Rotary Club of Aberdeen Balgownie serving the Bridge of Don Community in Aberdeen WELCOMES YOU
Santa's grotto in the forest, Christmas 2017
Members of the Rotary Club of Aberdeen Balgownie provide Santa's grotto and assist with car parking at the Forestry Commission's tree sales at Kirkton Forest, on Tyrebagger Hill. Collections are taken for local charities.details
Golf at Carnoustie
Balgownie Rotary played host to clubs from all over Scotland with a tournament on the Championship and Burnside courses.details
OUTSIDE VISIT, Fire Heritage Trust
Organised by Alec Bowes, a tour of the Fire Heritage facilities on Anderson Drive, followed by a meal at the Toby Inn The Cocket Hat next door.details
Serving the Bridge of Don community in Aberdeen
Visitors and New Members are most welcome
Our Club operates a Syndicate into which you pay anything from £5.00 to £40.00. You only pay once and it lasts for approx 4-8 months. No further funding is required during the life of the Syndicate. For further information and how to join click the link below.
The club was formed in 1993 and currently has about 20 members, many living and working within the Aberdeen suburb of Bridge of Don
Visitors and new members are always welcome.
. ABERDEEN BALGOWNIE CELEBRATES 20TH ANNIVERSARY
Over 60 members, partners and guests attended the twentieth anniversary dinner of the Aberdeen Balgownie club in the Craighaar Hotel Bucksburn on 18th May. The Balgownie club is based in Bridge of Don and takes its name from the historic 14th century "Brig o' Balgownie" which spans the River Don.
Its membership is drawn from residents and business people in Aberdeen's largest suburb in the north of the city, and the rural district around. Celebrations were organized by Club Senior Vice President Moyra Cowie, a Lecturer in Sports Management at Aberdeen College, who showed her presentational and organisational skills by compering a take- off of the former "This is your life" TV programme for the club since its "birth" in 1993, interspersed with quizzes and reminiscences from the members, and reminders of the many projects the club had participated in.
Among the guests were Eric Rasmussen, President of Aberdeen St Nicholas club 20 years ago and also the current President Jim Couper, Aberdeen St Nicholas being the "mother club" and Doug Westland of Ellon Rotary Club club who was the District Extension Officer at the time the club was founded.
The birthday cake was cut by Founder President Leslie Roger.
Some of the members of the Rotary Club of Aberdeen Balgownie posing for a group photo before the 20th Charter Celebrations start on the 18th May 2013.
Meetings and events happening soon
Thursday 13th December 18.00
SPECIAL GENERAL MEETING
Plans for the next Rotary Year
6:00PM at Mains of Scotstown
Thursday 20th December 18.00
6:00PM at Mains of Scotstown
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