Rotary Club of Chestfield Photo Galleries

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Sponsored Charity Sky Dive! - THEY DID IT!

Sponsored Charity Sky Dive! - THEY DID IT!

Our President Sue and Immediate Past President Pat completed the sky dive to raise funds for Alzheimer's Research UK, Hi Kent and Hearing Dogs for Deaf People.

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Light Up for Polio

Light Up for Polio

All Saints Church in Whitstable will be lighting up its cross on the top of the tower in purple to show support for World Polio Day from today till 24th October 2020, from 8.40pm till midnight.

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Regalia Handover to New President Andrew

Regalia Handover to New President Andrew

Sue hands over Presidents regalia to Andrew at an informal meeting on beach - or is she trying to strangle him!!

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Christmas Food & Clothing Collections - A Great Success

Christmas Food & Clothing Collections - A Great Success

Our annual event in Chestfield to collect food and warm clothing / bedding for those in need at Christmas was a great success.

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F1 in Schools World Finals Abu Dhabi - Nov 2019

F1 in Schools World Finals Abu Dhabi - Nov 2019

And the winners are Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School from Faversham

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Club member Lesley visits Rotary Club in USA

Club member Lesley visits Rotary Club in USA

Lesley visited Rotary Club Pleasant Hill in California USA while on Holiday visiting her family, just shows in Rotary you have friends everywhere in the World.

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Club Assembly & Handover Night

Club Assembly & Handover Night

We said farewell to Pat and welcomed in Sue Vargyas as our new President for 2019/20

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A new Wheelchair for a brave young man

A new Wheelchair for a brave young man

Just shows what Rotary can do in partnership with other local clubs and organisations.

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Alzheimers Research Speaker Evening

Alzheimers Research Speaker Evening

A presentation by Rebecca Futrall on the works of Alzheimers Research UK one of President Sue's Charities this year.

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Tea by the Sea

Tea by the Sea

A social meeting of members at a beach hut in Herne Bay on a beautiful Summers evening.

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President Pats Hair Colour Challenge - June is Multicoloured Final one

President Pats Hair Colour Challenge - June is Multicoloured Final one

Our President Pat has been sponsored for every hair colour change she makes during her Presidents Year!

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Walk 4 Water 2019

Walk 4 Water 2019

Walk 4 Water to raise funds for clean water and sanitation / healthcare projects in Nigeria

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15th Anniversary Dinner

15th Anniversary Dinner

Our Club is celebrating its 15th Anniversary on 9th May 2019 when it is hoped all Past Presidents will be in attendance along with many other past members of our Club.

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Rotary Young Chef Competition

Rotary Young Chef Competition

Our second year participating in this Rotary National Competition to find the best young Chef for 2018

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Christmas Street Collection 9th December 2018

Christmas Street Collection 9th December 2018

Our annual collection in Chestfield of food and clothing for those supported by Catching Lives and Food Bank Canterbury

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Armistice Dinner

Armistice Dinner

A dinner to commemorate 100 years since the end of WW1

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Latest new member, Lesley, joins RC of Chestfield

Latest new member, Lesley, joins RC of Chestfield

We are very pleased to welcome Lesley as our latest new member to Rotary Club of Chestfield

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Charity Golf Day - Sponsored by T Kirwan Construction Ltd

Charity Golf Day - Sponsored by T Kirwan Construction Ltd

Our Annual Charity Golf Day at Chestfield Golf Club raises over £1900.

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Whitstable Harbour Day

Whitstable Harbour Day

Whitstable Harbour Day fund raising and promotion event for the Club

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Bat & Trap Competition.

Bat & Trap Competition.

As last years winners the honours fell to us to organise this years event against our sister Club Whitstable to be held at The Huntsman & Horn at Broomfield

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Samba Band Collection

Samba Band Collection

President Pat gets her new year off to a banging start with The SAmba Band and Rotary Members Collecting for her Charities this year.

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Welcome to our new President Pat McFarlane

Welcome to our new President Pat McFarlane

Past President Robert Sissons passed over the chain of office to Pat McFarlane at our handover meeting on 5th July 2018

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Visit to Apeldoorn in Holland

Visit to Apeldoorn in Holland

This is our bi-annual visit to each other, this year we went to Holland

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Walk 4 Water 2018

Walk 4 Water 2018

Our annual event to raise funds to provide water for families and communities in Malawi supported by local primary schools

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Leeds Oral Surgery Trust - Tony & Ann Giles

Leeds Oral Surgery Trust - Tony & Ann Giles

We are pleased to continue our support for Tony and the Trust to help them continue the great work they do.

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Auction of Promises - Canterbury Forest of Blean Rotary Club

Auction of Promises - Canterbury Forest of Blean Rotary Club

Arranged by Forest of Blean this is an exceptional fund raising event with fantastic "money cant buy" promises.

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Table Tennis Introduction

Table Tennis Introduction

We went along to see Chestfield Table Tennis Club with a view to staging a competition between local Rotary Clubs to raise funds for them.

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Christmas Breakfast at

Christmas Breakfast at

This is a great venue for our Christmas Breakfast Meeting and we are pleased to be going back again

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Charity Food & Clothing Collections

Charity Food & Clothing Collections

A great result from the ever generous residents of Chestfield in support of Catching Lives and Canterbury Food Bank

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Christmas Decorations at Whitstable & Tankerton Hospital

Christmas Decorations at Whitstable & Tankerton Hospital

We are proud and pleased to be able to once again assist The Friends in putting up of Christmas Decorations at the hospital

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Club Christmas Dinner at Whitstable Castle - 8th December 2017

Club Christmas Dinner at Whitstable Castle - 8th December 2017

Our annual Christmas Dinner held at Whitstable Castle, followed by a Disco!

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Trevor Scandrett made Life Honorary Member of Rotary Club of Chestfield

Trevor Scandrett made Life Honorary Member of Rotary Club of Chestfield

Trevor retired from Rotary earlier in the year but as a Founder Member & President the Club felt it important to keep him close to the Club

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Cycle Ride to Apeldoorn in Holland

Cycle Ride to Apeldoorn in Holland

Our President Robert is making a cycle ride to our partner Rotary Club in Holland as part of his Presidents Challenge to raise funds for Demelza House Children's Charity

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PHF for Marian Ahern

PHF for Marian Ahern

The Club proudly presented Marian with her Paul Harris Fellowship award in the presence of her husband and daughter at todays meeting.

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Charity Golf Day Friday 8th SEptember 2017

Charity Golf Day Friday 8th SEptember 2017

In aid of Demelza Kent this year. Why not come along to Chestfield Golf Club for a great days golf and fellowship in support of this great Charity.

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Trip on The Waverley Paddle Steamer

Trip on The Waverley Paddle Steamer

This was a great social outing for Club members, friends and family

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Club Assembly & Handover Night

Club Assembly & Handover Night

Nick handed over the President role to Robert Sissons for 2017/18

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Dutch visit to Chestfield

Dutch visit to Chestfield

Apeldoorn et Loo our partner club in Holland visited us for an exchange weekend.

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Ten Pin Bowling with Dinner

Ten Pin Bowling with Dinner

A social evening at Ten Pin Bowling in Whitstable followed by Moroccan Dinner at The Alimo

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Chestfield Charity Food & Clothing Collections

Chestfield Charity Food & Clothing Collections

Collection of Food and Clothing for Canterbury FoodBank and Catching Lives

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Charity Golf Day

Charity Golf Day

Annual Charity Golf Day in support of Team Jo Epilepsy a local Charity working to support those suffering from Epilepsy and to aid early diagnosis and treatment.

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Walk 4 Water 2016

Walk 4 Water 2016

Local Primary Schools joining together to Walk 4 Water to support water & sanitation projects in Malawi

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Quex Park Proms Social event

Quex Park Proms Social event

A small group of Club members visited Quex Proms on 3rd July 2016

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ATLANTIC LIONS CHALLENGE FOR MS TRUST

ATLANTIC LIONS CHALLENGE FOR MS TRUST

Four young men, rowing across the Atlantic to raise funds for MS Trust

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Tools With A Mission - Collection Day

Tools With A Mission - Collection Day

We will be collecting old tools etc for refurbishment and supply to developing countries to help locals start a trade and become self sufficient.

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Charity Spring Ball

Charity Spring Ball

Charity Spring Ball in aid of NSPCC

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Xmas Food and Clothing Collections

Xmas Food and Clothing Collections

We are collecting food and clothing from residents in Chestfield for distribution to the needy and homeless at Christmas

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DG Ray Dixon visits RC of Chestfield

DG Ray Dixon visits RC of Chestfield

Visit of DG Ray Dixon

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Charity Quiz Night

Charity Quiz Night

Annual event to raise funds for our Charity Acount

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RC of Chestfield Handover Evening

RC of Chestfield Handover Evening

This is when the outgoing Officers of the Club handover to the new team for the coming year.

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New Honorary Member David Bowley PHF

New Honorary Member David Bowley PHF

We were very proud to invite David to be an Honorary Member of RC of Chestfield

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John Transfers to RC of Hythe

John Transfers to RC of Hythe

One of our members moves to Hythe and transfers to RC of Hythe

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PHF Award for RC of Chestfield member Kathyryn Wilson

PHF Award for RC of Chestfield member Kathyryn Wilson

Kathy received her Paul Harris Fellowship Award at a special lunch meeting at Kent College where members of their Rotary Interact Club could also be involved.

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PHF Award to RC of Chestfield member Hilary Brian

PHF Award to RC of Chestfield member Hilary Brian

Hilary received her PHF award during a visit to the UK by our Dutch Twin Club Apeldoorn et loo

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First new member of 2015/16

First new member of 2015/16

Wendy inducted her first new member into our Club at the Handover Meeting on 2nd JUly

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Gardening at Whit & Tank Hospital

Gardening at Whit & Tank Hospital

One of our annual visits to tidy up gardens for patients and visitors

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RC of Apeldoorn visit

RC of Apeldoorn visit

Our friends from our twin club in Holland came over to spend a weekend with us.

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RC of Canterbury Forest of Blean Country Sports Day

RC of Canterbury Forest of Blean Country Sports Day

Organised by our fellow local Rotary Club we sent two teams in to see if we could win!

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Quex Park Proms

Quex Park Proms

Members of RC of Chestfield spent a great evening at the Proms

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NEPAL EATHQUAKE APPEAL

NEPAL EATHQUAKE APPEAL

Rotary Worldwide is supporting efforts of a wide range of Relief Organisations it has used before who have a proven track record of delivering resources fast and accurately to those in need.

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WALK 4 WATER 2015 - 20th March 2015

WALK 4 WATER 2015 - 20th March 2015

Over 100 children walked at Kent University Sport today with another 800 plus walking at School to support Walk 4 Water 2015

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London Marathon support for WAlk 4 Water 2015

London Marathon support for WAlk 4 Water 2015

Stephanie Bloor, Bursar at Swalecliffe CP School completed the London Marathon in support of Walk 4 water 2015 and to date has raised over �600 in sponsorship.

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Day Trip to France

Day Trip to France

A social outing for Club members and families.

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TWAM Collection

TWAM Collection

We were collecting tools for TWAM outside Stocks Hardware Shop in Whitstable between 9am and 4pm on Saturday 25th April 2015 and would like to thank everyone who donated for their support.

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New Members Induction 30th December 2014

New Members Induction 30th December 2014

Two new members inducted into Rotary Club of Chestfield at Christmas

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Elvis is Alive and in Tankerton on 8th July 2014!

Elvis is Alive and in Tankerton on 8th July 2014!

The "King" came back for a special performance in aid of local Charity SNAAP.

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Tankerton Footbal Club Donation

Tankerton Footbal Club Donation

We are extremely pleased to have been able to support Tankerton FC

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Christmas Food and Clothing Collections

Christmas Food and Clothing Collections

Part of our annual activities around Christmas to collect Food and Clothing from homes in Chestfield that we distribute to those that need help over the Christmas period.

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District 1120 Conference - Coast 2 Coast Sportive

District 1120 Conference - Coast 2 Coast Sportive

RC of Chestfield had a sand at Rotary District 1120 Conference in Bournemouth to promote its Coast 2 Coast Cyclo Sportive on 19th April 2015

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Shoe Box Collections - 1st November 2014

Shoe Box Collections - 1st November 2014

Help us collect even more shoe boxes this year to help bring a smile to families who need help abroad at Christmas

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National Lights Out Event to Commemorate start of WW1

National Lights Out Event to Commemorate start of WW1

RC of Chestfield are supporting this National event to remember those who gave so much in WW1 on the 100th Anniversary of the start of WW1

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2014 Charity Golf Day 12th Sept 2014

2014 Charity Golf Day 12th Sept 2014

Our annual Charity Golf Day held at the great Chestfield Golf Club and this year our Main Sponsor is GS Joiner & Sons Ltd - long established local builder

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To Frack or not to Frack - That is the Question!

To Frack or not to Frack - That is the Question!

An evening meeting for Club Members and Guests at Chapman's Seafood Bar and Brasserie in Canterbury on 25th September 2014

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Charity Car Parking - Whitstable High Street

Charity Car Parking - Whitstable High Street

Charity Car Parking at Whitstable Junior School, just off Whitstable High Street - now enlarged for even more cars - suffers from threat of Hurricane Bertha!!.

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Kent Cancer Trust Presentation

Kent Cancer Trust Presentation

Cheque presentation to Kent Cancer Trust

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Visit to Apeldoorn - Holland

Visit to Apeldoorn - Holland

Every other year we visit our Dutch sister Club in Holland and the following year they come over to us.

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Paul Harris Awards to Chestfield Club Members

Paul Harris Awards to Chestfield Club Members

Paul Harris Awards were presented to Jean & Andrew Martin for their outstanding contributions to Rotary and Community Projects

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RC of Chestfield Assembly and Handover Meeting

RC of Chestfield Assembly and Handover Meeting

This is our Year End handover from current to next years President and his team to run the Club for the next year

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Blythswood Shoe Boxes 20th Anniversary

Blythswood Shoe Boxes 20th Anniversary

2013 saw Blythswood celebrating 20 years of support with its Shoe Box scheme that we are pleased to support each year

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Whitstable Lions Regatta on Tankerton Slopes

Whitstable Lions Regatta on Tankerton Slopes

RC of Chestfield were at the event over the weekend raising funds for its Charity Account and awareness of Shelter Box the humanitarian aid Charity working around the world based in UK.

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Charity Car Parking in Whitstable - Regatta Weekend

Charity Car Parking in Whitstable - Regatta Weekend

Charity Car Parking in Whitstable - Regatta Weekend

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Alligator adds bite to Rotary Polio Campaign

Alligator adds bite to Rotary Polio Campaign

A big boost to Polio campaign by Alligator!

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Herne Bay Youth Football Club Tournament 8th June 2014

Herne Bay Youth Football Club Tournament 8th June 2014

This annual event is supported this year by Canterbury Rotary Cluster Group.

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Know your Blood Pressure Day 2014

Know your Blood Pressure Day 2014

Chestfield Rotary Club held this event with the support of East Kent Strokes when they took on Charity Car Parking at Whitstable Junior School on same day. The proceeds of the Car Parking were split between Whitstable Junior School and East Kent Strokes s

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Philippines Disaster Appeal - Rotary in UK raises over £1Million

Philippines Disaster Appeal - Rotary in UK raises over £1Million

DONATE TODAY TO HELP US BRING HELP TO THOSE AFFECTED THROUGH THE SHELTERBOX ORGANISATION THAT IS ALREADY THERE HELPING THOSE IN NEED. A SHELTER BOX COSTS £590 SO WE WILL ACCUMULATE DONATIONS TO PURCHASE THEM.WE HAVE SENT FOUR BOXES SO FAR - THANK YOU

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Shelterbox Update December 2013

Shelterbox Update December 2013

Shelterbox Newsletter update December 2013.

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Ten Pin Bowling for fun

Ten Pin Bowling for fun

One of our regular Social events where we enjoy a good night out with each other and family members / guests, usually followed by a meal in Whitstable.

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Christmas Collections

Christmas Collections

Rotary Club of Chestfield invited Father Christmas to help collect food and clothing for those in need over Christmas from homes in Chestfield

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Charity Fireworks at Mount Ephraim 2nd November 2013

Charity Fireworks at Mount Ephraim 2nd November 2013

This fantastic annual event raises funds for Dawes Community Association and other Village organisations - probably the best display you will see!

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Supermarket Collections - 5/6th October 2013

Supermarket Collections - 5/6th October 2013

A big thank you to Sainsburys for allowing us to collect for our Charity Account outside the Chestfield Store.

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Pakistan Devastation Shelterbox Responce

Pakistan Devastation Shelterbox Responce

We heard of this natural disaster through the press and Rotary network. A proposal was put forward by International Chairman Andrew Brealy to the club this morning (26th) which was approved unanimously and the Shelterbox was purchased.

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Sleepout at Canterbury Cathedral to aid of homeless in Canterbury

Sleepout at Canterbury Cathedral to aid of homeless in Canterbury

Our Sister Club Rotary Club of Canterbury Sunrise organised a C.E.O. Sleep Out on 20th Sept 2013 in aid of Catching Lives and Porchlight both Charities assisting the homeless in Canterbury raising over £24,000-00 for these deserving Charities.

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Gardening at Whitstable & Tankerton Hospital 21/9/13

Gardening at Whitstable & Tankerton Hospital 21/9/13

Members carried out a big tidy up and spreading of bark (87 bags!) on gardens at Whitstable & Tankerton Hospital for "Friends" and of course patients and visitors.

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Shelterbox helps Syrian refugees

Shelterbox helps Syrian refugees

Rotary Club of Chestfield has just donated £1180-00 to Shelterbox for two shelterboxes in responce to its appeal for help to provide shelter and support for the refugees of the Syrian conflict - those who are badly effected and displaced.

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Dogs Trust Summer Open Day and Fun Dog Show 4th August 2013

Dogs Trust Summer Open Day and Fun Dog Show 4th August 2013

Great result - The Dogs Trust raised £9300-00 plus and had a record 2200 attending (plus dogs!) A great result we were pleased to be associated with at the Dogs Trust Rehoming Centre between Whitstable and Canterbury.

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Herne & Broomfield Parish Fun Day 18th August 2013

Herne & Broomfield Parish Fun Day 18th August 2013

Local community fete held in heart of Herne Village on playing fields - parking at Strode Park opposite.

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Whitstable Regatta

Whitstable Regatta

Fund raising and raising awareness of Rotary to public. Tankerton Slopes - overal event organised by Whitstable & Herne Bay Lions.

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Chestfield win RI Citation for 2012 - 13

Chestfield win RI Citation for 2012 - 13

RC of Chestfield win RI Citation for 2012 - 13

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Minster on Sea Charter Night 22/3/08 Members Only

Minster on Sea Charter Night 22/3/08 Members Only

Minster on Sea Charter Night

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Club members enjoy a day out

Club members enjoy a day out

"At the picturesque Eastwell Manor in Ashford, Wendy, Daphne and Yvette had 'high tea'.

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Charity Car Parking - 20th JUly 2013

Charity Car Parking - 20th JUly 2013

"Chestfield Rotary Club held a charity car parking event on Saturday 20th July 2013 at Whitstable Junior School. Despite the overcast weather, the Club raised £473.81 in parking donations, £98.25 on the stall.

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Handover Meeting 2012/13 & PHF Presentation

Handover Meeting 2012/13 & PHF Presentation

Formal Handover from 2012/13 President Peter Norfolk to Incoming 2013/14 President John Bishop plus presentation of PHF (Paul Harris Fellowship)to Georgina Baker by Founder President Trevor Scandrett

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Walk 4 Water 2013

Walk 4 Water 2013

Our third year supporting these great cause to bring clean water and sanitation to those in areas where there is nothing currently.

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Charity Golf Day 2012

Charity Golf Day 2012

Another great Charity Golf Day at Chestfield Golf course in support of the new building for MS Canterbury. Why not book up now for 2013 - 20th September 2013.

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Walk 4 Water 2012

Walk 4 Water 2012

Fundraising event with local schools in support of World Water Day to raise money for overseas projects to improve water and sanitation.

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Charity Golf Day 2011

Charity Golf Day 2011

What a great day it was at our Charity Golf Day, why not come along and join us next year?

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Walk For Water Project 2011 - Part 2

Walk For Water Project 2011 - Part 2

This is the second part and includes more photos of the walk and in particular, Hampton Primary School.

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Walk for Water Project 2011

Walk for Water Project 2011

To commemorate World Water Week, The Rotary Club of Chestfield, Kent held the first ever UK Walk for Water fund raising event in association with a number of local schools

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Whitstable & Tankerton Hospital Gardening 26/9/09

Whitstable & Tankerton Hospital Gardening 26/9/09

The Autumn tidy up of the hospital gardens was done by RC Chestfield--lots of hard work but apparently plenty of time for photos!

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Charity Golf Day 2009 11/9/09

Charity Golf Day 2009 11/9/09

RC Chestfield hosted its annual charity golf tournament at Chestfield Golf Club

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Whitstable & Tankerton Hospital Gardening 4/4/09

Whitstable & Tankerton Hospital Gardening 4/4/09

Rotary Chestfield lent a hand to the hospital with a spring tidying up of its gardens, in anticipation of a splendid flower season!

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Canterbury Cathedral &Time Capsule February 2009

Canterbury Cathedral &Time Capsule February 2009

RC Chestfield gave £750 for a feature stone to top one of the restored cathedral pinnacles. A glass paperweight with a secret grid reference to a time capsule was sealed into the void-to be found by future generations for an insight into life today

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David Mann Made a Fellow - 15/1/2009

David Mann Made a Fellow - 15/1/2009

After 5 years of outstanding contributions as the club secretary, David Mann was made a Paul Harris Fellow of Rotary.

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Charity Golf Day 2008 19/9/08

Charity Golf Day 2008 19/9/08

Charity Golf Day 2008

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Passing on the Presidential Baton 26/6/08

Passing on the Presidential Baton 26/6/08

Handover Night

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Rotary Fun Day 15/6/08

Rotary Fun Day 15/6/08

District Fun Day at County Showground

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Whitstable Horse Race 1/6/08

Whitstable Horse Race 1/6/08

Whitstable Horse Races!

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Rotary Club Apeldoorn Visit 4/4/08

Rotary Club Apeldoorn Visit 4/4/08

Dutch Club visit

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Miscellaneous

Miscellaneous

Recent pictures

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Visit to Rotary New Zealand 4/2/08

Visit to Rotary New Zealand 4/2/08

Visit to Rotary New Zealand

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Valentines Ball 14/2/08

Valentines Ball 14/2/08

Valentines Ball

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Rotary President Visit to Chestfield 14/2/08

Rotary President Visit to Chestfield 14/2/08

RIBI President visits our Club

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Row To France 9/2/08

Row To France 9/2/08

Row to France Charity Event

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Whitstable & Tankerton Hospital

Whitstable & Tankerton Hospital

First project at Hospital

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Official Twinning event May 2006

Official Twinning event May 2006

Official Twinning with Apeldorn et Loo

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