Completed meetings and events 2020-2021

Thu 6th May 2021 Club Meeting

Guest speaker Steve Finan from DC Thomson “What Might have been”

Sat 1st May 2021 - Sat 8th May 2021 Online Charity Balloon Race

Eco friendly online race. Design your own balloon and watch progress from its launch at St. Petersburg and then across the 7 days of the race on google maps. read more...

Thu 29th April 2021 Club Meeting

Gin Tasting Session run by The Grail, Doune.
Advance registration and procurement of the samples required to participate.

Thu 22nd April 2021 Club Meeting

Member Bill Docherty on Charity Status

Thu 15th April 2021 Club Meeting

Guest speaker Rotary Youth Exchange Student Becca Draus “From Iowa to Scotland: a bit about me”

Thu 8th April 2021 Club Meeting

Guest speaker Jim Thomson “Whisky Investing as a Retirement Hobby”

Thu 1st April 2021 Club Meeting

TBC

Thu 25th March 2021 Club Meeting

TBC

Thu 18th March 2021 Club Meeting

Guest speakers Christine Howie and Jon Berry from Carers Link

Thu 11th March 2021 Club Meeting

Guest speaker is Hamish Livingstone from Milngavie and Bearsden Men's Shed.

Thu 4th March 2021 Club Meeting

Quiz hosted by Vincent

Thu 25th February 2021 Club Meeting

Guest Speaker - Ann Keating, U3A Trustee for Scotland

Thu 18th February 2021 Club Meeting

Guest Speaker - Bob McMaster, RNLI Area Lifesaving Manager for South and West of Scotland

Thu 11th February 2021 Club Meeting

Quiz TBC

Thu 4th February 2021 Club Meeting

Guest speaker David Palmer on Glasgow's recent history and some bird photos.
David (from photoscot.co.uk) contributed the bird photos for the Clyde Coastal Path Guide Book.

Thu 28th January 2021 Club Meeting

Thu 21st January 2021 Club Meeting

Visit by DGN Gail Savage.

Thu 14th January 2021 Club Meeting

Thu 7th January 2021 Weekly Meeting

Speaker Robert Baxter updates us on the Dunbartonshire Band activities/Kessington Hall/music online. Guests Rotarians from St Andrews and Renfrew. Club business including half year finances.

Thu 31st December 2020 Holiday - No meeting

Holiday - No meeting

Thu 24th December 2020 Holiday - No meeting

Holiday - No meeting
Snapshot from a Santa Race

Mon 21st December 2020 - Thu 24th December 2020 Online Santa Races

Online fun for Christmas 2020. Thanks to everyone who participated in the races. As a result of entries and donations we are pleased to say that a total of £312 has been raised for the charities that we were supporting. read more...
Santa Race Poster

Sun 20th December 2020 Santa Race online

Online Santa and Snowman races for children and adults. Tickets 50p with bonus tickets the more you buy. Total prize value now £130. Average prize value is over £9.
Last entry midnight Sat 19th. read more...

Thu 17th December 2020 Christmas Quiz by Zoom

Annual Christmas Quiz

Thu 10th December 2020 Club Meeting - Who is Prof I.A.N.?

Welcome to our new member and a short talk on a local 'boy' who has gone on to do great things.
Who is he and what has he done? You will need to join us to find out more.

Thu 3rd December 2020 Club Meeting - Guest speaker Leela Soma

Local writer Leela Soma is our guest.

Thu 26th November 2020 Zoom Meeting - Club meeting

Fortnightly quiz for members and guests

Thu 19th November 2020 No meeting this week

No meeting due to holding the lecture on Tuesday this week

Thu 12th November 2020 Zoom Meeting - Guest HT Killermont Primary

Guest speaker is Elspeth Smith, Head Teacher of KIllermont Primary School, home of our first RotaKids club.

Sat 7th November 2020 Clothing & extras donation at The Waypoint

Monthly donation of clothes and ancillaries for charities Dress for Success and Smalls for All. For various logistical reasons related to Dress for Success moving premises this will be the last collection until some time in the new year. read more...

Thu 5th November 2020 Guest Speaker Liz MacDonald

Guest Speaker Liz MacDonald from Refuge Support Group

Sat 31st October 2020 Raffle for charity - Signed Man Utd Shirt

The raffle is now closed and was won by Richard Johnson. £117 was raised for WheelPower from this on line raffle for a framed, signed Manchester United season 2017/18 shirt. £1 a go. Shirt supplied by Manchester United Foundation Ltd - letter included.
read more...

Thu 29th October 2020 Zoom Meeting - Quiz

Fortnightly quiz for members and guests. This week Gordon McCorkindale poses some cryptic teasers.

Thu 22nd October 2020 AGM

Annual General Meeting

Sat 17th October 2020 Charity (online) Duck Race

Videos of all of the races now on YouTube. Thanks to every one who took part and to donors of our £175 worth of prizes.
£476 raised from the raise for charity. We hope you enjoyed the event. read more...

Thu 15th October 2020 Zoom Meeting - Quiz

Every second week we are having a fun quiz for members and any guests.

Thu 8th October 2020 Zoom meeting with guest Eric Gotts ‘Milngavie Heritage Centre’

Fortnightly meeting with a guest talking about their organisation or their responsibility in Rotary. This week Eric Gotts, Chair of Milngavie Heritage Centre is our guest to tell us about the organisation followed by a discussion.

Thu 1st October 2020 Allander's MacMillan Coffee Morning - Online

This week its a change of time as we seek to raise money for MacMillan Cancer Care. read more...

Thu 24th September 2020 Zoom meeting with Heather Lindsay from Milngavie in Bloom

Fortnightly meeting with a guest talking about their organisation or their responsibility in Rotary. This week a member of Milngavie in Bloom talks about what they do and plans for purple crocus planting that links in with Rotary's Purple for Polio.

Thu 17th September 2020 Zoom Meeting - Quiz

Every second week we are having a fun quiz for members and any guests.

Thu 10th September 2020 Meeting with guest DG Angela Samson

Fortnightly meeting with a guest talking about their organisation or responsibility in Rotary. Angela Samson, Allander's District Governor for 2020/21 will talk about her aims for her year in office followed by a discussion.

Sat 5th September 2020 Clothing & extras donation at The Waypoint

Monthly donation of clothes and ancillaries for charities Dress for Success and Smalls for All

Thu 3rd September 2020 Zoom Meeting - Quiz

Every second week we are having a fun quiz for members and any guests.

Thu 27th August 2020 Zoom meeting with guest Susan Andrews District Membership Services Chair

Fortnightly meeting with a guest talking about their organisation or responsibility in Rotary. Susan Andrews, District Membership Services Chair, will talk about her role in our Rotary District.

Thu 20th August 2020 Zoom Meeting - Quiz

Every second week we are having a fun quiz for members and any guests.

Mon 17th August 2020 Zoom meeting with guest Marion Menzies ‘Dress for Success’

Fortnightly meeting with a guest talking about their organisation or their responsibility in Rotary. Dress for Success is one of the charities Allander is doing a monthly collection of women's clothes and accessories.

Sun 9th August 2020 Andy Murray Signed T Shirt Raffle

Tickets now on sale for raffle of signed Andy Murray T Shirt worn by him during training. Supplied by his management company with a Certificate of Authenticity for Allander Rotary to use to fund raise for WheelPower. Draw made at 9pm on Sunday 9th August read more...

Thu 16th July 2020 Bee Keeping - Experience of becoming a bee keeper

Local bee keeper, Freda Weall, tells of her experiences starting up as a novice bee keeper and her first few years experience. Interested in joining this Zoom meeting email secretary@allender-rotary.org

Thu 16th July 2020 Glengoyne Single Malt Whisky Raffle,

All tickets sold. If you didn't manage to buy its too late. Independent draw was made by Raffall.com. Vincent Cuddihy wins the 70cl bottle of 10 year old Glengoyne Single Malt Whisky. Thanks if you bought a ticket to help Kidney Kids www.kidneykids.org.uk read more...
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