Completed meetings and events 2018-2019

Tue 25th June 2019 Presidential Handover meeting

Succession planed......for three years! The Handover evening meeting was held at Horsforth Golf Club for Outgoing Presidents (all four of them) and Incoming President Janet Appleton. read more...

Thu 20th June 2019 Thursday meeting 6.00 - 7.30 p.m. at Horsforth Golf Club

This will be its habitually busy self - project based - looking back at the month's achievements and forward to the upcoming plans.Ingenuity expected! Just how did the Beer Festival go??

Tue 18th June 2019 Tuesday group meeting

Club Assembly so no meal, no cash desk but a possibility of grace. We need a good attendance to hear the carefully thought out plans for next year. Assistant Governor Craig Burton will be attending and adding his views.

Tue 11th June 2019 CANCELLATION of Tuesday group meeting

Because of the heavy workload caused principally by preparations for the Beer Festival this week's Tuesday meeting has been cancelled.

Thu 6th June 2019 Thursday meeting 6.00 - 7.30 p.m. at Horsforth Golf Club

This will be its habitually busy self - project based - looking back at the month's achievements and forward to the upcoming plans.Ingenuity expected! Final arrangements for the Beer Festival the priority

Wed 5th June 2019 Board meeting at Horsforth Golf Club

Change of date because of the Beer Festival - last meeting of the year and Geoffrey Barton's farewell appearance - belated thanks to the four stand-in Presidents!

Tue 4th June 2019 Tuesday group meeting

Open Forum Meeting with Brian Whitham on cash desk and Geoff Bartrum handling reception and grace

Tue 28th May 2019 Tuesday group evening meeting 6.30 for 7.00

Club Evening International Committee meeting: Roger and Carol Ward will talk about their recent time in Thailand and where it all began for them with Rotary. Vote of thanks Bill Hudson, cash desk Janet Appleton, grace and reception Graham Davies read more...

Tue 21st May 2019 Tuesday group meeting 12.00 for 12.30

Brian Hall will host Austin Hughes of REMAP, a national charity designing and making customised equipment, not commercially available, for disabled people. Brian Waite is on on cash desk and Peter Long delivering grace and in charge of reception

Thu 16th May 2019 Thursday meeting 6.00 - 7.30 p.m. at Horsforth Golf Club

Plenty to discuss from Sponsored Walk to bucket collection and of course the Beer Festival before going social for the last half hour

Tue 14th May 2019 Tuesday group meeting 12.00 for 12.30

Andrew Bateman, District Foundation Treasurer and from 1 July District Governor Elect will speak on District grants leaving time for Committees as well. Howard Marshall is on cash desk and John Kitching delivering grace and in charge of reception

Tue 7th May 2019 Tuesday group meeting 12.00 for 12.30

Speaker's host is Raj Mani and in an exciting change of plan his guest is Francis Riley whose subject will be 'Yoga is key to balance, stability and fitness' with Geoffrey Barton on cash desk and Brian Waite delivering grace and in charge of reception

Thu 2nd May 2019 Thursday meeting 6.00 - 7.30 p.m. at Horsforth Golf Club

Plenty to discuss from Sponsored Walk to bucket collection and of course the Beer Festival before going social for the last half hour

Tue 30th April 2019 Tuesday group meeting at 7.30 p.m. in Leeds Trinity University LS18 5HD

A one-off screening of the film 'Breathe' for £5 with all proceeds to 'End Polio Now' campaign - to book your seat contact Graham Davies on 0113 2588074 or gdavies621@btinternet.com

Tue 23rd April 2019 Tuesday group meeting

Speaker's host John Moorhousewill br welcoming Micheal Shilleto, a regular guest at our Charter Dinners. He will be reminiscing on a subject yet to be revealed. On cash desk will be Graham Davies and looking after reception and grace Barrie Oldam

Sun 21st April 2019 Annual Charity Easter Egg Hunt at Rodley Nature Reserve

A great family event with plenty of stalls including a massive chocolate tombola and hot food and drinks read more...

Thu 18th April 2019 Thursday meeting 6.00 - 7.30 p.m. at Horsforth Golf Club

Planning for upcoming events, looking back at water under the bridge and your chance to add items to the agenda before going social

Tue 16th April 2019 Tuesday group meeting at 6.30 p.m.

Annual General Meeting: good crowd required!

Mon 8th April 2019 - Fri 12th April 2019 Scatter Week

Your opportunity to see how the other Clubs perform, to pick up ideas and tell them modestly about Aireborough read more...

Thu 4th April 2019 Thursday meeting 6.00 - 7.30 p.m. at Horsforth Golf Club

Planning for upcoming events, looking back at water under the bridge and your chance to add items to the agenda before going social!

Tue 2nd April 2019 Tuesday group meeting 12.00 for 12.30

Geoffrey Bartrum will be speaking on his new hobby of 'Beekeeping'. On cash desk will be Patrick Glenn and looking after reception and grace Bill Hudson read more...

Fri 29th March 2019 St. Gemma's Hospice - the Lord Mayor's Charity

Event organisers President Barry Bootland and his wife Lynne with the Lord Mayor and Lady Mayoress Councillors Graham and Pat Latty Black tie dinner is Aireborough Rotary's way to support his chosen charity read more...

Tue 26th March 2019 Tuesday group meeting:video filming at the Grove Church Centre, New Street, Horsforth LS18 4BH

In a change of plan this will now be a lunchtime meeting to film the Rotary2 video with Raj Mani on cash desk and Geoff Bartrum on grace and reception read more...

Tue 19th March 2019 Tuesday group meeting

This will be a Committee Meeting with lots to discuss as we are well into the Rotary year. Norman Gledhill is on cash desk and Howard Marshall providing reception and grace

Tue 12th March 2019 Tuesday group meeting

This is an Open Meeting with Barrie Oldam on cash desk and Patrick Glenn voluntarily delivering reception and grace

Tue 5th March 2019 Tuesday group meeting

David Farnell will be speaking on 'Garage life' with Bill Kerr on cash desk and Andrew Wilson handling reception and grace. Robert Mirfield will give an auspicious vote of thanks

Sat 2nd March 2019 'Songbook' in memory of Gerald Long

Over a five month period Gerald's grandchildren James and Sarah Long, James' wife Cheryl and Sophie and Chloe Stead together with Leigh Coleman, Sophie's boyfriend put together a fundraising show for Yorkshire Air Ambulance in Yeadon Town Hall read more...

Tue 26th February 2019 Club Evening meeting: 7.00 for 7.30 p.m.

Visit to Guiseley Theatre, bookings to Graham Davies, stalls or balcony? And the show is 'A Chorus Line'!

Thu 21st February 2019 Thursday meeting 6:00 till 7.30 at Horsforth Golf Club

Business as usual, always an opportunity for all to participate

Tue 19th February 2019 Tuesday group meeting: 12 for 12.30

Business meeting with Sally Mohan on cash desk and Brian Waite handling reception and grace with apologies beforehand to Heather Read

Wed 13th February 2019 Board meeting at Rawdon Conservative Club

Agenda, last meeting's minutes, Treasurer's report and Committee Chairs' thoughts to peruse

Tue 12th February 2019 Tuesday group meeting: 12 for 12.30

Janet Kerr will be hosting Donna Kilvington Manager of Guiseley Children's Centre talking about their work and the Dolly Parton Library with Barrie King on cash desk and John Moorhouse handling reception and grace. Apologies beforehand to Heather Read

Thu 7th February 2019 Thursday meeting 6:00 till 7.30 at Horsforth Golf Club

Getting close to the Easter Egg Hunt but plenty other projects to discuss

Tue 5th February 2019 Leeds Phoenix Charter Dinner - now postponed

More news when we have it.

Tue 5th February 2019 Tuesday group meeting: 12 for 12.30

Brian Waite's Speaker is Robert Mirfield on 'Bradford Park Avenue and other digressions' with St.Clair Logan on cash desk and Bruce Hammond handling reception and grace with apologies beforehand to Heather Read

Tue 22nd January 2019 Tuesday group meeting: 12 for 12.30

Committees' meeting with plenty to discuss with Alyson Wort on cash desk and Sally Mohan handling reception and grace. Apologies to Heather Read

Thu 17th January 2019 Thursday meeting 6:00 till 7.30 at Horsforth Golf Club

Will begin with a slide presentation from Benton Park students about their Peru expedition. Any potential members to encourage, plenty work for Community Volunteers - upcoming programme will be discussed.

Tue 15th January 2019 Tuesday group meeting: 12 for 12.30

In a late change hosted by John Sharples Shirley Crawford will now be updating the Club on her Ugandan work with Heather Read on cash desk and Graham Davies handling reception and grace. Apologies to Heather Read read more...

Mon 14th January 2019 Presentation of robotic cats 'Hope' at Memory Lane Day Care Centre and 'Jake' at Sunningdale Nursing Home in Rawdon

Hope finds a new home read more...

Thu 10th January 2019 Social evening

All welcome to the Agora, 207-209 New Road Side Horsforth LS18 4DR for a two course fixed price meal at £14.95 organised by Thursday meeting

Wed 9th January 2019 Board meeting at Rawdon Conservative Club

Agenda, minutes and Treasurer's report will be circulated as well as the Committee Chairs' reports

Tue 8th January 2019 Tuesday group meeting: 12 for 12.30

New Year message from Revd. Sam Corley, Rector City of Leeds Team with Peter Nuttall on cash desk and Raj Mani handling reception and grace. Apologies to Heather Read read more...

Thu 3rd January 2019 Thursday meeting 6:00 till 7.30 at Horsforth Golf Club

We will be visited by members from Rotary Club of Haworth and Worth Valley on fact finding mission. Into the New Year with Easter Egg Hunt on the horizon and Beer Festival well into planning

Tue 25th December 2018 With Christmas Day unusually falling on a Tuesday there will be no meeting.

Thu 20th December 2018 There will be no Thursday meeting in the run up to Christmas

Tue 18th December 2018 Tuesday group meeting12 for 12.30

This is a Business meeting so there is no speaker but Graham Davies is on cash desk and Robert Mirfield will be delivering a Christmassy grace and receiving visitors bountifully.

Fri 14th December 2018 Christmas 2018 well celebrated

Best guessers of the cake's weight! Safe hands deliver the goods - and how! read more...

Fri 14th December 2018 Christmas Party

President Brian Whitham will be in the chair, news of the entertainment is awaited with mounting excitement.Sofia Prassa is on cash desk and Janet Appleton handling reception and grace.

Tue 11th December 2018 Change of date for Board meeting at Rawdon Conservative Club

Agenda, minutes of previous meeting, Treasurer's report and Committee reports will be prepared and circulated.

Tue 11th December 2018 There is no Tuesday group meeting as the Christmas meal follows on Friday

Thu 6th December 2018 Thursday meeting 6.00 - 7.30 p.m. at Horsforth Golf Club

On the agenda this week will be projects in the making from Easter Egg Hunt to Beer Festival

Tue 4th December 2018 Tuesday group meeting 12 for 12.30

This is an Open Forum meeting so there is no speaker but Philip Livesey is on cash desk and David Farnell covering reception and grace

Tue 27th November 2018 Celebration time at Club evening meeting

President Brian with the Bambisanani team from St. Mary's An evening for Youth with presentations from our RYLA delegate and two pupils from St. Mary's reviewing their time on the Bambisanani project. There was also time for a link to 'Days for Girls' and a trailer for Mary's Room. read more...

Tue 20th November 2018 Thursday meeting 6.00 - 7.30 p.m. at Horsforth Golf Club

There will be no meeting in the run up to Christmas

Tue 20th November 2018 Tuesday group meeting

Committees' meeting with Andrew Wilson on cash desk and St. Clair Logan looking after reception and grace

Mon 19th November 2018 Service Above Self Awards at St. Mary's, Menston

Mary Monaghan Service Above Self Winner Blythe McCaul won the GCSE level award whilst the recipient at the Sixth Form Award Ceremony was Mary Monaghan read more...

Thu 15th November 2018 Thursday meeting 6.00 - 7.30 p.m. at Horsforth Golf Club

With a New Year on the horizon, time for reflection but as always there will be plenty to discuss

Wed 14th November 2018 Board meeting at Rawdon Conservative Club

Agenda, last minutes and Treasurer's report will be circulated beforehand

Tue 13th November 2018 Tuesday group meeting

Sally Mohan will be hosting one of two Sarahs from AVSED with Bruce Hammond on cash desk and Graham Davies handling reception and grace

Thu 1st November 2018 Thursday meeting 6.00 - 7.30 p.m. at Horsforth Golf Club

Plenty projects to be updated and time for new ideas

Tue 30th October 2018 Tuesday group meeting: a lunchtime meeting!

Back from his travels Raj Mani's speaker is Philip Livesey on 'Michel Legrand...the early years' with Graham Davies on cash desk and Bill Kerr looking after reception and delivering grace. Tantalising or what?? read more...

Fri 26th October 2018 Success of Brass Band Concert down to all round commitment

Getting the show on the road This year's Brass Band Concert has proved to be one of our most successful from the choice of programme agreed between Frank and the Band, from ticket sales of around 400, advertising on budget and raffle, bar ice cream sales and refreshments all shining. read more...

Tue 23rd October 2018 Tuesday group meeting

We will be visiting the Headingley Club for a joint meeting to hear from District Governor Nigel Arthurs of Birstall Luddites. As usual we will meet in the Horsforth Golf Club car park to share cars.

Thu 18th October 2018 Thursday meeting is cancelled

Because so many people are away or unavailable the meeting has been cancelled and we will next meet on 1 November... with no fireworks??

Tue 16th October 2018 Tuesday group meeting

This is a Special General Meeting at 6.30 p.m. with no meal or cash desk.

Wed 10th October 2018 Board meeting at Horsforth Golf Club

Agenda, past minutes and Treasurer's report will be circulated and Committee report will have been completed

Tue 9th October 2018 Tuesday group meeting

This will be a Business meeting so inform the Secretary of any items you wish to discuss, with Barry Bootland on cash desk and Brian Hall looking after reception and delivering grace

Thu 4th October 2018 Thursday meeting

Updating on the project list and looking forward to the future

Tue 2nd October 2018 Tuesday group meeting

Barrie King will host Ailsa Rhodes from 'Older people Action in the locality' (OPAL) based in Cookridge with David Farnell on cash desk and David Butterfield looking after reception and delivering grace

Thu 20th September 2018 Thursday meeting

Final preparations for the Brass Band Concert with lots more on the projects and events list

Tue 18th September 2018 Tuesday group meeting

Committees' Meeting day with John Moorhouse on cash desk and Gerald Long looking after reception and grace

Wed 12th September 2018 Board meeting at Horsforth Golf Club

Agenda, past minutes and Treasurer's report will be circulated and Committee reports will have been completed

Tue 11th September 2018 Tuesday group meeting

This will be an Open Forum with no holds barred with Brian Hall on cash desk and Philip Livesey looking after reception and grace

Sun 9th September 2018 Friends of Guiseley Cemetery Heritage Day

Hard at work to show the cemetery at its best Guided tours at 2 p.m., 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. incorporating specific graves of local interest read more...

Thu 6th September 2018 Thursday meeting

Looking back at the BBQ and forward to the brass Band Concert with lots to do for the rest of the year

Tue 4th September 2018 Tuesday group meeting

John Knaggs is speaker's host with Sally Mohan on cash desk and Geoffrey Barton handling reception and grace

Sat 1st September 2018 Purple for Polio Barbecue

Master of the house This annual event, once again hosted by Bill and Janet Kerr, proved a great social occasion whilst at the same time helping two Club projects - polio eradication and Days for Girls. read more...

Tue 28th August 2018 Tuesday meeting -note the start time!

Speaker's host will be St. Clair Logan with John Kitching on cash desk and John Sharples delivering grace

Tue 21st August 2018 Tuesday meeting

Robert Mirfield will speak on 'Job talk - the prequel from Dostoevsky to Harry Potter' with Robert Mirfield on cash desk and Brian Whitham delivering grace

Thu 16th August 2018 Thursday meeting

Year's planning will be pursued and Brass Band Concert details will be discussed.

Tue 14th August 2018 Tuesday meeting

This will be a Business meeting with Bill Hudson on cash desk and Patrick Glenn delivering grace

Wed 8th August 2018 Board meeting at Horsforth Golf Club

Agenda and minutes of previous meeting will be circulated and Committee Chairs and Treasurer will file their reports - a good time will be had by all

Tue 7th August 2018 Tuesday meeting

President Tony Scaife will host Sam Tasker-Grindley President of the satellite Club of Leeds Phoenix with Geoff Bartrum on cash desk and Barrie King delivering grace

Thu 2nd August 2018 Thursday meeting

The Brass Band Concert will be high on the agenda with the Gala season behind us

Tue 31st July 2018 Tuesday Club afternoon meeting with John Knaggs on cash desk.

Hope Pastures charity visit has had to be postponed for operational reasons and will now be replaced by an Open Meeting to discuss issues of the day. Apologies all round! read more...

Tue 24th July 2018 Tuesday meeting 12 for 12.30 p.m.

Peter Nuttall will host Lucy Moore and Erin Hussay from Leeds Museum Services with Sofia Prassa on cash desk and John Moorhouse delivering grace read more...

Thu 19th July 2018 Thursday meeting 6.00 - 7.30 p.m. at Horsforth Golf Club

How did recent events pan out and what is next in the community for our crowded agenda over the next couple of months?There is never a blank page but plenty crayonning still to do!

Tue 17th July 2018 Tuesday meeting 12 for 12.30 p.m.

David Farnell will host a speaker from St. George's crypt with David Butterfield on cash desk and Andrew Wilson delivering grace

Tue 10th July 2018 Tuesday meeting 12 for 12.30 p.m.

Brian Waite will be hosting as his speaker the irrepressible Gerald Long with Harewood memories as his topic. Barrie Oldam is on cash desk and Brian Whitham delivering grace

Sun 8th July 2018 CANCELLATION OF TARGET BOWLS

Style is out of the question! Because of problems organising this event it has had to be cancelled - with apologies to all concerned read more...

Thu 5th July 2018 Thursday meeting 6.00 - 7.30 p.m. at Horsforth Golf Club

How did we do at Rawdon Fair and were there any lessons to be learned? Yeadon Carnival is next up and after that.....? What have we got to look forward to in the next couple of months?

Tue 3rd July 2018 Tuesday meeting 12 for 12.30 p.m.

Business meeting with Philip Livesey on cash desk and Bruce Hammond delivering grace
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