In 2015 Enschede Noord celebrate their 50th Charter Night in splendid style and invite Cambridge South to join them for the occassion.
The Cambridge South club was delighted that an intrepid group of eight rotarians and their partners from the Enschede Noord club (eastern Netherlands) have been able to visit us this December 2013. They drove over via the ferry and stayed with 4 host families. The exchange friendship between our clubs began a long time ago and there have been many visits back and forth over the years. In his speech to the club Henk brought greetings from their club and their current President Gerard Kocx.
We were presented with a specially painted mini cow as a momento of our last very memorable trip to Enchede in 2003.
Sunday - their journey began.
Monday - we met for coffee and to settle them into their comfortable billets (Holiday Inn, Histon)
- a light lunch with their hosts
- an opportunity to shop and see the sights.
- 7.00 for 7.30pm they joined us for a social evening at our club venue.
Tuesday - a blue badge guided tour of Cambridge City 10.030am - 12.30pm, meeting on the backs of Kings College.
- a light lunch in the city followed by an opportunity for shopping.
- a special evening meal together 7.00 for 7.30pm (The Plough, Coton).
Wednesday - we gave a sad farewell to our visitors after breakfast.
They went on to spend some time in London before catching the Harwich Ferry home.
Alan and Sian hosted Henk and Corrie van der Sijs.
John and Molly hosted Andre and Elisabeth (Liesbeth) Winkleman.
Bob and Annabelle hosted Harry and Cecile ScholtenLinde.
Colin and Polly hosted Rob and Henriette (Harriet) Wegdam.
Each Host pair was presented with a wonderful hamper of edible goodies to enjoy - what a treat!
more We are delighted to welcome our friends from the Rotary Club of Enschede Nord (Holland) for an exchange visit to Cambridge.
more The club agreed to send ï¿½1000 direct to Peace Scholar Rich Allison to support his work in Liberia combatting Ebola with basic hygiene equipment and education.
more Host Mike takes Philip to see the great memorial
more Rich gave talks in schools to start the day then at a dinner at the University Arms Hotel for members, partners and guests - Cambridge Club Charter Dinner. Dinner was followed by a talk and debate on the theme of Human Rights and World Peace.
more A series of events concentrating on the theme of Peace and Conflict Resolution involving VIth Form students at 6 schools from in and around Cambridge.
more A filled Aquabox is donated to the club by Jodh Dhesi - Head of the Sixth Form on behalf of Parkside Community College.
more An auction in Cottenham to raise money for the Masai School at Naalarami, Tanzania. £5 entry (including refreshments).
more Peace Day - to raise awareness of Peace initiatives around the world and involve as many people as possible in promoting Peace locally, nationally and worldwide.
more An opportunity to meet the current team of international Peace Scholars studying at Bradford and to hear their stories after 15 months of focused study.
more Self-Help Kenya.
more An interesting talk.
more Members and wives enjoyed a Vietnamese meal at the Thanh Binh Restaurant, Magdalene Street Cambridge. There was the usual repartee and vibrant conversation.
more We were very pleased to be entertaining our visiting Rotarian friends and their wives from Netherlands.
more 7.00 for 7.30pm Dinner at Cambridge Regional College, Newmarket Road - with Argentinian theme meal and presentation by Argentinian student funded by British Council.
more The club's annual Dinner to celebrate International service and fellowship at Masa Mediterranean Restaurant High Street Sawston. 7.00 for 7.30 pm
more Five members attended this event hosted by Szeged Rotarians. (South Cambridge helped Szeged Rotary Club to re-start in 1992 after the end of the Communist period).
more The annual International Dinner at the new restaurant The Park@cambridge Regional College.
more A party of 13 were hosted and entertained to tours of the University and Ely Cathedral.
more The Annual International Dinner was held at the polish Polonia Club, Chesterton Road, Cambridge. An opportunity for members, partners and guests to enjoy a 'new' cuisine and a talk. (This replaced the usual weekly meeting at the University Arms Hotel).
more Rotarian Ron Febrey - Rotary Club of Arusha Golden Sunrise, Tanzania - the delights and problems of supporting the school building project. Speaker host S Franklin
more Steve King-Underwood visited the School in May 2012 with Nik Percival. "To say the trip was life changing is no exaggeration and .... a very humbling experience." Speaker host B Sadler.
more Steve King-Underwood to tell us about his recent visit to our school project in Naalarami, Tanzania. Speaker Host-David Adamson ,General Host-C Brown, Cashier-J Cooper.
back The International projects and activities are co-ordinated within the Projects committee.