Completed meetings and events 2019-2020

Wed 24th June 2020 Business meeting followed by Club Council

Wed 17th June 2020 Speaker - hosted by Fred Winkfield

Wed 10th June 2020 Assignment in Rwanda

Joanne Kirkham presented experiences from her VSO trip to Rwanda. read more...

Wed 3rd June 2020 Our Club Assembly will be virtual !

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Wed 27th May 2020 Zoom business meeting followed by Club Council

ZOOM Business meeting read more...

Wed 20th May 2020 Our AG Richard's visit and a taste of Rhubarb Gin !

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Wed 13th May 2020 Joint INTERNATIONAL Meeting with Rotary Club of MAFRA

Mafra meeting read more...

Wed 6th May 2020 ZOOM meeting - using our NEW Zoom account

Our latest ZOOM  meeing read more...

Wed 29th April 2020 AGM - this was a ZOOM meeting

AGM on ZOOM read more...

Wed 22nd April 2020 ZOOM Meeting St George's Day QUIZ with PE Martin

St George's Night read more...

Wed 15th April 2020 Our 2nd Virtual Meeting

Our 2nd Virtual ZOOM Meeting read more...

Wed 8th April 2020 This was a ZOOM virtual meeting

Our Virtual Meeting read more...

Wed 1st April 2020 Annual General Meeting - postponed

Wed 25th March 2020 Cancelled

Wed 18th March 2020 Kinamba Ambassador

Kinamba Ambassador The project provides educational opportunities for the people of the Kinamba area of Kigali, Rwanda, where the genocide of 1994 had a devastating effect on the lives of a large proportion of the community. read more...

Wed 11th March 2020 Douglas Fisher - Founder Associate Member

Douglas Fisher gives £600 to RC of Furness Dougie was invited to join our club as its first Associate member, to mark his continued support for Operation Smile. read more...

Wed 4th March 2020 Open meeting

Don Jesson induction Our First Open Meeting of 2020 was chaired by Rotarian Jan Kirkham. President Brian inducted Don Jesson as a member of our club. read more...

Wed 26th February 2020 Business meeting followed by Club Council

Wed 19th February 2020 Barrow Sea Cadets provides an experience to last a lifetime.

S/Lt Niyall Phillips RNR with Youth Chair Jan and President Brian Barrow Sea Cadets aims to give young people an experience that will help them grow into the person they want to be in a safe and friendly environment. read more...

Wed 12th February 2020 12th Feb - Peter Rodell - 'Through the Plughole'

electricity transmission 'Let's Go Through The Plug Hole' mixed technical detail and graphics with anecdotal examples for the layman.
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Wed 5th February 2020 Fran Ward explains about STEM

Fran Ward being greeted by President Brian Just to whet your appetite STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths read more...

Wed 29th January 2020 Out meeting - 7.00 pm at Roose Conservative Club

Wed 22nd January 2020 Business meeting followed by Club Council

Mon 20th January 2020 Making a Difference to our local community.

The three Barrow clubs get together to help a local community centre. read more...

Wed 15th January 2020 Tour de Furness Presentation Evening

A special night to celebrate the achievements of all the riders in the 2019 Tour de Furness read more...

Wed 8th January 2020 Its OK not to be OK

Deborah Henry from Barrow Mens Group talks on mental health MEN in Barrow are being urged to drop the macho image - and start being open about their problems. read more...

Wed 1st January 2020 No meeting

Wed 25th December 2019 No meeting

Wed 18th December 2019 Club Christmas Party

Entertainment from Dennis Horan

Wed 18th December 2019 - Rotary at Christmas

Santa Dash The Rotary Club of Furness hopefully helped to make Christmas a bit brighter for those in need in our community. read more...

Wed 18th December 2019 - Your Big Day

Rotary is committed to making polio a thing of the past. Now you can play your part in helping to eradicate the disease by taking your own walk down memory lane. read more...

Wed 11th December 2019 Remembering when Maurice swung his way into history

Graham Dixon talking to us about life at "the Mail" in the 1970's FORMER Evening Mail reporter Graham Dixon concentrated on the stories of the seventies when he gave a talk to fellow members of the Rotary Club of Furness.

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Wed 4th December 2019 Emma Athersmith - CancerCare

CancerCare is a unique independent charity dedicated to helping people affected by cancer and other potentially life limiting conditions living in North Lancashire and South Cumbria. read more...

Wed 27th November 2019 Club meeting

Sat 23rd November 2019 23rd Nov. Santa Dash

Join us for an afternoon of fun to get you in the festive spirit and raise vital funds for St Mary’s Hospice. It’s not a race, but there will be the opportunity to time your run – so you can run, jog, walk or jingle all the way! read more...

Wed 13th November 2019 Special General Meeting

Wed 6th November 2019 Bonus Swimming Club

We were told about this local organisation which exists to help disabled people to swim. read more...

Wed 30th October 2019 Out meeting at Roose Conservative Club

Get-together at the place which helps us so much for our Tour-de-Furness. 6.15 start - who knows what time we finish?

Wed 23rd October 2019 Business meeting

Mon 21st October 2019 - Sat 9th November 2019 Wrap Up Cumbria

Help our club to help those in need this winter.
Find your nearest collection point by clicking the link under the image. read more...

Thu 17th October 2019 District Governor's Visit

Joint meeting with Barrow & Peninsula at Michaelson House

Wed 16th October 2019 Royal Voluntary Service

President Brian with our guests from the RVS and host Frank Club hears about the achievements of this 80-year old organisation.





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Fri 11th October 2019 Presentation of Donation

Club provides a boost for valuable activity read more...

Wed 9th October 2019 Dennis Round & Nell

Nell the Barn Owl visits The barn owl is the most widely distributed species of owl and one of the most widespread of all birds. Dennis Round will tell us more and he will be joined by his barn owl Nell. read more...

Wed 2nd October 2019 First Open Meeting

A chance for members to have their say on all things Rotary.

Wed 25th September 2019 Barrow, Furness & South Lakes Samaritans

Branch director Cath Bland explains about this very valuable service read more...

Sat 21st September 2019 Sandside School Gala

Rotary clubs join forces to help worthy cause read more...

Wed 18th September 2019 Business meeting

Council follows meal

Wed 11th September 2019 Richard Scott

Richard Scott - 'Get on Track' walks. read more...

Wed 11th September 2019 Richard Scott

Richard Scott has run 'Get on Track' walks in South Cumbria for several years and will will reflect on his personal odyssey around the area. read more...

Sun 8th September 2019 MS sufferer completes Tour de Furness

A great achievement for Amanda read more...

Sun 8th September 2019 Inner Wheel makes those wheels turn!

Inner Wheel helps the club in its biggest fundraiser of the year read more...

Wed 4th September 2019 Tour de Furness briefing

Wed 28th August 2019 Business meeting

Council meeting follows the meal

Wed 21st August 2019 Barrow Street Angels

Rev. Sophie Carnaby and Tim Jeffries explain about this valuable service for Barrow town centre. read more...

Wed 14th August 2019 Craig Rutherford - Barrow AFC

Craig is Assistant Head of Youth and is involved with the newly formed reserves and also with the first team staff. read more...

Wed 7th August 2019 The history of Barrow in 20 minutes

Gordon Turner tells us how our town came to be.
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Wed 31st July 2019 Out Night at Alan Todd's

Alan Todd hosts a Chinese night at his Dalton abode!

Fri 26th July 2019 Charter Evening at Barrow Golf Club.

Relatives and friends are welcome to celebrate our birthday. Meal and short speeches will be followed by entertainment.

Wed 24th July 2019 Business Meeting

Club Council Meeting follows dinner.

Wed 17th July 2019 Bobby's Bus

Bobby Shaw Pupils at an amazing school in the heart of a wonderful community raised money to help a six-year-old disabled classmate join them on day trips. Head Teacher Janet Dixon told us all about it. read more...

Wed 10th July 2019 Ulverston Inshore Rescue

Peter Wojcik enlightened us about this local group. read more...

Wed 3rd July 2019 Club Changeover

President changeover Brian Boyd starts his year as President read more...
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