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District Golf Competition 2017

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Duke of Edinburgh Award Rotary Foundation Project

D1020 teams up with the Duke Of Edinburgh Award in a project to celebrate 100 years of the Rotary Foundationmore

Primary Schools Quiz 2017 - The Final

Primary Schools Quiz 2017 - The Finmore

In the next 30 days...

The West Area meeting will be in Lifestyles Carluke Thursday 23rd November at 7.30
The West Area meeting will be in Lifestyles Carluke Thursday 23rd November at 7.30
Quiz Night : Selkirk High School - Team needed. Entry form below. more
In conjunction with our friends at Great Grog, we are holding a wine tasting at the Mining Museum, Newtongrange. Tickets £15. Email eskvalleyrotary@gmail.com for details or tickets
St Johns Hospital Livingston EH54 6PP (meet at reception inside main entrance)
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 more
District AGM, Carluke Lifestyle Centre more
The Annual General Meeting of the District Council will be held at 2pm on Saturday 9th December 2017 at the Carluke Lifestyles Centre more
Rotary Annual Carol Concert to be held in Kirkliston Parish Church
‘An Evening of Festive Song with Marcus Swietlicki’ in St Mungo’s Church. Marcus, a former Penicuik High School pupil, was Scottish Winner of Rotary 2016 Young Vocalist competition and is now studying at the Conservatoire in Glasgow.
District Foundation Centenary project with the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award, held in the Scottish Parliament more

Peace Conference: Unlocking Leadership Potential

The District Foundation Centenary project in partnership with the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Scotland is now reaching its final stage.

You are warmly invited to the Unlocking Leadership Potential conference at the Scottish Parliament on Monday, 18th December 2017, at which the young people supported have the opportunity to showcase their projects.

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Champions of Peace at United Nations

District 1020 Peace Officer Jean Best was one of only six Rotarians and Rotary Peace Fellows around the world to be honoured at this year's Rotary Day at the United Nations in Geneva.

Not only that, but one of the two Peace Fellows honoured, Kiran Sirah, was a member of our GSE team which went to Colombia in 2009. Subsequently he was suggested as a Peace Scholar and sponsored by the Rotary Club of Tranent.

For one District to be associated with two Champions of Peace in a single year is probably unique and our congratulations go to Jean and Kiran on this well-deserved recognition.

You can see both of them at the opening session on UN Web TV below (from 51 minutes), introduced by John Hewko, RI General Secretary.

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Sammi Kinghorn takes Gold

Congratulations to Rotary eClub of Southern Scotland's Honorary Member Samantha Kinghorn on being voted Female Athlete of the Para Athletic World Championships in London.

Sammi took gold in the T53 100m  to add to her 200m gold from earlier in the event, and she also claimed bronze in the 400m.

D1020 GSE team make headlines in Ohio

The D1020 GSE team visiting Ohio, were featured in local paper The Chronicle during ther stop in Elyria, Ohio. Led by PDG Andy Ireland and hosted by local Rotarians the team of young professionals are visiting their counterparts in the States to learn how their own professions, and people's lives, differ from those at home.

Elyria Rotarian George Costaras said the visit encourages peace and cultural exchange.

“To me this is internationalism. A big concept in Rotary is making friendship and peace one person at a time. Its big part of what Rotary is about,” he said. “This is our opportunity for our club, a small club, that doesn’t always know what to get involved in. As you can see from today, it just re-energizes us.”

Click here to read the article.

District Golf Competition

Congratulations go the the Rotary Club of Corstorphine, who won this year's District Golf Competition. Click here for more...








Purple4Polio crocuses

Clubs across D1020 have been planting crocuses as part of the Purple4Polio campain to raise awareness of the fight against polio.

You can see a slideshow of some of them in the Foundation section.

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District Foundation Centenary Project

The District Foundation Centenary project, in conjunction with the Duke of Edinburgh's Award Scotland, was launched in February with a residential weekend at Carronvale House for disadvantaged youngsters as part of their DoE.

You can read more about it by going to the Duke of Edinburgh's Award section of the "What we do" menu above and clicking the link on the right, or click here to go straight to the page.


 

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

We have around 1700 members in 59 Clubs

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