Lunch Time Meeting

Tue, Dec 14th 2021 at 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm


Rotary Club of Whitehaven Club meeting: 12.30 PM on 14.12.21

God grant that [in partaking of this food] we may be mindful of those who go hungry and so strengthen our purpose that by our daily deeds of service the day may be brought nearer when no one shall want for food or fellowship. Amen.

Speaker: SGM

Vote of thanks: None

Number attending: IR Hill, JR Kennedy, AJ Parker, AC Payne, R Proudfoot, MB Reid, G Southward, RA Stout, TF Stout, F Todhunter, IL Watson, D Whitfield-Bott, DM Whitfield-Bott

Apologies:  T Dalzell, DN Dixon, D Hope, A Johnston, T Milburn, D Saxon

Hon. Members: D Brownrigg, I Southward, M Starkie

Birthdays: None

Guests: None

Visits to other clubs: None

President’s Announcements:

Christmas Cards: Instead of sending Christmas cards to one another members may wish to donate to Foundation.

Staff Gratuity: £250. President Tony will arrange this with Treasurer Tom and will present it to the staff at next week’s Christmas Dinner meeting.

Secretary’s Announcements:

Items emailed to members in the past week

            District Raffle – Welma Robinson

            District Conference – DG Ian McTurk

            Papers for District Council in January 2022.

Member’s Announcements:

Mike Reid: Rotarian’s Hobby talk. Members will be invited to talk for 5-10 minutes on their hobby, favourite items etc.

Next week’s speaker: Christmas dinner. To date, fourteen members and guests will be attending. Please let the club secretary know if you wish to attend and if you will be bringing any guests.

A.O.B.:

110 club Draw:

Ticket No.

Winner

Prize £

10

Marie Cahart

100

73

Abigail Stout

15

21

Laura Reid

10

Report on Absent Members:

Donald Dixon: Ronnie Proudfoot. Donald is unwell at present; he has put in his apologies until the New Year.

Fellowship Officer: Our master story- teller has returned!

Final toast: 14.00

'What We Do' Main Pages:

This is a programme devised by our daughter club Whitehaven Castle; It is an example of Rotary in Action and has the strap line "Environmental Pride". The object is to tidy up the signs, bollards etc in Whitehaven Harbour.

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A summary of our membership status.

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David Whitfield-Bott organising the raffle

Members of RC Whitehaven and friends raise £300 for Hospice at Home West Cumbria by selling refreshments and raffle prizes at the Egremont Farmer's Market on Friday 15th October 2021

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Rotarians Tony Tait [Whitehaven Castle] and Ronnie Proudfoot [Whitehaven] renovating bollards which will be placed in the main promenade.

This is a programme devised by our daughter club Whitehaven Castle; It is an example of Rotary in Action and has the strap line "Environmental Pride". The object is to tidy up the signs, bollards etc in Whitehaven Harbour.

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Rotarians Alan Booth, Whitehaven Castle, Ian Watson, Whitehaven and Robin Leslie, Whitehaven Castle.

An update on this 3 year project to tidy up the harbour at Whitehaven and improve the environment. To date we have refurbished 21 metal bollards, 100 feet of metal railings and have cleaned signage and other metal furniture.

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Our activities were severely constrained during this period. However, we did maintain our giving: NORTH CUMBRIA FOOD BANK £1410 CALVERT TRUST £1270

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David and Dorothy tending the garden

A small memorial garden in the grounds of St Nicholas' Garden, Whitehaven

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A summary of our membership status.

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President Tony Parker at the planting.

Together with our colleagues from the Rotary Club of Whitehaven Castle we planted 4,000 purple crocus corms at Whitehaven Harbour. We are hopeful that our 30+ year programme to rid the world of this disease is nearing its end. Thanks for your support.

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The Club has many sporting activities.

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