Completed meetings and events 2023-2024

Tue 14th May 2024 Business Meeting and AGM

Business to be discussed, and the AGM will highlight the events of the previous year. Lottery Draw to follow.

Tue 30th April 2024 Buffet and Chat Evening

Have you ever wondered what being a member of Rotary would be like? Come along for our free "Buffet and Chat" evening to find out. Book your place with Rotarian John Martin on 07593 887588.
Members in Red and White for St George's Day.

Tue 23rd April 2024 St. Georges Day Meeting

25 Members and their partners enjoyed a meal at The Kentish Horse, Mark Beech. . Dress Code was Red and White, to celebrate St George's Day.

Tue 9th April 2024 Business Meeting and Lottery Draw

After our Business meeting the Lottery draw was made.
1st Prize (£100) David Andrews
2nd Prize (£35) Jim Burbridge
3rd Prize (£15) Mary Cunnington
Kit Kaberry enjoys a drink with President Brenda

Tue 26th March 2024 Speaker Meeting

Kit Kaberry spoke on "Rhino Charging - The Rhino Ark e-Safari". He told members about Rhino Ark's valuable conservation work in Kenya which protects the rhino and other species while also helping local families there.
Rotarians in Westerham

Sat 16th March 2024 Marie Curie Street Collection - Westerham

Rotary have a strong connection with the Marie Curie organisation, and were pleased to run their street collection in both Edenbridge and Westerham. The Westerham collection raised £225.
President Brenda, Peter Smith and Carol Vizzard

Tue 12th March 2024 Business Meeting & Lottery draw

President Elect Peter Smith was awarded a Paul Harris Fellowship in recognition of his years of Rotary Service. The Lottery Draw was made - 1st Prize going to Peter Smith - what an evening for him! Second Prize John Martin and 3rd to Paul Cottrell.
Collecting outside Waitrose

Sat 9th March 2024 Marie Curie Street Collection - Edenbridge

Rotary have a strong connection with the Marie Curie organisation, and were pleased to run their street collection in both Edenbridge and Westerham.
The Edenbridge collection raised £466.
Zena Belton and President Brenda

Tue 27th February 2024 Speaker Meeting

Zena Belton gave a great talk on "Communication Skills on Social Media".

Tue 13th February 2024 Business Meeting & Lottery Draw

Club business was discussed and we made the February Lottery draw. Results were:
First Prize of £100: Meta Leslie
Second Prize of £35: Vicky Raeburn-Ward
Third Prize 0f £15: Leslie Martin

Fri 2nd February 2024 - Sun 4th February 2024 Visit to Rotary Club of Yvetot in Normandy

We visited our friends at the Rotary Club of Yvetot in Normandy and helped them run their annual schools' English dictation contest "Le Dictee"
(l-r) President Peter,  Rotarian Terri Scanes, Maia Morris and Maia's mother Stacey Morris

Tue 23rd January 2024 Speaker Meeting

Maia Morris returned to the Club to talk about the Scout World
Jamboree 2023 in Korea

Tue 9th January 2024 Business Meeting, SGM & Lottery Draw

The Club discussed a little business and the Special General Meeting confirmed Officers for the coming year. The Lottery draw saw Ray Taylor win the £100 top prize and Tim Roach with the third prize of £15.

Tue 26th December 2023 No Meeting

Please note - no meeting today
Singing at "The Star" Lingfield

Fri 22nd December 2023 Carol Singing Night

No local pub was safe from the E&WRC singers, and we were all made surprisingly welcome. Audience participation was extremely good and the evening raised over £275 for selected Rotary charities.

Tue 12th December 2023 Business Meeting and Christmas Meal

We enjoyed a delightful Christmas meal and talked a little business. Lottery Draw results:
1st prize of £100 Jim Burbridge
2nd prize of £35 Ann Grayston
3rd prize of £15 Sheila Stapleton
Rotarian Terry Cartwright proposing a toast to the life and times of Sir Winston Churchill

Tue 28th November 2023 Churchill Evening

We enjoyed an in-house celebration of the life and times of Sir Winston Churchill. Rotarian Terry Cartwright told the story of Sir Winston's army career, and there was a toast in the great man's honour.

Tue 14th November 2023 Lottery Draw

Lottery draw - First Prize Peter Stapleton, second prize Robin Greave, Third Prize John Baker.
As this is the end of the Lottery year, there were two further £50 draws and these were won by David Annan and Anita Farrington
Andrew Brown with Club President Brenda

Tue 24th October 2023 Speaker Meeting

This week we had a talk by Andrew Brown from the debt counselling charity Crosslight Advice. Andrew's charity is helping several families in both Edenbridge and Westerham with debt and budgeting advice and we applaud the work he does.
The Rotary Club of Titsey and District Quiz Team

Sat 14th October 2023 E&WRC Annual Town Quiz

Our Annual Town Quiz at Edenbridge WI Hall raised over £1,300 for local charities, which will include The Bridges Centre. Worthy winners were the Rotary Club of Titsey and District.

Tue 10th October 2023 Business & a welcome to new members

We welcomed four guests who have shown an interest in becoming a member of Rotary and three have been invited to join. We drew the Lottery: First Prize (£100) Tony Leslie, Second Prize (£35) Gavin Raeburn-Ward and Third Prize (£15) Jim Burbridge.
Laura Shtaingos

Tue 26th September 2023 Speaker Meeting

Tonight we had a talk from Laura Shtaingos from the charity Baby Umbrella . Laura is a professional Counsellor and the charity she co-founded helps new families cope with the stress of having a baby in the house.
A well-earned rest after running the coconut shy

Sat 16th September 2023 Westerham Autumn Fayre

A brilliant day! The sun shone and everyone had great fun. Rotary ran the Coconut Shy and raised more than £150 towards the cost of the day.

Tue 12th September 2023 Club Business Meeting

WINNERS SEPTEMBER LOTTERY PRIZE DRAW
1st Prize £100.00 – No 61 Paul & Elizabeth COTTRELL
2nd Prize £35.00 – No 28 Elizabeth LESLIE-SMITH
3rd Prize - £15.00 – No 7 – Terry CARTWRIGHT
Brenda and Father Stephen

Sat 2nd September 2023 Edenbridge Parish Church Fair

Our Club ran the beer tent at The Edenbridge Parish Church Michaelmas Fair, as we have done in previous years. The Fair made £1,650 for the Church
President Brenda with Don Smith

Tue 22nd August 2023 Speaker Meeting

Tonight Don Smith spoke on "Six Years in Africa". Don is an ex-President of the Rotary Club of Edenbridge.
Speaker DSU Andy Furphy with President Brenda

Tue 25th July 2023 Speaker Meeting

DSU Andy Furphy gave a talk on Modern Day Slavery. What an impression it made! It was a real eye-opener.

Tue 11th July 2023 July Business Meeting

The business meeting agreed to make a £300 donation to Rotary Foundation. The Charity Treasurer confirmed that a donation of £162 had been made to Marie Curie funded by retiring member Patrick McCauley. The Lottery draw first prize went to John Martin.
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