Completed meetings and events 2016-2017

Tue 27th June 2017 Swansong at Cowes Masonic Hall

Swansong at Cowes Masonic Hall with 3-course dinner. Retiring President Alan Truckel officially handed over to his successor Beryl Ely.
Paul Harris Sapphires were presented to Mike Jukes, Alan Truckel and John Busby.

Tue 20th June 2017 Business meeting with buffet

Tue 13th June 2017 - Wed 21st June 2017 Dinner with speaker - Tony Gale on the Pubs of Ryde

Dinner with speaker - Tony Gale on the Pubs of Ryde

Mon 12th June 2017 Council at President Alans house

Tue 6th June 2017 Committee meetings

Sun 28th May 2017 French Club farewell dinner at Yelfs 6:30 for 7:00pm

French Club farewell dinner at Yelfs 6:30 for 7:00pm

Thu 25th May 2017 - Sun 28th May 2017 The French connection

Weekend with out twin Club visiting the Island read more...

Tue 23rd May 2017 Dinner with speaker from Havenstreet Falconry Centre - at Yelfs

Dinner with speaker followed by a talk from the Falconry Centre at Havenstreet about the conservation of vultures. The speaker will be accompanied to the meeting by a vulture called Ringo!

Tue 16th May 2017 Club Assembly and business meeting with buffet

Club Assembly and business meeting with buffet

Sun 14th May 2017 Walk the Wight marshalling from Bembridge to Arreton

Walk the Wight marshalling from Bembridge to Arreton

Tue 9th May 2017 Bluebell Walk and Pub meal. Details TBA

Bluebell Walk and Pub meal. Details TBA

Mon 8th May 2017 Council at President Alans house

Tue 2nd May 2017 Committee meetings

Sat 29th April 2017 Stroke awareness day

Stroke awareness day - Get your blood pressure checked for free in the Mingella Square Ryde.

Tue 25th April 2017 Dinner with speaker - Ken Hicks at The Royal Esplanade Hotel

Dinner with speaker - Ken Hicks on engravings of the Isle of Wight. Guests welcome. The Royal Esplanade Hotel 6:30 for 7:00pm

Sat 22nd April 2017 Ryde Rotary Spring Plant Sale

Ryde Rotary Spring Plant Sale - At Wootton Bridge Community Centre

Tue 18th April 2017 AGM and Business meeting with buffet at The Royal Esplanade Hotel

AGM and Business meeting with buffet at The Royal Esplanade Hotel.
6:30 for 7:00 pm start.

Tue 11th April 2017 Outing to IW Military Museum Northwood

Outing to IW Military Museum Northwood for a guided tour, 2 course cooked supper and a ride around the site in a 12 seater army lorry! £16:00 optional extras will be a ride in a Saracen armoured vehicle £8 a Chieftain tank £75 and rifle shooting £3.

Mon 10th April 2017 Council at President Alans house

Sat 8th April 2017 Presidents night at Hotel Ryde Castle

Presidents night at Hotel Ryde Castle with barn dancing, guests welcome

Tue 4th April 2017 Committee meetings

Mon 3rd April 2017 Ryde Rotary Crocus in bloom competition

Ryde Rotary Crocus in bloom competition
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Fri 31st March 2017 Ryde Rotary Crocus in bloom competition - Phoenix Centre entry

The Phoenix Centre (provides services for adults with learning disabilities) whilst they did not win the competition outright their photographic group entered the competition with the following entry's: read more...

Tue 28th March 2017 Joint meeting with Sandown Rotary Club at Shanklin Conservative Club

Interclub visit to Sandown Rotary Club at Shanklin Conservative Club with an after dinner talk by couple who run Island Dance and Theatre Company. 7pm for 7:30pm £11:00.

Sun 26th March 2017 IOW Rotary Youth Speaks competition

Ryde School Youth Speaks team 2017 Ryde School senior team reach Semi finals in Exmouth read more...

Fri 24th March 2017 Quiz night at Wootton Bridge Community Centre

TBA. Paul Wilkes organising, John Busby quiz inquisitor........

Tue 21st March 2017 Business meeting with supper

Tue 14th March 2017 Council and Club meeting

Council meeting at Yelfs at 17:30 followed by Club meeting 19:00 to 21:30 with illustrated talk by speaker Ian Young on his career as a chief test pilot

Tue 7th March 2017 Committee meetings

Tue 28th February 2017 Dinner with speaker - Marc Tuckey

Dinner with speaker - Spooky tales from Marc Tuckey

Tue 21st February 2017 Business meeting with 2 course dinner

Tue 14th February 2017 - No meeting

No meeting

Mon 13th February 2017 Council at President Alans house

Wed 8th February 2017 IOW Rotary Youth Speaks competition

IOW Rotary Youth Speaks competition read more...

Tue 7th February 2017 Committee meetings

Tue 31st January 2017 Fun evening at Yelfs with Beetle Drive. Guests welcome

Fun evening at Yelfs with Beetle Drive. Guests welcome

Sat 28th January 2017 Cavern evening (60's and 70's night) at Aspire with Little Mick. TBA

Cavern evening (60's and 70's night) at Aspire with Little Mick. Supper and dancing, bring out those old clothes, they are back in fashion for the evening and throw some moves (dance) Little Mick has researched all the groups who played in The Cavern!

Tue 24th January 2017 Dinner with Speaker from Amey

Dinner/Speaker at Yelf"™s. "˜What a Load of Rubbish!"™
talk by representatives from Amey about what happens to our waste after collection from our homes.

Tue 17th January 2017 Business meeting with buffet

Tue 10th January 2017 Mezze meal, Ada Mediterranean Restaurant, Union St

Mezze meal, Ada Mediterranean Restaurant, Union St. 6:45 for 7:00pm.
Mediterranean buffet at Ada in Union Street. The start time is 6.45 for 7pm and the cost is £15, to include a tip and a raffle ticket

Mon 9th January 2017 Council at President Alans house

Tue 3rd January 2017 Committee meetings

Fri 23rd December 2016 Merry Christmas - Elf spotted at the Rotary Tesco Collection

Paul the Elf This Elf was spotted collecting monies for Rotary local good causes at Tesco's in Ryde, Many thanks to Tesco's for allowing us to collect, the general public for donating and the Rotarians who took part.

Fri 23rd December 2016 Merry Christmas - Elf spotted at the Rotary Tesco Collection

This Elf was spotted collecting monies for Rotary local good causes at Tesco's in Ryde, Many thanks to Tesco's for allowing us to collect, the general public for donating and the Rotarians who took part. read more...

Thu 22nd December 2016 Cheque presentation to EMH

President Alan presented a cheque for £250 to Nigel Hartley the chief executive of EMH this afternoon. The money was raised from a table collection at the Christmas dinner in lieu of Club members sending cards to one another.

Tue 20th December 2016 Christmas Party - Guests welcome

Christmas Party - Entertainment by White Satin and Keynote Barber Shop singers .Guests welcome read more...

Fri 16th December 2016 Snap Disco

Snap Disco at the Balcony Ryde

Tue 13th December 2016 Special General Meeting and business meeting with buffet

SGM and Business meeting with buffet

Mon 12th December 2016 Council at President Alans house

Tue 6th December 2016 Committee meetings

Tue 29th November 2016 Dinner with speaker - Job talk from JVC Colin Caldicott. Guests welcome

Dinner with speaker - Job talk from JVC Colin Caldicott. Guests welcome

Tue 22nd November 2016 Murder mystery dinner

Murder mystery dinner at Aspire, proceeds in aid of Foundation read more...

Tue 15th November 2016 Business meeting with buffet

Tue 8th November 2016 Dinner with speaker - Joy Ballard (Head of Ryde Academy)

Dinner with speaker - Joy Ballard (Head of Ryde Academy) talking about her plans for for the school and whether we might be of assistance. Guests welcome.

Mon 7th November 2016 Council at President Alans house

Sat 5th November 2016 Fireworks party at Smallbrook Stadium

Fireworks party at Smallbrook Stadium
The evening of family fun started with music and children's entertainer Stevo the Magician, followed by the very popular Bloodstone Border Morris Dancers and Wight Diamonds Marching Band. read more...

Tue 1st November 2016 Committee meetings

Tue 25th October 2016 Dinner with speaker - Mike Howell

Dinner at Yelfs followed by a talk by Mike Howell on his experiences as a GP.

Sat 22nd October 2016 - Sun 23rd October 2016 Crocus collection at Busy Bee

Crocus collection at Busy Bee - Contact Colin Caldicott
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Wed 19th October 2016 Club darts night

Club darts night at High Park Tavern in Marlborough Road, to include a round sandwiches £2-50. contact John Busby to book yourself in.

Tue 18th October 2016 Business meeting with buffet

Tue 11th October 2016 Wine tasting at Majestic Wine at Wootton followed by a supper TBA

Meet at Majestic Wine at Wootton at 6pm for wine tasting, followed by supper at The Lakeside. read more...

Mon 10th October 2016 Council at President Alans house

Tue 4th October 2016 Committee meetings

Tue 27th September 2016 Dinner with speaker - Rev Amanda Collinson

Dinner meeting at Yelfs. followed by a talk by the Rev Amanda Collinson, Vicar of Northwood.

Tue 20th September 2016 Business meeting with buffet

Tue 13th September 2016 Visit to Earl Mountbatten Hospice

Hear the Chief Executive outline his plans for the future, plus a tour of the new garden and art gallery, followed by supper in the John Cheverton Centre

Mon 12th September 2016 Council at President Alans house

Tue 6th September 2016 Committee meetings

Tue 30th August 2016 Croquet evening at Croquet Club in Playstreet Lane with supper

Croquet evening at Croquet Club in Playstreet Lane with supper read more...

Tue 16th August 2016 Business meeting with buffet

Mon 8th August 2016 Council at President Alans house

Fri 5th August 2016 - Sun 7th August 2016 Ryde Rotary Club 3 Day Summer Event

Ryde Rotary Club 3 Day Summer Event at Eastern Gardens, Ryde.
Real ale bar, burger stand, tea coffee and sandwich tent, entertainment and music. read more...

Tue 2nd August 2016 Committee meetings

Sat 30th July 2016 Summer BBQ (American supper) at Vic's house

Summer BBQ (American supper) at Vic's house 3pm onwards read more...

Tue 26th July 2016 Meeting re. driver awareness at Ryde firestation.

So you think you're a safe driver? Meeting at Ryde fire station, Nicholson Road, Ryde, at 6:30pm for driver awareness training session followed by a bar meal. TBA

Tue 19th July 2016 Business meeting with buffet

Tue 12th July 2016 Dinner with speaker - Kimberley Murray

Speaker - Kimberley Murray, a Binstead athlete who is hoping to compete in the 2018 Winter Olympics Skeleton Bobsleigh events for team GB

Mon 11th July 2016 Council at President Alans house

Tue 5th July 2016 Committee meetings

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