What we did in Jeremys Year

Sun, Jun 30th 2019 at 12:05 am - 1:05 am

A years look at Jeremys year in office


Rotary Club of Birstall Luddites
  Club President  
Jeremy Parkinson    

District Governor
Nigel Arthurs 

Home of two past  District 1040 Governors
Robert Jackson & Keith Davison.
Home to District 1040 Governor  2018/19  Nigel Arthurs.

Handover Night Mon 2nd July

Past President Helen passes the chains
of office 
to President Jeremy
  President Jeremy passes the President Elect 
chains of office to Keith
 Past President   Helen congratulates 
President Jerem
  Retiring President Helen handing over
a cheque to Liz 
@4Lilyfoundation for £3,250 f
rom part our fundraising efforts 
in the last 12 months 
t Helen 
 Sat 7th July  Elland Road Executive Suite 
Nigel Arthurs acepts the Jewel of office from Robert Morphet
  Mon16th July Club Speaker Phil Fryer Sinatra
Tribute Artist at DG Handover.
LINK for more details
Luddites helping at Fairfield School end of year gala    President Jeremy held an Afternoon Strawberry Tea 
to start his year in office Sun 22nd July. 
 Sat1st Sept Luddites out marshaling at Birstall Chamber of Trade BEACH Day.
   District Governor Nigel visiting his home club on his tour around District1040. Pictured with President Jeremy.3rd Sept.
 Club speaker Mon 17th Sept was PCSO 
Catherine Brown pictured with 
President Jeremy.
   Club Speaker mon 24th Sept Sally Simpson. 
Sally talked about her role in ITV.

Robert  on right  at his "End Polio Now" campaign evening at Howley Hall Golf Club Mon 1st Oct.
Pictured center Rotarian Makhan Dheri played Sikh Temple music. On left President Jeremy .
Link more info & pics

   Club RYLA candidate Isabel Muller returned to the club 
and gave an update about her week at RYLA. 
On left is Rotarian Derck Housleya RYLA mentor with 
President Jeremy on the right
 District 1040 Governor Nigel addressing the District Conferance at Scarbouorgh 
View more DC photos
   President Jeremy receiving the Trophy for most 
members attending the District Conf from DG Nigel.

 Club Speaker Mon 15th Oct Patricia Taylor
from Batley RC talked about Rotakids.
Pictured above with President Jeremy.
more info
  RotaKids is a fun and exciting way for 
children aged 7-12.

see club speaker Patricia Taylor on left

click image for more infomation on Rotakids
Luddites 30th Charter Celebration at Howley Hall Golf Club 3rd Nov  .   
Picture shows VIPs from the Inner 9 Rotary clubs with 1040 DG Nigel and Margaret
LINK to Charter photos.


John Sugden with his PHF Award at Birstall
Luddites Charter

Birstall Luddites Charter picture shows DG Nigel 
and Margaret in center with Carol left and 
President Jeremy right
   President Jeremy laying a poppy wreath in 
cemetery for the 100th anniversary
off the WW1 Armistice
More photos.
  Mon 26th Nov Speaker Luddites Ian Blamires
with artist Tony Nob,e talk about Ians paintings of Birstall.
 Santa and Helper Joanna at Birstall
switch on Tues 27th Nov
see more Santa collection photos
   Santa John Keen on first street collection Nov 28th
 Luddites joined with RC of Batley for a
Party singing carols
to Emley Brass Band.
   Sat 15th Dec RVS Christmas Party. Luddite helpers
before the Party. 
Click for RVS Christmas Party
 Jan 14th Club speaker Andrew Barnes
gave a talk 
about  the DeafBlind 
UK Charity. To his right is
President Jeremy and on his left 
is his Aunt Rotarian Katherine. 
Far right his Uncle Club Sec Paul.
Link here for more INFO
  Sat 26th January 12 Luddite Rotarians 
enjoyed a Burns Night supper 
with the Rotary Club of Morley. 
 Valentines Evening was held at Gomersal Park Hotel
Mon 11 Feb. President Jeremy  held a 
Mr and Mrs Quiz with DG Nigel and

Margaret,  Ian and Joanna and 
Steve and Maggie.
  Feb 17th Presidents Souper Sinday lunch
Luddites gathered at Jeremy and Carols
and enjoyed lunch and  a fellowship
More photos
 Feb 25th Seat of Knowlege Quiz
67 Rotarians from 9 Rotary Club 
contested the Quiz 
Winners from the Luddiites
More photos
  Inner9 Technology Tournament Foundation
winners St John Fisher on stage 
with Luddites 1040 DG Nigel 
 Four Luddites helped in the Tournament.
 Ascot Night at the Races. 
A very succesful Race Night made over £1000. 
L to R John S, Joanna William Bottomly Pres Batley RC, 
Carol and John K.
  Mon 15th April Club Golf  outside visit at Manor Golf Club.
Golfers from Left Bill H Tony and 6 hole winner John K.
 Sat 11th May President Jeremy with the Dewsbury 
Rock Choir in concert in aid of Kids Out.
   Polio Plus Frugal meal 13 May at Howley Golf Club
.Robert on left organised and help raise £300 ,
President Jeremy on right.
Mon 10th June Club speaker John Broadhead
spoke on  "How to be an Author"
recalling his book and the path of 
publishing the book.
   Thurs 13th June "Kids Out" Day. 
Rotary financed day out to Lightwater Valley 
for pupils at Fairfiekd School. Luddites helped 
staff on a rainy day in June. 
 Sun 23rd June Presidents BBQ. 
Luddites partners and friends enjoyed 
a BBQ and fellowship with President Jeremy and Carol.
  Mon 24th June Luddies helped at 
Fairfield school Sports Day 
  Mon 24th Ryla candidate for 2020 Beth  
pictured with President Jeremy



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