Future meetings and events

Tue 24th October 2017 at 19.00 - 22.00 Visit to Rotary Club of Strathaven’s 70th Anniversary Dinner

Members will visit the Rotary Club of Strathaven at the Strathaven Hotel, Hamilton Road, Strathaven, ML10 6SZ, 19.00 for 19.30 to attend a dinner to celebrate the 70th Anniversary of the Club. The speaker is David McAllister MBE

Thu 26th October 2017 at 18.30 - 20.30 Laura Preston – Head Ranger, Falls of Clyde

Laura will talk to the members about the work of the Scottish Wildlife Trust at the Falls of Clyde Wildlife Reserve and Visitor Centre
H&R: Hugh Graham & Peter McCrossan
VoT: Ronnie Moore

Thu 2nd November 2017 at 18.30 - 20.30 Lang Stewart - Birds of the Caribbean

Scarlet Ibis Mr Stewart will give an illustrated talk on this topic
H&R: Hugh Graham & Peter McCrossan
VoT: John O'Brien

Sat 4th November 2017 at 10.00 - 14.00 Autumn Fayre – in aid of Furniture for Families

The Community and Vocational Committee of the Rotary Club of Motherwell and Wishaw is holding an Autumn Fayre from 10.00am to 2.00pm, in the Bentley Hotel, High Road, Motherwell to raise funds for Furniture for Families (see our “What We Do” section) details

Thu 9th November 2017 at 18.30 - 20.30 Mahnoor Campbell - The Hijabi Night Riders

Mahnoor will speak to the members on the Hijabi Night Riders, a group of cyclists who raise funds for charity, supporters of our Callander Cycle Challenge
H&R: Katrina Gibbons & Charles Keeper
VoT: Jim Peat

Thu 16th November 2017 at 18.30 - 20.30 Peter Brown - Drinking Water Quality in Scotland

Peter Brown, Scottish Water’s Water Quality Regulation Manager, will address the members
H&R: Katrina Gibbons & Charles Keeper
VoT: Jim Robertson

Thu 23rd November 2017 at 18.30 - 20.30 John Merralls - UK Human Trafficking & Victim of Slavery Support Services

John Merralls, Senior Operations Manager of the Support Services, will address the club on the work being carried out by their staff
H&R: Peter Cleland & James Gibbons
VoT: Bill McCallum

Thu 30th November 2017 at 18.30 - 20.30 Visit to Micro Brewery in Dunfermline

NO MEETING IN THE BENTLEY HOTEL
Members will travel to Dunfermline, by coach, and visit the brewery in Canmore Street for a beer tasting and meal. Full details to be confirmed
H&R: Peter Cleland & James Gibbons
VoT: Allan Scott

Thu 7th December 2017 at 18.30 - 22.30 St Andrew’s Night in aid of Arctic Convoy Survivors Project

Lord Haughey and Andrey Pritsepov, Consul General of the Russian Federation, will join us for an evening to celebrate our joint Patron Saint, St. Andrew details

Thu 21st December 2017 at 18.30 - 21.30 Christmas Meal and Celebration

As always, this will be a seasonal evening of fun, laughter, good food and friendship
H&R: TBC
VoT: TBC

Thu 28th December 2017 at 18.30 - 18.30 THERE IS NO CLUB MEETING

Christmas and New Year break

Thu 4th January 2018 at 18.30 - 18.30 THERE IS NO CLUB MEETING

Christmas and New Year break

Thu 25th January 2018 at 17.45 - 23.45 “Miss Saigon” – Festival Theatre, Edinburgh

NO MEETING IN THE BENTLEY HOTEL
Members and their guests will travel, by coach, to the Festival Theatre, Edinburgh for an evening performance of the musical “Miss Saigon”
H&R: N/A
VoT: N/A details

Thu 1st February 2018 at 18.30 - 18.30 THERE IS NO CLUB MEETING

Burns Supper to be held tomorrow, 2nd February,
venue TBC

Fri 2nd February 2018 at 19.00 - 22.45 Annual Burns Supper

Chaired by Pres. Andrew, the members and guests will be treated to an evening of good food, entertainment and friendship. Full details to be confirmed as soon as possible
H&R: TBC
VoT: TBC details

Thu 15th February 2018 at 18.30 - 20.30 Patrick Harvey, M.S.P. - Leader of the Scottish Green Party

Patrick Harvey, M.S.P., will address the members
H&R: T.B.C.
VoT: T.B.C.

Thu 1st March 2018 at 18.30 - 18.30 Daisy Narayanan - Sustrans Scotland

Daisy Narayanan, Deputy Director of Sustrans Scotland will talk to the members about their work in “making it easier for people to walk and cycle”
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Thu 8th March 2018 at 18.30 - 20.30 Michal Zawisza - Vice-Consul, Consulate General of the Republic of Poland

Michal Zawisza, Vice-Consul in the Legal and Consular Section of the Consulate General of the Republic of Poland, in Edinburgh, will address the Club
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Thu 15th March 2018 at 18.30 - 20.30 School Spotlight Evening – School TBC

The Head Teacher of one of our local high schools will update the members on recent developments in education as seen at their school
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Sat 28th April 2018 at 09.00 - 16.30 Callander Cycle Challenge – 2018

For a Registration Fee, members of the Club will support cyclists, riding to raise funds for named charities.
Participants in the Callander Cycle Challenges – 2016 & 2017 raised well over £40,000 for various excellent causes. details

Thu 10th May 2018 at 18.30 - 20.30 Pres. Andrew Murray - Club A.G.M.

Annual General Meeting of the Club including election of Office Bearers and Conveners H&R: TBC
VoT: N/A

Thu 31st May 2018 at 18.30 - 20.30 Club Assembly

President Elect Andrew and the Committee Convenors will give the members their plans for the coming Rotary year
H&R: T.B.C.
VoT: T.B.C.