Rotary Club of Aberdeen Balgownie Photo Galleries

GRAMPIAN FOREST RALLY, spectator car park

GRAMPIAN FOREST RALLY, spectator car park

Rotarians and other volunteers marshal the spectators' car parking and raise cash for the charity funds.

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Litter Pick at Westfield Park May 2021

Litter Pick at Westfield Park May 2021

Rotarians assist the Friends of Westfield Park to clean up litter. Our members accounted for five of the twenty bags collected on the day. Alex's dog, Toran, discovered a tennis ball.

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Westfield Park Fence Work

Westfield Park Fence Work

Continuing our previous participation with the Friends of Westfield Park, removing old collapsed wire fencing which presents a hazard to park users.

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SHOEBOXES 2019

SHOEBOXES 2019

Bob Nicol collects some of the 55 shoeboxes filled by the students of Scotstown Primary School

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DANESTONE GALA

DANESTONE GALA

The Rotary Club of Aberdeen Balgownie were at the Danestone Gala on Saturday 6th July. We are a local group of volunteers who raise money for charity and help local community groups. We ran a "Guess the Teddy's Birthday" competition to raise money.

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BRIDGE OF DON PRIMARY SCHOOL QUIZ 2020

BRIDGE OF DON PRIMARY SCHOOL QUIZ 2020

All seven primary schools within the catchment area competed in a quiz organised by the Rotary Club of Aberdeen Balgownie. All entries were presented with certificates and sweets while the winners, Glashieburn Primary received a trophy.

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TYREBAGGER COLLECTIONS 2019

TYREBAGGER COLLECTIONS 2019

Rotarians and other volunteers helped to marshal the customer parking for the Forestry Commission's Christmas tree sales at Tyrebagger Forest. A Santa's grotto was provided for the children and a substantial sum was raised for local charities.

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KIDS OUT

KIDS OUT

An annual fun day out for children of special needs. Rotary members from Aberdeen Rotary clubs assist.

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OUTSIDE VISIT, Fire Heritage Trust

OUTSIDE VISIT, Fire Heritage Trust

Organised by Alec Bowes, a tour of the Fire Heritage facilities on Anderson Drive, followed by a meal at the Toby Inn The Cocket Hat next door.

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Outside Visit to Marischal College

Outside Visit to Marischal College

Visit to Marischal College. Meet at the front door at 6:00 PM Meal at the Mains of Scotstown afterward

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Outside Visit to Cruickshank Botanical Gardens

Outside Visit to Cruickshank Botanical Gardens

Visit to Cruickshank Botanical Gardens, with Mark Paterson, Curator. Organised by Malcolm Ross. Pictures by Alistair West PHF

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Coffee Morning 2016 at Rubislaw Parish Church Hall

Coffee Morning 2016 at Rubislaw Parish Church Hall

Coffee Morning - another successful event

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Visit to Drum Castle

Visit to Drum Castle

Several members paid a visit to Drum Castle, owned by the National Trust for Scotland. We were joined by former member Erik Stien who, together with his wife Elisabeth, carries out volunteer work in the gardens at Drum on a fortnightly basis.

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Speaker: Ewan Daniel, speaking about Ride London

Speaker: Ewan Daniel, speaking about Ride London

RECEPTION: Mark�Duffy ���CASH: Alasdair Imray

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PARTNERS' EVENING, RYLA candidates Nicol Christie and Patrycja Bany

PARTNERS' EVENING, RYLA candidates Nicol Christie and Patrycja Bany

Our two RYLA delegates delivered an informative and entertaining report on their activities at Nethybridge.

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Clean for the queen - photos and story

Clean for the queen - photos and story

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Primary School Quiz 2016

Primary School Quiz 2016

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Balmedie Gala

Balmedie Gala

Balgownie Rotarians sell raffle tickets for the Mini in aid of CLAN Cancer Support at the local gala in Balmedie.

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RYLA

RYLA

RYLA is an outdoor education opportunity for school-age children, organised by Rotary. In 2014, the Rotary Club of Aberdeen Balgownie sponsored two young people to attend the camp, held at the Abernethy Centre, Aviemore.

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Misato - Our visiting Thomas Glover Exchange student

Misato - Our visiting Thomas Glover Exchange student

Various photos taken during Misato's visit in the NE

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Thomas Blake Glover Scholar visit 2009

Thomas Blake Glover Scholar visit 2009

Exchange visits with Nagasaki in honour of the Scottish Samurai, Thomas Blake Glover, who lived in the community.

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GAVEL CHALLENGE, at home to Dyce

GAVEL CHALLENGE, at home to Dyce

CASH - Tom Spencer RECEPTION - Alasdair Imray

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Primary School Quiz 2014

Primary School Quiz 2014

Primary School Quiz - Oldmaachar Academy - Wed 12th March

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Santa Sleigh Collection 7

Santa Sleigh Collection 7

Some photos taken at the Santa Collection at ASDA's. A big thank you to all who helped in any way and also to Santa's little helpers. A big thank you to ASDA as well.

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Sandwalk 2010

Sandwalk 2010

Annual event accomplished by Rotarians from Aberdeen Balgownie and Ellon.

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Club Activities, 2011-2012

Club Activities, 2011-2012

Report of the club's activities during the Rotary year

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Club Activities, 2010-2011

Club Activities, 2010-2011

Photographic history of the various activities through the Rotary year

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Outside visit, PARTNERS' EVENING

Outside visit, PARTNERS' EVENING

Visit to the terminal of the First Aberdeen service. Dinner afterwards at the Mains of Scotstown Inn. Organised by Mike Daw.

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Granite City Car Rally - 20th April 2013

Granite City Car Rally - 20th April 2013

some pics of rally cars at the start of the rally - Stage 5 Click bottom right to make photos full screen size.

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Speaker meeting - visit by the current Thomas Blake Glover scholar

Speaker meeting - visit by the current Thomas Blake Glover scholar

Organised by Andrew Jackson. Tanita's report . . Firstly, let me just say thank you again to the club for giving me such a wonderful opportunity - I loved every minute of the three weeks! All of the Rotarians pass on their best regards and warm wishes.

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Outside Visit

Outside Visit

Partners' evening and visit to the International School. Organised by Mike Daw. Our host was Director Dan Hovde Ph.D. who gave us a very interesting talk and showed the company round this well set-up establishment.

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Sponsored walk on Lochnagar

Sponsored walk on Lochnagar

This sponsored challenge is in aid of UCAN and other charities supported by the Rotary Club of Aberdeen Balgownie. Participants have the option of walking up Lochnagar (10 miles round trip) or round Loch Muick (12.5 miles). Organised by Ron Falconer

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Glover Scholar Visit to Nagasaki 2010

Glover Scholar Visit to Nagasaki 2010

Kelly Johnson, our 2010 Thomas Blake Glover Scholar, did Aberdeen proud during her visit to Nagaski. Photos from her presentation to Balgownie Rotary on 14 October are attached.

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Nagasaki Friendship Visit

Nagasaki Friendship Visit

A delegation from the Japanese city of Nagasaki, led by the Mayor and including the President of Nagasaki Rotary Club, paid a visit to Aberdeen during October 2010. Balgownie Rotary Club has played a major part in the links between our two cities.

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Takuya's Visit

Takuya's Visit

Visit to Aberdeen Football Club on Friday 16th September 2011

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Grand Prize Draw

Grand Prize Draw

Raffle in aid of CLAN and other charities

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Sandwalk 2011

Sandwalk 2011

The Sand Walk is an annual charitable fund raising event organised jointly by the Rotary Clubs of Balgownie and Ellon to support popular local charities. The Sandwalk 2011 took place on Sunday 21st August 2011

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Sponsored walk on the Lairig Ghru

Sponsored walk on the Lairig Ghru

In aid of Alzheimer Scotland

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Kids Out 2011

Kids Out 2011

A fun day out for children with special needs. The latest event was held again at Craibstone on Wednesday, 8 June. Kids Out Aberdeen is a registered charity in Scotland - No SC038228

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Speaker meeting - Paul Henke, author

Speaker meeting - Paul Henke, author

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Granite City Rally

Granite City Rally

Annual car rally; Balgownie Rotarians marshalled the car parking and sold programs.

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Christmas Raffle

Christmas Raffle

Balgownie and other Aberdeen Rotary Clubs work together to sell tickets at the Bon-Accord Centre in aid of ARCHIE and other charities.

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Club Activities, 2009-2010

Club Activities, 2009-2010

Precis of the committee reports from the Annual General Meeting. (Main Picture: The Big Green Box Tent, part of the club's charitable activities. Author: Mike Daw

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Sandwalk 2009

Sandwalk 2009

Seven-mile sponsored walk along the beach north of Aberdeen. Organised by Balgownie and Ellon Rotarians. As of 30 September the proceeds stood at 6350 pounds.

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2010 Primary School Quiz

2010 Primary School Quiz

A national Rotary-sponsored contest to win a top prize of £1000 for their school. Seven primary school teams from Bridge of Don battled it out at a well- attended evening in Oldmachar Academy on Wednesday 17 March.

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Kids Out

Kids Out

DAY OF FUN FOR CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS

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Wylkedin Quaich

Wylkedin Quaich

Annual golf tournament held at Carnoustie. Open to members of all Rotary clubs in Scotland

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2009 Primary School Quiz

2009 Primary School Quiz

A quiz competition organised by Rotary clubs for primary schools across Scotland.

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Open Evening

Open Evening

Balgownie Rotary Club invites guests to learn about the club's activities

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