Completed meetings and events 2016-2017

Tue 27th June 2017 Presidents handover to Mary McHatton

New President and Partners Evening
Tanvikochhar1 - Own work

Mon 26th June 2017 Blind Club

Voluntary Service to assist with transport, refreshments and entertainment.
Rotary Internal Great Britain & Ireland

Tue 20th June 2017 Club Fellowship

Members Social Gathering
By William Warby - Derived from Flickr, CC BY 2.0,

Wed 14th June 2017 National Rotary Kids Out.

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Tue 13th June 2017 Club Assembly

Outline for the new incoming President's program for next year.

Tue 6th June 2017 Guest Speaker - John Cox

Talk about Frederick 10th Earl of Cavan, a "Common sense General"
Rotary International Britain & Ireland

Tue 23rd May 2017 District Foundation Officer - Paul Redwood

Talk by District 1260 Rotary Foundation officer
Tanvikochhar1 - Own work

Mon 22nd May 2017 Blind Club

Voluntary Service to provide transport, refreshments and entertainment.

Fri 19th May 2017 District Conference Bristol

Inspiring fellowship Conference.

Tue 9th May 2017 AGM & Business Meeting

Committee Chairman to report on Projects


Twelve local schools exhibiting some 350 entries. Venue is Astley Cooper School. Prize giving at 2 p.m.
Title 	A selection of plants.

A selection of herbal plants.

Rare Books
Keywords: Nicholas Culpeper; Herbal remedies; Herbals
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Tue 2nd May 2017 Guest Speaker - Lucy Blunden

Herbal Remedies

Tue 25th April 2017 PACE

PACE (a children's charity which specialises in providing therapy & help for children suffering from neuromotor disorders, such as cerebral palsy
By Harmid - Own work, Public Domain,


Members of the public can have their blood pressure tested at the Volunteer Centre in Marlowes. An Iron Lung will also be on display to publicise Rotary efforts to eradicate polio.
By Parutakupiu - Own work, Public Domain,

Tue 11th April 2017 Olympic badminton - talk with Berkhamsted Bulbourne

Speaker Martin Rooke: Olympic Badminton
By Winstainforth at the English language Wikipedia, CC BY-SA 3.0,

Tue 4th April 2017 Guest Speaker - John Waller

Berkhamsted Castle
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    File:Dunblane Cathedral 
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Tue 28th March 2017 Guest Speaker Caroline Barnes from NADFAS

A "With partners" evening. Caroline will talk about The National Association of Decorative & Fine Arts Societies.
Rotary International Britain & Ireland

Tue 21st March 2017 Business meeting with D.G. Chalmers Cursley as guest

Club Business to be discussed and Chalmers Cursley District Governor to address the meeting.
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Tue 14th March 2017 Guest Speaker Gareth Jones from National Pharmacies Association

National Pharmaceutical Association Public Affairs Manager Gareth Jones will tell us about the need to spend more on pharmacies
Photo: Cpl Richard Cave RLC (Phot)/MOD
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Tue 28th February 2017 Di Stevens for REMAP

Di Stevens, Chairman of REMAP South Herts, Custom Made Equipment for Rehabilitation Engineering Movement Advisory Panel, talks about who REMAP are and what they do.
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Tue 21st February 2017 Business Meeting

Committee Chairmen to discuss current projects.
The New Forest Ponies, Hampshire
Attributed to Diane Bremner

Tue 14th February 2017 Growing up in the New Forest

Rob Fernyhough, husband of Glenda and member of Berkhamsted Bulbourne R.C will recount tales of his youth.

Tue 7th February 2017 Committees / Fellowship

To be advised
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Sat 4th February 2017 Charity Cheese and Wine Evening

R.I.B.I. Sand dams project.Sand dams are a simple, low cost and low maintenance, replicable rainwater harvesting technology. They provide a clean, local water supply for domestic and farming use and are suited to semi-arid areas of the world.
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Tue 31st January 2017 Reverend Michael Macey Vicar St Johns Boxmoor

Westminster Cathedral
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Tue 17th January 2017 Business Meeting

Chairmen to discuss current projects
Cheese and wine?

Vorweihnacht. Vater und Sohn schlagen im Winterwald einen Christbaum. à–l auf Leinwand, unten links signiert. 41 x 35 cm
Date 	19th century
Source 	Nagel Auktionen
Author 	Franz Krà¼ger (d. 1857)

Tue 20th December 2016 Partners Evening Christmas Special, Guest Speaker - Stephen Hearn

Stephen Hearn is director of Tring Market Auctions. Well known as auctioneer on the TV programme "Flog it" and a former Mayor of Tring.
R.I.B.I. Logo

Tue 13th December 2016 Business Meeting

Chairmen to discuss current projects
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Mount Everest from Kalapatthar.

Tue 6th December 2016 Everest Project - Hoddesden R.C.

More details to follow!
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Tue 29th November 2016 Youth Speaks

Brief Details: A national compection to encourage local Schools to participate in a debating and presention ages for 11 - 18. Venue is St Cuthbert Mayne School
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Tue 22nd November 2016 Business Meeting

Chairmen to discuss current projects
By Stephen Richards, CC BY-SA 2.0,

Sun 20th November 2016 Charity Murder Mystery "Who Killed the Director"

Kings Langley Light Opera - After Tea with Bubbles provided Tickets £20.00 contact 01442 249466 email. Cash Bar - At Gaddesden Place
Author 	Jim McIntosh from Silver Spring, USA

Tue 15th November 2016 Guest Speaker - Steve Jamieson C.E.O.

St Francis Hospice
Deutsch: Konditor bei der Arbeit, iba 2009
English: Pastry chef
Français : Pâtissier
Date 	2009
Source 	Own work
Author 	BMK

Wed 9th November 2016 Young Chef Competition

Secondary schools compete in a cookery competition at Hemel Hempstead School, start 6 p.m.
English: Santa Severa - horse riding in winter
Italiano: Santa Severa - equitazione in inverno
Polski: Santa Severa - przejażdżka konna zimą
Date 	Winter 2008
Source 	Own work
Author 	Fczarnowski

Tue 8th November 2016 Riding for the Disabled

Guest Speaker - Karen from Gaddesden Place Riding for the Disabled

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Tue 1st November 2016 Guest Speaker - Gary Stringer Place Manager

Hemel Hempstead Business Ambassadors
Shaun Butler

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    File:Haverfordwest bowling green. - - 909864.jpg
    Created: 18 July 2008
    Location: 51° 47"² 56.25"³ N, 4° 58"² 0.41"³ W

Tue 25th October 2016 Guest Speaker Sarah Marshall

Visually impaired England Bowls Champion

Tue 18th October 2016 Business Meeting - Up date for club from the committee chairmen

Murder mystery have you got your tickets for Gaddesden Place?

English: Hemel Hempstead: Rock'n'Roll. Rock'n'Roll is the name of this landmark sculpture in The Water Gardens, created by the French artist Hubert Yencesse   placed in 1962 Author Nigel Cox

Tue 4th October 2016 Speaker Kate Harwood Friends of Jellicoe Water Gardens

The extensive regeneration of the Water gardens in the town to its former glory is aided by volunteeers.

Tue 27th September 2016 Business meeting

Update from Committee Chairmen

Tue 20th September 2016 The Rt Hon Mike Penning Minister of State at the Home Office and Minister of State at the Ministry of Justice

Conservative MP for Hemel Hempstead Mike Penning to give us an update on his work accompanied by his wife Angie.
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Tue 13th September 2016 Lydia Flack - speaker from Dacorum Community Trust

Dacorum Community Trust aims to help individuals who, through no fault of their own, face financial hardship.
Attribution: (WT-en) JensANDMarian at English Wikivoyage

Tue 6th September 2016 - Wed 21st September 2016 Change of Speaker- Noel James

Insight to his trip to Norway

Tue 23rd August 2016 Hazel Simpson - Metro Bank

Hazel is a Local Director with the recently formed Metro Bank in Hemel Hempstead
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Tue 16th August 2016 Business meeting

Update on Committee chairmen projects
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Tue 9th August 2016 Business Meeting

1.Committee Chairmen to discuss Christmas Sleigh
2.Dens Food Bank Collection.

Tue 2nd August 2016 Jane Peel - Reporting BBC News Correspondent

looking forward to meeting Jane Peel and hearing her speak about her profession
English: Tiverton : West End Bowling Club Lawn bowls being played here at West End Bowling Club in Westexe Park.
Date 	15 July 2008
Source 	From
Author 	Lewis Clarke
Camera location 	50° 54"² 08.56"³ N, 3° 29"² 45.7

Tue 26th July 2016 Bowls Evening At Berkhamsted Bowls Club

Fun evening with two course meal
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Tue 19th July 2016 Business meeting

Committee chairmen to report on current status of projects

Tue 12th July 2016 - Thu 21st July 2016 Guest Speaker - Helen Spencer from Setpoint Herts

Setpoint Herts is an educational charity, whose aim id to inspire young people in Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths.

Tue 5th July 2016 Steve Coulam - managing a Holiday inn

The manager of the Holiday inn, Hemel Hempstead, will give an insight into his job.
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