Completed meetings and events 2018-2019

Sun 30th June 2019 District Handover Lunch

TBC

Fri 28th June 2019 Handover Dinner - visitors welcome

Our Handover Dinner is being held at the Fenwick Hotel commencing at 6.30 for 7pm

Thu 27th June 2019 NO Meeting this Thursday 27th June - Handover Dinner Tomorrow


Thu 20th June 2019 Weekly Meeting - visitors welcome

Rotarian responsible for Speaker - David Hill

Thu 13th June 2019 Club Annual Assembly

Rotarian responsible for Speaker - No speaker

Thu 6th June 2019 No Meeting (Fundraiser on 7 June)

Sat 1st June 2019 - Wed 5th June 2019 Rotary International Annual Convention

The Annual Convention open to all Rotarians and their guests being held this year in Hamburg, Germany.

Thu 30th May 2019 John Enos - The Master Mariners of Borth ....visitors welcome

John will be entertaining us on Thursday 30th May

Thu 23rd May 2019 Margaret Clark - Paired Reading update - visitors welcome

Rotarian responsible for Speaker - Margaret Clark

Thu 16th May 2019 Michael & Libby Shekleton - Swaziland, Making Dreams Come Alive

Michael & Libby will be talking to us on Thursday 16th May - visitors welcome read more...

Wed 15th May 2019 District Assembly


Fri 10th May 2019 - Sun 12th May 2019 Rotary Showcase

Annual RIBI Conference in Nottingham
Gwen Barker

Thu 9th May 2019 Gwen Barker - It's all about Kilmarnock - visitors welcome

Gwen will be talking to us on Thursday 9th May read more...

Sun 5th May 2019 RIBI Annual Business Meeting

ABM this year held via Go To Webinar

Thu 2nd May 2019 NO Meeting - Possible Scatter Week

Rotarian responsible for Speaker -no meeting.

Sun 28th April 2019 District Foundation Seminar


Thu 25th April 2019 Annual General Meeting - postponed from Thursday 11th April

Rotarian responsible for Speaker -

Sat 20th April 2019 - Tue 23rd April 2019 Social Weekend in St. Helier, Jersey

This year we have 19 Rotarians, partners and friends attending our weekend away.

Thu 18th April 2019 Kerry Reilly - the 175th Anniversary of the YMCA - visitors welcome

Kerry will be speaking to us on Thursday 18th April read more...

Thu 11th April 2019 Club Annual General Meeting - No speaker

Rotarian responsible for Speaker - No speaker

Mon 8th April 2019 - Wed 10th April 2019 Inner Wheel Conference

Annual Inner Wheel Conference in Cardiff
Children's Hospices Across Scotland

Thu 4th April 2019 Samantha Reilly from CHAS - visitors welcome

Samantha will be talking to us on Thursday 4th April

There is a Club Council after this meeting.

Thu 28th March 2019 John Boax - Brass Band Stuff - visitors welcome

John, father of Charlie, our Young Musician Winner will be talking to us on Thursday 28th March. read more...

Sun 24th March 2019 President Elect Information Seminar

One of the churches they visited.

Thu 21st March 2019 Jon Herd and Sandy Brown talking about Trips to Romania - visitors welcome

Jon and Sandy will be talking to us on Thursday 21st March 2019 read more...

Thu 14th March 2019 Weekly Meeting with May Gilchrist - visitors welcome

May will be talking to us on Thursday 14th March about the local charity, SeAscape. read more...

Wed 13th March 2019 District Council Meeting

3rd meeting of District Council

Thu 7th March 2019 Bill McGregor - “Macpuff 1 - The West

Bill will be talking to us on Thursday 7th March.

There is a Club Council after this meeting.
Ayr Fort Players

Thu 28th February 2019 Ella Kerr - Ayr Fort Players, visitors welcome

Ella will be speaking to us on Thursday 28th February. read more...
Lord Lieutenant of Ayrshire & Arran, Sheriff Iona McDonald

Thu 21st February 2019 An insight into the 'Lieutenancy' with Sheriff Iona McDonald, Lord Lieutenant of Ayrshire and Arran- visitors welcome

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Craig Brown C.B.E.

Thu 14th February 2019 Craig Brown, A Life in Football - visitors welcome

We were delighted to welcome past Scotland Football Manager, Craig Brown C.B.E. who spoke to us on Thursday 14th February on his life in football.

Fri 8th February 2019 Annual Burns Supper

Our Burns Supper held in The Fenwick Hotel on Friday 8th February 2019 read more...

Thu 7th February 2019 NO regular Thursday Meeting this week

We have our Annual Burns Supper tomorrow, Friday 8th February

Winners Nether Robertland with President Ian Geddes

Wed 6th February 2019 Primary Schools quiz

Report on this year's Quiz held at New Laigh Kirk, John Dickie Street, Kilmarnock read more...
Bob MacMillan

Thu 31st January 2019 Bob MacMillan on Ayrshire during Wartime - visitors welcome

Bob will be speaking to us on 31st January 2019

Thu 24th January 2019 NO Weekly Meeting this week as we are visiting Ayrshire Archives on Wednesday

Rotarian responsible for Speaker -
Courtyard view of Burns Monument Centre, Kilmarnock

Wed 23rd January 2019 Club Visit to Ayrshire Archives

This afternoon we will be viewing our archives at Ayrshire Archives but before that we will have some lunch at WG13

Thu 17th January 2019 Major Chris Smyth - The British Army Today - visitors welcome

Chris will be speaking to us on Thursday 17th January at 6.30pm read more...

Thu 10th January 2019 Weekly Meeting with George Miller - visitors welcome

George will be speaking to us on Thursday 10th January when he will give us “A view of the past.”

There is a Council Meeting later this evening 8pm

Thu 3rd January 2019 NO MEETING on 3rd January - New Year Break

Thu 27th December 2018 NO MEETING on 27th December - Christmas Break

Thu 20th December 2018 The Very Reverend Dr. David Lacy - visitors welcome

David is past Minister of Kay Park Parish Church, a past Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland and is presently a Deputy Lord-Lieutenant of Ayrshire and Arran. He is speaking to us on Thursday 20th December.

Thu 13th December 2018 Club Special General Meeting

Rotarian responsible for Speaker - No Speaker

Thu 6th December 2018 Weekly Meeting with Lorna Copeland - visitors welcome

Lorna will be giving us the inside track on what happens in an Intensive Care Unit on Thursday 6th December.

There is a Club Council after this meeting.

Thu 29th November 2018 Weekly Meeting with Andy Colvin - visitors welcome

Celebrate Kilmarnock: Community-led Regeneration

Thu 22nd November 2018 Weekly Meeting with Alastair Wilson - visitors welcome

Alastair will be talking to us on Thursday, 22nd November about the organisation he co-directs, the Intergenerational Mentoring Network. read more...

Wed 21st November 2018 Young Musician Competition

The date for our Young Musician Competition which is being held in the New Laigh Kirk commencing at 6.30pm. Visitors and spectators very welcome.
Drew Fleming

Thu 15th November 2018 Weekly Meeting with Drew Fleming - visitors welcome

My Life in Refereeing. Drew was a football referee and as the title suggests he will be telling us of his experiences.
Drew was speaking on Thursday 15th November

Wed 14th November 2018 District Council Meeting

2nd meeting of District Council

Thu 8th November 2018 Support for Kyle Herbert

More Community Support Fund news.

Thu 8th November 2018 Nick Kuenssberg talking about 'Threads of history - the largest industrial company in the world.'

Nick spoke to us on Thursday 8th November.

Wed 7th November 2018 Young Chef Competition

Our Young Chef Competition unfortunately has been cancelled this year.

Thu 1st November 2018 Our Young Achievers Dinner - visitors welcome

This coming Thursday, 1st November, is our Young Achievers Dinner when we invite the head boys/girls from the local academies.

There is a Club Council after this meeting.
Terry Swinn

Thu 25th October 2018 Terry Swinn - Serendipity and War Memorials

How Ayr St. Columba reclaimed a WW1 hero and how Robert Shankland V.C., D.C.M. was hidden in plain sight.
Terry will tell all on Thursday 25th October

Thu 18th October 2018 Michael & Libby Shekleton - Swaziland, The Forgotten Children

Michael & Libby will be speaking to us on Thursday 18th October - visitors welcome. read more...

Thu 11th October 2018 Weekly Meeting with Graeme Smith - visitors welcome

Graeme will be talking to us on Thursday 11th October about The Theatre Royal: Entertaining a Nation read more...

Sat 6th October 2018 - Sun 7th October 2018 District Conference

Annual District Conference in Stirling

Thu 4th October 2018 Weekly Meeting - It's a Surprise! - visitors welcome

Rotarian responsible for speaker - Margaret Clark and she won't tell us a thing about the speaker! Is there one?

There is a Club Council after this meeting.

Thu 27th September 2018 No Kilmarnock Rotary meeting this week - Scatter Week

Scatter Week - Members are all visiting other clubs in the West of Scotland so there is NO Meeting at the Park Hotel this week
David Skilling with President Ian Geddes and Community Service Convenor Robin Magee

Thu 20th September 2018 David Skilling of East Ayrshire Foodbank - visitors welcome

David gave us an update on the work of East Ayrshire Foodbank on Thursday 20th September read more...

Thu 13th September 2018 Stories about our Rotary Foundation

What does it do?

Sat 8th September 2018 Seminar - Membership/Social Media/Rotary Club Central

Held at Glasgow Caledonian University. Buffet Lunch provided.
Mount Fuji and Asho-no-look Lake

Thu 6th September 2018 John Blease, Highlights of Japan - visitors welcome

Travelling round Japan.
John will be speaking to us on Thursday 6th September.
Visitors welcome - please drop us a note beforehand using contact form above.
There is a Club Council after this meeting.

Thu 30th August 2018 Chris Dinwoodie - A truly magical evening

Chris spoke to us on Thursday 30th August and blew us away with his magical skills.
Fiona is seen here with President Ian Geddes

Thu 23rd August 2018 Fiona Fawdry - All about CVO East Ayrshire - visitors welcome


Thu 16th August 2018 Visit of District Governor Jim Ross - visitors welcome

New Rotary District Governor Jim Ross brought us news of his visit to the International Assembly earlier this year and enthused us with the Rotary President Barry Rassin's theme of 'Be the Inspiration.
Jim was speaking to us on Thursday 16th August. read more...

Wed 15th August 2018 District Council Meeting Wednesday 15th August

First District meeting of the Rotary year.

Thu 9th August 2018 Bill McGregor on his favourite subject! - Omnibological Kilmarnock

Bill did indeed entertain us on Thursday 9th August. Shame if you missed the bus. Visitors were most Welcome - thanks for joining us Fiona. read more...
Bill Morton

Thu 2nd August 2018 Bill Morton - Family History & the General Data Protection Regulation

Bill Spoke to us on Thursday 2nd August 2018

Wed 1st August 2018 Community Support Fund donation to VIP's

Making a donation to the VIP's (Black Cat Cafe in St. Marnock Place) read more...
Bryce with President Ian Geddes

Thu 26th July 2018 Bryce Weir on Australian Wheat Production/Climate Change

Bryce was speaking to us on 26th July on Australian Wheat Production & the new & emerging technologies designed to counteract Climate Change in order to meet future Global food demand" read more...

Sat 21st July 2018 Rise Against Hunger

Meal Packing Event on Saturday 21st July commencing at 10am read more...
David with President Ian

Thu 19th July 2018 David Johnstone - How tae hoad oan tae yer licence! - visitors welcome

David spoke us on Thursday 19th July - Perhaps the most important meeting of the Rotary year, so far! read more...

Thu 12th July 2018 No meeting

Club members will not be meeting tonight

Thu 5th July 2018 No meeting tonight.

Club members will not be meeting tonight.
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