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Kilmarnock Rotary Renaissance Group

Kilmarnock Rotary Renaissance Group

A new group

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COMMUNITY SUPPORT FUND

COMMUNITY SUPPORT FUND

Could you or your organisation use £200?

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Dr. Sally Lawton talking about her book - The Nurse Who Found Herself in 1916.

Dr. Sally Lawton talking about her book - The Nurse Who Found Herself in 1916.

Sally will be talking to us on Thursday 9th September at 7pm

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NOTICE TO MEMBERS & POTENTIAL VISITORS

NOTICE TO MEMBERS & POTENTIAL VISITORS

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.

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John McTaggart talking about Ayrshire's Colleges Passing Positivity Initiative

John McTaggart talking about Ayrshire's Colleges Passing Positivity Initiative

John will be talking to us on 16th September about this award winning initiative was developed to improve the mental health of those in our communities and has received global recognition.

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Freda Wilson

Freda Wilson

We are delighted to welcome Freda, one of our new members, who will be talking to us on Thursday 23rd September

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About us

Kilmarnock Rotary is a friendly group of men and women who meet weekly in the Park Hotel for a meal, listen to an inspiring speaker and discuss future activities whether they be helping the community or perhaps our next social event. 

During the last few years we have been active in:-

·  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.

If you would like to be part of this please scroll to the TOP of this page and hit the JOIN US button, we'd love to hear from you.

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Thu, Sep 23rd 2021 6:30 pm

Freda Wilson

We are delighted to welcome Freda, one of our new members, who will be talking to us on Thursday 23rd September

Thu, Sep 30th 2021 6:30 pm

Our weekly meeting

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Thu, Oct 7th 2021 6:30 pm

Our weekly meeting

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Thu, Oct 14th 2021 6:30 pm

Our weekly meeting

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Thu, Oct 21st 2021 6:30 pm

District Governor Elizabeth McDonald

Betty will join us on the 21st October, either in person or by Zoom depending on the circumstances.

Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Thursdays at 6.30pm

The Park Hotel
Dundonald Place
Kilmarnock
KA1 1UR

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