The Club at the Pavilion Community Fair.
Displaying Rothesay Rotary's local and international involvement.
The Rotary Club of Rothesay took part in the Pavilion Community Fair on Saturday 26th September. The Fair was part of a busy weekend of events at the Pavilion before its closure for a major refurbishment.
The ShelterBox illustrated the international work of Rotary and the storyboards outlined a year in the life of the rotary Club of Rothesay including events and charitable donations
ROTARY CLUB OF ROTHESAY
A FLAVOUR OF A YEAR IN THE LIFE OF THE
ROTARY CLUB OF ROTHESAY
September 2014 – 2015
14th Sept. – Car Boot Sale,
21st Sept. – Marshalling for Bute Wheelers
26th – 30th - Bute Festival of Cycling
1st Nov. - Rotary Quiz Night at Craigmore Bowling Club
6th Nov. - Club Members’ Sports Night
Pool, darts and dominoes at Kingarth Hotel
Various dates Nov. – Mock interviews for Rothesay Academy senior pupils.
4th Dec. - Rotary Young Musician Competition
Address by Rev. Andrew Swift.
Members and friends
Carol Singing in the Community
January and February 2015
22nd Jan. - Scottish Night – members and friends celebrate all things Scottish.
12th Feb. – Members’ Sports Day – Golf Simulator Glasgow
March and April 2015
19th March – Irish Night
Members and friends enjoyed and evening of music from Seamus O’Duncan’s Ceilidh Band as well as dancing from Anne McIlroy’s Irish dancers.
(Jimmy Duncan later received a Rotary Community Award)
16th April - Community Day
On Saturday 11 April the Rotary Club of Rothesay held a "meet the community" open Day. The cornerstone of the event was a Know Your Blood Pressure promotion organized in conjunction with the Stroke Association.
2nd May – Jazz Weekend Bottle Stall
This year’s Rotary bottle stall held in Guildford Square at the start of the 2015 Isle of Bute Jazz Festival. All funds raised (£900+) were donated to the Nepal earthquake appeal.
Rotarians also were involved in
Stewarding the Jazz events.
4th June – Johnny Beattie, actor and comedian, and Honorary Member of the Rotary Club of Rothesay was awarded a Paul Harris Fellowship in recognition of his charity work over many, many years.
9th June – Beach clean at Stravanan Beach.
13th Aug. – Member Sports Night – Petanque at the Port.
22nd Aug – Marshalling at Bute Highland Games
3rd Sept. – Club Birthday Celebration - 65 Years Old
Guest Musician, George McDonald
6th Sept. – Car Boot Sale, raised £700+ for Rotary Charities
10th Sept. – Club President Ralph Anderson cycles the 5 ferries route totalling 71 Miles for Rotary Charity for Prostate Cancer Scotland raising £700+.