Completed meetings and events 2017-2018

Wed 27th June 2018 "Handover" meeting

At this meeting the Presidential regalia will be presented to President-Elect Alan Drewitt.

Wed 20th June 2018 Games Evening with supper

Rotarian David Piggin will be organising another Games Evening. There will be a Fish & Chips supper on this occasion.

Wed 13th June 2018 Club Assembly

Club Assembly

Wed 6th June 2018 The Bob Abson Community Service Award

At this meeting Mrs Janet Abson will be presenting the Bob Abson Community Service Award to the selected nominee.

Mon 4th June 2018 Club Council Meeting

The Club Council will meet at the Black Swan PH Normanton 1930

Wed 30th May 2018 No Meeting

No Meeting

Wed 23rd May 2018 Speaker Mr Martin James

Speaker Mr Martin James , son of Past President Ian James.

Wed 16th May 2018 Club Annual General Meeting

Club Annual General Meeting at the White Horse in Sharlston

Wed 9th May 2018 Business Meeting

Business Meeting

Wed 2nd May 2018 Our speaker will be the Revd. Iosif Grosu

Our speaker will be the Revd. Iosif Grosu Vicar of Featherstone and Purston.

Mon 30th April 2018 Club Council Meeting

The Club Council will meet at the Black Swan PH in Normanton

Fri 27th April 2018 Our Club's 75th. Charter Dinner

Our 75th.Charter Dinner will be held in the King's Croft Hotel Pontefract WF8 4HA. Friday 27th April at 7PM

Wed 25th April 2018 Speaker - Ben Thaler

Ben Thaler is a RFL referee officiating in the Superleague.

Sat 21st April 2018 ROTARY - Know Your Blood Pressure Day

We shall be providing a blood pressure testing service at Exel Chemists in Normanton on Saturday 21st.April 2018

Wed 18th April 2018 Speaker - Awaiting information.

Awaiting information.

Wed 11th April 2018 Money Laundering by Rotarian John Lockwood PHF

Our speaker, Rotarian John Lockwood PHF will talk about "Money Laundering"

Mon 9th April 2018 Club Council Meeting

The Club Council will meet at the Black Swan PH Normanton. Monday 9.4.18 at 7;30pm

Wed 4th April 2018 NO Meeting

We do not meet on a Wednesday following a Bank Holiday

Wed 28th March 2018 Speaker. Sheila Wainwright PHF President. RC of Wakefield

Sheila will be advising us on the use of robotic cats used by dementia sufferers and will introduce our new local Admiral Nurse.

Wed 21st March 2018 Speakers from the KIDZ AWARE charity.

Gillian and Sabrina Archibold will talk to us about the KIDZ AWARE charity

Wed 14th March 2018 Our speaker will be Leanne Owen

Leanne will be updating us on her latest fundraising activities in aid of those suffering from Parkinson's Disease

Mon 12th March 2018 - Club Council Meeting at the Black Swan PH Normanton

The Club Council will meet at the Black Swan PH Normanton. 7:00 pm

Wed 7th March 2018 Speaker :- TBA Subject - Neighbourhood Policing

Neighbourhood Policing.

Tue 6th March 2018 Rotary Schools Technology Tournament. 2018

The Joint 10 Rotary Schools Technology Tournament will be held at the Featherstone Rovers RLFC premises on Tuesday 6.3.2018. (Sponsored by SEW-Eurodrive Ltd)

Wed 28th February 2018 Speaker Ella Dixon -CANCELLED

CANCELLED due to poor weather conditions

Wed 21st February 2018 Visit to the SHURMA Restaurant. Featherstone

Another visit to the SHURMA Indian restaurant , 91 Station Lane Featherstone WF7 5BJ

Wed 14th February 2018 The intended speaker,Sheila Wainwright, has had to CANCEL


Due to circumstances beyond our control the intended address has had to be cancelled. Alternative arrangements have been made.

Wed 7th February 2018 Business Meeting

Business Meeting

Mon 5th February 2018 Club Council Meeting

The Club Council will meet at the Black Swan PH at 1930pm

Wed 31st January 2018 Our speaker will be Gill Poole, President of the Rotary Club of Mirfield.

Gill will speak to us about RYLA Rotary Youth Leadership Awards.

Fri 19th January 2018 Our Annual Indoor Crazy Golf Tournament - 2018

The crazy Golf Tournament organised by Rotarian Norman Pickett will be held at the Mid Yorkshire Golf Club Darrington on Friday the 19th. January 2018

Wed 17th January 2018 Speaker Mrs. Sharon Firth

Sharon Firth will advise us as to what the BEAT AUTISM organisation offers.

Wed 17th January 2018 Speaker Mrs. Sharon Firth

Sharon Firth will advise us as to what the BEAT AUTISM organisation offers.

Wed 13th December 2017 Club Members Christmas Dinner

Our Christmas Dinner will be at the White Horse in Sharlston, Please advise our attendance office Malcolm of number attending.

Sat 9th December 2017 Band Concert in aid of The Prince of Wales Hospice

Christmas themed concert by the Yorkshire Volunteers Band. At the Methodist Church Featherstone in aid of The Prince of Wales hospice.

Mon 4th December 2017 Club Council meeting.

The Club Council will meet at the Black Swan PH at 1930

Wed 29th November 2017 Speaker Rotarian John Lockwood.

Rotarian John Lockwood will be making a presentation to us on...TBA

Wed 22nd November 2017 Rotary Joint 10 Quiz

The Rotary Joint 10 Quiz will be held at the King's Croft Hotel Pontefract WF8 4HA. 6;30 for 7;00 PM.

Wed 15th November 2017 Speaker. Rotarian Alan Drewitt

Alan will update us on the PCF charity which assists the under privileged people living in the Philippines. This is the charity which we support with the ring-pull project.

Wed 8th November 2017 Business meeting

Club members "Business Meeting"

Mon 6th November 2017 Club Council Meeting

The Club Council will meet at the Black Swan PH at 1930

Wed 1st November 2017 Faith Supper at Rotarian Max Abraham's home

Information concerning the catering arrangements will be issued by our secretary Peter, in due course.

Sat 28th October 2017 - Bill Huntley Memorial Peace Seminar

The seminar will be held at Bradford University on Saturday 28,10,2017. The theme will be "Paths to Peace"

Wed 25th October 2017 Speaker - Howard Roberts of Altofts

Howard will speak to us about a publication concerning the young men of Altofts who fell during the 1914-1918 war.

Wed 18th October 2017 Speaker Revd.Andrew Longshaw

Revd. Andrew Longshaw is Superintendent Methodist Minister for The Aire and Calder Circuit.

Fri 13th October 2017 - Sun 15th October 2017 Rotary District 1040 Conference at Scarborough. 2017

The district conference is bring held at the Spa complex in Scarborough commencing on the 13th October 2017

Wed 11th October 2017 Social Evening

Social evening with John & Celia Kappes

Wed 4th October 2017 Speaker. Rotarian Stephen Woodcock concerning SHELTERBOX

Stephen is the Area Representative for SHELTERBOX and will be updating us on their activities.

Mon 2nd October 2017 Club Council Meeting

Meeting at The Black Swan PH 1930

Wed 27th September 2017 Speaker Jonathan Lancaster.

Jono, as he prefers to be called , will talk to us about the aims of the "Love me,Love my face" Foundation.

Sat 23rd September 2017 CANCELLED>Due to lack of support.

Harvest Supper & Charity Auction CANCELLED due to lack of support.

Wed 20th September 2017 Speaker Jono Lancaster from the

Jono will speak to us about the aims of the "Love me.Love my face" foundation. read more...

Wed 13th September 2017 NOTE! Meeting at King's Croft Pontefract. NOT the White Horse.

We are having a joint club meeting to enable the District Governor to address as many members in District 1040 as is possible.

Sat 9th September 2017 Normanton Gala in Hawhill Park

We will have two stands.One having a game essentially for children, the other depicting Rotary activities & selling Rotary charity calendars.

Wed 6th September 2017 We will have a presentation by a member of the South Kirby Waste & Recycling Centre

We will have a presentation by a member of the South Kirby Waste & Recycling Centre

Mon 4th September 2017 Club Council Meeting

The Club Council will meet athe Black Swan PH 1930

Sat 12th August 2017 Rotary Beer Festival & Hog Roast

The Rotary Club of Normanton are holding a Beer Festival & Hog Roast in memory of Frank Clarke at the Black Swan PH on the 12th August commencing 12 noon.

Wed 9th August 2017 Our speaker will be Ms Helen Knowles from the Wakefield Hospice

Helen will be outlining the current problems being experienced by the hospice, particularly their need for new specially designed beds.

Mon 7th August 2017 Club Council Meeting

The Club Council will meet at the Black Swan PH at 1930.

Sat 5th August 2017 Members Cruise on the Yorkshire Ouse.

Arranged by our President Derek Searby CBE TD. Boarding York,Evening buffet. Non members by invitation only.

Wed 2nd August 2017 Speaker - Roger Parkinson

Roger Parkinson will talk about The Woodland Trust

Wed 26th July 2017 Speaker - Michael Read CAP Community Links Coordinator

Michael Read the Wakefield Community Links Coordinator will speak to us about the "Christians Against Poverty" charity.

Sat 22nd July 2017 Rotary Club Barbecue

The barbecue will be held again this year at the home of Max Abrahams .Further details to follow.

Wed 19th July 2017 Speaker Rotarian Norman Jones - emigrating to the USA

Visiting Rotarian Norman Jones will relate his experiences in emigrating to the USA many years ago.

Wed 12th July 2017 Club meeting at The White Horse - Awaiting information.

TBA

Mon 10th July 2017 Club Council Meeting.

The Club Council will meet at the Black Swan PH. Normanton 7:30pm

Wed 5th July 2017 President's Handover and presentation of the Bob Abson Community Service Award

Our President Derek remains in office. Alan Drewitt becomes President-Elect. Mrs Janet Abson will present the Bob Abson Community Service Award.
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