Club History 2012-13

Some of our Activities in 2012-13

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  • 25 June 2013. Handover Night.
  • 21 June 2013. President's Night, Greenbank Hotel, Falmouth.
    A splendid evening during which President Laurence was delighted to present a number of well deserved Paul Harris Awards to the following Club members: Rtn. Colin Benney, Rtn. David Cromey, Rtn. John Davy, Rtn. David Ford, Rtn. Ray Harris and Rtn. James Kingston.
  • 14 June 2013. Members help load up the District Overseas Project Team at Dobwalls
  • 11 June 2013. Kids Out, Flambards
  • 14 June 2013. The Club was pleased to welcome Nigel Sumpter as a new member. Nigel was introduced to the Club by Steve Ford.
L-R President Laurence Osborne, Rtn. Nigel Sumpter and Secretary Steve Ford

  • Following the successful completion of the Helston White Walls before Flora Day, Chris Dale, who led the project, was presented with a paint brush by David Ford.
President Laurence Osborne and Rtn. Chris Dale

  • 4 May 2013.  Not the Flora Dance and White Wash walls at the Old Cattle Market
  • April 2013. Restoration of the White Walls of Helston
  • 19-21 April 2013. Twinning Exchange visit to France (more photos)

  • 25 March 2013: Skittles with Helston Club at Blue Anchor.
  • 16 March 2013: Johnny Cowling entertained at one of the Club's main charity fundraising events at the Kingsford Venue, Flambards.
  • 25 February 2013: Following a earlier collection, courtesy Sainbury's Helston Store, to help raise funds in aid of the Lily Veal Wheelchair Appeal, BBC Radio Cornwall broadcast a 10 minute interview featuring Lily, her mum and Rtn. Tony Smart.

L-R: Rotarians James Kingston and David Corbridge; collecting at Sainsbury

  • 5 February 2013: The Club was pleased to receive a visit from Derek Reid (PHF) and David Van Horn at this evening's meeting. Both are Past Presidents (1989/90 and 1991/92 respectively) and now Honorary Members of the Club.

L-R: Past President Derek Reid, Past President David Van Horn

  • 15 December 2012: The Club held its annual Old Folks Christmas Party in the "Old Cattle Market". Porthleven Town Band provided the entertainment for around fifty guests from Age Concern and Help the Aged.
  • 28 November 2012: the Club supported a Concert held at the Kingsford Venue, courtesy of Flambards, in aid John Head's White Wash For Flora Project. Helston Town Band played a programme of music demonstrating their versatility and skills. This, together with anecdotes by John, made for a thoroughly entertaining and amusing evening.
  • October 2012: Funds raised from the Golf Day organised by Hjalmar Wara on 28 September, enabled the Club to make a donation to Little Harbour, Childrens Hospice South West.

L-R: Rtn Edwin Lawrance, Rtn Laurence Osborne, CHSW Rep, Rtn Hjalmar Wara, Rtn Paul Knight

  • A donation was made to Nancealverne School is for children and young people with severe, and profound and multiple, learning difficulties. The donation, in memory of Rtn. George Armstrong who was a governor at the School was made by Jenny Fairfax, George's partner, and accepted by Headteacher Fiona Flindall. The school plans to use the funds for special bicycles that will enable pupils to experience the freedom of cycling.

L-R: Rtn Ivor Mann, Fiona Flindall, Rtn Laurence Osborne, Jenny Fairfax, Rtn Edwin Lawrance

  • A donation was made to Anne Ludwig, representing the The Alzheimers Society, following the success of the beer festival earlier in the year.

L-R: Rtn Laurence Osborne, Anne Ludwig , Rtn Edwin Lawrance, Rtn Ivor Mann

  • 3-5 August 2012: The Beer Festival went ahead over the weekend. As well as good beers, this proved to be an excellent social event, enjoyed by everyone who attended.

L-R: Rtn Bernard Hinson, George Blight, Rtn David Corbridge

  • 21 July 2012: Club members participated in the "Raft Race" at the Helston Boating Lake as part of the Coronation Park Centenary Celebrations

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