Allander Rotary Photo Galleries

Online Charity Balloon Race

Online Charity Balloon Race

Eco friendly online race. Design your own balloon and watch progress from its launch at St. Petersburg and then across the 7 days of the race on google maps.

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Online Santa Races

Online Santa Races

Online fun for Christmas 2020. Thanks to everyone who participated in the races. As a result of entries and donations we are pleased to say that a total of £312 has been raised for the charities that we were supporting.

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Purple for Polio Crocuses

Purple for Polio Crocuses

In association with Milngavie in Bloom, 3,500 crocuses were planted last October in the grassy area off Elangowan Road beside the pedestrian crossing. What's it all about? Find out here.

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Youth Competitions 2020/21

Youth Competitions 2020/21

Competitions, in 3 age groups, that are open to pupils living in or attending schools or youth organisations in Bearsden and Milngavie area.

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Charity (online) Duck Race

Charity (online) Duck Race

Videos of all of the races now on YouTube. Thanks to every one who took part and to donors of our £175 worth of prizes. £476 raised from the raise for charity. We hope you enjoyed the event.

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Santa Race online

Santa Race online

Online Santa and Snowman races for children and adults. Tickets 50p with bonus tickets the more you buy. Total prize value now £130. Average prize value is over £9. Last entry midnight Sat 19th.

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Challenges

Challenges

All of our Challenges from the summer and October holidays are available here. Our aim is to have more at Christmas holiday time. Watch our Twitter and Facebook pages plus The Waypoint Facebook page for news.

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Flower Bed

Flower Bed

50 year celebration in Milngavie Town Centre

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First Female President

First Female President

Rotary year 2020-21 introduces our first female president Lynne Gibbons and a new RI President's Theme

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Golf Fund Raiser

Golf Fund Raiser

Our golf competition fund raiser is now closed. Want to know the outcome? Open this to find out how much we raised and how many entries we had?

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Clothing & extras donation at The Waypoint

Clothing & extras donation at The Waypoint

Monthly donation of clothes and ancillaries for charities Dress for Success and Smalls for All

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Andy Murray Signed T Shirt Raffle

Andy Murray Signed T Shirt Raffle

Tickets now on sale for raffle of signed Andy Murray T Shirt worn by him during training. Supplied by his management company with a Certificate of Authenticity for Allander Rotary to use to fund raise for WheelPower. Draw made at 9pm on Sunday 9th August

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Glengoyne Single Malt Whisky Raffle,

Glengoyne Single Malt Whisky Raffle,

All tickets sold. If you didn't manage to buy its too late. Independent draw was made by Raffall.com. Vincent Cuddihy wins the 70cl bottle of 10 year old Glengoyne Single Malt Whisky. Thanks if you bought a ticket to help Kidney Kids www.kidneykids.org.uk

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Kidney Kids

Kidney Kids

Allander Rotary present a cheque for £36,220 to Kidney Kids Scotland,founded in July 2000 to help children with renal illness and their families. Families continue to be a priority for the Charity ensuring they are supported when they most need it.

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Milngavie Week 2020 & Duck Race

Milngavie Week 2020 & Duck Race

Milngavie Week has been cancelled due to Covid-19. The Duck Race will not take place in June but may be held later in the year. A decision on this will be taken after the summer and will be dependent on Covid-19 status.

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Lecture 2020

Lecture 2020

After the inaugural lecture in 2019, we are pleased to announce our 2020 lecture. It will be on Oetzi, the Iceman and given by world renown expert Professsor James H Dickson. Date for your diary is Thursday, 23rd April in Kilmardinny House Bearsden.

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50 Years of Allander Rotary

50 Years of Allander Rotary

A review of 50 years of Allander featuring events, fund raising, competitions including a range of activities with the local community and schools. Chartered on 29th May 1970. Click on logo to start. Last update 9th May 2020

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Killermont Rota Kids January 2020 Update

Killermont Rota Kids January 2020 Update

The Rotakids made Christmas cards to send to residents at Antonine House Care Home. Here is some of the handiwork. Also attached are posters they have designed for their next project on eco friendly matters.

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Charity Fundraiser - Antique Valuation Day

Charity Fundraiser - Antique Valuation Day

Fund raiser held September 2019 with experts from Great Western Auctions including Anita Manning. Held at Boclair House Hotel who did not charge for the use of their function suite. Photos from the event attached.

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Charity Duck Race 2019

Charity Duck Race 2019

The Duck Race has finished. 2000 ducks went off from the bridge at Gavin's Mill. There were 10 winning ducks 1213, 195, 865, 816, 1246, 396, 672, 88, 617, 684. Thanks to everyone who supported the event. We are already looking forward to next year.

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Rotakids

Rotakids

Rotary for Children aged 12 and under. Killermont Primary School have become Allander Rotary's first affiliated Rotakids Club.

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Doors Open Event

Doors Open Event

Held held in the old court room at Milngavie Town Hall with displays on history of Milngavie Week, Highland Games and Allander Rotary (now in our 50th year). Attached here are pictures related to Allander.

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Primary School Quiz 2019

Primary School Quiz 2019

This year's competition was won by Killermont Primary who went onto represent Allander Rotary at the District Competition on 21st May where they came a very creditable 5th (of 21 schools).

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Ripples from the Dark Side of the Universe

Ripples from the Dark Side of the Universe

Proving Einstein's 1916 prediction of the existence of gravitational waves has been the challenge Professor Sir James Hough has worked on from a young physicist to world expert. This has now been achieved through perseverance and development skills.

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50 Year Logo Competition

50 Year Logo Competition

A school competition to design a logo for Allander Rotary's 50 year celebrations in 2020. Prizes were awarded to the top three entries which all came from 3rd year pupils at Douglas Academy.

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Clyde Coastal Path Guidebook

Clyde Coastal Path Guidebook

Entries to the Clyde Coastal Path photo competition have now been published in the new Guide Book. See the Clyde Coastal Path website for more details.

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Young Writer 2018

Young Writer 2018

Sarah Greer is presented with her certificate as 2018 Winner of the local Senior Young Writer's Competition. Young Writer is a well established and successful competition promoted by Rotary International in Britain and Ireland.

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Charity Duck Race 2018

Charity Duck Race 2018

Duck race was held on Saturday 16th June 2018

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Young Musician 2018

Young Musician 2018

Esther Ersfold Mandujano a 4th year pupil at Douglas Academy won the Instrumental Prize at the District Final of Rotary Young Musician held in the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. Unfortunately Esther was unsuccessful at the Regional Final.

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2018 Quiz District Winners - Milngavie Primary

2018 Quiz District Winners - Milngavie Primary

Following their win in our Annual Quiz for all of the Primary Schools in Bearsden, Milngavie and immediate surrounding area (13 primary schools) Milngavie have now successfully won the West of Scotland District Competition.

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Two Allander Rotarians named Paul Harris Fellows

Two Allander Rotarians named Paul Harris Fellows

For their extensive work on the creation and establishment of the Clyde Coastal Path, including a supporting Guidebook, Iain White and Vincent Cuddihy have been named as Paul Harris Fellows. Outgoing President Ian Sim presented their awards.

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Sportsman's Dinner 2018

Sportsman's Dinner 2018

A record surplus of over £6000 was achieved fromn our 2018 Annual Charity Fund Raiser that was held on Thursday 22nd February was hosted by John Beattie with guest speakers Willie Allan and Willie Hunter.

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Wishing Well

Wishing Well

Charity Wishing Well located in Walled Garden at Mugdock Country Park

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Clyde Coastal Path

Clyde Coastal Path

The Firth o Clyde Rotary Trail (FoCRT) runs from the Mull of Galloway to Milngavie via Greenock and the Erskine Bridge. The route comprises the Mull of Galloway Trail, The Ayrshire Coastal Path and the Clyde Coastal Path.

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Euroscola 2018

Euroscola 2018

Douglas Academy pupil Isla Martin attended Euroscola 2018, sponsored by Allander. 26 young people from across Scotland joined others from the EU in Strasbourg to experience and be involved at the European Parliament. An experience she really enjoyed.

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Are you a Vexollologist?

Are you a Vexollologist?

Our Facebook and Twitter pages have posed some Vexollogist questions and promised the answers on Allander's website. The answers follow.

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Purple4Polio

Purple4Polio

Eradicating polio has been Rotary's main humanitarian focus for over 30 years. Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland's Purple4Polio campaign is providing communities with ideas and opportunities to get involved in ridding the world of polio.

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Allander Rotary 2018 Calendar now on sale.

Allander Rotary 2018 Calendar now on sale.

Our 2018 Calendar is now available at Gavin's Mill and Purple Edge at Bearsden Cross. This year's is in support of Gavin's Mill Community Project with pictures from the Milngavie Week 2017 Photography Competition. Montages show photos from the calendar

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Duck Race 2017

Duck Race 2017

Annual Charity Duck Race down Allander Water in Milngavie Sponsors of winning ducks 1st (£100) John Ryan, Bearsden, 2nd (£50) Elizabeth Davies, Milngavie, 3rd (£25) Jonathan Clark, Bearsden, 4th (£20 M&S voucher) Janice Kennedy, Bearsden

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Swaziland Schools Projects

Swaziland Schools Projects

Swaziland Schools Projects supports the education of children and adults in Swaziland by: •Paying bursaries (fees) so that children can attend school. http://swazilandschoolsprojects.org/

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Club Meeting

Club Meeting

Janice Miller, EDLC Trust Archivist on her job and examples of what is held in East Dunbartonshire's archives.

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Other Items

Other Items

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Burns Supper

Burns Supper

The Immortal Memory will be given by Alex Neil, MSP. The Supper will be held in the Hilton Park Golf Club, Stockiemuir Road, G62 7HB. Members and their guests of Allander and other Rotary Clubs and Hilton Park Golf Club are especially welcome.

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District Conference 1st - 3rd October 2010, Crieff

District Conference 1st - 3rd October 2010, Crieff

In October 2010, Allander Rotary organised the District 1230 Annual Conference on behalf of member Ian Mils, District Governor 2010-11

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Presidential Handover 26 June 2008

Presidential Handover 26 June 2008

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The Allander Rotary Putting Competition 29 May 2008

The Allander Rotary Putting Competition 29 May 2008

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