Completed meetings and events 2017-2018

Sun 24th June 2018 Holiday Inn Bag Pack

Holiday Inn Team bag Pack at B & M

Sat 23rd June 2018 Rotary Club of Birtley 40th Charter & President's Night

At The Angel View, Eighton Banks

Mon 18th June 2018 Weekly Meeting

Please note that we will not be holding our regular weekly meeting this evening

Thu 14th June 2018 Albany Village 'Clean Up Day'

Despite the challenging conditions presented by Storm Hector, three members from Washington Forge Rotary joined other volunteers this morning for an area clean-up in Albany Village. Great effort and commitment from all involved - well done

Mon 11th June 2018 Weekly Meeting

General Meeting

Mon 4th June 2018 Club Assembly

Discussing our plans for 2018-19

Mon 28th May 2018 - No Club Meeting

No meeting - late May Public Holiday

Sun 27th May 2018 Holiday Inn Bag Pack

Holiday Inn Team bag Pack at B & M

Mon 21st May 2018 Weekly Meeting

Club AGM

Mon 21st May 2018 - Thu 24th May 2018 Purple4Polio Grand Tour

District Check-In Location is Beamish Museum read more...

Sat 19th May 2018 Houghton-le-Spring Rotary 'President's Night'

Ramside Hall Hotel, Durham

Mon 14th May 2018 Weekly Meeting

General Club Meeting

Mon 7th May 2018 - No Club Meeting

Early May Public Holiday

Thu 3rd May 2018 District Assembly

Being held at The Dryden Centre, Low Fell, Gateshead

Mon 30th April 2018 Weekly Meeting

Partners and guests evening. Speakers were Tom Coltman and Ryan Anstey - Special Olympics World Games read more...

Fri 27th April 2018 Rotary Washington 'Bop at the Biddick'

At the Biddick Social Club

Mon 23rd April 2018 Weekly Meeting

Club Meeting. Guest speaker will be Stephanie Corbett

Mon 16th April 2018 Weekly Meeting

General Club Meeting and a New Member joins Washington Forge read more...

Mon 16th April 2018 District Council Meeting

In the Northumbrian Room, Lancastrian Suite, Dunston

Sat 14th April 2018 National 'Know Your Blood Pressure' Day

In support of the work of the Stroke Association we offered free blood pressure checks in The Galleries, Washington. Saturday 14th April 2018 - 10.00am to 4.00pm read more...

Wed 11th April 2018 Rotary 2 - Club Action Seminar

Hallgarth Manor Hotel, Pittington, DH6 1AB

Mon 9th April 2018 Weekly Meeting

Monthly business meeting

Sun 8th April 2018 Washington Duathlon

Competitors faced a 'Run - Bike - Run' Challenge' read more...

Sat 7th April 2018 Sunderland Rotary President's Night

Being held at The Marriott Hotel, Seaburn

Fri 6th April 2018 - Sun 8th April 2018 RIBI Conference

Riviera Conference Centre, Torquay

Mon 2nd April 2018 - No Weekly Meeting

Easter Monday

Thu 29th March 2018 Clean Up in Donwell Village

Well done to all of the volunteers who came together to carry out a clean up in Donwell Village

Mon 26th March 2018 Our Washington Warblers Entertain

Visit by members of Donaghadee Rotary. Partners and guests night. read more...

Mon 26th March 2018 Reception with the Deputy Mayor of the City of Sunderland

Rotary Presidents Ann Stuart (Donaghadee) and Mathew Thomas (Washington Forge) with The Deputy Mayor Cllr. Lynda Scanlan Our visitors from Donaghadee Rotary in Northern Ireland were welcomed to the area by the Deputy Mayor of Sunderland, Cllr Lynda Scanlan.

Sun 25th March 2018 Holiday Inn Bag Pack

Holiday Inn Team Bag Pack at B & M

Sun 25th March 2018 Presidents Elect Training Seminar (PETS)

At the Marriott Hotel, Seaburn

Sat 24th March 2018 - Tue 27th March 2018 Visit from Donaghadee

We look forward to the visit of our friends from Donaghadee Rotary Club in County Down

Mon 19th March 2018 Weekly Meeting

General Meeting

Mon 19th March 2018 Durham Bede Indoor Games Night

At the Durham Indoor Bowls Centre, Pity Me read more...

Fri 16th March 2018 Barmston Area Clean Up

Supporting Gentoo in a general clean-up/litter pick in Barmston Village read more...

Thu 15th March 2018 Best of Wearside Award

Rotarian Firefighter part of the team winning the 'Local Hero' Award read more...

Wed 14th March 2018 Groundwork for 'Nest & Rest' Garden

Preparation of ground as part of the garden project at Grace House North East read more...

Mon 12th March 2018 Weekly Meeting

General Club Meeting

Fri 9th March 2018 Rotary Washington President's Night

At the Mercure George Washington Hotel

Mon 5th March 2018 Weekly Meeting

Club Business Meeting

Mon 5th March 2018 Rotary Seaburn Club Dinner

Annual Club Dinner at the Sea Hotel, South Shields

Mon 26th February 2018 Weekly Meeting

Presentation about the recent trip to Kerala, Southern India read more...

Sun 25th February 2018 Holiday Inn Bag Pack

Holiday Inn Team bag Pack at B & M

Thu 22nd February 2018 'Keep Washington Tidy' Group Meeting

An informal meeting at the Millenium Centre about the future of KWT

Thu 22nd February 2018 Community Clean Up

Rotary Washington Forge was again out this afternoon in Oxclose Village to participate in an area clean up. This was part of our on-going commitment to look after our environment

Mon 19th February 2018 Weekly Meeting

General Meeting

Mon 12th February 2018 Weekly Meeting

Learning more about Rotary Club Central, Rotary Showcase, and our club website and Facebook page

Mon 5th February 2018 Weekly Meeting

Club Monthly Business Meeting

Thu 1st February 2018 Washington Clean & Green

Litter pick and clean up - Albany Village read more...

Mon 29th January 2018 Weekly Meeting

General Meeting

Sun 28th January 2018 Holiday Inn Bag Pack

Holiday Inn Team Bag Pack at B & M Bargains

Mon 22nd January 2018 Weekly Meeting

General Meeting

Thu 18th January 2018 Washington Clean & Green

Litter pick and clean up - Barmston Village

Mon 15th January 2018 Weekly Meeting

General Meeting and quiz

Mon 15th January 2018 - Wed 31st January 2018 Club Trip to India

Visit to Kerala

Mon 8th January 2018 Weekly Meeting

Monthly business meeting

Mon 1st January 2018 No meeting - New Years Day

Our next meeting is on the 8th January 2018

Mon 25th December 2017 No meeting - Christmas Day

Our next meeting is on the 8th January 2018

Mon 18th December 2017 Club Christmas Night

Partners and guests join us for Christmas Fayre and entertainment read more...

Thu 14th December 2017 'Food for Christmas' Appeal 2017

We are running our annual appeal again this year and will be collecting food in the Washington area for distribution through The Salvation Army to families in need read more...

Mon 11th December 2017 Weekly Meeting

General Club Meeting

Thu 7th December 2017 'Food for Christmas' Appeal 2017

We are running our annual appeal again this year and will be collecting food in the Washington area for distribution through The Salvation Army to families in need read more...

Mon 4th December 2017 Weekly Meeting

Club Special General Meeting

Mon 27th November 2017 Weekly Meeting

Our speaker was Sophia Stovall, Development Manager at Durham Cathedral. This was a partners/guest evening. read more...

Mon 20th November 2017 District Council Meeting

Northumbrian Suite, Old Federation Brewery, Dunston

Sun 12th November 2017 Remembrance Day 2017

Members of the Community come together for Remembrance Sunday read more...

Fri 10th November 2017 Fundraising 'Race Night'

Race Night Fundraiser We held our annual fundraising Race Night in The Penshaw Suite at the Nissan Sports & Leisure Complex.
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Tue 7th November 2017 Sulgrave Area Clean Up

The team take a break for a photoshoot! This morning we joined with other 'Washington Clean & Green' supporters in the Sulgrave area. Overgrown vegetation was cut-back to open up the footpaths and a general clean up/litter-pick was carried out. A great bunch of volunteers.

Mon 6th November 2017 Weekly Meeting

Monthly Business Meeting read more...

Mon 30th October 2017 Child Health Africa

Dr's Wariyar and Coulthard visited our meeting to tell us about the 'Child Health Africa' Project. This was a partners/guests evening read more...

Tue 24th October 2017 Planting Crocus Corms on World Polio Day

Local scouts and cubs joined Rotary members and volunteers from Washington Village in Bloom to plant purple crocus corms in the village green to mark World Polio Day read more...

Mon 23rd October 2017 Weekly Meeting

Official visit by DG Len Burns.

Mon 16th October 2017 Weekly Meeting

Guest speaker is Sarah Williamson from the Washington Clean and Green Project

Mon 9th October 2017 Weekly Meeting

General Club Meeting

Sat 7th October 2017 'Know Your Blood Pressure'

In support of the work of the Stroke Association, we are again offering free blood pressure checks and advice in The Galleries, Washington

Fri 6th October 2017 - Sun 8th October 2017 District Conference

At the Majestic Hotel, Harrogate

Thu 5th October 2017 Litter pick - Oxclose Village

We are again joining up with the Washington Clean and Green Team to carry our litter picking in Oxclose Village

Mon 2nd October 2017 Weekly Meeting

Club Business Meeting

Mon 18th September 2017 Weekly Meeting

General Club Meeting

Thu 14th September 2017 Environmental Clean Up

Members joining 'Washington Clean & Green' Team for a litter pick and clean up in Albany Park.

Mon 11th September 2017 Weekly Meeting

General Club Meeting

Mon 4th September 2017 Weekly Meeting

Club Business Meeting

Mon 28th August 2017 No Club Meeting

There is no weekly meeting due to the Bank Holiday

Mon 21st August 2017 Weekly Meeting

l to r: Jim Greensmith, our vice-president John Deller, and Laurie Turner Partners/guests meeting. Our guest speakers were Rotarians Jim Greensmith and Laurie Turner on the Rotary Club of Durham 'Nepal Global Grant' Project. read more...

Wed 16th August 2017 District Council Meeting

Northumbrian Suite, Old Federation Brewery, Dunston

Mon 14th August 2017 Weekly Meeting

General Meeting

Mon 7th August 2017 Weekly Meeting

Club Business Meeting

Wed 2nd August 2017 Litter Pick in Princess Anne Park

The Cleaning Team Working together with other community groups read more...

Mon 31st July 2017 Weekly Meeting

Club Meeting - Partners and guest evening. Speaker will be Ronnie Monaghan, Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service

Sun 30th July 2017 Rotary Dragon Boat Race

A fantastic day today at the Rotary North East Dragon Boat Races and Hetton Festival at the Hetton Lyons Country Park. read more...

Mon 24th July 2017 Weekly Meeting

General Club Meeting and Fun Quiz

Mon 17th July 2017 Weekly Meeting

President Mathew welcomes Ronnie Monaghan to the Rotary Club of Washington Forge We were delighted that a new member joined our group this evening. A warm Rotary welcome to Ronnie Monaghan

Sun 16th July 2017 Charity Swimathon 2017

This year's Swimathon was held again at the 'Everyone Active' Washington Leisure Centre. This year our headline charitable cause was 'T1KZ' - assisting children, young people and families living with Type 1 diabetes in the North East read more...

Mon 10th July 2017 Weekly Meeting

General Club Meeting

Mon 3rd July 2017 Club Handover Meeting

President Mathew Thomas with President Elect John Deller (left) and Past President Ron Monaghan (right) Our official Presidential handover meeting read more...

Sun 2nd July 2017 District Handover Lunch

Ramside Hall Hotel, Durham read more...
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