Completed meetings and events 2018-2019

Tue 25th June 2019 - 100 Square Draw

This evening's draw was won by Gerry McLaughlin.

Tue 25th June 2019 Presidential Handover

It was great to see Past District Governor John Quinton who welcomed President Elect Helen Bradin. Immediate Past President Ken Hawkings handed over the chain of office to his successor Dick Elston.

Tue 18th June 2019 BBQ

This evening will be an opportunity for potential new members to come along and see what we do!

Fri 14th June 2019 - President's Night

We'd planned to cruise down the river from Stratford Upon Avon on the Countess of Evesham but the river was too high and fast flowing after the recent rain so we moored up in the canal basin instead. It was a lovely evening.

Wed 12th June 2019 - Kids Out

This is a national event for disabled and disadvantaged school age children, to give them a free day of fun and happiness. The Club sponsors pupils from Wilson Stuart School in Erdington on the outing to Drayton Manor Park. It was another great day out!

Tue 11th June 2019 Donald Nelson; Rotary working in Nepal

Mon 10th June 2019 - Donating a piano to SIFA Fireside

The Club recently donated a storage container to our President's charity. This has been followed by a piano. Pleased that we have been able to provide practical support. www.sifafireside.co.uk

Tue 4th June 2019 Club Assembly

Sat 1st June 2019 - Wed 5th June 2019 Rotary International Conference 2019

The 2019 Conference will be held in Hamburg, Germany.

Sat 25th May 2019 - Holy Trinity Birchfield Fundraising Ball

This is a great evening with a serious purpose – raising funds for Holy Trinity Church, Birchfield, the Extra Mile School in Sierra Leone and SIFA Fireside that seeks to improve heath and inclusion for homeless people in Birmingham.

Tue 21st May 2019 - 100 Square Draw

Robert Plumridge won this evening's draw.

Tue 21st May 2019 Beetle Drive

What a fun evening we had with beetles appearing of all shapes and sizes. Great that our friends from the Meriden Club could join us.

Tue 14th May 2019 - 100 Square Draw

This evening's lucky winner was Claire Wilkinson.

Tue 14th May 2019 Business Meeting

Fri 10th May 2019 - Sun 12th May 2019 RIBI Conference 2019

The 2019 Conference will take place in Nottingham.

Tue 30th April 2019 An update from Malawi, 'Call My Bluff' competition and picture quiz

Our fundraising efforts during the year meant we were able to present a cheque for £1000 to pay for a roof on the nursery at the school we support in Malawi.

Tue 30th April 2019 - Donation to SIFA Fireside

SIFA Fireside seeks to improve health and inclusion for homeless people in Birmingham. The Club has donated funds to pay for this container where supplies will be stored. www.sifafireside.co.uk

Sat 20th April 2019 Easter bunnies collection

Thank you to everyone who supported and donated at Asda, Minworth yesterday. Here's wishing everyone a peaceful Easter.

Tue 16th April 2019 Claire Wilkinson; Card making

Tue 9th April 2019 Bowling

This will be a fundraiser for the school project in Malawi where we are collecting funds to replace the roof of the nursery. Guests welcome.

Mon 8th April 2019 - Rotary 6 a side football competition

For up to and including year 6 pupils, at Sutton Coldfield Town Football Club on the 3G floodlit pitch. This is a regular fixture on our calendar and is always very well supported.

Tue 2nd April 2019 - 100 Square Draw

This evening's draw was won by Carolyn McLaughlin.

Tue 2nd April 2019 Business Meeting

Fri 29th March 2019 - Mayor's Charity Dinner

Royal Sutton Coldfield Mayor's Charity Dinner.

Tue 26th March 2019 No meeting

The Club will not be meeting this evening. Members have the option of visiting another Club instead.

Sun 24th March 2019 - 7 Pools Run

The 7 Pools Run is a 10KM cross country run around the seven pools in Sutton Park and is held in March every year. All the funds raised are donated to The Norman Laud Association. The Club is invited to supply marshals.

Tue 19th March 2019 Melissa Roche, SIFA Fireside

SIFA Fireside - the charity that seeks to improve health and inclusion for homeless people in Birmingham.
www.sifafireside.co.uk

Fri 15th March 2019 - Mon 18th March 2019 Alternative Conference 2019

A large house on the banks of Carsington Water was this year’s location. A great weekend! Thanks to Chrissy Dance and Tony Ridge for the photos.

Tue 12th March 2019 Mike Fielding; Extra Mile School.

Mike will be talking about period poverty in Sierra Leone where young girls are occasionally unable to attend school when they reach puberty and beyond as they have no appropriate sanitary wear or facilities at school. http://www.extra-mile.org

Tue 5th March 2019 Business Meeting

Tue 26th February 2019 - 100 Square Draw

This evening's draw was won by Ann Carlisle.

Tue 26th February 2019 Alan Bowdler; Quiz

Sun 24th February 2019 - Sunday lunch and a Pudding Club

Around 100 of us had a delicious carvery lunch at Sutton Coldfield Town Football Club followed by a selection of puddings made by our members, their family and friends. £500 was raised for our President’s charity SIFA Fireside. www.sifafireside.co.uk

Tue 19th February 2019 - Membership review and discussion

Tue 12th February 2019 Debrief of our Christmas fundraising activities.

Tue 5th February 2019 - 100 Square Draw

This evening's draw was won by Mark Wilkinson.

Tue 5th February 2019 Business Meeting

Tue 29th January 2019 - Are you smarter than a 10 year old?

A light hearted evening!

Sat 26th January 2019 - Sutton Coldfield Sea Cadets Annual Awards Evening

We were honoured to be invited to this special evening where we presented some of the awards. The focus was on recognition and awards for the cadets for their efforts and achievements in 2018. They are such a credit to the SCC. Photos courtesy John Vyse.

Tue 22nd January 2019 Club Night

Tue 15th January 2019 Pie and a Pint Night

Tue 8th January 2019 - 100 Square Draw

This evening's draw was won by Mark Wilkinson.

Tue 8th January 2019 Business Meeting

Sun 30th December 2018 - Annual visit to the panto

This year we'll be going to Lichfield Garrick to see Dick Whittington.

Tue 18th December 2018 - Christmas Party

Guests welcome.

Sun 16th December 2018 - Christmas Church Service

This will be held at St Peter's Church, Little Aston followed by a meal.

Sat 15th December 2018 Leonard Cheshire Greenacres Christmas Fayre

Our Inner Wheel colleagues will be serving refreshments once again.

Thu 13th December 2018 - Christmas collections are underway!

Our major fundraising takes place around this time. We've been at Tesco, New Oscott today and saw the Coca Cola lorry there, too.

Thu 13th December 2018 - Christmas Meal for local Senior Citizens

To be held at Westfield Court Hotel.

Tue 11th December 2018 - Theatre trip

We'll not be at our usual venue this evening as we'll be seeing 'Attack of the Christmas Pudding' at Highbury Litttle Theatre.

Wed 5th December 2018 - Visit to Penns Primary School, Sutton Coldfield

We had a really interesting visit to Penns today to hear how the pupils are actively using the dictionaries we presented to them not only in classroom activities but also helping with homework,too. We've appreciated financial support from Aviva.

Tue 4th December 2018 - 100 Square Draw

This evening's draw was won by John Watson.

Tue 4th December 2018 Business Meeting

Tue 27th November 2018 Rotary District Quiz - Area Heat

Sat 24th November 2018 - Sun 25th November 2018 Birmingham International Tattoo

We will be supporting on the Saturday evening, collecting for Troop Aid, the charity that supports our injured troops by providing the basic essentials. www.birminghamtattoo.co.uk

Tue 20th November 2018 - Beetle Drive in aid of Friends of Malawi.

What a fun evening we had, starting with fish and chips, followed by a beetle drive. The evening raised £350 to help with the Rainbow Nursery at the school we have supported previously.

Tue 13th November 2018 Andrew Hopkins; Genealogy

Mon 12th November 2018 - Leverton Day lunch

A lunch hosted by the Rotary Club of Birmingham supported by Clubs that have originated from that Club. This year it will be held at Edgbaston Golf Club. RIBI President Debbie Hodge together with our District Governor Gary Dancer will be in attendance.

Sun 11th November 2018 - Remembrance Sunday - 100 years since the end of WW1

Our members have been invited by the Royal British Legion to attend the Parade and Service of Remembrance in Royal Sutton Coldfield.

Tue 6th November 2018 - 100 Square Draw

This evening's draw was won by Carolyn McLaughlin.

Tue 6th November 2018 Business Meeting and Special General Meeting

Tue 30th October 2018 Dogs for Good

A charity that explores ways dogs can help people overcome specific challenges and enrich and improve lives and communities.
www.dogsforgood.org

Tue 23rd October 2018 Quiz and Games Night

Sun 21st October 2018 - Cinder Path Run

10km around Sutton Park raising funds for The Norman Laud Association to provide quality short break services for children and young adults with special needs and support services for their families. www.normanlaud.org.uk
Marshalls needed!

Fri 19th October 2018 - Sun 21st October 2018 Rotary DIstrict Conference

This year's conference will be in Southport.

Tue 16th October 2018 - 100 Square Draw

This evening's winner was Robert Plumridge.

Tue 16th October 2018 Cllr David Allan; Deputy Mayor of Royal Sutton Coldfield

Cllr Allan is pictured presenting our Club President with a scroll acknowledging the Club was nominated in the Council's recent Community Awards as Community Group of the year.

Sat 13th October 2018 - Collection for Indonesia

The Club sent £500 to Aquabox following the earthquake and tsunami. A further £375 was raised with a collection in the Gracechurch Centre, Sutton Coldfield. Thank you to all supporters. www.aquabox.org

Tue 9th October 2018 Helen King; Burnaid

BURNAID is a small local charity that aims to support burn survivors and their families at the Burn Centres, Birmingham Children’s Hospital and the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.
www.burnaid.co.uk

Tue 9th October 2018 - Supporting Friends of Malawi

It’s great to know that the solar lights the Club sponsored are having such an impact. We’re told that the school has registered a 94% pass rate of standard eight class examinations as opposed to 84%-89% last year.

Mon 8th October 2018 - Rotary Special Needs Football Festival, Day 2

Now in its 22nd year, the Club hosted on behalf of Rotary District 1060 at Aston Villa Academy, attracting schools from across the Midlands' counties.

Tue 2nd October 2018 Business Meeting

Mon 1st October 2018 - Rotary Special Needs Football Festival, Day 1

Now in its 22nd year, the Club hosted on behalf of Rotary District 1060 at Aston Villa Academy, attracting schools from across the Midlands' counties.

Sun 30th September 2018 - Nepalese Meal

Rotarians from 8 Clubs across the District enjoyed a wonderful evening of Nepalese cuisine raising £329 for Troop Aid. Many thanks to David Clayfield for organising this.
www.troopaid.info

Tue 25th September 2018 Social Night - Dinner at Bodega, Sutton Coldfield

Wed 19th September 2018 - Dictionaries for Life

In partnership with the Aviva Community Fund the Club has donated 318 dictionaries to pupils at Penns, Walmley, Wylde Green and Yenton primary schools. We want to support young people as we know they will be our leaders of the future.

Tue 18th September 2018 Ashvin Pimpalnerkar; Robotics in modern orthopaedic surgery

Guests welcome.

Tue 11th September 2018 - 100 Square Draw

This evening's lucky winner was Nick Thurston.

Tue 11th September 2018 Business Meeting

Fri 7th September 2018 - Collecting for Erdington Foodbank

We always welcome the opportunity to work with Jo James and her colleagues at Tesco, New Oscott. Recently we’ve been helping with the collection for Erdington Foodbank, along with other volunteers .Over 2 days 2307.13 kg of food was donated.

Tue 4th September 2018 - Buffet and Skittles

We were raising funds this evening towards our Malawi project and raised £210. A fun evening with a serious purpose.

Sun 2nd September 2018 - Late summer fundraiser marking 100 years of the RAF.

Thank you to everyone who supported this event, raising £1200 for homeless charities. Special thanks to our Inner Wheel colleagues – we couldn’t have done it without you!
Thanks to Chrissy, Eric, Sukhi and Barry for the pics.

Tue 21st August 2018 Nick Thurston; Holiday volcanoes

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Tue 14th August 2018 Treasure Hunt around Lichfield

Tue 7th August 2018 Business Meeting

Sat 4th August 2018 - Proms at the National Memorial Arboretum

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Tue 31st July 2018 - 100 Square Draw

This evening's draw was won by Robert Plumridge.

Tue 31st July 2018 Carol Nicholas; Alopecia

Tue 24th July 2018 Quiz evening

Tue 17th July 2018 Dick Elston; The challenges of a VAT Inspector

Thu 12th July 2018 Talk - Roots to Fruits - The Benefits of Gardening

In partnership with Royal Sutton Coldfield Town Council we're proud to be supporting FOLIO with a wide-ranging series of events to celebrate the Town's entry into the Britain in Bloom competition.

Tue 10th July 2018 Business Meeting

Sat 7th July 2018 Get Growing with Martineau Gardens

In partnership with Royal Sutton Coldfield Town Council we're proud to be supporting FOLIO with a wide-ranging series of events to celebrate the Town's entry into the Britain in Bloom competition.

Sat 7th July 2018 - Greenacres Summer Event

Our Inner Wheel colleagues will be providing tea and cakes at Greenacres, our local Leonard Cheshire Residential Home.

Sat 7th July 2018 Get Growing with Martineau Gardens

In partnership with Royal Sutton Coldfield Town Council we're proud to be supporting FOLIO with a wide-ranging series of events to celebrate the Town's entry into the Britain in Bloom competition.

Tue 3rd July 2018 Presidential Handover

We were delighted to see new member Claire Wilkinson inducted into Rotary. Nick Thurston handed the President’s Chain of office to Ken Hawkings who handed the Senior Vice President’s chain to Dick Elston. So pleased Mark Wilkinson is becoming Jnr V P.

Tue 3rd July 2018 Workshop with Floral Jazz

In partnership with Royal Sutton Coldfield Town Council we're proud to be supporting FOLIO with a wide-ranging series of events to celebrate the Town's entry into the Britain in Bloom competition.
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