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ROTARY CLUB OF CHESTER - LE - STREET
Reg Charity No: 1032495

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Rotary North East (District 1030)

 

NOTICES & CLUB EVENTS 2019 - 2020
(The Rotary Year is from 1st July 20198 - 30 June 2020)

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The Rotary Year for The Rotary Club of Chester-le-Street began on 1st July 2019.

On Friday 28th June 2019 - we inducted our new Club President: Rotarian Linda Watson for the year 2019 - 2020

President Linda's chosen charity for the forthcoming Rotary year is:

County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust

Throughout the year The Rotary Club of Chester-le-Street will be organising events to raise funds for the President's chosen charity, and other Rotary projects in support of our local, national and international communities.  We also promote & encourage good fellowship among our members, their families and friends throughout the Rotary year with ongoing charitable projects and social engagements, as follows:-

This year ,I am intending to look at the mounting issues of the homeless and lonely, by organising a Christmas Dinner for approx. 30 to 40 people, who would otherwise have little or no celebration.

I would also like to introduce the idea of developing a love of literature in the early years, with those young children ,who have no opportunity to discover books.

THE ROTARY YEAR 2019- 2020

Handover

28th June

David Lindley and Linda Watson after David handed over the chain of office    Linda Watson and David Linley with Janice Baylis the District Secretary and Chris Baylis the Assistant Governor of  District 1030

Presidents Night - David Lindley

28th June

Photographs by Past President David Lindley

Goto Photographs of  - D. Lindley Presidents Night 2019

Linda's 1st Rotary Meeting

 5th July

Linda Watson First Meeting as President David Lindley Immediate Past President presenting a Cheque for £700 for Linda's Charity- Youth Connection

Race Night

6th July

Report & Photographs by Past President David Lindley

On Saturday July 6th Rotarian Jim Lawrence organised a Race Evening at Chester-Le - Street Catholic Club approximately £500 was raised for Youth Connection

Frank Badilley Awards - 2019

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The Frank Badilley 2019

Friday 6th September

Photographs by Past President David Lindley

Rotarian Derick Lawson was Inducted to be a new Member of the Club

Left  Rotarian Derick Lawson with Rotarian  Alan   Hedley

Right President Linda Watson and new Member Rotarian Derick Lawson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Guest Speaker was David Hastings RNLI

   David Hastings gave a very interesting talk about the

    history of the RNLI and its past Rescues

 

 

 

 

 

 

20th September

Visit to:- St Cuthbert's Hospice, Durham

Photograph courtesy of St Cuthbert's Hospice

Back Row: Our Host -Sara Donkin, Ken Jackson, Jean Corker, Rotarian Eric Donkin Front Row: Rotarians, Brian Straughan, Brian Corker, Linda Watson & David Lindley 

25th - 28th September

President Linda Watson

With - Youth Connection present "Chicago" at the "Park View Community Theatre"

Friday 4th October

Speaker, Bob Jackson & Wife (Ruby), Guests of Fred Richerds

An illustrated talk about "Bees and Swarm removal"

 

Left   Bob the Bee keeper gave a very informative talk about the social life of Bees in a hive and also how the Bees use their communication skills.

He also gave several examples of safely recovering  swarming of Bees.

Right Collection of a swarm of Bees from Fred Richards front Garden

 

 

 

 

Friday 11th October

Last Rose of Summer Contest

Friday 25th October

Business Meeting

Past President David Lindley PHF was appointed as the new Rotary Club Treasurer

Photograph by Past President John Tootill

David Lindley Receiving his Past Presidents Medal From Club President Linda Watson

Rotary Outing to Workington

28th to 31st October

See all photographs at:- Visit to Workington

 

 

 

 

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