John will be talking to us on 28th October about this award winning initiative which was developed to improve the mental health of those in our communities and has received global recognition.Details
As the coronavirus situation appears to ease our weekly, Thursday evening, face to face meetings have been re-introduced. Our speakers will occasionally be via the Zoom Video Conferencing facility. Please contact us for more information.Details
· Helping our Youngsters by assisting reading at Onthank Primary School; organising a Primary Schools Quiz for all the local Primaries; sponsoring students to attend the European Parliament and International Youth Rallies; arranging Young Chef, Young Musician and Young Photographer competitions; sponsoring students to attend Youth Leadership courses.
· Helping our Community by raising funds for Combat Stress, CentreStage, Hansel Village and we have a Community Support Fund which we use to donate small sums to local deserving causes. We also gather food weekly to donate to Ayrshire East Foodbank.
· Helping our National Community by raising funds for Diabetes UK, Prostate Cancer, Motor Neurone (MND Scotland) and many others.
· Helping Internationally by supporting and raising funds for disaster related charities such as Shelterbox, Aquabox, Medecin sans Frontieres. We have also raised funds for Mary's Meals and the Wheelchair Foundation.
We mentioned the Social Side earlier and in addition to our weekly meetings we arrange visits to places of interest, e.g., the new Kilmarnock Campus of Ayrshire College, the new Wm. McIlvanney Campus that comprises Kilmarnock Academy and James Hamilton Primary School, the House of an Art Lover, etc. We have an annual Burns Supper and often explore local restaurants. We also have an annual Social Weekend and, for this, have visited Warsaw, Berlin, Lisbon, Versailles and St. Helier in the past five years.
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Thu, Oct 28th 2021 6:30 pm
John will be talking to us on 28th October about this award winning initiative which was developed to improve the mental health of those in our communities and has received global recognition.details
Thu, Nov 4th 2021 6:30 pm
The speaker on Thursday 4th November is Kyle Fawkes. Kyle is a visiting Rotary Global Grant Scholar from Canada studying in Glasgow
Thu, Nov 11th 2021 6:30 pm
Thu, Nov 18th 2021 6:30 pm
We meet on Thursdays at 6.30pmThe Park Hotel
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