Completed meetings and events 2021-2022

Thu 21st April 2022 - Welcome to our new member Russell Boyce

Brigg Rotary is delighted to welcome new member Russell Boyce into the Club. Russell brings a wealth of experience as a professional working in psychiatric care. He began in 1968, at Clifton Hospital, York when treatment was basic compared to today.

Wed 16th March 2022 - Purple4Polio

The 2021-2 campaign has now completed with the purple crocus in full bloom around Brigg. What a display to highlight the work of Brigg Rotary Club. Another £6,000 sent to buy vaccines this year-brilliant. read more...

Sat 12th March 2022 - Ukraine Appeal at Tesco - Thank You Brigg

Collection at Brigg Tesco raised a Staggering £1,011 plus a 5 euro note!
We will send this off via a safe route to support the work in Ukraine and for those refugees in neighbouring countries. read more...
Presentation by President, David, to Newton Fallowell, Estate Agents

Fri 11th March 2022 - Rotary says - THANK YOU

Thank You certificates for the many supporters of our Christmas Hamper appeal in 2021 have been presented. Just a few of the pictures.
Margaret Borrill details Arthur's wishes

Sun 6th February 2022 In Memory of Rotarian Arthur Borrill - PHF PP

Arthur was planning to invite Rotarians to follow a 'Snowdrop Walk' before his death and widow Margaret has now fulfilled his wishes. What a wonderful day and in bright sunshine.

Sat 5th February 2022 Brigg Inaugural Park Run

The inaugural Ancholme Valley Way parkrun attracted 222 participants. The formation of the event was sponsored by Brigg Rotary Club. Competitors came from far and wide such as Selby, Rotherham and Hull. read more...

Sat 5th February 2022 Rotarian Julie Taylor has been awarded the Joseph Magrath Award

Joseph

Wed 15th December 2021 - Brigg Rotary Delivers

Bringing festive cheer to those in need at Christmas with over 100 hampers delivered. Thanks to Robert Horner, Bozena Allen and our delivery drivers but especially to the Vale Academy students for their very efficient packing and dressing of the boxes.

Thu 2nd December 2021 - Paul Harris Award for Janice

Treasurer and Secretary and everything in between, Janice, was awarded a 2nd Paul Harris Award by PP John Wood for her tireless work in keeping the club together during the past two years of the COVID-19 outbreak.

Sun 28th November 2021 - Paul Harris Fellowship goes to Michael Silley

Michael Silley receives a PHF from Past President, John Wood.
Michael is a tireless worker for Brigg, he has contributed to most projects over the years and John credited him with holding the club together during the COVID outbreak. Many congratulations.

Sun 28th November 2021 51st Charter 2021

We were delighted to be able to celebrate our 51st birthday with a wonderful meal at Hemswell Cliff and entertained 70 guests. The speaker, Sonia Allen, recalled how her life had been changed by being chosen to go on a ‘Group Study Exchange’ to Mexico
New Members welcomed by President, David Hinxman, with their certificates

Thu 28th October 2021 Welcome to New Members

We are delighted to welcome new members, Julie Taylor, Clive Thompson and Eric and Suzanne Whitworth (transfers from Hornsea Rotary Club)
Polio Vaccinations for the children

Sat 23rd October 2021 - Sun 24th October 2021 World Polio Day 2021

Now it’s time to intensify our fight to make polio the second human disease ever to be eradicated. Last year, the WHO’s African region was certified free of wild poliovirus, showing that eradication is possible even in very difficult countries and times read more...

Thu 5th August 2021 Rotary Meetings Return Post COVID-19

Rotary has not been together since March 2020 so it was a very welcome Rotary meeting at La Finca restaurant and courtyard in The Angel, Brigg.
The Rotary club of Brigg first met in this building in 1968 and it was great to be back.
Winner James from Scawby Academy with Highly Commended pupils Charlotte and Jack. Congratulations on great stories well written.

Wed 4th August 2021 - Cliff Padley Memorial Literacy Awards 2020

Primary School Literacy Competition awards delayed from 2020 because of COVID-19

Thu 8th July 2021 President David Hinxman installed by Zoom

President David was delighted to welcome Bozena Allen as President elect 22/23 and Vice President Paul McCormick 23/24 onto his team.
Pictured are President David, President elect Bozena and Vice President Paul.
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