Completed meetings and events 2017-2018

Thu 28th June 2018 HANDOVER MEETING, new office-bearers step up

Outgoing President Ann hands over to Tom Spencer

Thu 21st June 2018 WEEKLY MEETING, Partners invited

6 for 6:30 at the Mains of Scotstown
MENU: choice of Beef olives chips and peas
OR
Chicken Chow Mein
RECEPTION: Alistair West

Thu 14th June 2018 WEEKLY MEETING, Partners invited

6 for 6:30 at the Mains of Scotstown
MENU: choice of Brie & beetroot tart with chips & veg
OR
Spaghetti bolognese
RECEPTION: Mary McLeish, CASH: Gordon Hepburn

Wed 13th June 2018 Kids Out 2018

A fun day out for children of special needs. Rotary members from Aberdeen Rotary clubs assist.

Thu 7th June 2018 GUEST SPEAKER, Jackie Duncan of the Rowett Institute

Jackie will tell us about dietary goals for Scotland
RECEPTION: Graham Donaldson
CASH: Bob Nicol

Thu 31st May 2018 CLUB ASSEMBLY, plans for the coming year

Ken McLennan will visit, standing in for ADG John Fraser to represent District 1010.
RECEPTION - Volunteer needed
MENU: Soup, choice of Sausage and mash in onion gravy
OR
Penn arrabiatta

Thu 24th May 2018 GUEST SPEAKER, Ann McLaughlin from the Trussell Trust

The latest news in the world of Food Banks
MENU: Soup, choice of venison pie, chips & veg
OR
Macaroni cheese

Thu 17th May 2018 ALASDAIR IMRAY to speak, Partners invited

COUNCIL MEETING TO FOLLOW
MENU: Soup, followed by choice of
Brie Beetroot Tart, vegetables, potatoes OR
Tagliatelle mushroom cream sauce OR
Chicken or ham salad

Thu 10th May 2018 WEEKLY MEETING, Partners invited

RECEPTION: Leslie Roger

CASH: Mark Duffy

MENU: Soup, choice of haddock, chips & peas OR
vegetable chow mein.

Thu 3rd May 2018 VISITING SPEAKER; Gavin Clifford

Gavin is the Chairman of Bridge of Don & District Mens Shed
RECEPTION; Eddie Ross

MENU: Soup, choice of gammon peas and chips or Penne pasta with chorizo in Tomato and Basil sauce.

Thu 26th April 2018 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

The AGM was re-scheduled to accommodate a speaker on the 19th.
RECEPTION; Jack Archibald CASH; Alistair West

MENU: Soup, choice of cheeseburger and chips OR
king prawn spaghetti in tomato sauce

Thu 19th April 2018 EXTERNAL SPEAKER, Richard Walker of the Bridge of Don and Danestone First Responders

Richard discussed our plan to provide a defibrillator for the community.
The unit will be installed in the vicinity of Jesmod Drive and it's hoped will provide emergency life-saving service. read more...

Thu 12th April 2018 WEEKLY MEETING, Partners invited

6:00 PM for 6:30 at the Mains of Scotstown Inn
RECEPTION; Gordon Hepburn CASH; Graham Donaldson

MENU: Soup, choice of Haggis stuffed chicken with whiskey sauce, veg and chips OR
Macaroni cheese

Thu 5th April 2018 BUSINESS MEETING

6:00 PM for 6:30 at the Mains of Scotstown Inn
RECEPTION; Bob Nicol CASH: Ray Grant

MENU: Soup, choice of venison casserole with mash
or
carbonarra penne



Thu 29th March 2018 WEEKLY MEETING, 6PM for 6:30 at Mains of Scotstown

PARTNERS INVITED, RECEPTION; Neil McKay

MENU: Soup, choice of Brie & beetroot tart veg & tatties or Skink a telle

Thu 22nd March 2018 Weekly meeting

PARTNERS INVITED, RECEPTION; Malcolm Ross CASH: Alasdair Imray

MENU: Soup, choice of Sausage and Mash with Gravy or
Honey chilli chicken stir fry with Noodles

Thu 15th March 2018 OUTSIDE VISIT, Bristow Heliport, Dyce

Malcolm and Maureen Ross display their skills at flying the simulator. We visited the training facilities, received a briefing on the principles of flight and took a turn at operating a simulator. read more...

Thu 8th March 2018 EXTERNAL SPEAKER; Jennie Miller of the Friends of Westfield Park

PARTNERS INVITED, RECEPTION; Mark Duffy

MENU: Soup, choice of Lamb Madras with basmati rice or macaroni cheese with garlic bread

Wed 7th March 2018 Braehead are winners at the Primary School Quiz 2018

All seven primary schools in Bridge of Don were represented at the 2018 Primary School Quiz first heat, held at Oldmachar Academy on Wdenesday, 7 March.
Glashieburn Primary were one point behind, in second place read more...

Thu 1st March 2018 MEETING CANCELLED , due to winter weather

Thu 22nd February 2018 Weekly meeting, COUNCIL MEETING TO FOLLOW

RECEPTION; Alec Bowes
MENU; soup, choice of chicken curry or spaghetti Bolognese

Thu 15th February 2018 SPEAKER, Rotarian Alistair West PHF

PARTNERS INVITED, RECEPTION; Mary McLeish
CASH; Gordon Hepburn
MENU; Soup, choice of brie and beetroot tart OR carbonara

Thu 8th February 2018 BUSINESS MEETING

RECEPTION; Graham Donaldson
CASH; Bob Nicol
MENU: Soup & choice of roast turkey or macaroni cheese

Thu 1st February 2018 EXTERNAL SPEAKER; Bill Cowling of Music in Hospitals

PARTNERS INVITED, RECEPTION; Ray Grant
CASH; Ann House

MENU: Soup and choice of steak pie or lasagne

Fri 26th January 2018 Westfield Park revamp

Members of the Rotary Club of Aberdeen Balgownie provided volunteer help to Friends of the Westfield Park in the refurbishment of the facilities. read more...

Thu 25th January 2018 WEEKLY MEETING, haggis, neeps and tatties on the menu.

RECEPTION; Neil McKay CASH; Malcolm Ross

Thu 18th January 2018 WEEKLY MEETING, Mark Duffy to speak

PARTNERS INVITED RECEPTION; Alasdair Imray CASH; Tom Spencer COUNCIL MEETING TO FOLLOW

Thu 11th January 2018 WEEKLY MEETING

RECEPTION; Leslie Roger CASH; Mark Duffy

Thu 4th January 2018 SPEAKER; Isobel, from Aberdeen Action on Disability

PARTNERS INVITED

RECEPTION; Eddie Ross read more...

Thu 21st December 2017 CHRISTMAS MEAL OUT

Dinner at APERITIVO, 15 Bon Accord Street, Aberdeen AB11 6EA

Thu 14th December 2017 SPECIAL GENERAL MEETING

Election of office-bearers for the next Rotary Year.
CASH DUTY; MaryMcLeish

Thu 7th December 2017 SPEAKER: Fiona Rankin from the Clovery Woods Eco friendly Burials

PARTNERS INVITED, RECEPTION; Gordon Hepburn, CASH: Graham Donaldson read more...

Sun 3rd December 2017 - Sun 17th December 2017 Santa's grotto in the forest, Christmas 2017

Members of the Rotary Club of Aberdeen Balgownie provide Santa's grotto and assist with car parking at the Forestry Commission's tree sales at Kirkton Forest, on Tyrebagger Hill. Collections are taken for local charities.

Thu 30th November 2017 WEEKLY MEETING, PARTNERS INVITED

RECEPTION; Bob Nicol CASH; Neil McKay

Thu 23rd November 2017 SPEAKER, Rebecca Haldane

Sailors' Society's new Scottish staff, Pauline Robertson and Becky Haldane (right). PARTNERS INVITED, Becky will speak about the activities of the Sailors' Society.
RECEPTION: Ann House CASH: Alasdair Imray read more...

Thu 16th November 2017 WEEKLY MEETING in the Mains of Scotstown

RECEPTION: Malcolm Ross
CASH: Leslie Roger

Wed 15th November 2017 - Thu 17th August 2017 FOREHILL PRIMARY, STAR PERFORMERS IN THE SHOEBOX SCHEME, 2017

FOREHILL STUDENTS WITH SOME OF OVER EIGHTY BOXES.
Rotarian Bob Nicol, Project Manager, looks on together with Teacher Susan Cowie, our contact for the school read more...

Thu 9th November 2017 BUSINESS MEETING, in the main reastaurant at MoS

RECEPTION: Tom Spencer
CASH: Eddie Ross

Thu 2nd November 2017 SPEAKER; Abby Parkhouse, Aberlour Childrens' Trust

PARTNERS INVITED RECEPTION: Mark Duffy CASH Jack Archibald read more...

Fri 27th October 2017 - Sun 29th October 2017 2017 District Conference

Annual D1010 Conference, held at the Coylumbridge Hotel, Aviemore read more...

Thu 26th October 2017 SHELTERBOX PURCHASE

Members of the Rotary Club of Aberdeen Balgownie agreed to donate money from the Community Service fund for the purchase of a Shelterbox. read more...

Thu 26th October 2017 SPEAKER; Lisa Glenday from Sue Ryder Dee View Court

PARTNERS INVITED 6:00 PM for 6:30 PM in The Mains of Scotstown Inn. read more...

Thu 19th October 2017 Weekly meeting, Neil McKay on speaker duty

6:00 PM for 6:30 PM in The Mains of Scotstown Inn. RECEPTION: Alistair West

CASH: Gordon Hepburn

Council meeting to follow.

Thu 12th October 2017 SPEAKER; Hamish Cattanach, Community Development Officer

PARTNERS INVITED, 6:00 PM for 6:30 PM in The Mains of Scotstown Inn. RECEPTION: Graham Donaldson CASH: Mark Duffy

read more...

Thu 5th October 2017 PARTNERS WELCOME, Games night RECEPTION: Mary McLeish, CASH: Bob Nicol

A fun evening with indoor games of skill (and luck). read more...

Thu 28th September 2017 Weekly Meeting

PARTNERS INVITED, RECEPTION: Ray Grant, CASH: Malcolm Ross

Thu 21st September 2017 WEEKLY MEETING, PARTNERS INVITED

Dinner in the Mains of Scotstown. RECEPTION: Neil McKay, CASH: Tom Spencer

Thu 14th September 2017 Weekly Meeting

PARTNERS INVITED, RECEPTION: Alasdair Imray, CASH: Ann House

Thu 7th September 2017 SCATTER WEEK

Members are encouraged to visit other Rotary Clubs. read more...

Thu 31st August 2017 GUEST: Amy Birse, violinist

Amy Birse, winner of the Grampian Youth Orchestra Concerto Competition, gave an enjoyable performance of selections from the works of Wienaski, Beriot and Massenet read more...

Thu 24th August 2017 BUSINESS MEETING

President Ann will discuss plans for the coming year.

Thu 17th August 2017 Weekly meeting, Summer format

PARTNERS INVITED, social evening at Mains of Scotstown. We expect a visitor from Alford Rotary.

Sat 12th August 2017 Grampian Forest Rally, car parking

Balgownie Rotarians marshalled the spectator parking at two stages off the popular event The rally was held at several stages in Aberdeenshire. Members of the Rotary Club assisted by marshalling the spectator parking and selling programs. A substantial sum was earned for the club's Charity Fund.

Thu 10th August 2017 Weekly meeting, visit from DG Graeme Archibald

PARTNERS INVITED, we are pleased to welcome Graeme Archibald, DG for District 1010, and his good lady.

Thu 3rd August 2017 Weekly meeting, Summer format

PARTNERS INVITED, social evening in the Mains of Scotstown, President Ann advises we are back inthe conservatory.

Thu 27th July 2017 Weekly meeting, Summer format

PARTNERS INVITED, social evening in the restaurant at Mains of Scotstown.

Thu 20th July 2017 Weekly meeting, Summer format

PARTNERS INVITED, social evening in the restaurant at Mains of Scotstown

Thu 13th July 2017 Weekly meeting, Summer format

PARTNERS INVITED, social evening in the restaurant at Mains of Scotstown

Sat 8th July 2017 Balgownie Rotary support the SuperCLAN event

Rotarian members of the Aberdeen Balgownie club assisted with car park marshalling at this popular event which took in over £10,000 for CLAN. read more...

Thu 6th July 2017 Weekly meeting, Summer format

PARTNERS INVITED, social evening in the restaurant at Mains of Scotstown.
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