Jubilee Summer 2022

Happy activities
as the club meets
in person again!


As the club meets again in person the last couple of months have seen a positive move towards planning for future meetings and events.

Members gathered for an evening’s social Crown Green Bowling at the local bowling club. The rain held off and over a dozen members took part in a short knock out competition, ending with Tony and Ali being the eventual winners. Our thanks to the Bowls Club for a very warm welcome by Linda and Bernard.

This event was followed a couple of weeks later with members meeting at Ambleside Parish Centre for an evening of playing Rummikub. Despite the best efforts of those Rummikub newcomers to modify the rules to suit their winning capabilities, order was secured by those experienced players in attendance!

A number of members attended the community Afternoon Tea to celebrate the Queens Platinum Jubilee. An afternoon of eclectic entertainment from various local groups raised the roof of APC with many asking to ‘do it all again next week!’

June ended with our annual Jacobs Join at Brathay Church Hall for our President’s Handover. A huge ‘thank you’ to President Val for her work over the last unprecedented couple of years. Charles has kindly agreed to take over the reins for 22/23 with Colin Thomson ready in the wings as President Elect.

It is very encouraging that the club has many ideas for future community and fund raising events and has restructured club meetings to reflect the need to move forward.

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Get ready for our Pink 5K 2022 FULL DETAILS COMING SOON!

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Environmental Awareness

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Happy activities as the club meets in person again!

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An astonishing amount raised in just 4 weeks!

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Latest update & information from this local Charity

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Good things happen when you have fun £645 raised for P.I.E.S

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£2500 for St Mary's Hospice

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Members & friends enjoyed a wonderful Christmas Lunch at the Brown Horse WInster

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Presentation to Becky Brown Area Fundraiser for St Mary's Hospice

From Pink 5K celebration to Crocus planting & Poppy Remembrance

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Martin Clark takes a very early dip to raise more donations for our Pink 5K Appeal for St Mary's Hospice!

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A great afternoon walk followed by delicious scones and a cuppa all in aid of St Mary's Hospice

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A happy afternoon of chatting, singing and a delicious Afternoon Tea

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Fancy becoming a Rotary Friend? Read on ......

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From Antarctica to Ambleside Action for a Future

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Reducing our Carbon Footprint and Community Fund Raising excitement

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Members and friends enjoying an evening of happy banter, delicious food and most importantly friendship AK style

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A glorious evening for learning more about Galava Roman Fort

Enjoying fun & friendship in glorious weather

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The story of Aunt Maggie's Bloomers!

At last we enjoy a outdoor meeting without Zoom!

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"It was a bright cold day in April, and the clocks were striking thirteen." George Orwell, 1984 Meanwhile, here at AK Rotary members were introduced to Strigiformes even before our Call my Bluff evening!

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We Marched into March enjoying Coastlines, Castles, Turkey, St Kilda and St Patrick

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A positive vibe in the air!

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                       All in the Pink at the Stepping Stones

At last we meet socially and have fun!

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How lucky we are to live in such a wonderful location

Despite the Covid pandemic having dominated all lives and events during this year, AK has continued with friendship and service locally and internationally - just on a smaller and different scale.

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Bearathons and Tea t'Door

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A socially distanced welcome to President Val and help from Rotary Clubs around the Coast

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'WE STOOD SHOULDER TO SHOULDER AS A FAMILY AND FAILURE WAS NOT AN OPTION.'

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More Zoom, a 1374 Mile Walk & a virtual Pint at Lands End!

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New Members and Recycling - rubbish not members!

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Let's go for a walk someone said!

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Poppies to parkruns a busy month with lots of community involvement

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An Unforgettable Month

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A month the UK will never forget

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Auld Grey Town to Willow Lanterns

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A Month of Storms, Fraud, Bridge and Caring for others

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Over £2400 raised for Alzheimer's Research UK at this years DUCK RACE!

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An amazing afternoon of Pink Fun raising vital funds for Target Ovarian Cancer

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Welcome to Summer!

Water Projects, Pink Bling, Family Heirlooms and Japan

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Community Visits and Events

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From Apple Grafting to Shelter Box

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69 large poppies, inscribed with the name of a local man who gave his life in WW1 have been erected on lamp -posts around the town.

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