotary Club

We Celebrate this milestone with a dinner for Rotarians old and new.

Wed 9th May 2018 Club Business Meeting

The Club receives reports from committees and discus future proposals and activities.

Wed 2nd May 2018 Young Citizens Award Dinner

We celebrate the achievements of our talented Harpenden Young Citizens

Tue 1st May 2018 Club Council Meeting

Club Council Meeting

Wed 25th April 2018 Themed accompanied dinner (partners and Inner Wheel) celebrating St. Georges Day

Themed accompanied dinner (partners and Inner Wheel) celebrating St. Georges Day

Wed 18th April 2018 Alex Glassbrook - Driverless Cars

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Wed 11th April 2018 President's Fund Raiser

Plough and Harrow
88 Southdown Rd, Harpenden AL5 1PR read more...

Wed 4th April 2018 Speaker: Bim Afolami

MP for Harpenden & Hitchin. Bim is currently a Member of the Regulatory Reform Committee and the Public Accounts Committee and his topics of interest include: Departments for Business, Education, Transport, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Digital, Culture

Wed 28th March 2018 Speaker: Pamela Mann

One of our local authors and writer of The Birth of Gossip - a novel set in the 16th Century England in a period of religious unrest -explaining how you write a book.

Wed 21st March 2018 Speaker: Richard Tredgoning.

Waterways Experiences. Rotarians have been on the canal boat owned by the charity. We will hear about the charity, its aims and the good things it gets up to.

Wed 14th March 2018 Musical Evening

An Evening of Irish Music with James O'Grady- Partmers and Inner Wheel invited

Fri 9th March 2018 Quiz of Quizzes

Quiz of Quizzes at St. Georges School

Wed 28th February 2018 Speaker: Nitesh Goshi

From IMAP talking about Google

Wed 21st February 2018 Club Business Meeting

Club Receives reports from committees and discussed future proposals and activities.

Wed 14th February 2018 Mike Barnham

The U.S. Navy pacific Campaign 1942 -9145

Tue 13th February 2018 Club Council Meeting

Club Counci Meeting

Thu 8th February 2018 District Quiz at Wheathampstead

The Club needs to submit 2 teams to represent them.

Wed 7th February 2018 Speaker: Graham Westwell

The Route to Lord Mayor

Wed 31st January 2018 Speaker: Alec Bull

Speaker; Alec Bull

Wed 24th January 2018 Inter-club Quiz Evening

Presented by our new quiz-master Tony Wills. Teams from Lions and Round Table

Wed 17th January 2018 Classics on the Common celebration

A get together with our partners, volunteers and helpers thanking them for their support at a wonderful classics event. To be held at Wheathampstead Hall.

Wed 10th January 2018 Auction

John and Hugh will do their best to persuade us to part with as much cash as possible as we bid for these most desirable objects and artifacts.(Donations of those objects need) This will be an accompanied 12th night festive meeting with partners and Inner

Wed 3rd January 2018 Fellowship Evening

A chance to relax after the Christmas festivities- bring you best jokes!

Sat 16th December 2017 President's at Home

President Val will entertain us at her homwe for Christmas celebrations.

Wed 13th December 2017 No Meeting

No meeting

Wed 6th December 2017 Carol concert

Carol Concert at the High Street Methodist Church

Thu 30th November 2017 Wheathampstead Christmas Lights on

Wheathampstead Christmas Lights on

Wed 29th November 2017 No Meeting

No Meeting - See Thursday 30th

Wed 22nd November 2017 Speaker - Alec Bull - Austin Seven- The Motor for the milloin

Austin Seven - The motor for the million

Wed 15th November 2017 Everest Project

Speaker – John Hiscock. The Everest Project - Hoddesdon to the Himalayas.

Sun 12th November 2017 Rememberance Sunday

For those that want to attend meet at Rothamstead Park at 1030

Wed 8th November 2017 Club Business Meeting

Club Business Meeting – SGM

Wed 1st November 2017 No Meeting see 31st October

No meeting – see 31 October

Tue 31st October 2017 Joint meeting at Woolhams

Joint meeting at Woolhams with the 3 St Albans Rotary Clubs

Wed 25th October 2017 Speaker: Ron Overton

Speaker: Ron Overton

Tue 24th October 2017 Club Council Meeting

Club Council Meeting

Wed 18th October 2017 Speaker: Julie Honour-Jones is Sixth Form Manager at Sir John Laws.

Speaker: Julie Honour-Jones is Sixth Form Manager at Sir John Laws.
Anna Philpott is Deputy Director of Sixth Form Education & Head of Business & Economics at St Georges. Jessica Bennett is Deputy Head of Sixth Form at Roundwood talking about hopes, fear

Wed 11th October 2017 Speaker: Carl Tinnion from Youth With A Mission (YWAM) telling us all about what they do.

Speaker: Carl Tinnion from Youth With A Mission (YWAM) telling us all about what they do.

Wed 4th October 2017 Speaker: Cheryl Law, the new District Governor for our Rotary District

Speaker: Cheryl Law, the new District Governor for our Rotary District

Wed 27th September 2017 Speaker: Workaid.

Speaker: Workaid. The Chairman of Workaid and Claire Popple to tell us about the work the charity does and to launch the collecting of tools in Harpenden and Wheathampstead as a joint initiative with our club and the District Scouts

Wed 20th September 2017 St. Albans Abbey Theatre Visit, Go back in time with The Company of Ten who are performing Alan Ayckbourn’s Comedy, ‘Communicating Doors’ at 8pm. Tickets cost £11. Please let Susanne know asap if you want to join us.

St. Albans Abbey Theatre Visit, Go back in time with The Company of Ten who are performing Alan Ayckbourn’s Comedy, ‘Communicating Doors’ at 8pm. Tickets cost £11. Please let Susanne know asap if you want to join us.

Wed 13th September 2017 Speaker: Paul Gardiner on the history of Harpenden Common

Speaker: Paul Gardiner on the history of Harpenden Common

Wed 6th September 2017 Speaker: Sir John Dermot Turing

Sir John will tell us about his great uncle and his achievements at Bletchley Park and the enigma machine

Wed 30th August 2017 Speaker: DrJim Lewis

Dr Lewis will tell us about an aspect of the industrial heritage of the Lea Valley

Wed 23rd August 2017 Business meeting

The Club receives reports on activities and proposals from its committees and decides the future direction of the club.

Wed 16th August 2017 Speaker: Steve Gledhill, Prostate Cancer UK.

Tue 15th August 2017 Club Council meeting

Council will discuss current issues and proposals

Wed 9th August 2017 Summer games evening with Inner Wheel

Our annual competition against Inner Wheel at Val's.

Wed 2nd August 2017 Speaker: Captain Ian McNaught

Captain McNaught will tell us about the work of Trinity House

Wed 26th July 2017 District Council

District representatives attend on the Club's behalf.

Wed 26th July 2017 Classics on the Common

Our biggest event of the year, Classics on the Common needs all members and many volunteers (as well as good weather) to ensure a successful event.

Wed 19th July 2017 Preparation for Classics

Richard will give us a briefing on the organisation of next week's Classics on the Common

Wed 12th July 2017 Car Treasure Hunt

Alec and Liz Bull will give us cryptic clues to enable us to find our dinner destination somewhere in Hertfordshire

Sun 9th July 2017 Highland Gathering

Rotarians help with car parking at the Highland Gathering

Wed 5th July 2017 President's Charities: HACRO and Victim Support

Neil Ashley of HACRO and Clive Reader of Victim Support will explain about the work of their charities
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