Future meetings and events

Sat 21st July 2018 at 13.30 - 15.30 Comrie Fortnight - opening day

The Rotary Club of Crieff will have its usual stand at this event in the Riverside Park in Comrie. Come and talk to us about Rotary and the charities we support. Maybe play 'Nail in the Bale' and win a valuable prize!

Tue 24th July 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 The work of the Bowel Cancer UK charity in Scotland

Emma Boffey and Ron Kerr will tell us more about the work being done by their charity to help stop this horrible illness. Our Club donated £1,000 in March and has agreed to a target of a further £1,500 to pass on by December, in memory of John Burgess.

Tue 31st July 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 Preparing for our 2018 Golf Day

George Penny will lead a discussion on what needs to be done and who will do it at our forthcoming Golf Day in Crieff.

Thu 2nd August 2018 at 07.30 - 18.00 Golf AM/AM Day at Crieff Golf Club

Our main fund raising event of the year.

Tue 7th August 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 Alastair Robertson's talk

Alastair will give us a talk on an interesting topic.

Tue 14th August 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 Leaping Lemurs of Madagascar

Helen Schofield
A previous visitor to our Club, Helen (a member of the Royal Photographic Society) returns tonight to share her wonderful pictures taken during a recent visit to the island nation of Madagascar.

Tue 21st August 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 Business Meeting

Monthly (at Yann's)

Tue 28th August 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 Why did soldiers wear such stupid uniforms?

Richard Adlington has made an extensive study of British army uniforms from the late 17th century to the early 20th and tonight will share his controversial findings on how inappropriate they usually were in times of martial combat!

Tue 4th September 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 The Impact of Poverty and Adverse Childhood Experiences

Linda Birrell (Depute Head, Crieff High School)
Linda returns to tell us about our poorest neighbours in Strathearn and the effect their background has on their children.

Tue 11th September 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 RYLA 2018 - Feedback from our boy

Archie Couser, our successful RYLA boy candidate, will tell us about his experiences at the Abernethy Activity Centre in Nethybridge and he will receive his certificate from our President.

Tue 18th September 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 Business Meeting

Monthly (at Yann's)

Tue 25th September 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 RYLA 2018 - Feedback from our girls

Elena Dougall and Sarah Barrie, our two successful RYLA girl candidates, will tell us about their experiences at the Abernethy Activity Centre in Nethybridge and they will receive their certificates from our President.

Tue 2nd October 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 Home 'Gavel' match (members only)

This date has been set aside for one of our home 'Gavel' matches.

Tue 9th October 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 TBA

Details will be uploaded ASAP

Tue 16th October 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 Action on Hearing Loss (Scotland)

Action on Hearing Loss is the trading name of the Royal National Institute for the Deaf and their representative, Rhona Campbell, will tonight explain more about this charity's work in Scotland and what we might be able to do to help.

Tue 23rd October 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 Business Meeting

Monthly (at the Deil's Cauldron, Comrie)

Tue 30th October 2018 at 13.30 - Fri 2nd November 2018 - 11.00 Canadian Rotarians curling team (members only)

As part of their Scottish tour, a group of Rotarian curlers from Ontario (Canada) will be staying in Perthshire for a few days. Our Club is hosting some of them during this time.

Tue 30th October 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 Rotarians fellowship evening

At the Deil's Cauldron in Comrie, exactly eighty years after the granting of our Club's Rotary charter.

Tue 6th November 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 The work of an MEP

Ian Hudghton MEP, President of the Scottish National Party and SNP Group Leader in the European Parliament, will tell us about the work of our MEPs. With Brexit looming, this could be our last chance to hear from someome so involved in European affairs.

Tue 13th November 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 Armistice Day 1918

Bob Milne
Our Secretary has made a study of the last day of the First World War and tonight will share his findings with us.

Tue 20th November 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 Special General Meeting

At Yann's.

Tue 27th November 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 The South West Coast Path challenge

Our former President Chris Dowse celebrated two anniversaries - 10 years since he had his prostate cancer operation and his 70th birthday - by walking the 630 miles of this path to raise money for the RFUK's End Polio Now and Prostate Cancer UK charities. details

Tue 4th December 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 Travels for charity

Estelle Nicol, Rotary Club of Auchterarder & District.
Estelle has visited several exotic countries on behalf of the Marie Curie charity she supports and tonight will tell us about some of her experiences.

Tue 11th December 2018 at 18.30 - 21.45 Christmas Dinner at Yann's

Partners welcome.
Meet from 6.30pm for 7pm dinner.

Tue 18th December 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 Business Meeting & Presidential Review

Combined meeting to be held at Yann's.

Tue 25th December 2018 at 18.15 - 20.30 No meeting this week.

Christmas Day

Tue 1st January 2019 at 18.15 - 20.30 No meeting this week.

New Year's Day

Tue 8th January 2019 at 18.15 - 20.30 New Year Club Quiz

To help us recover from the winter holiday period, led by SVP Callum MacLeod this will be a fun-filled evening to test our brain power and maybe win an exciting prize!
Partners will be welcome tonight.

Tue 15th January 2019 at 18.15 - 20.30 Business Meeting

Monthly at Yann's.

Tue 22nd January 2019 at 18.15 - 20.30 The West Highland Way

Our Immediate Past President, Angus Barrie, walked with his daughter Sarah the entire length of the West Highland Way last summer, all to raise funds for the MS charity. Tonight he tells us how they got on.

Mon 28th January 2019 at 18.30 - 21.00 Area 7 meeting (at Yann's) (members only)

The Rotary Club of Crieff will welcome representatives from our twelve neighbouring clubs within Area 7 for this tri-annual meeting under the chairmanship of Asst. Governor John Holme.

Tue 29th January 2019 at 18.15 - 20.30 Think Pacific Foundation Charity work in Fiji

Connecting rural communities improves rural economy -Tagicakibau in Fiji Julia Barrie will join us tonight to tell us more about her charity work this summer in Fiji and for which our Club provided funds. The Think Pacific Foundation connects rural communities in Fiji to help improve their economies, using volunteers to help.

Tue 5th February 2019 at 18.15 - 20.30 TBA

Details will be uploaded ASAP.

Tue 12th February 2019 at 18.15 - 20.30 Friends of MacRosty Park

Chris Mcintosh, Chairman of the hard-working and visibly successful Friends of MacRosty Park, will update us on recent developments and what we can do to further support their work within this jewel in Crieff's golden crown!

Tue 19th February 2019 at 18.15 - 20.30 Business Meeting

Monthly at Yann's.

Tue 26th February 2019 at 18.15 - 20.30 TBA

Details will be uploaded ASAP.

Tue 5th March 2019 at 18.15 - 20.30 Fund Raising by Skydiving

Pamela McAllister, Manager of the Balhousie Dalnaglar Care Home in Crieff, joined colleagues in a sky diving challenge last year to raise money for the residents' Comfort Fund. Tonight she will tell us more, as well as what's planned in 2019.

Tue 12th March 2019 at 18.15 - 20.30 TBA

Details will be uploaded ASAP.

Tue 19th March 2019 at 18.15 - 20.30 Business Meeting

Monthly at Yann's.

Tue 26th March 2019 at 18.15 - 20.30 Mary's Meals

Douglas Robertson from the Rotary Club of Linlithgow Grange will tell us about this important charity whose straightforward vision is that every child deserves an education – and enough to eat – even in the most impoverished parts of the world.

Tue 2nd April 2019 at 18.15 - 20.30 TBA

Details will be uploaded ASAP.

Tue 9th April 2019 at 18.15 - 20.30 TBA

Details will be uploaded ASAP

Tue 16th April 2019 at 18.15 - 20.30 Business Meeting

Monthly at Yann's.

Tue 23rd April 2019 at 18.15 - 20.30 TBA

Details will be uploaded ASAP.

Tue 30th April 2019 at 18.15 - 20.30 TBA

Details will be uploaded ASAP.

Tue 7th May 2019 at 18.15 - 20.30 Bridgescapes

Old Carrbridge Bruce Keith
The author of a detailed book on historic bridges in Scotland, Bruce promises to give us a fascinating, illustrated insight into this topic. He will also sign copies of his book tonight. details

Tue 14th May 2019 at 18.15 - 20.30 TBA

Details will be uploaded ASAP.

Tue 21st May 2019 at 18.15 - 20.30 Annual General Meeting

AGM combined with monthly Business Meeting, to be held at Yann's.

Tue 28th May 2019 at 18.15 - 20.30 TBA

Details will be uploaded ASAP.

Tue 4th June 2019 at 18.15 - 20.30 TBA

Details will be uploaded ASAP.

Tue 11th June 2019 at 18.15 - 20.30 Rotary International Convention - Hamburg 2019

Our SVP has just returned from Germany and will update the Club on the five day Convention in Hamburg (1st to 5th June), plus anything else of interest that might have gone on at the same time!

Tue 18th June 2019 at 18.15 - 20.30 Business Meeting

Monthly at Yann's.

Tue 25th June 2019 at 18.15 - 20.30 Club Assembly

All change for 2019-20!