Completed meetings and events 2018-2019
Wed 20th March 2019 Alice Woodland & the Duke of Edinburgh AwardTeenager Alice Woodland was sponsored by Rotary Elthorne-Hillingdon to take part in the Duke of Edinburgh Award scheme. Here she talks about the project and what she learnt from the experience.
Wed 13th March 2019 Meet the Rotary scholarsRotary Scholarships, funded by Global Grants, are awarded for overseas graduate study. All studies fit within Rotary's six areas of focus. Here's a chance to meet scholars who are studying locally.
Fri 8th March 2019 - Sun 10th March 2019 Rotary 1090 District ConferenceThree days of Rotary fellowship, interesting speakers, interactive workshops and some dodgy fancy dress! This year's Rotary District 1090 Conference covering Thames Valley clubs takes place in Portsmouth.
Wed 6th March 2019 Club business meetingThe first meeting of the month is a chance for all club members to come together to review the work of the different areas of the club, and to make some important decisions on forward direction.
Wed 27th February 2019 Club committee meetingsWhether it is Foundation, youth, international, membership or fund-raising, Rotarians have an opportunity to focus on a particular aspect of the club's work.
Wed 20th February 2019 Harlington Hospice meetingOver thirty years ago Reg and Mary Hopkins had a vision. Their wish was to make the End of Life for local people more comfortable and peaceful. They began Harlington Hospice, and we will hear the hospice's story
Wed 6th February 2019 Business meetingIsn't as dull as it sounds, but a chance to wrap up what is happening in the different Rotary committees and plan ahead.
Wed 30th January 2019 Partner's evening - speaker, author Ig OliverThe fifth meeting of a month is a partner's evening, and this week we have author Ig Oliver speaking to members and guests. Ig used to work around the world as a chef, but his now a highly respected author.
Wed 23rd January 2019 Weekly meeting - committeesA chance for Rotarians to look at some of the exciting projects lined up for 2019.
Wed 16th January 2019 Weekly meeting - The Rotary Foundation with John GreeningThe Rotary Foundation supports the efforts of Rotary International to achieve world understanding and peace through international humanitarian, educational, and cultural exchange programmes. Club member, John Greening, explains all.
Wed 9th January 2019 Speaker meetingWe'll have a speaker booked for our weekly meeting at the Uxbridge Cricket Club - but they have yet to confirm. It will be a good one!
Wed 2nd January 2019 Rotary Friendship meetingFirst meeting of the New Year and a chance to catch up on unwanted presents, broken New Year's resolutions and who bought what in the sales!
Fri 21st December 2018 Father Christmas Charity Collection - HillingdonSanta will be bringing his sleigh and helpers to collect for charity. read more...
Thu 20th December 2018 Father Christmas Charity Collection - HillingdonSanta and his helpers will be bringing his sleigh and helpers to collect for charity in Hillingdon. read more...
Tue 18th December 2018 Father Christmas Charity Collection - HillingdonSanta will be bringing his sleigh and helpers to collect for charity. read more...
Mon 17th December 2018 Father Christmas Charity Collection - IckenhamSanta will be bringing his sleigh and helpers to collect for charity. read more...
Fri 14th December 2018 Father Christmas Charity Collection - IckenhamSanta will be bringing his sleigh and helpers to collect for charity read more...
Thu 13th December 2018 Father Christmas Charity Collection - IckenhamFather Christmas will be bringing his sleigh and helpers to collect for charity. read more...
Wed 12th December 2018 Christmas partyThis year's Christmas party takes place at the Batchworth Park Golf Club, with entertainment from singer Nicky Blake
Wed 5th December 2018 Yiewsley & West Drayton Food BankDiane Faichney and Doris Hughes, trustees and volunteers from the Yiewsley & West Drayton Food Bank will be talking about their work. Can Rotarians please bring donations of non-perishable food to the meeting
Wed 28th November 2018 Business meetingA chance for Rotarians to discuss some of the key issues within the club and to plan for future activities.
Wed 21st November 2018 Rotary committeesOkay, this sounds like a dealthly dull meeting, but this is where all the planning goes into the running of a Rotary club. Time to roll up your sleeves and get involved whether it is with fund-raising, membership, The Rotary Foundation or international.
Fri 16th November 2018 An evening of live stand-up comedyThe Comedy Bunker presents this fun evening at Ruislip Golf Club, in conjunction with Rotary Elthorne-Hillingdon, which will be headlined by The Noise Next Door, a comedy improvisation group which has earned rave reviews
Wed 14th November 2018 Apiaries & beekeepingThere will be an expectant buzz in the air when Alan & Maureen Husbands talk about their passion for beekeeping.
Wed 7th November 2018 Special General MeetingThis will be a planning meeting looking at choosing club officers to serve for the Rotary year 2019-20
Wed 31st October 2018 A double bill of entertainment!We have two speakers for our weekly meeting.
Club member & current District Governor, Gillian Pearce, will be talking about her visit to Uganda, & Conor Butler will talk about the Rotary Youth Leadership Award.
Sat 27th October 2018 Rotary Club Elthorne-Hillingdon's Ruby BallWe're celebrating 40 years of our Rotary club with a dinner at the four-star Bull Hotel in Gerrards Cross. It should be a fabulous evening.
Wed 17th October 2018 Speaker - Will Smith - Teenage Cancer TrustWill will be talking about the Teenage Cancer Trust, a cancer care and support charity which exists to improve the cancer experience of young people aged between 13 and 24-years-old.
Wed 10th October 2018 Speaker - David King: Media WorkshopIf Twitter, Facebook and the wacky World Wide Web is perplexing you, then let club member, David King explain all, and how Rotarians can use social and digital media to their advantage
Fri 5th October 2018 The Big Ed Quiz Night @ Ickenham Village HallEvery year the Rotary Elthorne-Hillingdon organises a quiz night, to raise money. Come along with a team, bring your drinks and snacks and enjoy the fun atmosphere. Tickets are £8 per person.
Wed 3rd October 2018 Speaker - Mike Ware: YP Leadership ProgrammeMike Ware will be revealing more about the Young Professionals Leadership Programme, and what it's all about.
Wed 26th September 2018 Club committeesA chance for members to discuss areas of club work including: International, Membership, Youth Service, Fund-raising and Rotary Foundation. If you've got an idea - we'd love to hear it!
Wed 19th September 2018 Speaker: to be confirmedWe're pouring through our A List of celebrity speakers, and should have one lined up in time! If not, it's karaoke!!
Wed 12th September 2018 Speaker: Ron Burton - Disability Association Hillingdon (DASH)According to DASH, disability does not mean inability. Ron will be talking about the charity which DASH strives to empower, inspire and motivate disabled people of any age to reach their full potential every day and in every situation.
Wed 5th September 2018 Speaker - Sue Serret: Head of Fundraising for Trinity & SHOCTrinity Homeless Projects and Slough Homeless Our Concern (SHOC) works with people in the area who have been badly affected by homelessness and social exclusion. Sue will talk about the work they do and the scale of homelessness today.
Wed 29th August 2018 Partner's evening with Elizabeth Moses of AlphaZulu AdvocatesAn opportunity for the better half to see what their loved one gets up to on a Wednesday evening - well, it beats Coronation Street! This evening we'll be hearing from Elizabeth Moses of AlphaZulu Advocates taking about sustainable development goals.
Wed 22nd August 2018 Club committeesA chance for members to discuss areas of club work including: International, Membership, Youth Service, Fund-raising and Rotary Foundation. If you've got an idea - we'd love to hear it!
Wed 15th August 2018 Speaker: Adele King - transition coachStudies have shown the link between health, happiness and productivity. Adele will be talking about the work through her business Transcendence Coaching Limited in supporting people through change.
Wed 8th August 2018 Speaker: Michael Tiney - Southall Funeral ServicesNow in the second generation of a family business, Michael will be talking about Southall Funeral Services which has 30 years' experience providing an elegant and dedicated service to the community.
Wed 1st August 2018 Club business meetingNot as boring as it sounds, but a chance to hear from all of the different club committees about some of the projects and work we are doing.
Wed 25th July 2018 Committee MeetingsMeetings of our Club Committee
Tue 24th July 2018 Annual Charity Golf DayOur annual Charity Golf Day will be held this year on Tuesday 24th July at Batchworth Park GC in aid of Teenage Cancer Trust
Wed 18th July 2018 We're at Ruislip Conservative Club!No regular meeting at Uxbridge Sports Club - instead we will enjoying the dress rehearsal for member Joan Greening's new play "The Amours of Lillie Langtry" before it performs at the Edinburgh Fringe,
It's 7pm for a 7.30pm start.
Wed 11th July 2018 Handover Meeting - Gerrards Cross Golf ClubThus meeting will not be held at Uxbridge Sports Club
Wed 4th July 2018 TBAWell be having a speaker this evening -TBA