Completed meetings and events 2016-2017

Tue 27th June 2017 Outgoing and incoming Presidents' event

Presidential handover for the triumvirate of Graham Davies, Heather Read and Lynn Rhodes-Holme read more...

Tue 20th June 2017 Tuesday meeting

Speaker's host, Geoff Barton with John Walker of Scarborough Cavaliers speaking on 'Experiences on recent visit to Iran', cash desk Bruce Hammond and reception and grace Patrick Glenn

Fri 16th June 2017 - Sat 17th June 2017 Inaugural Aireborough Beer festival

In partnership with Guiseley Theatre and Rawdon Parish Church featuring 40+ beers, cider and wine, with live music and food served all day. Entry £5 read more...

Thu 15th June 2017 Thursday meeting

Projects to be discussed - last minute look at the Beer Festival

Tue 13th June 2017 Tuesday meeting

Club assembly - hear the plans for next year and choose your committee

Wed 7th June 2017 Board meeting at Horsforth Golf Club

Agenda, minutes and reports of Committee Chairs will have been circulated: Club Assembly a week away

Tue 6th June 2017 Tuesday meeting

Business meeting - projects, plans and finance Cash desk Bill Hudson and reception and grace Bill Kerr

Thu 1st June 2017 Thursday meeting

Projects to be discussed - looking back at the Charity Walk and forward to the Beer festival

Tue 30th May 2017 Club evening meeting with guest speakers Tony and Ann Scaife

Back from six months in New Zealand with thoughts on their sojourn including reflections on both Rotary and Inner Wheel. read more...

Tue 23rd May 2017 Tuesday group meeting

Speaker is Lindsay Butterfield who will give a personal perspective on her career in research, hosted by David Butterfield Cash desk Bill Kerr Reception and grace Peter Long

Thu 18th May 2017 Thursday group meeting

What last minute progress can be made on the Charity Walk and progressing Yeadon Carnival and the Beer Festival as well as Sal's Shoes and the Dolly Parton project.

Tue 16th May 2017 Tuesday group meeting

Speaker is 'Peter' Livesey and his subject will be 'Is this it?' with not a single clue. There will be no vote of thanks though alter ego Philip may disagree! Cash desk Geoffrey Barton Reception and grace John Knaggs read more...

Tue 9th May 2017 Tuesday group meeting

Change of plan: feedback from the District Assembly at Fulford. Janet Appleton will tell us about Sal's Shoes at a later date read more...

Thu 4th May 2017 Thursday group meeting

Catching up on projects, looking back on the Egg Hunt and forward to the Charity Walk, Sal's Shoes and the fast approaching Beer Festival

Wed 3rd May 2017 Board meeting at Horsforth Golf Club

Agenda, previous minutes, finance update and Committee Chairs' reports will be circulated.

Tue 2nd May 2017 Tuesday meeting

Peter Woodhead of Headingley Rotary Club will speak about a Global Grant project they are running read more...

Tue 25th April 2017 Tuesday group meeting

Speaker Peace Scholar Marguerite Roy, vote of thanks Graham Davies Cash desk Barrie King Reception and grace Robert Mirfield
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Thu 20th April 2017 Thursday group meetings

Looking at forthcoming events both close and more distant, planning so far and arrangements still to be made. Informal atmosphere as usual and time to socialise once the meeting is over.

Tue 18th April 2017 Annual General Meeting

Reporting back on the year's achievements by all Officers and Committee Chairs

Tue 11th April 2017 No Tuesday group meeting

Dates and times dependent on where you're going. We are on the road for Scatter Week visiting a Club of your choice - the World is your oyster

Thu 6th April 2017 Thursday group meetings

Looking at forthcoming events, planning so far and arrangements still to be made. Informality remains the key, socialising a complementary feature.

Wed 5th April 2017 Board meeting at Horsforth Golf Club

Agenda, minutes and reports of Committee Chairs will be circulated

Tue 4th April 2017 Tuesday group meeting

Business meeting Cash desk Gerald Long Reception and grace Robert Mirfield read more...

Tue 28th March 2017 Great British Fish and Chips Supper

Well merited applause This event hosted by the Wetherby Whaler LS20 8LZ proved a great success raising over £250 for the Spinal Injuries Association. read more...

Tue 21st March 2017 Tuesday group meeting

Speaker is Emily Edwards of British Red Cross hosted by: Gerald Long, cash desk: Norman Gledhill, reception and grace: St. Clair Logan

Thu 16th March 2017 Thursday meeting

On the rampage on Kids Out Thinking caps on for ways to raise funds and work on projects that will help the community at large read more...

Tue 14th March 2017 Tuesday group meeting

Speaker The Taylors of the Chernobyl Children's Project: host: Robert Mirfield, cash desk John Moorhouse, reception and grace: Barry Bootland read more...

Tue 7th March 2017 Tuesday group meeting

Speaker will be John Sharples giving his 'job talk' as a relatively new member hosted by Barrie King, cash desk: Brian Waite, reception and grace: Andrew Wilson

Thu 2nd March 2017 Thursday group meeting

Excitement at getting Dictionaries4Life Informal as ever with a host of fund raisers and therefore projects and opportunities we can support on the go read more...

Wed 1st March 2017 Board meeting at Rawdon Conservative Club

Agenda, minutes and reports of Committee Chairs have been circulated

Mon 27th February 2017 Tuesday group meeting

Guiseley Theatre visit Monday 27 February 19.30 stalls £12, circle £14

Tue 21st February 2017 Tuesday group meeting

Speaker Peter Nuttall will be giving his Job Talk hosted by Robert Mirfield Cash desk Andrew Wilson Reception and grace Brian Waite

Thu 16th February 2017 Thursday group meeting

As usual we will be concentrationg on events and projects in an informal atmosphere. Top of the bill will be April's Easter Egg Hunt, May's Charity Walk and the Beer Festival.

Tue 14th February 2017 Tuesday group meeting

Business meeting Cash desk Brian Whitham Reception and grace Heather Read

Tue 7th February 2017 Tuesday group meeting

Speaker Linda McDonald from Myaware, vote of thanks Heather Read, cash desk Brian Whitham reception and grace John Moorhouse

Thu 2nd February 2017 Thursday group meeting

Looking back on the Quiz and forward to April's Easter Egg Hunt and May's Charity Walk. Informal as ever but concentrating on the tasks in hand.

Wed 1st February 2017 Board meeting at the Emmott Arms

Venue changed for a time so we are in the upstairs room. Minutes, agenda and committee chairs' reports wil be circulated.

Tue 31st January 2017 At the double

Two more new members were welcomed into the Club at a recent meeting read more...

Tue 31st January 2017 Tuesday group meeting

Speaker is Carlo Harrison of the Aireborough Historical Society hosted byPeter Long, cash desk Geoff Bartrum and reception and grace Brian Hall

Tue 24th January 2017 Tuesday group meeting Quiz Night

Our 'normal' Quiz for teams of 4 - 6 with quirky categories and the chance to play your JOKER enhanced by a Pie and Pea Supper, all for the princely sum of £5 per head. read more...

Tue 24th January 2017 Quiz night with a difference has this new date.

With more than 90 taking part in 16 teams and a closely fought contest to cap the night it was another successful event raising valuable funds for charity. Well done all!

Tue 24th January 2017 - Tue 31st January 2017 Change of date for Quiz night with a difference

Resting on their laurels? Teams of four will compete against quirky topics to see who can wrest the trophy from the reigning champions and rain on their parade! read more...

Thu 19th January 2017 Thursday group meeting

The Quiz will feature but thoughts will be turning to the Easter Egg Hunt and the Beer Festival

Tue 17th January 2017 Tuesday group meeting

Speaker Margaret Evans of Marie Curie Foundation (Yorkshire branch) hosted by Lynn Rhodes-Holme, cash desk John Knaggs and reception and grace Barrie Oldam

Tue 10th January 2017 Tuesday group meeting

Speaker is Christine Fox, a Northern Liaison Officer on 'Diabetes awareness', hosted by Bruce Hammond, cash desk John Moorhouse and reception and grace Robert Mirfield

Thu 5th January 2017 Thursday group meeting

As usual we will be concentrationg on events and projects in an informal atmosphere with Janet Appleton on the Chair. Tonight: the Quiz and the Beer Festival

Tue 3rd January 2017 Tuesday group: New Year message

Speaker will be Phil Maud hosted by President Graham Davies with Peter Long on cash desk and John Moorhouse on reception and grace.

Tue 27th December 2016 Definitely NO Tuesday group meeting today

If you're still eating the turkey - enjoy it! read more...

Tue 20th December 2016 Tuesday group meeting

Yes, there is a meeting even though Christmas is looming we want to be here. Lynn has volunteered to produce a fun quiz....with prizes! read more...

Thu 15th December 2016 Thursday group meeting is CANCELLED

Next meeting will be Thursday 5 January

Tue 13th December 2016 Christmas Meal

Wear your festive Christmas outfits and enjoy the entertainment of Yorkshire born flautist extraordinaire Simeon Wood read more...

Wed 7th December 2016 Board meeting

At Horsforth Club with Christmas Cheer

Tue 6th December 2016 Tuesday group meeting

Business meeting with reports from Committee Chairs and your opportunity to ask searching questions! read more...

Thu 1st December 2016 Thursday group meeting

With the Quiz looming and the Beer Festival rolling along nicely, what else will be the next big thing?

Tue 29th November 2016 Tuesday group evening meeting

With a double bill featuring feedback from our latest Rotary Youth Leadership Awardee Rachel Brown and a Bambisanani update read more...

Tue 22nd November 2016 Tuesday Group meeting

Heather has saved our bacon by stepping in at short notice with a speaker though I cannot tell you who she is!!! Andrew Wilson on cash desk and St. Clair Logan handling reception and grace

Thu 17th November 2016 Thursday Group meeting

Planning for the Quiz, the Beer Festival and anything else that takes the fancy

Tue 15th November 2016 Tuesday group meeting

Barry Bootland will host Liakat Parapia speaking about Kenya with Bruce Hammond on cash desk and Bill Kerr supplying reception and grace

Tue 8th November 2016 Tuesday group meeting

In a change to the programme gear yourself up for a Business Meeting with all guns blazing with Bill Kerr on cash desk and Bill Hudson on reception and grace

Thu 3rd November 2016 Thursday Group meeting

Reflections on the Band Concert, farewell to Tony and Ann and looking ahead to upcoming events

Wed 2nd November 2016 Board meeting at Horsforth Golf Club

Where the action is

Tue 1st November 2016 Tuesday group meeting

Barrie Oldam wil host as his speaker Ros Lilley from the Yorkshire Wildlife Trust with David Butterfield on cash desk and Norman Gledhill on reception and grace

Tue 25th October 2016 Club evening meeting with guest speaker Craig McHugh from 'One in a Million'

Alan Wintersgill's fee at Charter went to the 'One in a Million' charity which we will hear about tonight. Barry Bootland is on cash desk and Brian Whitham on reception and grace

Fri 21st October 2016 Celebrated Annual Brass Band Concert

Radio 2's very own Frank Renton will once again be conducting the popular Hepworth Band adding his incomparable musical knowledge to the occasion read more...

Thu 20th October 2016 Thursday group meeting

Looking towards Christmas then the Quiz and the Beer Festival looming closer. Visitors are always welcome.

Tue 18th October 2016 Tuesday group meeting

Special general meeting at 6.30 p.m. with no meal read more...

Tue 11th October 2016 Tuesday group meeting

Joint meeting at Headingley for visit of District Governor Philip Poole read more...

Fri 7th October 2016 - Sun 9th October 2016 District Conference in Scarborough

Aireborough goes social....gently A new hotel to explore, old friends to meet, impossible weather to forecast and yet another Willie Clarke designed programme to enjoy

Thu 6th October 2016 Thursday Group meeting cancelled

Because of a congested calendar there will be no meeting until 20 October read more...

Tue 4th October 2016 Tuesday group meeting with new member Sally Mohan giving her introductory job talk:

Vote of thanks from John Knaggs, cash desk Geoffrey Barton and reception and grace David Butterfield

Tue 20th September 2016 Tuesday group: Business meeting: cash desk Bill Hudson, reception and grace Barrie King

Charter, Band Concert and Committee Chairs' reports

Thu 15th September 2016 Thursday group meeting

Charter, Special General meeting, Band Concert, Rawdon Christmas event and Beer festival mean plenty to discuss.

Tue 13th September 2016 Tuesday group: John Moorhouse will be hosting as speaker Malcolm Gray on 'Amusing anecdotes', cash desk Brian Hall, reception and grace Patrick Glenn

Wed 7th September 2016 Board meeting at Horsforth Golf Club at 6.30 p.m.

Tue 6th September 2016 Tuesday group: Speaker's host Norman Gledhill, cash desk Lynn Rhodes-Holme, reception and grace Geoffrey Barton

Thu 1st September 2016 Thursday group meeting

Review of BBQ ,Social evening and Special General meeting looming

Tue 30th August 2016 Club evening meeting has been cancelled for a variety of reasons.

Three reasons are the proximity of the Barbecue, the Proms Night and the Bowls afternoon. Lynn Rhodes-Holme's inability to attend was of course crucial to the decision.
Our latest member Sally Mohan will now be inducted the following week 6 September.

Tue 23rd August 2016 Tuesday group: Andrew Wilson will host speakers Ben and Ian from the Prince's Trust, cash desk Robert Mirfield, reception and grace Barry Bootland

One speaker will be a member of staff, the other someone who has benefited from the Prince's Trust programme.

Thu 18th August 2016 Thursday group meeting

BBQ coming up, agenda to look at including October social evening and Christmas

Tue 16th August 2016 Tuesday group meeting

Speaker Kate Dring of the Principle Trust who arrange holidays for disadvantaged children: host Brian Whitham. Cash desk Norman Gledhill and reception and grace Robert Mirfield

Tue 9th August 2016 Tuesday group: Business meeting, cash desk Geoff Bartrum, reception and grace David Farnell

Thu 4th August 2016 Thursday group meeting

Review of 'It's a dog's day' and look forward to BBQ

Wed 3rd August 2016 Board meeting at Horsforth Golf Club at 6.30 p.m.

Tue 2nd August 2016 Tuesday group: Speaker Tony Scaife on 'Helping to sell the sizzle!'

Cash desk Barry Bootland and reception and grace Robert Mirfield

Tue 26th July 2016 Club evening meeting

Because of an important Ladies Day the Golf Club cannot accommodate our regular evening meeting so an alternative has been arranged. read more...

Thu 21st July 2016 Thursday group meeting 21 July cancelled

With many members away on holiday this meeting is cancelled

Tue 19th July 2016 Tuesday group meeting

Speaker is Kate Bratt-Farrart, CEO of Leeds Women's Aid, one of President Graham's Charities of the Year, cash desk Gerald Long and reception and grace Andrew Wilson

Tue 12th July 2016 Tuesday group meeting

Speaker will be Mark Pinkett, golf professional at Cookridge Hall, hosted by David Butterfield, cash desk Bruce Hammond and reception and grace Brian Whitham

Thu 7th July 2016 Nomads meeting

Final thoughts on the Dogs Day, next social evening and the Beer festival

Wed 6th July 2016 Board meeting

Agenda and minutes will have been circulated. Venue Horsforth Golf Club

Tue 5th July 2016 Tuesday group meeting

Speaker: Susan Watson of the Horsforth Museum hosted by Brian Whitham, cash desk John Knaggs and reception and grace Bruce Hammond

Mon 4th July 2016 Rodley flood relief cheque presented

Janet Kerr, Dave Nesham Rodley Trustee Director and Graham Davies (Club President) Rodley Nature Reserve suffered devastating flood damage in late 2015. Janet Kerr (Foundation) a volunteer at the reserve, submitted a Club bid to secure funds to help the restoration programme. read more...
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