Completed meetings and events 2016-2017

Thu 29th June 2017 Lunch -- Speaker David Hall

Menu: Sausage and mash

Thu 22nd June 2017 Lunch -- Speaker Ann Foster

Menu: Chicken breast wrapped in bacon

Thu 15th June 2017 Lunch -- Speaker Paul Fry

Main course: Lasagne.
Fish option: Fishcakes

Wed 14th June 2017 Kids Out

Our golf game was very popular Joint event with local Rotary Clubs at Aldershot for school children with special needs.

Sat 10th June 2017 Three Clubs Garden Party

President Fritz Heinrich of the visiting Wetter-Herdecke Ruhrtal Rotary club spoke at the Garden Party Lunch at Waverley Abbey House followed by a garden party at President George's house was the main programme for the visit by our German friends.

Thu 8th June 2017 Lunch -- Club Assembly

Menu: Chicken wrapped in bacon, or Cod Loin or Vegetable Lasagne

Tue 6th June 2017 Council at 10 Stoneyfields, Farnham GU9 8DX

Thu 1st June 2017 Lunch -- Speaker Mike Conoley

Menu: Pork chop.
Fish option: Fish cakes

Thu 25th May 2017 - Fri 26th May 2017 President's Evening

Chief Executive of Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice thanks the Club for their regular support. Annual Dinner at Farnham Golf Club. read more...

Thu 18th May 2017 Lunch -- Presentation by Young Enterprise students

Meal: Chicken Curry,
Fish Option: Plaice

Thu 11th May 2017 Lunch -- Speaker Gordon Dickens

Menu: Lasagne, Fish option Haddock

Sat 6th May 2017 Purple Walk for Young Epilepsy

Group of walkers and organisers Rotary Club of Farnham helped in the organisation of a special walk for sufferers of epilepsy read more...

Thu 4th May 2017 Business Meeting & AGM

Meal: Fish Pie

Wed 3rd May 2017 Council at 10 Stoneyfields, Farnham GU9 8DX

Thu 27th April 2017 Lunch -- Speaker Richard Drummond

Pork chop with mash potato and vegetables
Fish cake

Thu 20th April 2017 Lunch -- Pre-Assembly Discussion

Menu: Beef Mince Pie or Haddock

Thu 13th April 2017 Lunch -- Speaker Roland Davies

Chilli con carne

Thu 6th April 2017 Business Meeting

Spaghetti Bolognese

Tue 4th April 2017 RC of Farnham Weyside Quiz and Supper

The annual quiz and supper will see the RC of Farnham team defend its title, won last year for the first time at the Bush Hotel.

Mon 3rd April 2017 Council at 10 Stoneyfields, Farnham GU9 8DX

Thu 30th March 2017 Evening - Skittles & Supper

Sign up for this event, taking place at the Jolly Farmer in Blacknest, with Mike Nicholls

Thu 23rd March 2017 Lunch -- Speaker Robin Crawford

Menu: Hassleback chicken breast or Fish cakes

Mon 20th March 2017 Young Writers Awards Ceremony at The Royal School on 20 March 2017

L to R:  Ms. A. Lynch (Headmistress), Rtn Donal O'Neill, Prize winners Kate Clark, Jessica Gooden & Eve Mintoff, Rtn Janet Maines, Ms. C. Bartles (Head of English) Competition for local schools run by Rotary Club of Farnham.

Sat 18th March 2017 Youth Speaks District Final

On 18 March our sponsored team Farnborough Hill won the District Final of Youth Speaks, then won the Regional Final and now go to the National Final in Telford on 6th May. Took place at St Teresa's School, Effingham

Thu 16th March 2017 16 March -- Students from College

16 March -- Scholarship students from Farnham Sixth Form College spoke at the club lunch about their experiences, studies and ambitions. Katie Darlow (Head of Learning and Standards), Jasmine Reed, Patricia Medina-Capilla and Sidra Ahmad.

Thu 9th March 2017 Lunch -- Business Meeting

Lunch menu: Pork chop with a mushroom cream sauce

Thu 2nd March 2017 Lunch -- James Roberts, New Member Talk

Menu: Roast chicken wrapped in bacon with roasted potatoes and vegetables
The fish option will be sea bream

Tue 28th February 2017 Council at 10 Stoneyfields, Farnham GU9 8DX

Sat 25th February 2017 25 February -- Cyclathon

Our second annual Cyclathon was a great success raising over £16,500. Annual fundraising event at Farnham Maltings

Thu 23rd February 2017 Lunch -- Speaker Alastair Shanks

Lunch menu:
Shepherds pie

Thu 16th February 2017 Lunch -- Speaker Brian Thomas

Menu: Chicken and mushroom pie

Thu 9th February 2017 Lunch -- Business Meeting

Lunch: Pork Chop
Fish Option: Sea Bream

Tue 7th February 2017 Council -- this has been cancelled

Tue 7th February 2017 Youth Speaks Competition District Semi-Finals

District Semi-Final Senior Youth Speak Winners, Farnborough Hill, with Frank West, District Governor Farnborough Hill were our sponsored senior team that won the local competitions in November. They then won the District Semi-Final on 7 February.

Thu 2nd February 2017 Lunch -- Speaker Norma Corkish

Lunch: Lasagne
Fish option: Fish Pie

Thu 26th January 2017 Lunch -- Visiting Speaker: Christine Evans Appleyard,'Voices on the Past, Stories for the Future'

Lunch: Sausage and mash

Thu 19th January 2017 Lunch -- Speaker: John Negus, 'The Victoria Garden'

Menu: Chicken Breast wrapped in bacon or Salmon

Thu 12th January 2017 Raid on RC of Farnborough

Our club will visit the Rotary Club of Farnborough at the Holiday Inn Hotel, Lynchford Road, Farnborough GU14 6AZ. 12.30pm for 1pm lunch. Bring £12 cash to pay for your meal. Reserve your place with Pres George Alford.

Thu 5th January 2017 Business Meeting

Lunch options: Pork Belly (default) , or Sea Bream or Vegetable Lasagne

Tue 3rd January 2017 Council at 10 Stoneyfields, Farnham GU9 8DX

Thu 29th December 2016 NO MEETING

Thu 22nd December 2016 NO MEETING

Thu 15th December 2016 Goodwill Lunch

LtoR: President Chris Foss of RC of Farnham Weyside, President Lynda Godfrey (Inner Wheel) VP Paul Fry and President George Alford

Thu 8th December 2016 Lunch -- Business Meeting & Special GM

Lunch: Roast Chicken, potatoes, veg & mustard cream. Fish option: Salmon.
The SGM will make the following appointments for the year starting 1 July 2017: President, Vice-President, Secretary, Second Vice President and Treasurer.

Tue 6th December 2016 Joint Rotary Carol Service

At URC church, South Street, Farnham followed by refreshments.

Tue 6th December 2016 Council at the Bush Hotel, Farnham GU9 8DX

Mon 5th December 2016 UCA Reception for International Students

Our club hosts with the Town Council the new international students of the university at Farnham Castle. on 5th Dec 2016

Fri 2nd December 2016 Visit to Hogs Back Brewery

Fri 2nd December 2016 Xmas Street Collection

Rota will be set up

Thu 1st December 2016 Lunch -- Speaker David Coker

Thu 1st December 2016 Xmas Street Collection

Wed 30th November 2016 Funeral of Rtn David Franklin

David's funeral service will take place the church of St Thomas-on-the-Bourne at 1pm.

Sat 26th November 2016 Wine Tasting Evening

A charity fund raising event. A professional sommelier will introduce us to a range of interesting wines. Full details later.

Thu 24th November 2016 Youth Speaks

Farnborough Hill won the Senior Youth Speaks Competition run by Farnham's two Rotary Clubs on 24 Nov 2016 This took place in library of the University for the Creative Arts, Farnham. LtoR: Catriona Flesher (speaker), Roisin Royle (Chair), Imogen Usherwood (Vote of Thanks) and President George Alford

Thu 24th November 2016 Lunch Meeting - Speaker Roy Waight, new member talk

Lunch: Chicken wrapped in bacon. Fish option: Salmon

Wed 23rd November 2016 Youth Speaks

All Hallows School won the Intermediate Youth Speaks Competition run by the two Farnham Rotary Clubs on 23 Nov 2016. LtoR: Tom Sowden (Chair), Anthony Bedale (Speaker), President George Alford, Hannah Williams (Vote of Thanks), Alison Moore (reserve) & Principal Elizabeth Lutzier

Thu 17th November 2016 Lunch -- Speaker Ken Chandler

Rotarian Roy Waight was inducted into membership of our club during this meeting.

Thu 10th November 2016 Lunch -- Speaker Michael Atkinson

Main meal: Chicken Kiev.
Fish option: Sea bream

Thu 3rd November 2016 Business Meeting

Main menu: Sausage and mash.
Fish option:

Tue 1st November 2016 Council at 10 Stoneyfields, Farnham GU9 8DX

Thu 27th October 2016 Lunch -- Speaker Paul Whitlock

Main: Chilli con carne
Fish option: Salmon

Thu 20th October 2016 Lunch -- Open Forum

Lunch: Gammon steak
or Plaice

Fri 14th October 2016 Model UN

Role playing activity for local schools, sponsored by our club and other rotary clubs, to be held at Calthorp Park, Fleet.

Thu 13th October 2016 Lunch -- Speaker Robert Stansbury

Pork Stroganoff or Salmon

Thu 6th October 2016 Business Meeting

Hassleback chicken, coleslaw and sweet potato fries

Tue 4th October 2016 Council at 10 Stoneyfields, Farnham GU9 8DX

Sun 2nd October 2016 Charity Collection

Sainsbury Water Lane

Sat 1st October 2016 Blood Pressure Awareness Day

Club members will test the blood pressure of members of the public at The Maltings

Thu 29th September 2016 Lunch Speaker -- Ian Sargeant

Immediate Past President Ian Sargeant presented an additional £1500 the Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice fundraiser Peter Foxton

Thu 22nd September 2016 Darjeeling Restaurant -- Dinner with Guests

There will be an evening dinner with guests at The Darjeeling Restaurant, South Street, Farnham. £20 per person, sign up board at club meetings. Payment in advance by cheque. Organiser Mike Nicholls

Thu 15th September 2016 Lunch -- Speaker: Charlotte Keeble, Integrated Health in Farnham

Menu: Spaghetti Bolognese or Salmon

Thu 8th September 2016 Lunch -- Business Meeting

Tue 6th September 2016 Council at 10 Stoneyfields, Farnham GU9 8DX

Thu 1st September 2016 Lunch Speaker Donal O'Neill

Lunch: Pork chop or salmon

Thu 25th August 2016 Lunch -- Speaker Mike Nicholls

Roasted chicken supreme
Garlic and herb mashed potato
Green beans
Mushroom cream
Or Fish Option:
Smoked haddock fishcakes, green salad, sweet potato fries.

Thu 18th August 2016 Lunch -- District Governor

LtoR: Richard Drummond (2nd VP), John Grenham (Asst Governor), Frank West (District Governor), George Alford (Club President) & Paul Fry (VP)

Thu 11th August 2016 Lunch -- Speaker Peter Newman

Main menu: Chicken escalope with roasted new potatoes, green beans and mushroom sauce
or Fish Option:

Thu 4th August 2016 Business Meeting

Spanish Chicken with rice
Fish option: Fishcakes

Tue 2nd August 2016 Council at 10 Stoneyfields, Farnham GU9 8DX

Thu 28th July 2016 Lunch -- Speaker Ken Kent

Main: Gammon, pineapple, chips and peas
Fish option: Salmon

Sun 24th July 2016 Garden Picnic in Rowledge

Robin & Jenny Crawford are offering their garden for a picnic lunch. It will take place indoors if wet. Price is £12 including drinks. Club members and friends are invited to sign up for this on the board that will circulate at our meetings.

Thu 21st July 2016 Lunch -- Speaker Roger Jude

Hassleback chicken with coleslaw and sweet potato fries or

Thu 14th July 2016 Lunch -- Speaker Lucinda Fleming

Lasagne with garlic bread and salad

Thu 7th July 2016 Business Meeting and President handover.

Ian Sargeant hands over the chain of office to the new President, George Alford
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