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Young Technologist 2015

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Royal Highland Show Wristbands Royal Highland Show 2015


Young Writer Extra - A Poem for the Queen


In the next 30 days...

A quiz night for the public is being held on Friday, 12th February at 7 p.m. in the Catholic Hall, Buccleuch Street and the club is seeking their support in teams of 4. Details can be obtained from Kerr Scott on 375015.
Young Musician Area Heat, Selkirk High School. more
Our Annual Coffee Morning held in St Michael's Kirk Hall is organised by our Youth Services Committee to raise funds for local youth good causes in Linlithgow and the surrounding area. more
Dinner Dance at New Lanark Mill Hotel. Excellent food with outstanding music from the Madaleine Pritchard Band featuring some of Scotland's most talented musicians including Graeme Scott, Euan Stevenson and Konrad Wisniewski. An occasion not to be missed more
Get your glad rags on and head for the Plough Hotel, Stenhousemuir for an evening of fun and dancing on 20th February at 7.30 pm until 11.30 pm. Tickets £15 which include a buffet. All proceeds are going to Alzheimer Scotland Stenhousemuir Day Centre. more
Come along to our annual Wine and Cheese evening on 26th February. Held in St Mungo's Church hall, Penicuik. All the fun of the fair from various stalls, quizzes and a great selection of savouries. For a ticket costing £9 call 01968 673493.
Enjoy Tombola, Books and Home Baking stalls as well as our Children’s entertainer – so bring your children and grandchildren along for the fun
our annual Primary Schools Quiz to be held in Queensferry Primary School more
Scocha Concert - Victoria Hall Selkirk more

A note from Bill Gates 

Rotary International started the worldwide campaign to eradicate Polio some 30 years ago. Rotary Clubs and individual Rotarians in District 1020 are very active in this campaign, raising a large sum of money towards it, and many have helped as volunteers in mass immunisation days. As the goal comes within reach, Bill Gates, a huge supporter of the campaign, sends the following message.

Donate to Rotary's End Polio Now campaign and the Gates Foundation will triple your donation.

The people involved in the fight against polio inspire me. I wrote them a thank-you note:

Posted by Bill Gates on Thursday, 28 January 2016


Royal Highland Show Wristbands

Last year the Rotary Club of Corstorphine organised for the fifth successive year a wristband project at the Royal Highland Show at Ingliston.

A record 188,000 people visited the show, and over 6,500 wristbands were issued to parents or guardians with young children, with over 100 Rotarians and friends from clubs across the district taking part over the four days.  The parents write their  mobile number on the wristband enabling a rapid reunion should the children and guardians be separated. The service was featured on the RHS Facebook page, and quickly brought in appreciative comments.


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About Rotary District 1020

District 1020 covers the south of Scotland from coast to coast and from the Forth to the Borders.

We have over 1700 members in 60 Clubs

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