Completed events in Rotary District 1320

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Signed shirt
more   Tue 26/09/2023 - Signed Scotland Rugby Shirt raffle raises over £300

Allander - Our signed Scotland Rugby Shirt raffle has been won by Debbi from Bearsden who bought winning ticket #45. Thanks to everyone who bought a ticket or donated. Over £300 has been raised for Kidney Kids.

Community Quiz
more   Mon 11/09/2023 - Hunterston Annual Community Quiz

Hunterston - Community Fundraiser

The rotary stall at Jedburgh Seasonal Market
Image by Victuallers, CC BY-SA 4.0 <>, via Wikimedia Commons
more   Sun 27/08/2023 - Jedburgh Seasonal Market

Jedburgh - Seasonal market in the High Street


Kirkcudbright - Rotary Kirkcudbright will hold another of their successful Cycle Sportives on Saturday 22nd July 2023. Riders of all ages are invited to enter the long, medium and short routes starting and ending in Kirkcudbright.

more   Sat 24/06/2023 - Powfoot Paw Trek (Sponsored Dog Walk)

Annan & District - Saturday 24th June 2023 - 11am - 3pm In aid of Ukraine - Get donations for your dog on a sponsored walk at Powfoot. Choose your own route and distance

more   Wed 21/06/2023 - AM-AM CHARITY GOLF COMPETITION

Dumfries - 30th Am-Am Charity Golf Tournament held at Dumfries and County Golf Club. Proceeds to Queen of the South Community Trust and Rotary Club of Dumfries Charity Fund.

more   Sat 10/06/2023 - District Handover

The inaugural District 1320 Handover, with incoming RI President Gordon McInally in attendance.

more   Sat 10/06/2023 - ShelterBox at Bearsden & Milngavie Highland Games

Allander - What is a ShelterBox? What is in it? How does it support those in need following a disaster eg earthquakes, floods, etc? See and find out the answers at the Highland Games. There were 1294 coins in the vase. Details below.

more   Sun 21/05/2023 - SCAA

E-club of the West of Scotland - We recently had Dave Barwick talking to us about Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance (SCAA).

Gryffe Valley Rotary 10K Run
more   Sun 21/05/2023 - Gryffe Valley Rotary 10K Results 2023

Gryffe Valley - Route on country lanes between Houston, Bridge of Weir and Kilmacolm, starting from Houston Public Park, for all abilities from serious runners to novices/joggers

more   Thu 20/04/2023 - Annual Lecture

Allander - Regretfully we have had to cancel the talk due to circumstances outside our control. "Icons of Scotland: the intriguing origins of Tartanry and Highlandism." A free talk by Scottish Historian Professor Sir Tom Devine.

more   Thu 09/02/2023 - Young Chef Area Final

Hawick - Area Final of the Young Chef competition at Peebles High School

more   Wed 21/12/2022 - Santa visits Wishaw

Motherwell & Wishaw - Santa, and some Rotarian helpers, will tour Wishaw, spreading Christmas Spirit and raising funds for various charities.

more   Tue 20/12/2022 - Raffle for 3 Food & Drink Hampers

Allander - Raffle for 3 hampers of food and drink in support of East Dunbartonshire Food Bank. Hamper content values now £140, £100 & £70 including alcohol worth £50, £37 & £25 respectively. Ticket £1. Draw 21st December.

more   Mon 19/12/2022 - Santa's visit to Ravenscraig

Motherwell & Wishaw - Santa, and some Rotarian helpers, will tour Ravenscraig (19th) and Wishaw (21st), spreading Christmas Spirit and raising funds for various charities.

more   Wed 14/12/2022 - Santa's visit to Motherwell

Motherwell & Wishaw - Santa, and some Rotarian helpers, will tour Motherwell (14th), Ravenscraig (19th) and Wishaw (21st), spreading Christmas Spirit and raising funds for various charities.

more   Fri 02/12/2022 - Charity Quiz

Hawick - Quiz in aid of Charities, to be held at SS. Mary's & David's RC Church Halls in Buccleuch Street, Hawick. Teams of four at £16 per team. Bar available, with light food at interval.

Chris Windley
more   Sun 20/11/2022 - Chris Windley talking about LuJam Cyber

E-club of the West of Scotland - Chris told us all about LuJam Cyber

Ian Dale (with Arsenic)
more   Sun 16/10/2022 - With Ian Dale PHF

E-club of the West of Scotland - Ian will be speaking to us on Sunday 16th October about 'How to poison your....'

Jess Roper
more   Tue 04/10/2022 - With Jess Roper, twice English Kick Boxing Champion and Public Speaker

E-club of the West of Scotland - Jess spoke to us about empowering Children and High Performing professionals to achieve their potential by increasing ambition, resilience and Confidence

more   Sat 13/08/2022 - Falkirk Charities' Day

Falkirk - This annual event hosted by The Rotary Club of Falkirk enables many Charities in the Community to raise their profile.

One down, four to go!
more   Tue 28/06/2022 - Tree Planting

Hawick - A Queen's Platinum Jubilee event

more   Sat 25/06/2022 - Summer Wine Tasting With Great Grog

Esk Valley - Up to 50 wines to taste, plus summer beers in association with Great Grog. Enjoy the taste - order with confidence - enjoy the taste again! Profits to rotary charities. Tickets £15 from members or contact us at

more   Sun 12/06/2022 - Annual Swimarathon

Falkirk - After two years of Covid it's up and running again

more   Sat 11/06/2022 - Fun stall at the Highland Games

Allander - Thanks to everyone who participated. We hope you enjoyed our events and winners enjoyed their prizes. Our charity fund raiser was a Tombola for adults and 'Pick a Duck for kids where everyone won a prize.

President Jon Herd
more   Sat 30/04/2022 - Kilmarnock Rotary Litter Pick - is on again!

Kilmarnock - Volunteers to assist will be most welcome. Meet at The Well (old St. Ninians church) at 9.45 for 10am to collect tabards/pickers/sacks and briefing. Return by no later than 11.30am for coffee/cake/chat

classic car line up
more   Sun 24/04/2022 - The Rotary Classic 2022: 24th April

North Berwick - Tour for classic and interesting cars of any age. The tour is sponsored by a number of organisations, and together with the contributions received from the entrants we raised over £12,000 for charity in 2021.

more   Fri 22/04/2022 - Falkirk 97th Anniversary Charter Celebration

Falkirk - Grange Manor Hotel, Glensburgh Grangemouth

Dr. Cheryle Berry
more   Sun 20/03/2022 - Dr. Cheryle Berry MBE PHF OStJ Co-Team Leader Humanitarian Service Rotary GB&I

E-club of the West of Scotland - Are you prepared to save a life? Dr. Berry will be speaking to us on Sunday, 20th March

more   Tue 01/03/2022 - Dr Sally Lawton - The Nurse who found herself in 1916

E-club of the West of Scotland - Dr Lawton will be speaking to us on Tuesday 1st March

John Miles - We care for eyes
more   Sun 20/02/2022 - John Miles talking about Rotary's Avoidable Blindness charity

E-club of the West of Scotland - John will be talking to us on Sunday 20th February. Visitors very welcome.

more   Mon 13/12/2021 - Santa visits Motherwell, Wishaw and Bellshill

Motherwell & Wishaw - Santa, and some Rotarian helpers, will tour Motherwell and Wishaw and visit Bellshill, spreading Christmas Spirit and raising funds for various charities. Details of route and stopping places are given below.

President Scott Elliot with some of his guests from other clubs.
more   Fri 26/11/2021 - President's Night

Hawick - The Club's annual 'big night', with dinner and entertainment, at Hawick Rugby Club's clubrooms

more   Sun 21/11/2021 - Euan McIntyre talking about EMMS

E-club of the West of Scotland - Euan will be talking to us on Sunday 21st November 2021

more   Mon 01/11/2021 - On Line Charity Auction

Allander - A wide range of lots under £10 to over £300 in value. Thanks to everyone who supported this charity fund raiser. Over £500 was raised for the 3 charities. Lots that were not bid for are being distributed to local and Scottish based charities.

more   Mon 01/11/2021 - Signed Andy Murray T Shirt Raffle

Allander - Signed Andy Murray T Shirt. 250 tickets. Due to not enough sales the raffle was not held. We will look at a future 'paper' raffle in 2022.

Cheque for £250 presented to jockey Craig Nichol for The Injured Jockeys Fund
more   Fri 01/10/2021 - Minto Challenge Cheque Presentations

Hawick - Handover of cheques as donations from Hawick Rotary

Flyer for golf
more   Thu 23/09/2021 - Charity Golf Day

Penicuik - A Charity Golf Day in aid of Childrens Hospices Across Scotland (CHAS) with teams of two competing for valuable prizes. The competition is played over Glencorse Golf Club and entry is open to all.

Kirkcudbright Golf Course
more   Mon 20/09/2021 - Kirkcudbright Rotary Charity Golf Day

Kirkcudbright - Teams of 4 - £30.00 per golfer

more   Thu 09/09/2021 - Dr. Sally Lawton talking about her book - The Nurse Who Found Herself in 1916.

Kilmarnock - Sally will be talking to us on Thursday 9th September at 7pm

Climate Change series
more   Wed 25/08/2021 - Climate Change series- eminent speakers from around UK

Gryffe Valley - Dr Roddy Yarr, C Env MIEMA, Assistant Director (Sustainability) University of Strathclyde, Glasgow “A Vision for Climate Neutral Districts”

Stranraer Golf Club 5th Hole
more   Fri 06/08/2021 - Rotary Golf AmAm

Stranraer - Rotary Charity Golf AmAm at Stranraer Golf Club, Creachmore

more   Tue 03/08/2021 - An Introduction to Clinical Trials with Dr. Donal Gorman

E-club of the West of Scotland - Have you ever wondered how new medicines are discovered? Have you ever heard of “Phase 2 clinical trials” and wondered what that referred to? Come along and hear Dr. Gorman who will be speaking to us on Tuesday, 3rd August

PDG John Waddell
more   Thu 22/07/2021 - The Rotary Foundation with John Waddell

Kilmarnock - All your questions answered about Rotary's charity. John will be speaking to us on Thursday 22nd July

TessThompson - Support Dogs
more   Tue 06/07/2021 - Support Dogs with Tess Thompson

E-club of the West of Scotland - Tess will be talking to us on Tuesday 6th July

more   Thu 01/07/2021 - Photography Competition 2021

Galashiels And District - Our photography competition is now closed. Thanks to all the entrants. We will be judging the entries shortly.

more   Sun 20/06/2021 - Annual Presidential Handover

E-club of the West of Scotland - Valedictory by Pres. Bill Christie and Handover to incoming President Joyce Waddell

Shelterbox in Honduras
more   Thu 27/05/2021 - Richard Horrell talking about Shelterbox

Kilmarnock - Richard is the West of Scotland supremo as far as Shelterbox goes

Dr Patricia O'Connor and Mr Alberto Gregori
more   Sun 16/05/2021 - Global Health development - Challenges & Rewards of Delivering Health Care in Central Africa

E-club of the West of Scotland - with Mr Alberto Gregori, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Dr Patricia O’Connor, Emergency Medicine Consultant who will be talking to us on Sunday 16th May

Rebecca Draus
more   Thu 13/05/2021 - From Iowa to Scotland: a bit about me with Becca Draus

Kilmarnock - Rebecca is a Rotary Global Scholar who is in Glasgow this year to study. She is a member of Glasgow Rotaract and was speaking to us on Thursday 13th May

Christine Dickson
more   Tue 04/05/2021 - Independent Living Fund Scotland with Christine Dickson

E-club of the West of Scotland - Christine will be talking to us on Tuesday 4th May. Visitors are especially welcome - see details below

GVRC in action during the COVID 19 era. Watch this space for details of our 2021 10K events ! Run, walk, cycle in your own time or (hopefully) race the 10K course , sponsored for Alzheimer's Scotland.  Supported again by Arnold Clark.
more   Sat 01/05/2021 - Gryffe Valley Rotary 10K 2021

Gryffe Valley - Watch this space for details of our 2021 10K events ! Run, walk, cycle in your own time or (hopefully) race the 10K course , sponsored for Alzheimer's Scotland. Supported again by Arnold Clark.

The stages of drug development
more   Thu 22/04/2021 - ‘An Introduction to Clinical Trials’ with Dr. Donal Gorman

Kilmarnock - Angela unfortunately is on Leave of Absence so we are delighted to welcome Dr. Donal Gorman, son of Prof. Danny Gorman and may be known to many of you.

more   Thu 25/03/2021 - Prof. John Oldfield on Historic and Modern Day Slavery

Kilmarnock - Professor Oldfield will be speaking to us on Thursday 25th March. Visitors are especially welcome - see details below.

The farmers son
more   Sun 21/03/2021 - 'Every photograph should tell a story' with Robert Hendry

E-club of the West of Scotland - Robert spoke to us on Sunday 21st March. He is a photographer, award winner and has his own web site.

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4ward 2gether
more   Thu 11/03/2021 - John Houston on 4ward 2gether

Kilmarnock - See details below

more   Tue 02/03/2021 - Playlist for Life with Pam Ribbeck

E-club of the West of Scotland - Pam was talking to us on Tuesday 2nd March. An insight into the Power of Music and how it can enhance difficult conditions such as dementia.

more   Thu 25/02/2021 - Alan Taylor talking about his Eye Project in Sierra Leone

Kilmarnock - Alan will be talking to us on Thursday 25th February. Visitors are especially welcome -see details below.

Charlotte King
more   Sun 21/02/2021 - Promoting Good Mental Health and Wellbeing with Charlotte King

E-club of the West of Scotland - Charlotte was talking to us on Sunday 21st February on understanding the mind to how we can become stressed and learning what we can do to take control to look after our mental health

more   Thu 11/02/2021 - Jeremy Prescott talking about Sacrifice & Remembrance

Kilmarnock - Jeremy will be talking to us on Thursday 11th February at 7pm. Visitors are especially welcome -see details below.

Christopher Stein
more   Tue 02/02/2021 - Operation Pollination with Christopher Stein

E-club of the West of Scotland - Chris will be talking to us on Tuesday 2nd February. An Environmental Sustainability Rotary Action Group presentation

more   Thu 28/01/2021 - The Hubble Space Telescope with Tony Bell

Kilmarnock - Tony will be talking to us on Thursday 28th January. Visitors are especially welcome -see details below.

Katie Lyon
more   Sun 17/01/2021 - Katie Lyon talking about the Covey Charity

E-club of the West of Scotland - Katie was talking to us on Sunday 17th January. She has been supporting Covey for about 6 years now.

more   Thu 14/01/2021 - Vietnam with Ian Geddes

Kilmarnock - Rotarian Ian Geddes visited Vietnam and Cambodia with his wife, Susan 5 years ago. Tonight he was focussing on Vietnam.

Snapshot from a Santa Race
more   Mon 21/12/2020 - Online Santa Races

Allander - Online fun for Christmas 2020. Thanks to everyone who participated in the races. As a result of entries and donations we are pleased to say that a total of £312 has been raised for the charities that we were supporting.

Santa Race Poster
more   Sun 20/12/2020 - Santa Race online

Allander - Online Santa and Snowman races for children and adults. Tickets 50p with bonus tickets the more you buy. Total prize value now £130. Average prize value is over £9. Last entry midnight Sat 19th.

Presentation of tablets takes place in the grandstand at Hawick Rugby Club's Mansfield Park
more   Fri 18/12/2020 - Presentation of Tablets to two local groups

Hawick - Electronic tablets are presented to two local groups for help with those suffering from dementia or memory loss etc.

more   Tue 01/12/2020 - Our Charter Presentation Night

E-club of the West of Scotland - We were honoured to have Tom Griffin, President of Rotary G.B. & I. as our keynote speaker on the occasion of receiving our Charter as a recognised Club in Rotary International.

Elaine Bryson
more   Thu 26/11/2020 - The Holiday Project with Elaine Bryson

Kilmarnock - Elaine will be talking to us on Thursday 26th November

David Johnstone
more   Sun 15/11/2020 - Our twice monthly (3rd Sunday) online meeting with David Johnstone

E-club of the West of Scotland - David will be speaking to us on Sunday evening, 15th November

Pat Sutherland at a triangulation pillar or 'trig point'
more   Fri 13/11/2020 - The Seven Trigs Challenge

Hawick - Rotarian Ron Sutherland and his wife Pat will walk 32 km. in one day around the seven triangulation pillars, or trig points, near Hawick. Up hill, down dale . . . . and the 4 pm return has to be highly speculative!

Ron and Pat at the start of their walk
more   Fri 13/11/2020 - Seven Trigs Challenge - Safely Home!

Hawick - Ron & Pat Sutherland safely complete their sponsored walk in aid of local charities

more   Thu 12/11/2020 - Our twice monthly meeting with William McGowan

Kilmarnock - William will be talking to us on Thursday 12th November at 7pm. Guests are especially welcome - see details

Gloria Barnett - the 'Weird Fish Lady'
more   Tue 03/11/2020 - Our twice monthly online meeting with Gloria Barnett

E-club of the West of Scotland - Gloria - The Weird Fish Lady - will be speaking to us on Tuesday 3rd November

more   Sat 31/10/2020 - Raffle for charity - Signed Man Utd Shirt

Allander - The raffle is now closed and was won by Richard Johnson. £117 was raised for WheelPower from this on line raffle for a framed, signed Manchester United season 2017/18 shirt. £1 a go. Shirt supplied by Manchester United Foundation Ltd - letter included.

more   Fri 30/10/2020 - Race Night 2020

Tranent - Race Night 2020

more   Fri 23/10/2020 - SORRY, CANCELLED! Bingo via Zoom for End Polio Now

Dumfries - “Eyes Down” for this District 1020, South West Area fundraiser for End Polio Now

Rtn. Joan Toone
more   Thu 22/10/2020 - Event to mark World Polio Day

Kilmarnock - Reproduced with thanks to the Rotary EClub of One World who have shared their online meeting. Joan's talk relates her personal experience of contracting polio and the after effects.

Kambe Timoni unloading the nets
more   Mon 19/10/2020 - Mosquito Nets for Kambe Timboni Community Primary School

Leith - Agnes Tewa the headteacher of Kambe Timboni Primary school in Kenya asked Leith Rotary Club for funding for mosquito nets for the 320 pupils and 11 staff. The nets were purchased in early October 2020 and delivered to the school.

Do you have a burning ambition to walk on fire?
more   Sun 18/10/2020 - Leith Firewalk

Leith - Sunday 18th October 2020 at 2pm in the Leith Community Gardens

more   Sat 17/10/2020 - Charity (online) Duck Race

Allander - Videos of all of the races now on YouTube. Thanks to every one who took part and to donors of our £175 worth of prizes. £476 raised from the raise for charity. We hope you enjoyed the event.

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