Completed meetings and events 2017-2018

Tue 26th June 2018 CLUB ASSEMBLY

The incoming team - David Jack and John Bonington President Paul reflects on his year in office and hands the reins to President-Elect John.
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Tue 19th June 2018 Weekly meeting

Speaker: Freddy Dickson. Welcome team: Sandy Davis (Room), John Ewan (Grace), John Kerr (VoT & webreport). Membership report. read more...

Thu 14th June 2018 Visit to Pitlair House

Howe members visit the residents for games followed by tea, coffee and sandwiches.

Tue 12th June 2018 Weekly meeting

Speaker: Duncan Pickard. Welcome team: Roddy Greig (Room), Bill Inglis (Grace), John Bonington (VoT & webreport). read more...

Tue 5th June 2018 Weekly meeting

Speaker: Paul Northway. Welcome team: Don Allan (Room), Peter Whyte (Grace) and Barbara Acheson (VoT & webreport). International report.

Mon 4th June 2018 Pitlessie Art Group

Exhibition - Wilkie Hall, Pitlessie - 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sun 3rd June 2018 Pitlessie Art Group

Exhibition - Wilkie Hall Pitlessie - 1 - 5 p.m.

Sat 2nd June 2018 Pitlessie Art Group

Exhibition - Wilkie Hall, Pitlessie - 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Tue 29th May 2018 Briefings from 2018/19 Committees.

Welcome team: tbd (Room), Monique Sanders (Grace)

Thu 24th May 2018 Charity Golf Day

Annual Golf Competition held at Elmwood Golf Course.

Wed 23rd May 2018 Primary School Quiz Area Final - Morgan Academy

The Freuchie PS Team did battle with other East Fife and Dundee schools in what was a fascinating contest. read more...

Tue 22nd May 2018 Weekly meeting

Speaker: Douglas Fraser, Scotland's Charity Air Ambulance. Welcome team: Ronnie Black (Room), Sandy Davis (Grace), Dennis Beattie (VoT). CYP & VS report. read more...

Tue 15th May 2018 Dr Donald Stewart FRPS

Donald together with his wife, Janet Lowe and Robin Rippin, who arranged their visit to us. Speaker: Donald Stewart of the Rotary Club of Carnegie Dunfermline. Welcome team: Bob Henderson (Room), John Kerr (Grace), Duncan Pickard (VoT).
A single-issue Council meeting will follow.

Tue 8th May 2018 Weekly meeting

Speaker was Aileen Jones from Riding for the Disabled. read more...

Tue 1st May 2018 Weekly meeting

Cathy Adamson will speak on The Wonderful World of Paul Temple and Steve. Welcome team: Wilf Cameron (Room), Roddy Greig (Grace), John Bonington (VoT). read more...

Tue 24th April 2018 SCATTER WEEK

Members should aim to visit another Rotary Club in the locality.

Tue 17th April 2018 Weekly meeting

Speaker: Ian Archibald. Welcome team: Don Allan (Room), John Ewan (Grace), Cathy Adamson (VoT). International report. read more...

Sun 15th April 2018 Club Leadership Seminar

Let's get prepared for RY 2018-19!

Tue 10th April 2018 FANZONE

Come join our fan club!

Tue 3rd April 2018 Weekly meeting

Speaker: Amanda Fleet. Welcome team: Roger Guy (Room), tbd (Grace), Peter Whyte (VoT). Community report. read more...

Tue 27th March 2018 Induction of Don Allan

This week's meeting concentrated on Club business. A highlight was the induction of Rotarian Don Allan, shown here being welcomed by President Paul. Don was introduced to Rotary by Peter Whyte. read more...

Tue 20th March 2018 Weekly meeting

Speaker is Sandy Green. Welcome team: tbd (Room), Paul Northway (Grace), Monique Sanders (VoT). MPRC report.

Thu 15th March 2018 Games evening

One of our regular visits with the residents at Pitlair House

Wed 14th March 2018 Primary School Quiz

This event took place on Wednesday 14 March in Strathmiglo Public Hall. read more...

Wed 14th March 2018 Annual Joint Meeting

The Rotary Clubs of Cupar and the Howe of Fife together with the Inner Wheel meet at Fairways. Cost £10/head for one course. The speaker will be from the Butterfly Trust, which is a charity helping those with Cystic Fibrosis. Postponed from 28th February.

Tue 13th March 2018 Weekly meeting

Speaker is Camilla McGregor. Subject is the work of Include Me, a charity that provides citizen advocacy in North East Fife. Welcome team: Andre Hawryliw (Room), John Bonington (Grace), Robin Rippin (VoT). Foundation report. A Council meeting will follow.

Tue 6th March 2018 Weekly meeting

Speaker is President Paul Furniss. Paul will tell us about John Straffen, the longest-serving prisoner in British legal history. Welcome team: Peter Whyte (Room), Barbara Acheson (Grace), Cathy Adamson (VoT). Membership report.

Tue 27th February 2018 Weekly meeting

Andrew Thomson of the Backhouse Rossie Estate is the speaker. Welcome team: Bob Henderson (Room), David Jack (Grace), Amanda Fleet (VoT). International report. Council meeting to follow.

Fri 23rd February 2018 Rotary Day

The 113th Anniversary of the founding of Rotary International

Tue 20th February 2018 Weekly meeting

Speaker is Ruari Halford Macleod, introduced by John Kerr. Ruari will be speaking on Muchty 500. Welcome team: Bob Henderson (Room), Peter Whyte (Grace), Wilf Cameron (VoT). Community report.

Tue 13th February 2018 Weekly meeting

This meeting will discuss Club business. Welcome team: Robin Rippin (Room), Barbara Acheson (Grace), Paul Furniss. CYP & VS report.

Tue 6th February 2018 Weekly meeting

Speaker is Duncan Pickard. Welcome team: Bill Inglis (Room), Andre Hawryliw (Grace), Ronnie Black (VoT). MPRC report.

Tue 30th January 2018 Burns Supper

A celebration of Scotland's National Bard
Cock-a – leekie soup
haggis, neeps and tatties
choice of desserts.
There is a vegetarian soup and haggis on offer, with an alternative main of ham salad for the non-haggis fans.

Tue 23rd January 2018 Weekly meeting

Speaker is Monique Sanders. Welcome team: Paul Northway (Room), Duncan Pickard (Grace), John Ewan (VoT). Council meeting follows.

Tue 16th January 2018 Visit by District Governor

Foundation report.

Tue 9th January 2018 Weekly meeting

Speaker is Fiona Finlay from Cupar Foodbank.. International report.

Mon 18th December 2017 - Tue 19th December 2017 Christmas Party

Let's have a party Festive Fun at the Village Inn

Tue 12th December 2017 Weekly meeting

Cathy Adamson is tonight's speaker. Her talk is titled 'Who do you think you are?' Report from Community. A Council meeting will follow.

Wed 6th December 2017 Founder President Bob

A Memorial Service for Bob Simson took place in St John's Church, Bonnygate, Cupar at 2 pm on Wednesday 6 December 2017.

Tue 5th December 2017 Weekly meeting

No speaker tonight. Report from Children, Young People and Vocational Service.

Thu 30th November 2017 Tatties in Strathmiglo

Door-to-door sales

Wed 29th November 2017 Tatties in Strathmiglo

Door-to-door sales

Tue 28th November 2017 Weekly meeting

Stewart McKiddie is tonight's speaker. His topic is the Railway History of Wormit.

Mon 27th November 2017 Tatties in Collessie & Letham

Door-to-door sales

Sat 25th November 2017 Deer Centre Sales

Annual tattie sale

Sat 25th November 2017 Caulders Garden Centre Sales

Annual tattie sale

Thu 23rd November 2017 Tatties in 'Muchty

Door-to-door sales

Thu 23rd November 2017 Tatties in Ladybank

Door-to-door sales

Wed 22nd November 2017 Tatties in 'Muchty

Door-to-door sales

Wed 22nd November 2017 Tatties in Ladybank

Door-to-door sales

Tue 21st November 2017 Weekly meeting

Bill Harley and Gillian Kelly from Drivewise will address the Club. Drivewise is a new initiative concerning older drivers in Fife, so we anticipate a full house from our members. Membership committee report.

Tue 21st November 2017 Photocall

Publicity photograph with Rooster spuds at the start of this year's sales drive.

Tue 14th November 2017 Area 6 Presidents' Meeting

By Bbadgett (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons Regular get-together with AG of Area 6 read more...

Tue 14th November 2017 Club Elections

Elect Officers to serve for the ensuing year.
Approve the examined accounts for the previous 12-month period.
Nominate elected members of the District Council and propose a Rotarian from the District for selection as District Governor. read more...

Wed 8th November 2017 Council Meeting

At President Paul's residence

Tue 7th November 2017 Dr John Gilbert - Medieval Deer Parks

Welcome team: Paul Northway (VoT), Sandy Davis (Grace) and Wilf Cameron (Room); report from Foundation.

Sat 4th November 2017 Glitz and Glamour

Join us in Letham Village Hall for another scintillating evening of musical entertainment with Cantamus. Tickets £10. Refreshments included. read more...

Tue 31st October 2017 Gavel Competition

Our second match of the 2017 series is against the Rotary Club of Dundee at the Royal Tay Yacht Club. A defeat will sink our chances ...
... but being shipwrecked is not all bad!

Tue 31st October 2017 Weekly meeting

There wil be no speaker tonight to enable a prompt finish. The meeting starts 15 minutes earlier than usual. Welcome team: Dennis Beattie (VoT), John Kerr (Grace) and Cathy Adamson (Room); report from International.

Sun 29th October 2017 Autumn Walk

Lucklaw Hill & Woodland

Sat 28th October 2017 Howe of Fife Rugby

supported by Howe of Fife Rotary

Tue 24th October 2017 WORLD POLIO DAY

Today is World Polio Day John Kerr is tonight's speaker. A retired medical practitioner, John will provide us with an insight into this disease that, in the not too distant past, was prevalent in many of our communities. read more...

Tue 24th October 2017 WORLD POLIO DAY

The fifth World Polio Day is on Tuesday 24 October 2017 World Polio Day this year is October 24. This observance was established by nongovernmental organization Rotary International in order to commemorate the birth of Jonas Salk, the developer of a vaccine against polio. read more...

Mon 16th October 2017 - Fri 20th October 2017 SCATTER WEEK

Members should aim to visit another Rotary Club in the locality

Tue 10th October 2017 Gavel Competition

This is our first match in this year's event, and we are looking forward to giving one of the Perth clubs a drubbing. Following our trials sessions the chosen eight have been honing their skills at shove ha'penny, dominoes, carpet bowls and darts. read more...

Tue 10th October 2017 Our new website

A page from the carousel Members are aware that we have a new website. Known in the jargon as the RIBI Template, we are now joined in with the majority of clubs in District 1010 and throughout the UK. Our webmaster will try to make you as enthusiastic as he is about this change! read more...

Tue 3rd October 2017 Presentation by RYLA students


Tue 26th September 2017 Chief Constable Sir Percy Sillitoe

Club members were informed that a donation had been sent on behalf of the Club to ShelterBox to help alleviate the suffering and hardship following the recent hurricanes in the Caribbean. read more...

Tue 19th September 2017 A journey through time

'Graffiti' in Essoyes ... Sandy Davis spoke about some of his experiences from a trip in September to Belgium and France. His talk was liberally illustrated with photographs he had taken on the way.

Tue 12th September 2017 Amanda Fleet on Dunbog Gardening Club

Amanda is having a busy month! This week she spoke to the Club about the activities of the Gardening Club at Dunbog Primary School.

Tue 5th September 2017 Amanda Fleet on RotaKids

Amanda provided a comprehensive update on the progress being made in establishing RotaKids at Dunbog Primary School.

Tue 29th August 2017 BBHS Parent Council


Tue 22nd August 2017 Wilf Cameron on Bee-keeping


Tue 15th August 2017 Bob Henderson - Unforgettable characters from my past


Sun 13th August 2017 Sunday walk

Glenvale towards John Knox's pulpit. Meet at 2pm at the car park on the Dry Side road 3 miles west out of Strathmiglo. Walk approx. 2 miles along a good path (which can be muddy if wet) with tea afterwards at Loch Leven's Larder.

Tue 8th August 2017 Scottish Landfill Communities Fund

Lindsay explains how it works This week's speaker was Lindsay Wells from SEPA, who was introduced by John Kerr. read more...

Tue 1st August 2017 Andy Boddice on Buster Keaton

Andy at the podium

Sun 30th July 2017 The Annual BBQ

Our annual barbecue was hosted this year by Sandy and Caroline Green.
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Tue 25th July 2017 Our tame genealogist

A piece of painstaking research into the Duncan family read more...

Tue 18th July 2017 We learn about SSAFA

The Armed Forces Charity

Tue 11th July 2017 Jennifer Martin delivers the business

Business woman briefs HoF Rotary

Tue 4th July 2017 Scottish Potato Vodka

Barbara anticipates ... Ogilvy Vodka
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