Completed meetings and events 2015-2016

Mon 27th June 2016 ALL CHANGE!

On Monday 27th June at Birstall Golf Club - Rotary President Richard Hilliar handed over the chain of office to Hilary Holmes whilst Inner Wheel President Pat Woods succeeded Val Burdett read more...

Mon 27th June 2016 Joint Changeover with Inner Wheel - Dress: DJ

All Change - Presidential handover 2015 On Monday June 27th at Birstall Golf Club Rotary President Richard Hilliar handed over the chain of office to Hilary Holmes whilst Inner Wheel President Pat Woods succeeded Val Burdett

Mon 20th June 2016 Club Assembly

Sun 19th June 2016 Afternoon Tea for the Air Ambulance

Afternoon tea at President Richard's home @ New Inn, all proceeds to the Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance

Mon 13th June 2016 Soar Valley Race Night in Barrow - 13th June

Race Evening for Rotary members & their guests at Peter Jones"™s home.

Mon 6th June 2016 Business Meeting & dinner, followed by Committee planning for 2016-17

Wed 25th May 2016 CTN Recording Session

Our 1st reading, back in 2014, led by Rtn Max Boden of the Shepshed Rotary Club. The club with other service organisations produces Charnwood Talking News, a recording of the Echo, circa every 6th week. We currently have 12 readers from Soar Valley Rotary & Inner Wheel, but others are welcome.

Mon 23rd May 2016 RailFuture / The Secular Society

John Catt and Ariadne Tampion (parents of our youth exchange student) talk on the Leicester Secular Society and Railfuture.

Mon 23rd May 2016 We've Moved!

From Monday 23rd May our base is The Quorndon Fox, High St, Quorn

Sat 21st May 2016 Coffee Morning for InterCare

Carl & Alison will be holding a coffee morning for members and guests at their home on Saturday 21st May in aid of Intercare, the Syston based charity supplying medicines and essential items to countries in need.. read more...

Mon 16th May 2016 Business Meeting

Mon 9th May 2016 Meeting & dinner at the Quorndon Fox

The Quorndon Fox (formerly the Bulls Head) Quorn. Business meeting & Dinner - note the change of venue for this meeting.

Mon 25th April 2016 Minor Sports

TBA at the Red Lion

Mon 18th April 2016 Young Enterprise

Dinner & talk by Tina Smith of the charity.

Host: Dennis
Vote of Thanks: Frank

Sat 16th April 2016 Increasing Stroke Awareness

We offered free blood pressure checks @ WyeVale garden centre as part of the "Know Your Blood Pressure" event with the Stroke Association. Free Checks @ WyeVale Garden Centre read more...

Wed 13th April 2016 We're recording the Echo for CTN every 6th week.

Ivan, Elizabeth, Joan & Alan at Alan's..

Mon 11th April 2016 Business Meeting, AGM & dinner

Mon 4th April 2016 Tax Care & ToyBoys/Sugar Daddies Legal Solutions

Dinner & Talk

Host Peter Balmbra
Vote of Thanks Peter Bickley

Mon 28th March 2016 Bank Holiday - No meeting

Mon 21st March 2016 InterCare - An Update

Speaker TBC

Host: Alison
Vote of Thanks: Frank

Mon 14th March 2016 Visioning Event at the Rothley Centre with buffet


Mon 7th March 2016 The Falklands

Talk by Rev Pam Hardy
Host: Joe
Vote of Thanks: Peter J

Mon 29th February 2016 Soar Valley Community Food Project update

Return visit by Tim Jackson
Host: Roy L
Vote of Thanks: Roy B

Thu 25th February 2016 Area B Forum - 25th February, Loughborough


Wed 24th February 2016 CTN Recording Session

Alan, Maureen, Eric & Graham C at Alan's.

Tue 23rd February 2016 - Tue 27th December 2016 Our Bookstall for LOROS each Tuesday at Glenfield Hospital

Each Tuesday the Club run a used book sale in the foyer of Glenfield Hospital to raise funds for the LOROS Hospice.

Your purchases, gift of books or donations are much appreciated. read more...

Mon 22nd February 2016 Visit to RC Melton Belvoir CANCELLED ***No Meeting at Rothley***

Members visit RC Melton Belvoir

Mon 15th February 2016 Working with Children & Young Families Proposal

Dinner followed by a talk by Canon Professor David Wilson of Rothley Parish

Host: Joe
Vote of Thanks: Peter Balmbra

Mon 8th February 2016 The library, the books and the writing - Maxine Linnell.

Growing up, St Barnabas library in Leicester was a refuge ........ read more...

Mon 1st February 2016 Visit to Coalville RC **** No Meeting at Rothley****

Members visit RC of Coalville

Mon 25th January 2016 Charter Anniversary Dinner @ Birstall Golf Club

Last date for booking 10th January.

Mon 18th January 2016 Visioning - An Introduction

Talk by PDG RogerMcDermott

Host: Hilary
Vote of Thanks: President Richard

Mon 11th January 2016 Talk by Jess Wellington about his Youth Exchange then Business Meeting (preceded by Club Council)

Mon 4th January 2016 Meeting @ the Red Lion

Talk by John Nowell of Zodiac Aerial Photography

Wed 30th December 2015 CTN Recording SessionN


Sat 19th December 2015 Christmas Dinner for members, partners & friends

Contact: Peter Bickley

Mon 14th December 2015 Club Christmas Dinner

Club Christmas dinner for members and Friends at the Red Lion

Mon 7th December 2015 Business Meeting & SGM (preceded by Club Council at 6.30pm).

Mon 30th November 2015 Hot Air Ballooning - (joint with Inner Wheel / other partners)

Up up and away! A slight change, the originally listed speaker had to pull out at short notice but we are delighted that we will now be entertained by Andrew Selby on Hot Air Ballooning.
Host: Roy Bennett & Vote of Thanks Hilary Holmes

Mon 23rd November 2015 Setting up an Interact Club

Dinner & talk by Market Harborough Rtns Chris Durham & Jim Davies about setting up the Robert Smyth Academy Interact Club.

Host Alan M

Vote of Thanks Alison

Mon 16th November 2015 Members Scatter week

No meeting at the Red Lion whilst members visit other clubs, inc' Melton B charter.

Thu 12th November 2015 CTN Recording SessionN


Mon 9th November 2015 A Lighthearted Look at the Life of a Cleric

Dinner & Talk by Rev Canon Mike Harrison

Host Jenny Woods

Vote of Thanks Alan Meredith

Wed 4th November 2015 Know Your Rotary

Event for members at Park Hill Golf Club, Seagrave.
Open 6.30-9.30p.m. drop in and browse
Competitions and rewards for Clubs and
Bring your Club, have a meal at the venue
or nearby, and have a fun night out. (Eric is hoping to arrange a m

Mon 19th October 2015 Hope & Homes for Children Joint with Melton B)

Dinner at the Red Lion followed by a talk on the Charity from Jeremy Clay read more...

Mon 19th October 2015 - Sun 25th October 2015 End Polio Week

Last year President Alison was pictured with Rowena sales team member Peter Farmer, selling crocus insignia for END POLIO. 23rd OCTOBER IS "END POLIO" DAY read more...

Mon 12th October 2015 Business Meeting

Mon 5th October 2015 Skittles at Cossington

Skittles at Cossington v Shepshed RC, part in the District Minor Sports at the earlier time of 7pm.
No meeting at the Red Lion.

Mon 5th October 2015 Skittles at Cossington

Skittles at Cossington v Shepshed RC, part in the District Minor Sports at the earlier time of 7pm.
No meeting at the Red Lion.

Mon 28th September 2015 Visit by DG Geoff Blurton

Joint meeting with Coalville RC.
Host: Richard H

Mon 21st September 2015 Youth Exchange visit to USA

Becky showing her very professional looking scrapbook to Soar Valley Vice-President whilst Dad Mike. Mum Rachel and sister Sarah look on. Dinner & talk by Becky Harrison

Host: Jenny W
Vote of Thanks: Roger W

Sat 19th September 2015 Fundraising for Rainbows

A good turnout at Rainbows Open Day selling books and Quiz sheets.

Mon 14th September 2015 Business Meeting (preceded by Council at 6.30.)

Mon 7th September 2015 Air Ambulance

Dinner &talk on our President's charity
Host: Richard H
Vote of Thanks: Tony B

Mon 24th August 2015 The Way Forward

Dinner & Talk by PDG Roger MCDermott
Host: Richard H
Vote of Thanks: Eric H

Mon 17th August 2015 Dinner & committee progress meetings

Mon 10th August 2015 Bowls Evening

Bowls followed by supper at Wymeswold Bowls Club

Mon 3rd August 2015 Canal Celebration Cruises

Dinner & talk by Paul Wilson

Host: Carl P
Vote of Thanks: Alison P

Mon 27th July 2015 LOROS hospice Leicester

Soar Rotary members at LOROS. Members visit the LOROS hospice.

Mon 20th July 2015 Dinner & Business Meeting

Mon 6th July 2015 Motor Sport

Dinner & talk by Richard Egger
Host: Peter Bickley
Vote of Thanks: Roy B
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