Completed meetings and events 2017-2018

Thu 19th April 2018 Club Meeting: Lunch served at 12.45: Raffle - Sam Sinclair; Stewards - Pat Pirie, Graeme Robertson; AGM;

Mon 16th April 2018 Club Council Meeting, Northern Hotel.

Thu 12th April 2018 Club Meeting: Lunch served at 12.45: Raffle - Jakub Taptik; Stewards - Hugh Miller, Alan Pirie; Speaker / Vote of Thanks - TBA;

Thu 5th April 2018 Club Meeting: Lunch served at 12.45: Raffle - Jenny Shirreffs; Stewards - Stuart McKay, Bernie McLaughlin; Speaker - Bruce Anderson and Gordon Bowie;

Bruce and Gordon will be giving an update on the project in Nepal following their recent visit there.

Thu 29th March 2018 Club Meeting: Evening meeting: Raffle - Graeme Robertson; Stewards - Rona Leith, Rhona Atkinson; Speaker - Hugh Black, MD Rubislaw Quarry; Vote of Thanks - TBC;

Hugh Black, MD Rubislaw Quarry Ltd, will be speaking about the quarry of old and the plans for the proposed heritage centre.

Thu 22nd March 2018 Club Meeting: Lunch served at 12.45: Raffle - Alan Pirie; Stewards - Alan Grant, Nigel Inglis; Club Business Meeting;

Mon 19th March 2018 Club Council Meeting, Northern Hotel.

Thu 15th March 2018 Club Meeting: Lunch served at 12.45: Raffle - Hugh Miller; Stewards - Francesca Chiaradia, Muriel Fowlie; Speaker / Vote of Thanks - Jakub Taptik;

Thu 8th March 2018 Club Meeting: Lunch served at 12.45: Raffle - Bernie McLaughlin; Stewards - Rhona Atkinson, Barry Dunsmore; Speaker - Cassie Thomson; Vote of Thanks - Alan Pirie;

Cassie will tell us about the work of the Archie Foundation.

Thu 1st March 2018 Club Meeting: Lunch served at 12.45: Raffle - Stuart McKay; Stewards - Vester Buchan, Gary Cox; Speaker - Karen Cargill, Donside Village; Vote of Thanks - Sam Sinclair.

Karen lives in Donside Village Community, which is the new development on the site of the Donside Paper Mill in Tillydrone. A lot of community-building activity has been going on there and Karen will tell us all about it.

Thu 22nd February 2018 Club Meeting: Lunch served at 12.45: Raffle - Rhona Atkinson; Stewards - Tony Crabbe, Gordon Bowie; Club Business Meeting;

Mon 19th February 2018 Club Council Meeting, Northern Hotel.

Thu 15th February 2018 Club Meeting: Lunch served at 12.45: Raffle - Rona Leith; Stewards - Jim Young, Bruce Anderson; Speaker - Francesca Chiaradia; Vote of Thanks - Peter Stephen.

Thu 8th February 2018 Club Meeting: Lunch served at 12.45: Raffle - Nigel Inglis; Stewards - Arthur Williamson, Bill Wood; Speaker / Vote of Thanks - Stuart McKay;

Thu 1st February 2018 Club Meeting: Lunch served at 12.45: Raffle - Alan Grant; Stewards - Annie Wilson, Jakub Taptik; Speaker - Susan Auld, Area Manager for Cancer Research; Vote of Thanks - Arthur Williamson;

Susan Auld will speak on the uses made of donations to Cancer Research in Scotland and the gains that come from that work.

Thu 25th January 2018 Club Meeting: Lunch served at 12.45: Raffle - Muriel Fowlie; Stewards - Alan Pirie, Graeme Robertson; Speaker Dr Peter Fogiel; Vote of Thanks - Rona Leith;

Dr Peter Fogiel is the local representative of Parkinson's UK and will be talking about the work of this organisation in supporting those affected and research into future care options.

Thu 18th January 2018 Club Meeting: Lunch served at 12.45: Raffle - Pat Pirie; Stewards - Bernie McLaughlin, Hugh Miller; Club Business Meeting;

Mon 15th January 2018 Club Council Meeting, Northern Hotel.

Thu 11th January 2018 Club Meeting: Lunch served at 12.45: Raffle - Barry Dunsmore; Stewards - Tom Mason, Stuart McKay; At this meeting President Pat will handover to President Elect Meg Forbes.

Meg will then serve as President for the remainder of Rotary year 2017/18 and all of Rotary year 2018/19.
AG John Fraser will be in attendance.

Thu 4th January 2018 No meeting

Thu 28th December 2017 No meeting

Thu 21st December 2017 Club Meeting: Lunch served at 12.45: Raffle - Tony Crabbe; Stewards - Muriel Fowlie, Alan Grant;

Club SGM 2017
The purpose of this meeting is to elect our President, Treasurer and Secretary for 2018-19 and to approve our accounts to 30 June 2017.

Thu 14th December 2017 Club Meeting: Christmas Dinner

Thu 7th December 2017 Club Meeting: Lunch served at 12.45: Raffle - Gary Cox; Stewards - Barry Dunsmore, Meg Forbes; Speaker Reece our RYLA student; Vote of Thanks - Muriel Fowlie;

Thu 30th November 2017 Club Meeting: As this is the fifth Thursday in the month we are having an evening meal at the Nepalese restaurant on Union Street. Please let Sam Sinclair know that you will be attending if you have not used the sheet circulated at lunch.

Thu 23rd November 2017 Club Meeting: Lunch served at 12.45: Raffle - Annie Wilson; Stewards - Bruce Anderson, Rhona Atkinson; Club Business Meeting;

Mon 20th November 2017 Club Council Meeting, Northern Hotel.

Thu 16th November 2017 Club Meeting: Lunch served at 12.45: Raffle - Gordon Bowie; Stewards - Rob Hughes, Annie Wilson; Speaker Eileen Wheeler; Vote of Thanks - President Pat / Sam Sinclair

Eileen will be speaking about the voluntary organisation she works with - Sunrise Partnership - which supports children and young people through bereavement.

Thu 9th November 2017 Club Meeting: Lunch served at 12.45: Raffle - Bruce Anderson; Stewards - Alan Pirie, Jenny Shirreffs; Speaker - Phil Evans; Vote of Thanks - Sam Sinclair

Phil will be talking about the new recycling centre at Tullos, Aberdeen.

Thu 2nd November 2017 Club Meeting: Lunch served at 12.45: Raffle - Jim Young; Stewards - Gordon Bowie, Vester Buchan; Club Business Meeting

Mon 30th October 2017 Club Council Meeting, Northern Hotel.

Thu 26th October 2017 Club Meeting: Lunch served at 12.45: Raffle - Rhona Atkinson; Stewards - Bill Wood, Jim Young; A blether week;

Thu 19th October 2017 Gavel Challenge v Kintore, Kemnay and District Club (At Thainstone House Hotel)

The Gavel Challenge is an annual fun competition among Rotary Clubs in our District. The teams compete in what might usually be called 'Pub Games' - dominoes, darts, Jenga etc. Great fellowship and fun!
Participants may choose to arrive by 19.00 for meal

Thu 19th October 2017 Club Meeting: Lunch served at 12.45: Raffle - Bill Wood; Stewards - Jakub Taptik, Arthur Williamson; A blether week.

Thu 12th October 2017 Scatter week - so no lunch meeting at Northern Hotel.

Thu 5th October 2017 Club Meeting: Lunch served at 12.45: Raffle - Jakub Taptik; Stewards - Stuart McKay, Bernie McLaughlin; Speaker - Hamish Cattanach; Vote of Thanks - Rob Hughes;

Thu 28th September 2017 Gavel Challenge v Westhill Club (At Broadstraik Inn)

The Gavel Challenge is an annual fun competition among Rotary Clubs in our District. The teams compete in what might usually be called 'Pub Games' - dominoes, darts, Jenga etc. Great fellowship and fun!
Participants may choose to arrive by 18.30 for meal

Thu 28th September 2017 Club Meeting: Lunch served at 12.45: Raffle - Sam Sinclair; Stewards - Rona Leith, Tom Mason; Speaker - Nicolas Nino-Ramirez; Vote of Thanks - Tony Crabbe;

Nicolas will be speaking abut his background with various charities with the main part of his talk being on the setting up of a social enterprise at Camphill supplying food and consumables to the community houses.

Thu 21st September 2017 Club Meeting: Lunch served at 12.45: Raffle - Jenny Sherriffs; Stewards - Alan Grant, Nigel Inglis; Club Business meeting;

Mon 18th September 2017 Club Council Meeting, Northern Hotel.

Thu 14th September 2017 Club Meeting: Lunch served at 12.45: Raffle - Graeme Robertson; Stewards - Meg Forbes, Muriel Fowlie; Speaker - Sam Sincair; Vote of Thanks - Pat Pirie;

Thu 7th September 2017 Club Meeting: Lunch served at 12.45: Raffle - Pat Pirie; Stewards - Tony Crabbe, Barry Dunsmore; Speaker - Ian Dow, who will speak about the Discovery Project; Vote of Thanks - Tony Crabbe

Thu 31st August 2017 Club Meeting: Evening meeting with Dinner served at 7.30pm; Raffle - Alan Pirie; Stewards - Vester Buchan, Gary Cox;

Our meeting on 31st August will take the form of a walk round "our" march stones, starting at 6pm at the Northern Hotel, followed by dinner in the hotel at 7.30pm. Family and friends are invited to join us for all or part of the evening.

Thu 24th August 2017 Club Meeting: Lunch served at 12.45: Raffle - Hugh Miller; Stewards - Rhona Atkinson, Gordon Bowie; No speaker. During the summer months, we do not normally have a guest speaker.

Mon 21st August 2017 Club Council Meeting, Northern Hotel.

Thu 17th August 2017 Club Meeting: Lunch served at 12.45: Raffle - Bernie McLaughlin; Stewards - Jim Young, Bruce Anderson; Club business meeting;

Thu 10th August 2017 Club Meeting: Lunch served at 12.45: Raffle - Stuart McKay; Stewards - Annie Wilson, Bill Wood; This week DG Graeme Archibald will be coming to the club to talk through his intentions for Rotary year 2017/18. Vote of Thanks President Rob Hughes.

Thu 3rd August 2017 Club Meeting: Lunch served at 12.45: Raffle - Tom Mason; Stewards - Jenny Sherriffs, Arthur Williamson; No speaker. During the summer months, we do not normally have a guest speaker.

Thu 27th July 2017 Club Meeting: Lunch served at 12.45: Raffle - Rona Leith; Stewards - Sam Sinclair, Graeme Robertson; Speaker this week is Eleanor McAlister, District Chair for Membership, Develoment and Retention. Vote of Thanks from President Rob.

Thu 20th July 2017 Club Meeting: Lunch served at 12.45: Raffle - Nigel Inglis; Stewards - Alan Pirie, Pat Pirie; No speaker. During the summer months, we do not normally have a guest speaker.

Mon 17th July 2017 - Club Council Meeting

Thu 13th July 2017 Club Meeting: Lunch served at 12.45: Raffle - Alan Grant; Stewards - Bernie McLaughlin, Hugh Miller; No speaker. During the summer months, we do not normally have a guest speaker.

Thu 6th July 2017 Club Meeting: Lunch served at 12.45: Raffle - Muriel Fowlie; Stewards - Tom Mason, Stuart McKay; No speaker - this is the club handover meeting;

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