Birthday Meeting for Randle Oliver's 90th

Tue, Jun 9th 2015 at 12:45 pm - 12:00 am

Some visitors from Washington Rotary Club joined us at this meeting.


Randle is our oldest member, having joined the club in 1962.  To celebrate his 90th birthday, we had gathered information and photographs about his very eventful life.

John Lipscombe had prepared a 'This is Your Life' presentation, which he gave to an audience of over 40 members and guest, including Randle's wife Ethel and his sons and brother.  We had invited our wives and other guests.

The event was a complete surprise to Randle, who was very moved by the occasion.  Everyone present enjoyed reviewing some past Rotary events and the celebratory drink that Randle had provided.


At the end of the meeting DG Jean Thompson presented President John with a club citation for the year.

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Members of Seaburn Rotary wish to express their condolences to members of The Royal Family upon the death of Her Majesty.

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Rotary Club of Seaburn works with communities overseas, mostly through The Rotary Foundation.

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Rotary International's big effort to rid the world of this crippling disease started in 1985. We are so close to completing the job. Just one last push!

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'We're for Communities' and work within our local community, whose assistance and support we value greatly.

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Activities include working with schools,Youth Competitions, Rotary Youth Leadership Award scheme, our Interact Club, Rotakids clubs and much more.

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We follow this avenue of service by helping in schools in a variety of ways. We also have speakers who tell us about their occupations.

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Former Rotary Club of Seaburn Satellite Club, which was formed into a separate Rotary Club SR1.

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This committee is concerned with the administration of the club. It incorporates: House; Registrar; Fellowship; Programme; Sport. The President Elect is usually the chairman of the committee, with other members taking a lead in each particular activity.

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A collage of the seven cards we have on offer for sale in 2020.

Each year a new card is painted by Rotarian Randle Oliver. These are sold to friends as well as other Rotary club members to raise funds for Rotary Foundation and other charities, including our own Benevolent Fund.

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This new community venture opened in August 2017. The meetings are held at 2.00 pm on the last Wednesday each month.

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Redby Rotakids with their charter and Rotarians

Redby Academy Rotakids were excited to received the charter on 17th May 2016

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Rotary's main purpose is to encourage and nurture volunteerism locally, nationally and internationally. We have an active Membership Committee and would like to hear from anyone interested in finding out more about Rotary.

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The Rotary Club of Seaburn received a banner award in recognition of its generous support of Rotary Foundation, being the 3rd highest donor in Rotary North East. It demonstrates the club's commitment to Doing Good in the World.

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