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We welcome visitors. Our meal is served at 6.30pm every Thursday.

2017 District Conference

Annual D1010 Conference, held at the Coylumbridge Hotel, Aviemore


Balgownie Rotary Supports Friends of Anchor

Ray Grant presents our donation.


Santa's grotto in the forest, Christmas 2017

Members of the Rotary Club of Aberdeen Balgownie provide Santa's grotto and assist with car parking at the Forestry Commission's tree sales at Kirkton Forest, on Tyrebagger Hill. Collections are taken for local charities.


Speaker David Pickford, photographer

Invited by Ann House CASH Jack Archibald RECEPTION Neil McKay



Members ofthe Rotary Club of Aberdeen Balgownie agreed to donate money from the Community Service fund for the purchase of a Shelterbox.



A fun day out for children with special needs


About us

Visitors and New Members are most welcome

Clu Charity Giving 2017

Our Club operates a Syndicate into which you pay anything from £5.00 to £40.00. You only pay once and it lasts for approx 4-8 months. No further funding is required during the life of the Syndicate. For further information and how to join click the link below.

Syndicate link

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The club was formed in 1993 and currently has about 20 members, many living and working within the Aberdeen suburb of Bridge of Don

Visitors and  potiential new members are always welcome.

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 Over 60 members, partners and guests attended the twentieth anniversary dinner of the Aberdeen Balgownie club in the Craighaar Hotel Bucksburn on 18th May. The Balgownie club is based in Bridge of Don and takes its name from the historic 14th century "Brig o' Balgownie" which spans the River Don.

Its membership is drawn from residents and business people in Aberdeen's largest suburb in the north of the city, and the rural district around.  Celebrations were organized by Club Senior Vice President Moyra Cowie, a Lecturer in Sports Management at Aberdeen College, who showed her presentational and organisational skills by compering a take- off of the former "This is your life" TV programme for the club since its "birth" in 1993, interspersed with quizzes and reminiscences from the members, and reminders of the many projects the club had participated in.

Among the guests were Eric Rasmussen, President of Aberdeen St Nicholas club 20 years ago and also the current President Jim Couper, Aberdeen St Nicholas being the "mother club" and Doug Westland of Ellon Rotary Club club who was the District Extension Officer at the time the club was founded.  

The birthday cake was cut by Founder President Leslie Roger. 

Some of the members of the Rotary Club of Aberdeen Balgownie posing for a group photo before the 20th Charter Celebrations start on the 18th May 2013.

Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

WEEKLY MEETING, Mark Duffy to speak

Thursday 18th January 18.00

WEEKLY MEETING, Mark Duffy to speak


Thursday 25th January 18.00



Westfield Park revamp

Friday 26th January 13.30

Westfield Park revamp

Members of the Rotary Club of Aberdeen Balgownie will provide volunteer help in the refurbishment of the facilities at Westfield Park, one of six Aberdeen parks to be revamped as part of a major project.

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Rotary News

Be part of a global network of volunteers, trying to make the world a better place. Please also see the 'links & news' page for information from the local district and live feeds from Rotary International and Rotary International in GB&I.

Rotary Young Citizen Awards

Watch coverage of the 2017 'Rotary Young Citizen Awards', highlighting outstanding young people.

Details on RotaryGBI.org

How Rotary is Funding Polio Immunization in 2017

Find out more about Rotary fighting disease

Details on Rotary.org

Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Thursdays at 18.00 for 18.30
Mains of Scotstown Inn,
Jesmond Square East,
Bridge of Don,
Aberdeen, AB22 8WT  01224 825222

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