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Online talk about Medical Detection Dogs

Online talk about Medical Detection Dogs

Rotary Club of Thame & District will be hosting an online talk about Medical Detection Dogs, the charity. Danielle Mills, will share stories about life savings dogs

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2020 Remembrance Day

2020 Remembrance Day

Rotary Club of Thame & District's wreath was laid at the Thame Memorial by Howard Webb, President, on behalf of the club members.

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Concert - A brief history of music

Concert - A brief history of music

The concert was given by modern day balladeers “GreenMatthews”. This Concert is in aid of Local Charities affected by the Covid Pandemic + The End Polio Now Campaign.

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Thame Swimathon 2020

Thame Swimathon 2020

20 teams swam the equivalent of over 32 miles at the 8th edition of the Thame Swimathon. Over £7.5k were donated.

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Speaker Supper Meeting

Speaker Supper Meeting

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Thame Swimathon 2019

Thame Swimathon 2019

This was the 7th edition of the Thame Swimathon. 18 teams = 100 swimmers attended Thame Swimathon 2019. They had fun and raised over £4,000 for charity. Teams' fundraising will continue till 17 March.

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Happy 50th Club Birthday

Happy 50th Club Birthday

The club was formed in 1968 and received its formal charter on the 7th October that year.

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2016-2017 Thame Rotary Charity Donations

2016-2017 Thame Rotary Charity Donations

Rotary Club of Thame thanked the local community in Thame and neighbouring villages for their support towards clubs fundraising events.

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Thame Swimathon 2017

Thame Swimathon 2017

20 teams swam the equivalent of 45 miles. Thank you Thame Lions, Inner Wheel and Rotarians families for your help! Thank you to our sponsors: Thame Leisure Centre (Better), Park Street Dental Clinic, Booker Tate, Aston Hearing, and Ignite Sport.

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WheelPower!

WheelPower!

Chris Rattenbury of WheelPower - the charity - will provide a talk. Chris is a former powerlifter who has represented Britain at a number of international events throughout his career.

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Saving Red Kite Children"™s Centre: Erroll"™s Sky Dive

Saving Red Kite Children"™s Centre: Erroll"™s Sky Dive

Thame Rotary Club"™s President, Erroll Bateman, 81, made a 12,500ft Tandem Sky Dive with the Red Devils display team at Old Sarum near Salisbury on 5th July 2016.

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Thame Rotary at Thame Food Festival

Thame Rotary at Thame Food Festival

Rotary Club of Thame displayed a stall at Thame Food Festival in the centre of Thame.

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Charity Cheque Presentation

Charity Cheque Presentation

Charities supported in 2014/2015 were presented with cheques following the Rotary of Club of Thame's fundraising work.

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Thame Rotary Art Show 2012

Thame Rotary Art Show 2012

The Thame Art Show was organised by the Rotary Club of Thame. The profits raised (�1,000) has been planned to be donated to local Thame charities.

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Thame Rotary Art Show 2013

Thame Rotary Art Show 2013

This was an opportunity to purchase good quality artwork from local artists and support local charities. (Photos by Nick White)

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Watching birds of prey

Watching birds of prey

Thame Rotary Club members visited Commons Ley Farm in Buckinghamshire where they could watch a demonstration of birds of prey.

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Donate your unwanted tools

Donate your unwanted tools

The Rotary Club of Thame collected filled up a van with lots of unwanted tools from the local public who checked their sheds and lofts and brought their old tools in the main car park of Thame near the Market House.

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Thame Swimathon 2016

Thame Swimathon 2016

Fun and Fundraising Event. Get a team of 6 together, swim for 1 hour and raise funds for charity.

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Michelle Ping's talk in Thame

Michelle Ping's talk in Thame

Thame"™s Inner Wheel and Rotary had a special guest speaker at the Thame Football Club: the 41-year-old Royal Navy Reservist Michelle Ping who has led a remarkable double career for the past 20 years as a military reservist and a specialist paramedic.

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Rotary helps conquer stroke in the Thame area

Rotary helps conquer stroke in the Thame area

In a bid to conquer stroke, 73 residents in the Thame area attended the free blood pressure testing event organised by the Stroke Association and Rotary Clubs of Thame and Haddenham at the Co-Op in Thame on Saturday 23 April - 10:00-14:00.

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Amy Spicer's talk about Red Kite Children's Centre

Amy Spicer's talk about Red Kite Children's Centre

Amy Spicer, representing Red Kite Children's Centre, gave a talk about the good work this charity carries out for families in Thame and Chinnor.

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Talk by Nichola Dixon, Mayor of Thame

Talk by Nichola Dixon, Mayor of Thame

Nichola covered the 2015-2016 mayoral year in her talk.

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Thame Rotary at Thame Show

Thame Rotary at Thame Show

Rotary Club of Thame shared their stall with the Medical Detection Dogs - the charity.

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Talk about Development in Akrofu Agove, Ghana

Talk about Development in Akrofu Agove, Ghana

Open to club members, prospective members and their partners

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Thame Primary Schools Fireworks 2015

Thame Primary Schools Fireworks 2015

Thame Rotarians volunteered by helping the organisers to man the gates and sell tickets to the public.

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Fred King visiting Thame Rotary

Fred King visiting Thame Rotary

Open to club members, prospective members and their partners

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Thame Inner Wheel and Rotarians at Sinaia Forever 2015

Thame Inner Wheel and Rotarians at Sinaia Forever 2015

Thame was represented by Thame Rotary and Thame Inner Wheel leaders at the Sinaia Forever Festival 2015. Sinaia (Romania) and Thame (England) have been officially twinned since September 2012.

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Joint International Project - Rotary Blumenau Oeste - Brazil

Joint International Project - Rotary Blumenau Oeste - Brazil

The joint international project aimed to provide solar heating for the APAE Swimming Pool was completed in September 2015.

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Thame Rotary's new president

Thame Rotary's new president

It"™s all change at the top as local man from Thame who dedicates his spare time to volunteering and fundraising in the local community takes up the reins as President of Rotary Club of Thame.

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Talk about Medical Detection Dogs

Talk about Medical Detection Dogs

Open to club members, prospective members and their partners

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Thame Rotary Charity Film Night

Thame Rotary Charity Film Night

An Evening to mark the 200th Anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo fought 18 June 1815 with the acclaimed film "Waterloo" (1970)

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Collection of unwanted tools

Collection of unwanted tools

The Rotary Club of Thame asked the public to check their sheds and lofts and bring their old tools in the main car park of Thame near the Market House on Saturday morning 30th May between 10:00 and 13:00.

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Thame Rotary"™s latest community project: Brian"™s  Seat on Phoenix Trail

Thame Rotary"™s latest community project: Brian"™s Seat on Phoenix Trail

Jeannette Matelot Green, Mayor of Thame, and Linda Emery, President of the Rotary Club of Thame, inaugurated "Brian"™s Seat", a new public bench on Phoenix Trail, near Windmill Road, for the benefit of the local community, on Wednesday, 29 April 2015

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Know Your Blood Pressure

Know Your Blood Pressure

The joint event with Haddenham & District Rotary Club was organised with the support of the Stroke Association.

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So you never dreamt of being an author. An adventure in publishing

So you never dreamt of being an author. An adventure in publishing

Chris Behan's talk was centred around his book "Exploring Midsomer" which reveals the many lovely towns and villages of the real Midsomer, in the counties of Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire.

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Thame's Senior Citizens' Christmas Tea

Thame's Senior Citizens' Christmas Tea

The Senior Citizens’ Christmas Tea was jointly organised by Thame's Rotary and Inner Wheel Clubs in collaboration with the Mayor of Thame and Thame Town Council.

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Thame Swimathon 2014

Thame Swimathon 2014

Thame Swimathon 2014 - a fun and fundraising event on behalf of local charities. You can continue to donate online!

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Rotary & ShelterBox at Thame Show

Rotary & ShelterBox at Thame Show

A joint team from Rotary Club of Thame and Thames Valley Rotary District (1090) displayed a ShelterBox tent at the Thame Show.

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Rotary Collection of Unwanted Tools

Rotary Collection of Unwanted Tools

The Rotary Club of Thame asked the public to check their sheds and lofts and bring their old tools in the main car park of Thame near the Market House. 2 tonnes of tools were collected.

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Rotary's Know Your Blood Pressure

Rotary's Know Your Blood Pressure

Stroke Association and Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland (RIBI) hosted over 1,000 free blood pressure testing events, testing over 50,000 people in 2014.

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Talk about Thame Skate Park

Talk about Thame Skate Park

Meeting open to club members, prospective members and their partners

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President's Night @ Charles Napier Restaurant

President's Night @ Charles Napier Restaurant

Meeting open to club members and partners only

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Robert Bartlett's talk

Robert Bartlett's talk

Speaker Meeting - open to club members, prospective members and their partners.

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Thame’s Mayor Leading Karaoke Session with John Hampden’s Children Choir at the Senior Citizens Christmas Tea Party

Thame’s Mayor Leading Karaoke Session with John Hampden’s Children Choir at the Senior Citizens Christmas Tea Party

The Senior Citizens’ Christmas Tea was jointly organised this year by the Rotary and Inner Wheel Clubs of Thame in collaboration with the Mayor of Thame and Thame Town Council.

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Thame Rotary Swimathon 2013

Thame Rotary Swimathon 2013

Rotary Swimathon - a fun and fundraising event on behalf of local charities.

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Talk about Thame Neighbourhood Plan

Talk about Thame Neighbourhood Plan

Speaker Meeting - open to club members, prospective members and their partners. Speaker: Jeannette Matelot Green

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Tony Lowe's talk about teddy bears for children

Tony Lowe's talk about teddy bears for children

Tony Lowe from Ascot Rotary Club talked about a charity providing comforts in the shape of teddy bears for children being transported to hospital via ambulance.

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Visiting Thames Valley & Chiltern Air Ambulance Service

Visiting Thames Valley & Chiltern Air Ambulance Service

A group of members, partners and friends of the Rotary Club of Thame visited Thames Valley and Chiltern Air Ambulance Service headquarters in Benson, Oxfordshire.

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Rotary Clubs of Eynsham and Kilifi's Project on Water Sanitation in  Kenya

Rotary Clubs of Eynsham and Kilifi's Project on Water Sanitation in Kenya

Speaker Meeting with Supper - open to prospective members

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Club's President's Night

Club's President's Night

The Rotary Club of Thame's President's Evening took place at the Bernard Miller Conference Centre, Odney.

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Thame Rotary's Charities Evening

Thame Rotary's Charities Evening

Charities supported in 2012/2013 were be presented with cheques from the funds raised by the Rotary of Club of Thame during the 2012/2013 Rotary year. At the event Tyrell Gillman was awareded the Paul Harris Award for his outstanding community work.

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Supper Meeting with a Thame hero

Supper Meeting with a Thame hero

Arthur Staggs, honorary Citizen of Thame, gave a talk to the club.

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Collection of unwanted tools for TFSR

Collection of unwanted tools for TFSR

The Rotary Club of Thame asked the public to check their sheds and lofts and bring their old tools in the main car park of Thame near the Market House, Montesson Square on Saturday morning 25th May between 9:00 and 13:00.

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Judith Diment's visiting the Rotary Club of Thame

Judith Diment's visiting the Rotary Club of Thame

Judith Diment, Governor of the Rotary Thames Valley District (1090) gave a talk to club members, partners, prospective members. At the meeting Robert Bartlett and Cathy Thomas were welcomed as members of the Rotary Club of Thame.

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Knowing your blood pressure

Knowing your blood pressure

Rotary Club members throughout Great Britain are saving lives with this blood pressure testing. Every spring, club members round the country have tested the blood pressure of passersby.

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Manoj Parmar's talk about his career in cricket

Manoj Parmar's talk about his career in cricket

Speaker Meeting with Supper - open to prospective members

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Thame Neighbourhood Plan

Thame Neighbourhood Plan

The Thame Neighbourhood Plan is the result of the work of the Thame Town Council, Tibbalds (consultants) with the input received from the people of Thame.

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Rotary Club of Thame’s Collection of Unwanted Tools

Rotary Club of Thame’s Collection of Unwanted Tools

The Rotary Club of Thame asked the public to check their sheds and lofts and bring their old tools in the main car park of Thame near the Market House, Montesson Square on Saturday morning 12 May between 9:00 and 14:00.

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Murder Mystery with Thame Youth Theatre

Murder Mystery with Thame Youth Theatre

The Rotary Club of Thame in partnership with the Thame Youth Theatre presented a Murder Mystery Evening. The profits raised went towards Thame & District Day Centre, Thames Valley & Chiltern Air Ambulance Trust, Other Thame Rotary charities

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Thame Rotary’s and Inner Wheel’s Senior Citizens Christmas Tea

Thame Rotary’s and Inner Wheel’s Senior Citizens Christmas Tea

The event was organised by the Rotary and Innner Wheel Clubs of Thame

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Know Your Blood Pressure Campaign - talk by Ruth Durkin

Know Your Blood Pressure Campaign - talk by Ruth Durkin

Supper Meeting - open to club members, partners and prospective members.

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Club Handover

Club Handover

Supper Meeting - open to members, partners, prospective members.

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Charity Cheque Presentation

Charity Cheque Presentation

Charities supported in 2009/2010 were given the cheques from the funds raised by the Rotary of Club of Thame during the 2009/2010 Rotary year.

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Megan Hudson's Talk about Thame Youth Theatre

Megan Hudson's Talk about Thame Youth Theatre

Supper Meeting - open to members, partners, prospective members.

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The Great Train Robbery

The Great Train Robbery

An Evening Looking Back at the Most Notorious Robbery of the 20th Century...

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Focus on the Crocus

Focus on the Crocus

The Rotary Club of Thame is joining many other clubs in Great Britain in planting purple crocuses.

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Collection on behalf of Rotary local charities

Collection on behalf of Rotary local charities

Members of the public were asked to donate their spare cash to Rotary local Charities at the entrance of Waitrose supermarket in Thame.

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Inter-Aktiv Cabaret Night Dinner for Charity

Inter-Aktiv Cabaret Night Dinner for Charity

Supper Evening - open to Rotary members, partners, potential members, guests.

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Bubbles & Cream @ The Stables (James Figg Pub - Thame)

Bubbles & Cream @ The Stables (James Figg Pub - Thame)

This was an excellent opportunity to taste several champagnes, find out how the "bubbly" is produced, and raise money for Rotary charities.

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Speaker Meeting - Football Partnership

Speaker Meeting - Football Partnership

Supper Meeting - open to members, partners, potential members. Steward: Charles Gibbons

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Pakistan & China Appeal

Pakistan & China Appeal

Following the natural disasters in Pakistan and China, there are now millions of people in need of water and shelter. The Rotary Club of Thame made an appeal to the local community to support Rotary's charities ShelterBox and Aquabox

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Oxfordshire & Thame Show

Oxfordshire & Thame Show

Thame Rotary displayed a stand at the show. With the support of the Racquets Fitness Centre of Thame, members of the public were able to perform a mile on a static bike and raise money for Rotary Charities.

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Talk about Football Box

Talk about Football Box

Supper Meeting - open to members, partners, potential members. Steward and vote of thanks: Marius Ciortan

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The Thame 10k Race

The Thame 10k Race

The Thame 10K race is an annual event when tens of people run across the town of Thame and then onto the Phoenix trail.

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Club Handover

Club Handover

Supper meeting - open to members and partners.

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Thame Fete

Thame Fete

The Rotary Club of Thame's volunteers helped manning the fete which took place on the Southern Road recreation ground in Thame.

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Zapping Poverty in Zanzibar - talk by Ruth Eve

Zapping Poverty in Zanzibar - talk by Ruth Eve

Supper meeting - open to members, partners, potential members, guests. Steward: Ross Dike. Vote of thanks: Erroll Bateman.

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Tools Collection

Tools Collection

The Rotary Club of Thame collected over half a tonne of old tools from the public on Saturday 15 May 2010.

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Stroke Awareness Day

Stroke Awareness Day

The Rotary Club of Thame is the organiser of the Stroke Awareness Day in Thame. Members of the public were invited to have their blood pressure checked.

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Fellowship Meeting

Fellowship Meeting

Supper meeting - open to members and potential members. Steward: Martin Whitfield

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Committee/Business Meeting

Committee/Business Meeting

Non-supper meeting - open to club members.

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Speaker Meeting:  Robert Breakwell from Iain Rennie Hospice

Speaker Meeting: Robert Breakwell from Iain Rennie Hospice

Supper meeting - open to club members, partners, potential members, guests. Steward: Des Wright

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Welcome Breakfast

Welcome Breakfast

Members of the public - women and men - had the opportunity to find out what Rotary is all about, how the Thame Rotary Club has been supporting the local and international community and how to become a club member.

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Haiti Earthquake Appeal

Haiti Earthquake Appeal

Following the Haiti Earthquake Disaster, the Rotary Club of Thame invited the public to donate their cash in aid of ShelterBox and Aquabox, global Rotary charity projects, aimed to provide relief to victims of natural disasters.

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Speaker Meeting - Beppe Pezzini

Speaker Meeting - Beppe Pezzini

This was a supper meeting - open to members, partners and guests. Steward: David Shaw.

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Welcome Breakfast

Welcome Breakfast

Members of the public - women and men - attended the event in order to find out what Rotary is all about, how the Thame Rotary Club has been supporting the local and international community and how to become a club member.

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Auction of Promises

Auction of Promises

Members of the public were invited to bid for various promises on offer.

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Club Charter Night Dinner for Charity

Club Charter Night Dinner for Charity

The club celebrated its 41st birthday in style and raised money for ShelterBox.

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Rotary Thames Valley (1090) District Governor Terry Kenyon visit

Rotary Thames Valley (1090) District Governor Terry Kenyon visit

This was a fellowship supper meeting open to members and partners. Steward: Tyrell Gillman.

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Thame and Oxfordshire Country Show

Thame and Oxfordshire Country Show

The club sponsored the children's section at "England's biggest one day country show".

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Speaker Meeting - David Glover from Shelter Box

Speaker Meeting - David Glover from Shelter Box

David gave a talk with a PowerPoint presentation about this charity started by Rotarians from Helston, Cornwall.

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Committee/Business Meeting

Committee/Business Meeting

This is a non-supper meeting.

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Cheque presentation to 2008/2009 charities

Cheque presentation to 2008/2009 charities

Cheques were presented to Thame Rotary charities supported in 2008/2009. The event took place at the Spread Eagle Hotel in Thame.

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Garden Party with Thame Inner Wheel

Garden Party with Thame Inner Wheel

A fellowship garden party was held with Rotary and Inners Wheels partners and friends.

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Official Unveiling of the Cuttlebrook seat

Official Unveiling of the Cuttlebrook seat

A seat in the Cuttlebrook are of Thame was unveiled on Tuesday 18 August 2009 in the presence of the representatives of the Cooperative Group who provided a grant, Chiltern Vale Association and the Rotary Club of Thame who applied for the grant.

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Committee/Business Meeting

Committee/Business Meeting

This was a non supper meeting for club Members.

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Rotary Grant for the Thomley Activity Centre

Rotary Grant for the Thomley Activity Centre

In the Rotary year 2008/2009, the Rotary Club of Thame has applied for a £500 District Simplified Grant on behalf of Thomley Activity Centre which matched another £500 from the club own fundraising activities.

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Speaker Meeting by Martin Whitfield

Speaker Meeting by Martin Whitfield

Supper meeting open to partners and guests. Steward: Erroll Bateman

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Fellowship Meeting Golf + Meal at Waterstock Golf Club

Fellowship Meeting Golf + Meal at Waterstock Golf Club

Meeting open to partners and guests.

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Thame's Inner Wheel and Rotary Presidents' Night.

Thame's Inner Wheel and Rotary Presidents' Night.

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Tools for Self Reliance - collection of unwanted items

Tools for Self Reliance - collection of unwanted items

The Rotary Club of Thame had a very successful collection of old tools - with many people having cleared out their attics and garages.

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Barn Dance

Barn Dance

The Rotary Club of Thame and the Rotary Club of Haddenham & District organised a Barn Dance at the Haddenham Village Hall.

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Thame Rotarians Help Thame Girguiding with their New Garden

Thame Rotarians Help Thame Girguiding with their New Garden

Thame Rotarians have planted trees and shrubs as part of Rotary District Simplified Grant.

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Life Education Centre - Grant from the Thame Town Council

Life Education Centre - Grant from the Thame Town Council

The Rotary Club was delighted to support the Life Education mobile classroom again in 2009

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Presentation of Cheques 2008

Presentation of Cheques 2008

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Clay Pigeon Shooting 2008

Clay Pigeon Shooting 2008

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Holding On

Holding On

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Presentation of Cheques 2007

Presentation of Cheques 2007

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Thame Carnival & Fete 16 June '07

Thame Carnival & Fete 16 June '07

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East Meets West 7 May 2007

East Meets West 7 May 2007

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Chiltern Ambulance Collection Feb 07

Chiltern Ambulance Collection Feb 07

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Waitrose Collection December 2006

Waitrose Collection December 2006

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Thame Christmas Festival Dec. '06

Thame Christmas Festival Dec. '06

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Collection for TSFR Nov '06

Collection for TSFR Nov '06

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Rotary Mountain Challenge June '06

Rotary Mountain Challenge June '06

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3 Peaks Waitrose Collection June 2006

3 Peaks Waitrose Collection June 2006

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Training 3 peaks Challenge May '06

Training 3 peaks Challenge May '06

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Tsunami Disaster - 1 year on (2006)

Tsunami Disaster - 1 year on (2006)

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Romanian Foyer Trust

Romanian Foyer Trust

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Waitrose Collection December 2005

Waitrose Collection December 2005

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