Completed meetings and events 2023-2024

Thu 23rd May 2024 Club Meeting

Business Meeting,
Raffle: Emma O'Hara,
Reception: Neil McKinlay,
IT: N/A.

Thu 16th May 2024 Club Meeting

Speaker: Jim Boyd - A Good Story Line,
Twenty-two members heard Jim Boyd relate his connections to "A Good Story Line." A great talk, lovely meal and a lively buzz of conversation. read more...

Tue 14th May 2024 Club Council

Meeting of the Club Council

Thu 9th May 2024 Club Meeting

Fun and Fellowship Night,
Raffle: Craig MacKenzie,
Reception: N/A,
IT: N/A.

Wed 8th May 2024 Administration Committee

Meeting of the Club Administration Committee
Rotarian Jim McCulloch presenting the trophy to Graham Leslie, Captain of the Winning Glenbervie Team

Mon 6th May 2024 Queensferry Care Golf Tournament 2024

The annual Golf Tournament raised £2480 for QCCC. Congratulations to the winning Glenbervie Team read more...

Thu 2nd May 2024 Club Meeting

Speaker: Rory MacLeod - Traffic Scotland,
Raffle: Jack Stefaniak,
Reception: Craig MacKenzie / Jim McCulloch,
IT: N/A.

Thu 25th April 2024 Club Meeting

Speaker: Frank Hay / Len Saunders - The Briggers of the Forth Bridge,
Raffle: Alastair Rarity,
Reception: Alistair Rarity / Derek Clark,
IT: N/A.
Competition Winner: Lisa Innes: Moment of Solitude

Thu 18th April 2024 Photographic Competition 2024

Raffle: Sandy Mackenzie,
Reception: Grainger Falconer,
IT: N/A. read more...

Thu 11th April 2024 Club Meeting

Fun and Fellowship Night,
Raffle: Derek Clark,
Reception: N/A,
IT: N/A.

Thu 4th April 2024 Club Meeting

Speaker: Jack Christine - River Kids - supporting disadvantaged children,
Raffle: Eric Proven,
Reception: Sarah Fletcher /. Rashida Saeed,
IT: N/A.

Thu 28th March 2024 Club Meeting

Business Meeting / AGM,
Raffle – Jim McCulloch,
Reception – President Neil McKinlay,
IT – N/A.

Thu 21st March 2024 Club Meeting

Speaker: James Carmichael, Polio and Me,
Raffle – President Neil McKinlay,
Reception – Alistair Rarity / Tamsin Gee,
IT – Jim McCulloch,
Picture courtesy of RIBI.

Tue 19th March 2024 Club Council

Meeting of the Club Council

Thu 14th March 2024 Club Meeting

Fun & Fellowship Evening,
Raffle – Tamsin Gee,
Reception – N/A,
IT – N/A.

Wed 13th March 2024 Administration Committee

Meeting of the Club Administration Committee

Thu 7th March 2024 Club Meeting

Quiz Evening – Honorary Member Gerald Smith,
Raffle – Brian Johnson,
Reception – President Neil McKinlay/Jim McCulloch,
IT – Craig Mackenzie,
Picture courtesy of David Bruce.

Thu 29th February 2024 Club Meeting

Speaker: Yoko Shibata, Global Scholar. Personal Introduction + Japan and Scotland reflections,
Raffle – Beatrice Thompson,
Reception – Helen Tulloch / Sandy Mackenzie,
IT – Sandy Mackenzie,
Picture courtesy of Alan Gemmell.

Thu 22nd February 2024 Club Meeting

Speaker: Ruth MacKenzie, Whizz-Kidz,
Raffle – Helen Tulloch,
Reception – Emma O’Hara / Liz Mackenzie,
IT – Liz Mackenzie,
Picture courtesy of Whizz-Kidz.

Thu 15th February 2024 Club Meeting

Fellowship Evening,
Raffle – Robbie Brechin,
Reception – N/A,
IT – N/A.

Thu 8th February 2024 Club Meeting

Speaker: Honorary Member Jim Boyd. A Good Story Line,
Raffle – Liz Mackenzie,
Reception – David Buchanan/ Eric Proven,
IT – Eric Proven,
Picture courtesy of Jim Boyd.

Thu 1st February 2024 Club Meeting

Business Meeting,
Raffle – Rashida Saeed,
Reception – President Neil McKinlay,
IT – N/A.

Fri 26th January 2024 Club Meeting

Burns Evening- Celebration of our National Bard.,
Raffle – Sandy Mackenzie,
Reception – President Neil McKinlay/ Matt Purdie,
IT – N/A.

Tue 23rd January 2024 Club Council

Meeting of the Club Council

Thu 18th January 2024 Club Meeting

Fun and Fellowship Evening,
Raffle – Eric Proven,
Reception – President Neil McKinlay,
IT – N/A.

Wed 17th January 2024 Administration Committee

Meeting of the Club Administration Committee

Thu 11th January 2024 Club Meeting - Formal Evening

Speaker: Sir Geoffrey Palmer. From Jamaica to Heriot Watt University, via London,
Raffle – Norman Watson,
Reception – Jim McCulloch / Matt Purdie ,
IT – N/A,
Picture courtesy of David McCulloch.

Thu 4th January 2024 NO MEETING

No Meeting

Thu 28th December 2023 NO MEETING

No Meeting

Thu 21st December 2023 Club Meeting

Christmas Party.
Raffle – Club members,
Reception – N/A,
IT – N/A.
Santa at the Hawes

Fri 15th December 2023 - Tue 19th December 2023 South Queensferry Rotary Christmas Appeal 2023

Santa on Tour this Christmas in South Queensferry read more...

Thu 14th December 2023 Club Meeting

Fun & Fellowship Evening.
Raffle – Alistair Rarity,
Reception – N/A,
IT – N/A.

Thu 7th December 2023 Club Meeting

Business Meeting / SGM.
Raffle – Emma O’Hara,
Reception – President Neil McKinlay,
IT – Morrison Handley-Schachler.
Nessie - The Finished Product

Sat 2nd December 2023 Guardian of the Bridges - Grounds Refurbishment

The grounds around our 'Nessie' sculpture refurbished by Rotary South Queensferry with financial help from Cala Homes read more...

Thu 30th November 2023 Club Meeting

Speaker: Angela Gannon, Historic Scotland – Industrial Landscape: Beauty is in the Eye of the Beholder.
Raffle – Matt Purdie,
Reception – Robbie Brechin / Grainger Falconer,
IT – Mark Moran,
Picture courtesy of Angela Gannon. read more...

Tue 28th November 2023 Club Council

Meeting of the Club Council
Santa and Sleigh

Thu 23rd November 2023 Community Activity

Christmas in Queensferry Lights Switch-on.
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Wed 22nd November 2023 Administration Committee

Meeting of the Club Administration Committee

Thu 16th November 2023 Club Meeting

Fun & Fellowship Evening.
Raffle – Jim McCulloch,
Reception – N/A,
IT – N/A.
Kirkliston War Memorial

Sun 12th November 2023 Remembrance Sunday 2023

Remembrance Services and Wreath Laying at the local War Memorials read more...

Thu 9th November 2023 Club Meeting

Speaker: Visiting Rotarian, Ken Hutt (Rotary Australia), Polio Eradication.
Raffle – Derek Clark,
Reception – Sandy Mackenzie / Mary Smyth,
IT – Craig MacKenzie.

Thu 2nd November 2023 Club Meeting

Speaker: Debs Cowan, Care Food Train.
Raffle – Craig Mackenzie,
Reception – Irene Brownless / Emma O’Hara,
IT – Sandy Mackenzie,
Picture courtesy of Debs Cowan. read more...

Thu 26th October 2023 Club Meeting

Speaker: International team: Helen Tulloch, Lend with Care.
Raffle – Gordon McInally,
Reception – President Neil McKinlay/ Derek Clark,
IT – Sybille Handley-Schachler,
Picture courtesy of Helen Tulloch. read more...

Thu 19th October 2023 Club Meeting

Fun & Fellowship Evening.
Raffle – Irene Brownless,
Reception – N/A,
IT – N/A.

Thu 12th October 2023 Club Meeting

Speaker: Yocksan Bell, The Herbert Protocol.
Raffle – Kate Gibb,
Reception – Calum Thomson / Brian Johnson ,
IT – Liz Mackenzie,
Picture courtesy of Police Scotland. read more...

Thu 5th October 2023 Club Meeting

Speaker: Ernst (Erik) Avetisov, Rotary in the Ukraine.
Raffle – Calum Thomson,
Reception – Jim McCulloch / Morrison Handley-Schachler,
IT – Eric Proven,
Picture courtesy of Erik Avetisov. read more...

Thu 28th September 2023 Club Meeting

Business Meeting.
Raffle – Grainger Falconer,
Reception – President Neil McKinlay,
IT – N/A.
Ross Memorial Garden Re-Opening - 1

Fri 22nd September 2023 Echline Primary School - Ross’s Garden Re-Opened

Ross Woolard's Memorial Garden Re-Opened after refurbishment work carried out by Rotary South Queensferry and Greenferry read more...

Thu 21st September 2023 Club Meeting

Speaker: Olive Geddes, District Foundation Coordinator.
Raffle – Sybille Handley-Schachler,
Reception – David Buchanan / Helen Tulloch,
IT – Norman Watson.

Tue 19th September 2023 Club Council

Meeting of the Club Council

Thu 14th September 2023 Club Meeting

RYLA Participants’ Talk.
Raffle – David Buchanan,
Reception – Tamsin Gee / Norman Watson,
IT – Mark Moran. read more...

Wed 13th September 2023 Administration Committee

Meeting of the Club Administration Committee

Thu 7th September 2023 Club Meeting

Fun & Fellowship Evening.
Raffle – Jim McCulloch,
Reception – N/A,
IT – N/A. read more...

Thu 31st August 2023 Club Meeting

District Governor Visit- Narek Bido.
Raffle – Mark Moran,
Reception – President Neil McKinlay/ VP Sybille Handley-Schachler,
IT – Morrison Handley-Schachler,
Picture courtesy of Narek Bido. read more...

Thu 24th August 2023 Club Meeting

Speaker: Alan McPherson, Forth Ports.
Raffle – Neil McKinlay,
Reception – Jim McCulloch / Eric Proven,
IT – Craig MacKenzie,
Picture courtesy of Forth Ports. read more...

Thu 17th August 2023 Club Meeting

Fun & Fellowship Evening.
Raffle – Tamsin Gee,
Reception – N/A,
IT – N/A.

Thu 10th August 2023 Club Meeting

Business Meeting.
Raffle – Mary Smyth,
Reception – President Neil McKinlay,
IT – N/A.
Rotary South Queensferry entrants Joel Waddell (red cap) and Archie Sweet (grey cap)

Thu 3rd August 2023 - Fri 4th August 2023 Rotary Young Golfer Competition - District 1320 Final

Rotary District 1320 Young Golfer Final held at Linlithgow with two entrants from South Queensferry read more...

Thu 3rd August 2023 Club Meeting

Speaker: Jan Moran, Personal Intro.
Raffle – Allan Smith,
Reception – Craig Mackenzie/ Matt Purdie,
IT – Sandy Mackenzie,
Picture courtesy of Norman Watson.

Tue 1st August 2023 Club Council

Meeting of the Club Council

Thu 27th July 2023 Club Meeting

Speaker: Nicola McHendry, Linlithgow Museum – From the Stone Age to the Space Age.
Raffle – Jan Moran,
Reception – Sarah Fletcher / Alistair Rarity,
IT – Liz Mackenzie,
Picture courtesy of Nicola McHendry.

Wed 26th July 2023 Administration Committee

Meeting of the Club Administration Committee

Thu 20th July 2023 Club Meeting

Fun & Fellowship Evening.
Raffle – Brian Johnson,
Reception – N/A,
IT – N/A.

Thu 13th July 2023 Club Meeting

Speaker: Personal Intro / Job Talk – Brian Johnson.
Raffle – Beatrice Thompson,
Reception – President Neil McKinlay/ Jim McCulloch,
IT – Eric Proven,
Picture courtesy of Brian Johnson. read more...
Rosebery Halls Refurbishment - 1

Sat 8th July 2023 Tidy-Up of Rosebery Hall Community Centre - Part 2

Our Environmental Team works on the tidy-up of the public spaces around the Rosebery Halls Community Centre read more...
Gerald Smith

Thu 6th July 2023 Club Meeting

Speaker: Gerald Smith Retirement / Sandy’s Year in Pictures Part 2.
Raffle – Helen Tulloch,
Reception – President Neil McKinlay,
IT – Sybille Handley-Schachler. read more...
RI President-elect Gordon McInally (left) and South Queensferry President Sandy Mackenzie

Sat 1st July 2023 South Queensferry Rotarian Gordon McInally starts his year as Rotary International President

Gordon McInally to head Rotary International, the world's largest humanitarian organisation
read more...
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