Completed meetings and events 2019-2020

Thu 25th June 2020 ONLINE ZOOM MEETING

HANDOVER. Members will be sent an invitation via email to enable them to join the meeting.

Thu 18th June 2020 ONLINE ZOOM MEETING

COUNCIL MEETING. Members will be sent an invitation via email to enable them to join the meeting.

Thu 11th June 2020 ONLINE ZOOM MEETING

Members will be sent an invitation via email to enable them to join the meeting.

Thu 4th June 2020 ONLINE ZOOM MEETING

CLUB ASSEMBLY.
Members will be sent an invitation via email to enable them to join the meeting.

Thu 28th May 2020 ONLINE MEETING - members will be advised of time and meeting code.

Tom Spencer will present a quiz via Zoom.

Thu 21st May 2020 ONLINE MEETING - members will be advised of time and meeting code.

Fri 15th May 2020 Bob's Teddies

Our activities do not stop because of the lockdown!
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Thu 14th May 2020 ONLINE MEETING - members will be advised of time and meeting code.

Thu 7th May 2020 ONLINE BUSINESS MEETING - members will be advised of time and meeting code.

President Gordon will discuss a proposal that members could donate to a local organisation for relief of hardships created by the lockdown. As we save the cost of meals at Mains Of Scotstown, a weekly contribution to Food Banks is suggested. read more...

Thu 30th April 2020 AGM ONLINE MEETING - members will be advised of time and meeting code.

Thu 23rd April 2020 ONLINE MEETING - members will be advised of time and meeting code.

Sometime previous to the date/time members will receive an email invitation to join the meeting.
The email will include a link which should then be activated at the time. This will bring up the program and the user will be connected to the meeting.

Thu 16th April 2020 ONLINE MEETING - members will be advised of time and meeting code.

Sometime previous to the date/time members will receive an email invitation to join the meeting.
The email will include a link which should then be activated at the time. This will bring up the program and the user will be connected to the meeting.

Thu 9th April 2020 ONLINE MEETING, members will be advised of tiime and ID codes

All members are encouraged to participate in a Zoom meeting via the Internet.

Thu 2nd April 2020 NO MEETING; most club activites suspended until further notice.

Thu 26th March 2020 - NO MEETING, Rotary Club Activities suspended till further notice

Fri 20th March 2020 Westfield Park Fence Work

Continuing our previous participation with the Friends of Westfield Park, removing old collapsed wire fencing which presents a hazard to park users.

Thu 19th March 2020 NO MEETING, Rotary Club Activities suspended till further notice

Thu 12th March 2020 Weekly meeting, COUNCIL MEETING TO FOLLOW

6 PM for 6:30 at Mains of Scotstown Inn
MENU: Soup, followed by choice of:
Caeser Salad with chicken
OR
Steak pie veg and chips
OR
penne pasta with broccoli andblue cheese sauce
RECEPTION: Graham Donaldson

Thu 5th March 2020 WEEKLY MEETING

6 PM for 6:30 at Mains of Scotstown Inn
MENU: soup followed by choice of;
Gammon egg chips and peas
OR
Chilli con carne with rice
OR Ham salad.
RECEPTION: Alistair West

Thu 27th February 2020 GUEST SPEAKER, Rodney Howard invited by Jack Archibald

6PM for 6:30 at Mains of Scotstown Inn
MENU: Soup follwed by choice of;
Spaghetti Bolognese
OR
Mushroom and black cabbage risotto
OR
Ham and egg salad
RECEPTION: Ray Grant

Thu 20th February 2020 BUSINESS MEETING

MENU: Soup, followed by choice of;
Steak pie with peas and chips
OR
Vegetable lasagne and garlic bread
OR
Ham saladand chips
RECEPTION: Bob Nicol

Thu 13th February 2020 Weekly meeting, COUNCIL MEETING TO FOLLOW

MENU: Soup, followed by choiceof;
Scampi Chips and Peas
OR
3 Bean Chilli with rice and sour cream
OR
Ham Salad and Chips

Wed 12th February 2020 BRIDGE OF DON PRIMARY SCHOOL QUIZ 2020

The winning team from Glashieburn receive their trophy from Rotary Vice President Mary All seven primary schools within the catchment area competed in a quiz organised by the Rotary Club of Aberdeen Balgownie.
All entries were presented with certificates and sweets while the winners, Glashieburn Primary received a trophy.

Wed 12th February 2020 Primary School Quiz 2020

All seven Bridge of Don Primary Schools were represented. Rotarians presented a trophy to Glashieburn Primary, overall winners of a well-fought contest.

Thu 6th February 2020 GUEST SPEAKER, Sea Cadets

6 for 6:30 at Mains of Scotstown Inn
MENU: Soup followed by choice of;
Seafood Risotto
OR
Pork and Chorizo burger with chips
OR Ham Salad.
RECEPTION: Eddie Ross, standing in for Neil McKay

Thu 30th January 2020 WEEKLY MEETING, Sandy Willett on program

Sandy will tell us about the "Oldest Building in Aberdeen"
MENU: Soup & choice of;
Cottage pie with vegetables
OR
Cauliflower & broccoli cheese bake with rosemary roast potatoes
OR
Ham salad with chips
RECEPTION: Malcolm Ross

Thu 23rd January 2020 BUSINESS MEETING

6PM for 6:30 at Mains of Scotstown Inn
MENU: soup followed by choice of;
Haggis, neeps and tatties
OR
Chicken noodle stir stir fry
OR
Ham salad
RECEPTION: Leslie Roger

Thu 16th January 2020 WEEKLY MEETING, council meeting to follow.

6PM for 6:30 at Mains of Scotstown Inn
MENU: Soup, followed by choice of;
Pan fried sea bass with creamy mash, veg and caper butter
OR
Roast veg puff pastry with braised red cabbage and veg
OR
Ham salad
RECEPTION: Tom Spencer

Thu 9th January 2020 GUEST SPEAKER, Jennifer Pape, History Curator, Aberdeen City Council

6PM for 6:30 at Mains of Scotstown Inn
MENU: Soup, followed by choice of
Fish pie and vegetables
OR
Vegetable lasagne with garlic bread
OR
Ham salad

RECEPTION: Sandy Willett

Thu 2nd January 2020 NO MEETING, Best wishes for the New Year

Thu 26th December 2019 NO MEETING, Merry Christmas to all

Thu 19th December 2019 CHRISTMAS MEAL WITH GUEST SPEAKER at Mains of Scotstown

Guest speaker, Dr. Glover, invited by Graham Donaldson, telling us about the History of Penicillin.
MENU: Refer to President Gordon's email, 15 November
RECEPTION: Jack Archibald

Thu 12th December 2019 SPECIAL GENERAL MEETING

6 PM for 6:30 at Mains of Scotstown
MENU: Soup, followed by choice of;
Turkey and cranberry burger with ships
OR
Scampi, chips, peas and tartar sauce
OR
Ham salad
RECEPTION: Alex Bowes

Thu 5th December 2019 GUEST SPEAKER, COUNCIL MEETING TO FOLLOW

Matthew Connelly, Community Fundraising Manager for the NSPCC -Scotland
MENU: Soup, followed by choice of;
Lasagne with garlic bread
OR
Chicken Balmoral, mash & veg
OR
ham salad
RECEPTION: Alasdair Imray

Sat 30th November 2019 - Sun 15th December 2019 TYREBAGGER COLLECTIONS 2019

Members of the Rotary Club and other volunteers marshalling the customer parking. Rotarians and other volunteers helped to marshal the customer parking for the Forestry Commission's Christmas tree sales at Tyrebagger Forest.
A Santa's grotto was provided for the children and a substantial sum was raised for local charities.

Thu 28th November 2019 GUEST SPEAKER, on behalf of Air Ambulance

6 PM for 6:30 at Mains of Scotstown Inn
MENU: soup, followed by choice of;
Thai green chicken curry with rice
OR
sausage and mash with gravy
OR
Ham salad
RECEPTION: Graham Donaldson

Thu 21st November 2019 GUEST SPEAKER, on behalf of Childline

6 PM for 6:30 at Mains of Scotstown
MENU: soup followed by
chicken tikka masala with nan bread
OR
macaroni cheese with garlic bread
OR
ham salad.
RECEPTION: Alistair West

Fri 15th November 2019 SHOEBOXES 2019

Rotarian Bob receives the contributions from Scotstown Primary Bob Nicol collects some of the 55 shoeboxes filled by the students of Scotstown Primary School

Thu 14th November 2019 Weekly meeting, FILLED SHOEBOXES DUE BACK

MENU: Soup, followed by;
Mince tatties and skirlie
OR
Spaghetti carbonara with garlic bread
OR
Chicken salad
RECEPTION - Ray Grant

Thu 7th November 2019 WEEKLY MEETING

6 for 6:30 at Mains of Scotstown Inn
RECEPTION: Bob Nicol

Thu 31st October 2019 GUEST SPEAKER, Julia Smith, for Cornerstone

6 for 6:30
MENU: Soup, choice of:
Cottage pie & veg
OR
Seafood penne pasta with garlic bread
OR
Chicken salad
RECEPTION: Eddie Ross

Thu 24th October 2019 PURPLE FOR POLIO

PURPLE FOR POLIO, to observe World Polio Day
6:00 PM for 6:30 at Mains of Scotstown
MENU: Soup, followed by;
Macaroni & cheese
OR
Balmoral Chicken
OR
Chicken salad
RECEPTION: Tom Spencer

Thu 17th October 2019 BUSINESS MEETING

6:00 PM for 6:30 at Mains of Scotstown
MENU: Soup, followed by choice of;
Stovies, oatcakes and beetroot
OR
Lasagne salad with garlic bread
OR
Ham salad and chips

Thu 10th October 2019 GUEST SPEAKER, L. Bruce Keith

Bruce will talk about his interest in the bridge-building industry of Scotland
6:00/6:30 at Mains of Scotstown
MENU: Soup, followed by choice of
Chilli con carne with rice
OR
Tomato and mascarpone penne pasta with garlic bread
OR
Salad read more...

Thu 3rd October 2019 Weekly meeting; Danestone Community Council will visit

6:00 PM for 6:30 at Mains of Scotstown
A discussion about activities of interest in the locality.
MENU: soup, followed by choice of
Haddock, peas and chips
OR
Bacon/cheese burger with chips

Thu 26th September 2019 BUSINESS MEETING

6:00 PM for 6:30 at Mains of Scotstown
MENU: Soup, followed by choice of
Scampi and chips
OR
Thai Green Curry
and coffee or tea
RECEPTION: Sandy Willett

Thu 19th September 2019 Weekly meeting, COUNCIL MEETING TO FOLLOW

6 for 6:30 in Mains of Scotstown
MENU: Soup, followed by choice of
Steak pie
OR
Macaroni cheese
RECEPTION: Jack Archibald

Thu 12th September 2019 BACK TO MAINS OF SCOTSTOWN, 7:30 PM

Coffee or tea only.
SPEAKER: Phil Godfrey who will be speaking on the subject of Antiphospholipid Syndrome.
RECEPTION: Alec Bowes

Tue 10th September 2019 Visit to another Rotary Club

Balgownie Rotarian Andy McLean receives a banner from the President of the GlenEira Rotary Club in Australia.

Thu 5th September 2019 OUTSIDE VISIT to Rotary Club of Westhill

6 PM for 6:15 at Holiday Inn West, Westhill Drive
Speaker; Reece Menzies, "Adventures in Tourism".

Thu 29th August 2019 OUTSIDE VISIT, Shri Beema Restaurant

6 PM for 6:30 at their Bridge of Don location, the Parkway Inn off Balgownie Road
RECEPTION: Graham Donaldson

Thu 22nd August 2019 NO MEETING, venue closed for indefinite time

Thu 15th August 2019 NO MEETING

Insufficient numbers, event cancelled.

Sat 10th August 2019 GRAMPIAN FOREST RALLY, spectator car park

Rotarians Al and Mary on the access road to the spectators' parking area Rotarians and other volunteers marshal the spectators' car parking and raise cash for the charity funds.

Thu 8th August 2019 BUSINESS MEETING

Discussion of upcoming activities
6:00 PM for 6:30 at Mains of Scotstown
MENU: Soup, followed by choice of
Steak pie and chips
OR
ham salad
RECEPTION; Bob Nicol

Thu 1st August 2019 NO MEETING

Insufficient numbers, event cancelled

Thu 25th July 2019 WEEKLY MEETING

6:00 PM for 6:30 at Mains of Scotstown

Thu 18th July 2019 WEEKLY MEETING, COUNCIL MEETING TO FOLLOW

6:00 PM for 6:30 at Mains of Scotstown
MENU: soup, followed by choice of
Ham salad with chips
OR
Chicken fajitas
RECEPTION: Malcolm Ross

Thu 11th July 2019 Informal social evening

6:00 PM for 6:30 at Mains of Scotstown

Sat 6th July 2019 DANESTONE GALA

Rotary Club President Gordon and Vice President Mary on the stand The Rotary Club of Aberdeen Balgownie were at the Danestone Gala on Saturday 6th July. We are a local group of volunteers who raise money for charity and help local community groups. We ran a "Guess the Teddy's Birthday" competition to raise money.

Thu 4th July 2019 GUEST SPEAKER, Jules Goodwin, of Maggies

Jules will tell us about the activities at the Care Centre
6 for 6:30 PM at the Mains of Scotstown
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