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COMMUNITY SUPPORT FUND

COMMUNITY SUPPORT FUND

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Kilmarnock Rotary Renaissance Group

Kilmarnock Rotary Renaissance Group

A new group

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Richard Horrell talking about Shelterbox

Richard Horrell talking about Shelterbox

Richard is the West of Scotland supremo as far as Shelterbox goes

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There will be NO Club Meeting this evening 10th June 2021

There will be NO Club Meeting this evening 10th June 2021

The Club Assembly will be merged with the Handover function on Thursday 24th June at 7pm

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Our annual Handover Dinner/Event

Our annual Handover Dinner/Event

Handover from President David to incoming President Jon.
Visitors especially welcome. The event will also be a Club Assembly, postponed from 10th June

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NOTICE TO MEMBERS & POTENTIAL VISITORS

NOTICE TO MEMBERS & POTENTIAL VISITORS

In view of the coronavirus situation our weekly face to face meetings have been cancelled. In the meantime our meetings will be conducted via the Zoom Video Conferencing facility. Please contact us for more information.

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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 Covid 19 pandemic we are meeting online only on the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of the month from 7pm - 8pm.

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, Jun 24th 2021 7:00 pm

Our annual Handover Dinner/Event

Handover from President David to incoming President Jon.
Visitors especially welcome. The event will also be a Club Assembly, postponed from 10th June

Thu, Jul 8th 2021 7:00 pm

There will be NO Club Meeting this evening.

There will however be a Club Council Meeting tonight from 7pm.

Thu, Jul 22nd 2021 7:00 pm

The Rotary Foundation with John Waddell

All your questions answered about Rotary's charity

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Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Thursdays at 7pm

(On 2nd and 4th Thursdays only during pandemic.) online via Zoom - Contact us for details


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