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Tue 20th July 2010 - Club Meeting NOT St AUGUSTINES
Visit to Fruit Farm and dinner at the Rising Sun PH. Partners are invited to join Rotarians
Mon 26th July 2010 - Club Council Meeting
Council Meeting will be held at Ian Norman's house
Tue 27th July 2010 - Club Meeting
Speaker: Ann Ray - "Playing for success"
Menu: Lamb Chops
Tue 3rd August 2010 - Club Business Meeting
Menu: Sweet Chicken Curry
Tue 10th August 2010 - Club Meeting
Speaker: Julie Gayler from MARTHA'S TRUST
Menu: Roast Beef
Tue 17th August 2010 - Club Meeting
Menu: Five-spiced Pork with noodles
Tue 24th August 2010 - Club Meeting
Menu: Breaded lamb cutlets (Salmon alternative available)
Sun 29th August 2010 - Mon 30th August 2010 Minnis Bay Summer Event
The Rotary Club will be supporting this event by manning the Beer & Pimms tent.
Tue 31st August 2010 - Guest Night at St Augustines
Three new members were inducted at this meeting: PP Jan Dash, Loraine Bant and Tom Barnfather.
Menu: Cheese-stuffed chicken wrapped in bacon
Sat 4th September 2010 - Club BBQ
See members' pages for further details
Sat 4th September 2010 - Members' BBQ
Tony Orpwood invites members and their partners to join his and Chris for a BBQ at their home: 21 Canterbury Road, Ramsgate, CT11 0JX
Tue 7th September 2010 - Club Meeting
Menu: Mixed meat kebabs and noodles
Tue 14th September 2010 - Club Meeting
President John Hawkins welcomes the new District Governor, John Dunkley
Mon 20th September 2010 - Sun 26th September 2010 Kent Air Ambulance Collection
Rotarians manned the entrance lobby to J Sainsbury's to collect money for the Air Ambulance
Mon 20th September 2010 - Council Minutes 20/09/2010
Tue 21st September 2010 - Club Meeting
Menu: Pork in apple & cider sauce
Speaker:Tony O'Malley St Augustines
Fri 24th September 2010 - Collection Day for the Kent Air Ambulance
Sat 25th September 2010 - Rotary Ramble
A rotary Ramble has been organised by Rtn. Patrick Brown and will start in Barham and finish with lunch at The Duke of Cumberland PH in Bridge
Mon 27th September 2010 - Kilimanjaro Challenge Sponsorship thank-you letter
The Late Peter Mitchell's neice, Maggie Uden, has completed her Kilimanjaro Challenge which was sponsored by the Rotary Club of Westgate & Birchington.
Tue 28th September 2010 - Club Meeting
Salmon en croute (chicken alternative available)
Speaker: Anita Rouk of The Parkinson's Society
Tue 5th October 2010 - Club Meeting
Menu: Moroccan Lamb
Business and Committee Meetings
Tue 12th October 2010 - Club Meeting
Menu: Chicken Schnitzel
Speaker: Ian Horswell biography
Sat 16th October 2010 - Snail Race Night at Kearns Hall
An exciting, hilarious evening of snail races raised nearly £1000!
Sun 17th October 2010 - Rotary Club of Thanet CONCERT
The Rotary Club of Thanet presents THE RAILWAY SWING BAND in Concert at The Granville Theatre, Ramsgate on 17th November at 7.30 p.m.
Tue 19th October 2010 - Focus on the Crocus
Supporting the Rotary International initiative to eradicate POLIO from the World, members of Westgate & Birchington Rotary Club planted 7000 purple crocuses in the central reservation of the A28 between Birchington and Westgate
Tue 19th October 2010 - Guest Fellowship evening in support of "Help For Heroes"
Tue 19th October 2010 - Guest Fellowship Club Meeting
Guest Fellowship Evening to support "HELP FOR HEROES"
Mon 25th October 2010 - Council Minutes 25/10/2010
Tue 26th October 2010 - Club Meeting
Menu: Cajun Pork Steak
Speaker: Ian Horswell - biography
Fri 29th October 2010 - Sun 31st October 2010 District 1120 Annual Conference
The District 1120 Conference was held at The Congress Theatre and Winter Gardens, Eastbourne
Tue 2nd November 2010 - Club Business Meeting
Menu: Fisherman's Pie (Minute steak alternative available)
Tue 9th November 2010 - Club Meeting
Speaker: Loraine Bant - biography
Menu: Roast Lamb (Pork chop alternative available)
Tue 16th November 2010 - Club Meeting
Speaker: Jan Dash - biography
Menu: Chicken Basque
Tue 23rd November 2010 - Kate Humphries talk about her work in Ethiopia
Kate, a midwife, gave an astonishing account of her work with the charity Health for All which seeks to "preserve health and relieve sickness and suffering in the less developed countries of the world"
Tue 23rd November 2010 - Club Meeting
Speaker: Kate Humphries on her work in Ethiopia
Menu: Braised Beef
Tue 23rd November 2010 - Desserts/Cheese & Wine Fundraiser for the RNLI
Westgate & Birchington Inner Wheel Correspondent, Hazel Hedges, thanks all those who kindly supported her "Open House" event to raise funds for the RNLI. There was an exhibition of Art Photographs, Cards and Calendars by Allan Sullivan of Whitstable
Mon 29th November 2010 - Council Minutes 29/11/2010
Tue 30th November 2010 - Club Meeting
Speaker: Barry Knott, Kent Police
Menu: Pork tournedos wrapped in bacon
Wed 1st December 2010 - Thanet Tree of Light
Tue 7th December 2010 - Special General Meeting
Menu: Lamb Hotpot (Minute steak alternative available)
Tue 14th December 2010 - Christmas Dinner and Presentations
At the annual Christmas Dinner, two new Paul Harris Fellowships were bestowed and the Moulsdale Trophy was awarded
Tue 14th December 2010 - Club Christmas Dinner with partners and guests
Christmas Dinner Party
Tue 21st December 2010 - Tue 4th January 2011 No Club Meetings over Christmas and New Year
Wed 29th December 2010 - Holywood Party Night
The Inner Wheel Club of Westgate & Birchington invited Rotarians and guests to join them for a Holywood-themed party night at St Augustines. Many of those attending "dressed appropriately" in film costumes!
Tue 4th January 2011 - Club Meeting
Discussion about Christmas events & collections.
Menu: Steak & Ale Pie/Roasted Vegetable Pie
Money collection during January: Kevin Dack & Jan Dash
Objects of Rotary: Keith Coleman-Cooke
Tue 11th January 2011 - Club Meeting
Speaker: The Rev. Norman Baldock "Lest we forget".
Menu: Chicken Chasseur/Vegetable Chasseur
Objects of Rotary: Allen Cox
Sat 15th January 2011 - Mr & Mrs Quiz Nite
Emulating the popular TV programme, couples from Rotary and Inner Wheel answer questions about their partner's personal habits while the other is secluded in a soundproof room.
Ooooh! The tension!!!! Will they get the answers right?????
Tue 18th January 2011 - Club Meeting
Raid expected from the Ramsgate Club.
Menu: Seared Cajun Pork Steaks/Cajun fried Polenta.
Objects of Rotary: James Croall
Tue 25th January 2011 - Club Meeting
Speaker: Rebecca Murray of the Royal National Deaf Society.
Menu: Haggis with red wine jus/Vegetarian Haggis.
Objects of Rotary: Kevin Dack
Tue 1st February 2011 - Club Business Meeting.
Menu: Boeuf Bourgignon/Nut Roast.
Money collection during February: Angelo Dondi & Brian Goodwin.
Objects of Rotary: Jan Dash
Tue 8th February 2011 - Club Meeting
Speaker: Steve Auty from The Pilgrims Hospice.
Menu: Fisherman's Pie/Mixed vegetable gratin.
Objects of Rotary: Angelo Dondi
Sat 12th February 2011 - St. Valentine's Day Party
The International Committee of the Rotary Club of Westgate & Birchington invite members and guests to enjoy a romantic party evening.
Tue 15th February 2011 - Club Meeting
Speaker: Chris Porteous "The love story of an evacuee".
Menu: Roast Beef/Roasted vegetables.
Objects of Rotary: Eddie Doody
Tue 22nd February 2011 - Club Meeting
Menu: Pork in apple & cider/Shallot Tatin
Wed 23rd February 2011 - Rotary Day - Thanks For Life
Tue 1st March 2011 - Club Meeting
Business Meeting. Menu: Pan-fried chicken with mango pico/Potato & Leek rarebit tart. Grace & Objects by Chris Hedges. Money collection during March by Chris Hedges & Bob Hinge.
Tue 8th March 2011 - Guest Night 7.00 p.m. for 7.30 p.m.
Vocational Training/Group Study Exchange visitors from Kerala, India. Menu: Salmon en Croute/Asparagus spears with pesto; Pancake Day Dessert. Grace & Objects by Bob Hinge.
Tue 8th March 2011 - Annual Pancake Races
Children from local schools participated in the annual Pancake Races along Station Road in Westgate. A "flipping-good" time was had by all!
Tue 15th March 2011 - Club Meeting (St. Patrick's Day)
Speaker: Ian Mather from Quex Barn. Menu: Bacon Chop/Scallion Mash. Grace & Objects by Roger Hobcraft
Tue 15th March 2011 - Shelterbox donation
Sat 19th March 2011 - "Wine & Rhythm" evening
Do get together a table of 8 for this themed quiz with a delicious supper included. Open the poster below for further details.
Tue 22nd March 2011 - Club Meeting
Speaker from Eastern & Coastal Kent Community Services. Menu: Lemon & garlic roasted lamb/Confit of Tomato tart. Grace & Objects by Ian Horswell
Tue 29th March 2011 - Fellowship Night
Menu: Game Pie or Broccoli & blue cheese pie. Grace & Objects by Chris Johnson
Tue 5th April 2011 - Business Meeting
Menu: BBQ Chicken thighs or BBQ Aubergine. Grace & Objects by Roger Latchford. Money collection during April by Roger Hobcraft & Ian Horswell.
Tue 12th April 2011 - Club Meeting
Menu: Baked Cod with chorizo or Vegetable Shepherds Pie. Speaker: Donna Lawrence, our sponsored delegate on the Group Study Exchange to Kerala. Grace & Objects by Iain Norman.
Tue 19th April 2011 - Extraordinary Council Meeting Minutes
1. Leave of Absence.
2. Dress Code
Tue 19th April 2011 - Club Meeting
Menu: Twice-cooked Pork Belly or Stuffed Portabella Mushroom. Speaker: Jennie Burgess on the subject of Spurgeon and his homes. Grace & Objects by Tony Orpwood
Wed 20th April 2011 - 40th Anniversary of the Charter of the Rotary Club of Westgate & Birchington
For further information about Founder Members and details of the Charter Night in 1971 go to the "EVENTS" tab and select "Completed Items 1971"
Sat 23rd April 2011 - 40th Anniversary Celebration
A formal dinner at St. Augustines was held in celebration of the 40th anniversary of the Club's Charter.
Sat 23rd April 2011 - 40th Anniversary of Charter Celebration
A FORMAL DINNER AT St AUGUSTINES WAS HELD TO MARK THIS ANNIVERSARY. Menu: Ham Hock and baby vegetable terrine; Steak & Kidney Pie or Roasted Tomato Tatin; Rasberry Creme Brulee.
Tue 26th April 2011 - Club Meeting
Menu: Roast rump of Lamb or Vegetable Goulash. Speakers: Sarah and Dein Gough. Grace & Objects by Richard O'Sullivan
Tue 3rd May 2011 - Business Meeting
Menu: Roast Chicken or Sage & Onion Nut Roast. Money will be collected during May by Chris Johnson & Roger Latchford. Grace & Objects will be given by Mike O'Toole
Tue 10th May 2011 - Club Meeting
Menu: Pan-fried Salmon or Red onion & goats cheese Tart. Paul Reid will give his "Job Talk". Grace & Objects will be given by Chris Porteous.
Tue 17th May 2011 - Club Meeting
Menu: Cumberland Sausage ring or Triple-Cheese pasta-bake. Speaker: Vicky Golding from The Kent Wildlife Trust. Grace & Objects will be given by Steve Puttock.
Tue 24th May 2011 - Club Meeting
Menu: Garlic & Herb Chicken or Garlic & Herb Tofu. Speaker: David Yard "A progress update on the Turner Gallery". Grace & Objects will be given by Paul Reid.
Tue 31st May 2011 - Club Assembly
Menu: Minted Lamb Steak or Artichoke & Mushroom Pithivier. Grace & Objects will be given by Ivor Seyler.
Thu 2nd June 2011 - Sun 5th June 2011 Contact Club visit to Poitiers
Westgate & Birchington Rotarians joined with Rotarians from Darmstadt Kranichstein to visit their friends in Poitiers.
Thu 2nd June 2011 - Thu 17th May 2012 Contact Club visit to Poitiers Futuroscope
An excellent reunion with our French and German friends.
Tue 7th June 2011 - Club AGM
Menu: Beef Lasagne or Vegetable Lasagne. Grace & Objects will be given by David Stanton.
Tue 14th June 2011 - Club Meeting
Pan-fried Liver & Bacon or Quorn Fillets in chunky tomato sauce. Speaker: Dr.Bland "Renewing Canterbury Cathedral". Grace & Objects will be given by Mick Stokes.
Sat 18th June 2011 - PRESIDENT'S NIGHT DINNER-DANCE
Over 100 "social golfers" attended the "19th Hole" at St Augustine's for the annual President's Night.
Tue 21st June 2011 - Club Meeting
Menu: Poached Salmon with chilli dressing or Greek Salad. Grace & Objects will be given by Tony Stokes.
Tue 28th June 2011 - Ramsgate Presidential Handover
There will be no meeting at St Augustines so that members can attend the Presidential Handover of the Ramsgate Club.