Completed meetings and events 2017-2018
Thu 28th June 2018 Breakfast - Speaker John Marshall, MK Food Bank
Thu 21st June 2018 Breakfast - Speaker Paula Rastrick -Brain Tumour Research Update
Thu 14th June 2018 **Evening Meeting** - Club AssemblyInstead of our Thursday breakfast we will have an evening meeting at the Holiday I to hold our club assembly. The main business will be to get every member involved in the club, filling our officer positions and bring people onto our committees.
Mon 11th June 2018 Council
Thu 7th June 2018 **INVITATION BREAKFAST** - Speaker Hilary Spurrier- Ice and wildlife in the ArcticPlease do come and find out more about the club at our special invitation breakfast. Contact any MKGU member you know to book in advance. Cost - £8pp, but free if this is your first visit to the club. read more...
Thu 31st May 2018 Breakfast - Speaker Anna Saunders The Puzzle Centre
Thu 24th May 2018 Breakfast - Speaker Laura McManus -Medical Elective Trip to a hospital in Milawi
Thu 17th May 2018 Breakfast - Speaker Caitlin Harvey -A member talk
Mon 14th May 2018 Council
Thu 10th May 2018 Games NightAnnual games night with local clubs. Details TBC
Thu 10th May 2018 Breakfast - Business Meeting
Thu 3rd May 2018 Breakfast - Speaker Natalie Crossman- Anglian Water Ambassador
Fri 27th April 2018 Barn DanceOur barn dance on 27 April 2018 raised £1,127 for Wheelpower. read more...
Thu 26th April 2018 Breakfast - Fellowship Meeting
Thu 19th April 2018 Breakfast - Speaker John Williams The Great War at Sea
Thu 12th April 2018 Breakfast Business Meeting
Mon 9th April 2018 Council
Thu 5th April 2018 Breakfast Brenda Lowe - Rotary Peace Ambassador
Thu 29th March 2018 Breakfast Speaker- Stephen Gordon-Wilson
Thu 22nd March 2018 Breakfast, Speaker - Deborah Foster and Adam Naisbitt, SEMLEPDeborah and Adam will be speaking to us about the South East Midlands Local Enterprise Partnership and their work to connect schools, colleges and businesses in order to provide opportunities for young people.
Fri 16th March 2018 Race Night 2018 - Milton Keynes & Milton Keynes Grand UnionOur join race night with Milton Keynes Rotary Club was repeated in March 2018 at the Sumerlin Centre in Woburn Sands and raised £1,435 read more...
Thu 15th March 2018 Breakfast -Business Meeting
Wed 14th March 2018 Technology TournamentIn 2018 our tech tournament is on Wednesday 14 March, at Denbigh School, Milton Keynes, starting at 9am and closing at 3.00pm. We usually have between 20 and 25 teams involved, each with 4 students. read more...
Thu 8th March 2018 Breakfast - Speaker Iain Stewart MP -Life in the House
Thu 1st March 2018 Breakfast - Speaker Richard Carter -Boarstal Tower
Thu 22nd February 2018 Breakfast - Speaker Steve Bradley- Invernate Holiday Home
Thu 15th February 2018 Breakfast -Business Meeting
Thu 8th February 2018 Breakfast - Speaker Neil Beeton -My Concord Flight
Thu 1st February 2018 Breakfast - Speaker Ben Grocott - Electric Vehicles Centre MK
Thu 25th January 2018 Breakfast -Speaker Paul Redwood - Update in Rotary Foundation
Thu 18th January 2018 Breakfast - Speaker Sally Anderson -Money Lifeline
Thu 11th January 2018 Breakfast -Business Meeting
Thu 4th January 2018 Breakfast - Fellowship
Thu 28th December 2017 PLEASE NOTE NO MEETINGThere will be no meeting due to the Christmas shut down at the OU Have a Happy Christmas and we will see you in the New Year.
Thu 21st December 2017 Breakfast - Christmas Quiz tbc
Thu 14th December 2017 Breakfast - Speaker -Our Global Scholar Paul ShakeshaftPaul be talking about his background and being on Rotary’s Global Scholar programme. He is studying for a research master’s degree with University of Buckingham, though he is actually based in Oxford.
Mon 11th December 2017 Club Council Meeting24 Bonnards Road
Fri 8th December 2017 MKGU Christmas DinnerThe club's Christmas Dinner will be at the Old Swan at Astwood
Thu 7th December 2017 Breakfast - Ed Reeney -Bee Keeping
Thu 30th November 2017 Breakfast - Speaker Denise Creisson -District Membership Chair
Thu 23rd November 2017 Breakfast - Fellowship Meeting
Thu 16th November 2017 Breakfast - Business Meeting
Tue 14th November 2017 Visit to Military Intellegence Museum at ChicksandsHosted visit for club members to the museum at Chicksands read more...
Mon 13th November 2017 Club Council Meeting24 Bonnards Road
Thu 9th November 2017 Open Meeting, Speaker Peter Kara- High Sheriff of Buckinghamshire - The Role of The High SheriffThis is one of those occasional meetings where we make an explicit effort to invite interested friends to join our meeting. Peter Kara is a long-standing rotarian as well as being High Sheriff of Buckinghamshire. Do come along and find out more. read more...
Thu 2nd November 2017 Breakfast - Speaker, Professor Kevin McConway - The use and misue of statisticsKevin McConway is Emeritus Professor of Applied Statistics at the Open University and for several years was a co-presenter on the BBC Radio 4 programme, More or Less. He will discuss use and of statistics in assessing risk.
Fri 27th October 2017 Rotary Quiz Night - raised £1,200 for WheelpowerOur popular quiz night was held again at MK Snap on 27 October 2017 and raised £1,200 in aid of Wheelpower. After a tough eight rounds of questions, the "spare parts" from Aspley Guise emerged as the winners - for the third year on the trot !
Thu 26th October 2017 Breakfast - Speaker Cheryl Law- District Governor
Thu 19th October 2017 Breakfast - Club and Charity AGMWe will approve accounts for the 16/17 years, confirm the Trustees of the charity and the officers for next year.
Sun 15th October 2017 Social Event - Only Fools And BoycieAn intimate evening with Only Fools And Horses actor John Challis. read more...
Thu 12th October 2017 Breakfast - Speaker Hilary Spurrier- World Vision
Mon 9th October 2017 Club Council Meeting24 Bonnards Road
Sun 8th October 2017 Wheel chair challengeIt would be great if members can take part in the annual wheel chair challenge in Bedford, which supports our President's Charity, Wheel Power. read more...
Thu 5th October 2017 Breakfast - Speaker, Alan Dryer - Osteopath
Thu 28th September 2017 Breakfast - Rob Tate- Extra Mile Cycle Challenge 2017
Thu 21st September 2017 Breakfast - Business Meeting and Farewell to those going on the Extra Mile Challenge
Thu 14th September 2017 Breakfast - Speaker Brian Matthews -Driverless Cars
Mon 11th September 2017 Club Council Meeting24 Bonnards Road
Thu 7th September 2017 Breakfast - Speaker Chris Hayter of the Oasis Project The GambiaChris will update us as to the progress of the new school in The Gambia
Thu 31st August 2017 Breakfast - Speaker Paul Blackwell - Victoria Coach StationVictoria Coach Station
Thu 24th August 2017 Breakfast - Speaker Nicky Skavydis -Current Fraud Trends across the UKCurrent Fraud Trends across the UK
Tue 22nd August 2017 Golf Day in aid of Polio EradicationOur annual golf day at Aspley Guise and Woburn Sands Golf Club is the most important way in which we contribute to Rotary International's fight to eradicate polio from the world. read more...
Fri 18th August 2017 Proms in the ParkThis annual concert by the MK City Orchestra in Campbell Park is set to be a great social event of the club. read more...
Thu 17th August 2017 Breakfast - Business Meeting
Mon 14th August 2017 Club Council Meeting24 Bonnards Road
Thu 10th August 2017 Breakfast - Speaker Jo Green - Safety Centre- Hazard Alley
Thu 3rd August 2017 Breakfast - Speaker Stephen Whitton Radio Presenter- Observations from behind the microphone
Thu 27th July 2017 Breakfast - Speaker - Nick Brand History of GayhurstNick will give us an overview of the history of Gayhurst just outside Newport Pagnell
Thu 20th July 2017 Breakfast - Julie Mickleburgh from New Chapter Primary SchoolJulie will be explaining a project which could benefit from Rotary support so we can decide how we proceed as a club. We will also use any available time for the monthly business meeting.
Fri 14th July 2017 Walk around Harrold-Odell Country ParkMeeting at the visitor's car park and walking from there around the park which is about 2 miles and then having a meal at the Green Man Pub in Lavendon
Thu 13th July 2017 Breakfast - Speaker, Chris Rattenbury, Wheel PowerChris is a power lifter who took part in the 2010 Commonwealth Games and an ambassador for Wheel Power. He will be talking to us about their work. read more...
Mon 10th July 2017 Club Council Meeting24 Bonnards Road
Thu 6th July 2017 Breakfast - Speaker, John Woolfe, JewleryJohn will bring along some examples of his work and talk about making jewlery