Completed meetings and events 2014-2015

Tue 30th June 2015 Installation of President

Installation of President

Tue 23rd June 2015 Foundation/Youth Committee

Rotarian Finlay Sim will give a job talk.

Fri 19th June 2015 Indian Night

Rotarians and friends will enjoy an evening of Indian food and fellowship in the Lyle Kirk, Newark St, Greenock. Tickets are £10 each and it is a BYOB event (Beer and wine only please)

Tue 16th June 2015 International Committee

The speaker will be David Shaw, the owner of the local cinema.

Wed 10th June 2015 Kids Out

President Anne and Past President Kenny deliver lunch for the hungry pupils.  11 pupils and 5 staff from Craigmarloch school enjoyed a trip to Kelburn Country Park. The weather was kind and the pupils were able to enjoy the Pony Rides and the Secret Forest.

Tue 9th June 2015 Comm/Voc Committee

The speaker will be Ann Thomson on the subject of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society

Tue 2nd June 2015 Club Assembly

The Club Assembly will take place on 2nd June 2015.

Tue 26th May 2015 Monthly Meeting

Mon 25th May 2015 5:30pm - Council at Tontine Hotel

Sat 23rd May 2015 An Evening with The Wherries

Join us on 23rd May 2015 for an evening with The Wherries. The venue is the Lyle Kirk (former Finnart St Pauls Church)Newark Street, Greenock. BYOB ( Wine or Beer only please) £10 pp. Profits will be used to support the Marys Meals Backpacks read more...

Tue 19th May 2015 Foundation/Youth Committee

The speaker will be Pamela McLean, Learning Services Librarian at Inverclyde Libraries whowill talk about the 'My Inverclyde' project and other aspects of her job including the use of new technology. Introduction will be by Val Boa.

Tue 12th May 2015 International Committee

Speaker will be Sue Robinson

Tue 5th May 2015 Visit to Rotary Club of Glasgow

Members of Greenock Rotary will visit the Rotary Club of Glasgow at Pollok House.

Tue 5th May 2015 Comm/Voc Committee

The speaker will be Stewart Anderson of the Stroke Association.

Sat 2nd May 2015 Stedfast Band Concert

The Stedfast Band will play in the Westburn Church, Nelson Street, Greenock from 7.30pm. Tickets are priced £7.00.
Tea and Coffee will be available after the event.
Profits will be in aid of End Polio Now.

Tue 28th April 2015 Monthly Meeting

Tue 21st April 2015 Foundation/Youth Committee

Speaker will be Andrew Hemphill who will deliver an update on the Container Terminal. Introduction by Bill Dempster.

Mon 20th April 2015 5:30pm - Council at Tontine Hotel

Please note the change of date for the next Club Council which will be at 5.30pm in the Tontine Hotel.

Sat 18th April 2015 Know Your Blood Pressure

Members of the public will be given the opportunity to have their blood pressure taken in the Your Voice premises, Clyde Square, Greenock

Tue 14th April 2015 AGM

The AGM will take place on this date.

Wed 8th April 2015 Inverclyde Foodbank

Members of Greenock Rotary donated items to the Inverclyde Foodbank.

Tue 7th April 2015 International Committee

The speaker will be Adam Kelly whose topic will be Action on Hearing Loss. Kenny Melville will introduce Adam

Tue 31st March 2015 Monthly Meeting

Mon 30th March 2015 5:30pm - Council at Tontine Hotel

Fri 27th March 2015 Greenock Rotary Annual Burns Supper

The Annual Burns Supper took place on Friday, 27th March 2015 in the 175 Club, Kelly Street, Greenock.

Tue 24th March 2015 Comm/Voc Committee

The speaker will be Stephen Leighton whose topic will be the Property Market. Introduction by Ron Gray.

Tue 17th March 2015 Fellowship Meeting

Tue 10th March 2015 International Committee

The speaker will be Isobel Kerr whose topic will be the 'Parkinson's Group'. Isobel will be introduced by Ann Lockhart.

Tue 3rd March 2015 Club Services Committee

The speaker will be Jim Ferris whose topic will be the OBU (Old Boys Union). Jim will be introduced by John Morrison.

Tue 24th February 2015 Monthly Meeting

Mon 23rd February 2015 5:30pm - Council at Tontine Hotel

Tue 17th February 2015 Foundation/Youth Committee

Speaker: Derek Watters, Professional, Gourock Golf Club will speak on his experiences at the 2014 Ryder Cup.

Tue 10th February 2015 End Polio Now

President Anne Hill with guests and fellow Rotarians Greenock Rotary participated in the World's Biggest Meal, raising £400 for End Polio Now. Topped up with £800 from the Gates Foundation, this is enough to deliver 3000 oral or 1800 IM vaccines. read more...

Tue 3rd February 2015 International Committee

The Speaker will be Professor Douglas Paul whose topic will be Nanotechnology in your pocket

Tue 27th January 2015 Monthly Meeting

Mon 26th January 2015 5:30pm - Council at Tontine Hotel

Tue 20th January 2015 Comm/Voc Committee

Tue 13th January 2015 Club Services Committee

Sat 10th January 2015 Greenock Rotary Coffee Morning

Annual Coffee Morning. Details to follow.

Tue 6th January 2015 Foundation/Youth Committee

A post Christmas Quiz

Tue 30th December 2014 No Meeting

Tue 23rd December 2014 No Meeting

Tue 16th December 2014 Christmas Lunch

The speaker will be the Rev. Andrew McLean.
John Mundell,Chief Executive of Inverclyde Council will be a guest. Entertainment will be provided by the Hospice Choir.

Tue 9th December 2014 International Committee

The speaker will be former DG Alex Blair who will talk about 'Lord Thomas Cochrane, Earl of Dundonald'.

Introduction will be by Ann Lockhart.

Mon 8th December 2014 Carol Singing

Carol Singing in Inverclyde

Sun 7th December 2014 Ardgowan Hospice Carol Concert

Members of Greenock Rotary lend a hand at the Ardgowan Hospice annual Carol Concert in Greenock Town Hall

Tue 2nd December 2014 Comm/Voc Committee

The Speaker will be Sandra Downie who will share her experiences as a Clydesider in the front line of the badminton competitions.

Tue 25th November 2014 Monthly Meeting

Mon 24th November 2014 Greenock Rock Choir Concert

Greenock Rotary presents the Greenock Rock Choir in Westburn Church, Nelson Street, Greenock. The entertainment commences at 8pm. Entrance is free and there will be a retiring collection in aid of Mary's Meals response to Ebola in Liberia. read more...

Wed 19th November 2014 5:30pm - Council at Tontine Hotel

Club Council will meet on Wednesday, 19th Nov at 5.30pm

Tue 18th November 2014 Club Service Committee

Declan Bolster and George Smith will speak about their experience in achieving the G&D Explorer Belt.

Tue 11th November 2014 Foundation/Youth Committee

The speaker will be Tarun Ghosh who will be introduced by Anne Hill. Tarun will speak on Osteoporosis: a brief overview

Wed 5th November 2014 Greenock Rotary Annual Quiz

Start swotting folks.
The Greenock Rotary Annual Quiz is scheduled to go off with a bang on Guy Falkes Night.

Tue 4th November 2014 SGM

Tue 28th October 2014 Monthly Meeting

This is an open meeting to introduce interested members of the public to Rotary. The meeting is scheduled at 6.30pm for 7pm and tea and biscuits will be supplied. read more...

Mon 27th October 2014 7pm - Council at Tontine Hotel

Council will meet at 7pm.

Tue 21st October 2014 International Committee

Rotarian Mike Kimpton will speak about social media and Rotary.

Tue 14th October 2014 Comm/Voc Committee

The speaker will be Anne McGregor. Anne will be speaking about her experience as a Clydesider at the Commonwealth Games.

Tue 7th October 2014 Club Service Committee

The speaker will be a representative of The Samaritans. Bill Knox will perform the introduction.

Tue 30th September 2014 Monthly Meeting

Mon 29th September 2014 7pm - Council at Tontine Hotel

Note the change of time

Tue 23rd September 2014 International Committee

Mike Kimpton will give a presentation on the subject of Facebook and Greenock Rotary Club.

Tue 16th September 2014 Foundation/Youth Committee

Tue 9th September 2014 Comm/Voc Committee

The Speaker will be Carol McLaughlin who is the Outreach Worker for Inverclyde Women's Aid. Carol will be introduced by Lynne Chambers.

Fri 5th September 2014 Lisburn Diamond Jubilee

Sylvia Kelly, President Anne Hill, Ann Knox and President Elect Bill Knox President Anne Hill attended the Lisburn Rotary's Diamond Jubilee celebrations. She was accompanied by Sylvia Kelly, President Elect Bill Knox and his wife, Ann. read more...

Tue 2nd September 2014 Club Service Committee

The funds raised by Greenock Rotary during the Diamond Jubilee year will be disbursed to the charities chosen by the members.

Tue 2nd September 2014 Happy Smiles on Disbursement Day

President Anne with fellow Rotarians and guests Greenock Rotary Disbursement Day read more...

Tue 26th August 2014 Monthly Meeting

Mon 25th August 2014 5:30pm - Council at Tontine Hotel

Tue 19th August 2014 Fellowship Meeting

The Endeavour Shield will be presented during the meeting.

Tue 12th August 2014 DG Waddell visits Greenock Rotary

President Anne Hill with District 1230 Governor John Waddell District Governor John Waddell visited Greenock Rotary where he was greeted by President Anne Hill.

Tue 5th August 2014 Foundation/Youth Committee

The speaker will be Norman McCarey whose topic will be 'Gideons'.
Norman will be introduced by David Stirling.

Mon 4th August 2014 - Mon 1st December 2014 2014 Shoebox Project

Donations to the 2014 Shoebox Project are now being collected by members of Greenock Rotary Club.
Details of the scheme can be found at

Tue 29th July 2014 Monthly Meeting

Mon 28th July 2014 5:30pm - Council at Tontine Hotel

Tue 22nd July 2014 Comm/Voc Committee

Open Meeting.

Tue 15th July 2014 No Meeting

Tue 8th July 2014 No Meeting

Tue 1st July 2014 No Meeting

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