Completed meetings and events 2014-2015

Fri 29th May 2015 Club Assembly

Discussion and agreement of club service plans for Rotary Year 2015-16.

Sat 9th May 2015 District 1285 Training Assembly

Venue - University of Salford (Mary Seacole Building)

Fri 8th May 2015 Guest Speaker - Gail Heath - Manchester Women's Aid

Gail is the Chief Executive of Manchester Women's Aid, an independent charity providing a range of servise for women & children affected by domestic or sexual violence.

Fri 1st May 2015 Guest Speaker - Julie Welch

Julie hopes to study in Australia with the aid of a Rotary Foundation Global Grant - she has just spent 4 weeks in Venezuela and will be giving us an insight into this fascinating country.

Fri 17th April 2015 Guest Speaker - Angela Bogg - The art of L.S.Lowry

Honorary Club Member Angela will be speaking about local artist L.S.Lowry.

Fri 10th April 2015 Guest Speaker - Rtn. Khan Moghal on equality & diversity

Club member Khan will be speaking on equality & diversity issues that affect our community.

Fri 3rd April 2015 No Meeting Today - Good Friday

Fri 27th March 2015 Business Meeting

Update & discussion on the club's service plans.

Fri 20th March 2015 Guest Speaker - Rtn. Margaret Hutchinson - ISFR

Club member Margaret is the UK Committee Member for the International Skiing Fellowship of Rotarians. She will be talking about this Rotary fellowship and its recent get-together in Big Sky, Montana.

Sat 14th March 2015 D1285 P.E.T.S. (President Elects Training Seminar)

Venue - Salford City Academy

Fri 13th March 2015 Guest Speaker - Angela Fuggle - Beanstalk

Beanstalk is a national charity that recruits, vets, trains and supports volunteers to work in primary schools with children who have fallen behind with their reading. Angela is the Area Relationship manager for Greater Manchester.

Sat 7th March 2015 BIG BOOK GIVEAWAY

The annual BIG BOOK GIVEAWAY takes place at the Asda Superstore, Hulme, Manchester on Saturday 7th March 2015.

Fri 30th January 2015 Half Year Review of progress against our service plans

Tue 20th January 2015 Youth Speaks District Heat

A District Heat of the 2014 RIBI Youth Speaks Competition is to be held at Loreto 6th Form College, Chichester Road South, Manchester M15 5PB starting at 5.00pm.

Fri 16th January 2015 Guest Speaker - Rachel Summerscales

Rachel is the Team Leader for Hulme Community Garden Centre responsible for all projects, funding and overall development. HCGC is a not-for-profit organisation bringing the local community together though gardening.

Fri 9th January 2015 Guest Speaker - Hattie Cooper Hockey - VSO

Hattie is about to embark upon on volunteering placement in Tanzania. Come along and hear about her plans for the trip.

Fri 2nd January 2015 No Club Meeting

No Club Meeting

Fri 26th December 2014 No Club Meeting - Boxing Day

No club meeting - Boxing Day

Fri 19th December 2014 Fun Christmas Quiz

Our fun quiz with a festive theme.

Sat 6th December 2014 Christmas Collection - Asda, Hulme

Christmas Collection raising funds for charities, projects and good causes supported by our club.

Fri 5th December 2014 RYLA Experience

Kara and Alaina from Loreto 6th Form College recently attended the RYLA Course at the Whitehall Centre in Buxton. They will be giving us their first-hand knowledge of the experience.

Fri 28th November 2014 Business Meeting - Special General Meeting

Fri 21st November 2014 Guest Speaker - Letitia Jones, Rotary Scholar

Letitia hails from Greensboro, North Carolina, USA and is in Manchester studying for an MA in Creative Writing at Manchester Metropolitan University. She is funded by a Rotary Foundation Global Grant.

Fri 14th November 2014 Rtn. Bernard Leach - The fRaill Project

The fRaill Project running in conjunction with Manchester University is concerned with minimising dependency and maximising social engagement to address the challenges of frailty, resilience and inequality in later life.

Wed 12th November 2014 District Young Chef Final - Parrs Wood High School

Our club is hosting the District Final of the RIBI Young Chef Competition 2014.

Fri 7th November 2014 Guest Speaker - To Be Confirmed

Fri 31st October 2014 Halloween Charter Night - No Breakfast Meeting

Chancellors Hotel & Conference Centre, Manchester M14 6NN. Guest speaker Jo Merrygold who will be talking about her experiences living with the real-life heroines behind the BBC TV series Call The Midwife.

** Note - No Breakfast Meeting on this day **

Fri 24th October 2014 Rtn. Geoff Barnard - Zambia, 50 years remembered

On the 50th Anniversary of Zambia's independence club member Geoff recalls his time in the country on that day and over the years that followed.

Fri 17th October 2014 Business Meeting

Fri 10th October 2014 Rtn. Dave Shield - Thoughts of a Tenor

Fri 3rd October 2014 Rtn. Dave Shield - Thoughts of a Tenor

International Toast: Rotary Club of Kampala Daybreak, Uganda, D9211

Fri 26th September 2014 Business Meeting

Discussion of the club's plans and objectives for the current Rotary year.

Fri 19th September 2014 Guest Speaker: Emily Hockey - Tigoung Nonma

Emily will be speaking about her experiences working with Tigoung Nonma, a Disabled Artisans Cooperative in Burkina Faso, West Africa

International Toast: Rotary Club of Ouagadougou Crystal, Burkina Faso, D9101

Fri 12th September 2014 General discussion

International Toast: Rotary Club of Kinshasa, DR Congo, D9150

Fri 5th September 2014 Henry Ngawoofah – Business Enterprise Employment Training

Fri 29th August 2014 Business Meeting

Discussion on the club's service plans and objectives for the current Rotary year.

Fri 22nd August 2014 Bernard Leach - lessons from ESOL project, and looking forward

International Toast: Rotary Club of Hamilton, Canada, D7090

Fri 15th August 2014 Rtn. Geoff Barnard - Boots 'n' Bikes

Geoff reflected on his various experiences here and abroad, illustrated by assorted footware ('Boots') and transportation ('Bikes')

International Toast: RC Dallas Evening, Texas, D5810

Fri 8th August 2014 Guest Speaker Richard Clarke - Brainwave

Brainwave - improving children's mobility, communication skills and learning through a range of educational and physical therapies.

International Toast: RC Almaty, Khazakstan, D2430

Fri 1st August 2014 Business Meeting

Discussion of the club's plans and objectives for the current Rotary year.

Fri 25th July 2014 Alastair Bain - District Governor 2014/15

International Toast: Rotary Club of Cambrai, France, D1670

Fri 18th July 2014 Roy Chapman - Transport in Greater Manchester

International Toast: Rotary Club of Montserrat, D7030

Fri 11th July 2014 Ann Salter - Freedom from Torture

International Toast: Rotary Club of Coimbra Santa Clara, Portugal, D1970

Mon 7th July 2014 Council Meeting

Fri 4th July 2014 Handover/Business meeting

International Toast: Rotary Club of Quincy, Massachusetts, D7950
calendar district events local events