Completed meetings and events 2017-2018

Sun 24th June 2018 CLUB CHANGEOVER LUNCH

Today we are having Sunday lunch at the Foxfields and during the time we are there our President Pam will hand over her Presidential duties to President elect Ann-Marie

Tue 19th June 2018 CLUB ASSEMBLY

Tonight the club committees tell us what they are planning to do in the next Rotary year to July 2019

Tue 12th June 2018 HYNDBURN PROSPECTS

Tonight is the second visit of a member form Hyndburn Prospects panel.
ROGER PLUM is here to tell us all about our local Prospects group. read more...

Tue 5th June 2018 CRUISING

A trip along the Leeds Liverpool canal read more...

Tue 22nd May 2018 ENCOURAGING WILDLIFE

Our Guest speaker tonight is Barbara Sharples from Hyndburn Prospect Panel. HOST Peter Norman

Tue 15th May 2018 WEEKLY CLUB MEETING

Tonight we are having our monthly Council Meeting followed by Club assembly preparation in our new 2018/9 committees

Tue 8th May 2018 - BANK HOLIDAY

There is no meeting tonight

Tue 1st May 2018 THE RIBBLE RIVERS TRUST

Tonight our guest speaker is HARVEY HAMILTON-THORPE who will discuss the new River Hyndburn Salmon pass at Clayton-le Moors

Tue 24th April 2018 CHARTER DINNER

It's our birthday today and we are celebrating with a special meal and entertainment at The Foxfields

Tue 24th April 2018 2018 CHARTER DINNER

An evening of celebration, fun and entertainment at The Foxfields Hotel

Tue 17th April 2018 CLUB COUNCIL and guest Speaker REV BERNARD COCKER from IAT

Tonight we welcome a return visit from the founder of the IAT

Tue 10th April 2018 AGM and COMMITTEES

Tonight we remind ourselves of the club events of the past year and elect officers for the next year

Tue 27th March 2018 EDWARD FOSTER is our guest speaker tonight

Edward, from Great Harwood, is a painter and musician. His paintings have featured in exhibitions throughout the UK and have been sold to people around the world. He has a growing international reputation for his almost mystical works.

Tue 20th March 2018 GREAT HARWOOD CIVIC SOCIETY AND CHURCHFIELD HOUSE

Tonight we have two guest speakers, Val Austin and Lynne Wilson who will tell us about their organisations based in Great Harwood.

Tue 13th March 2018 NO MEETING TODAY

We are having a Scatter meeting with Blackburn Rotary tomorrow 14 March with guest speaker Frank Robinson talking about climate change

Tue 27th February 2018 PAINTING NIGHT

Get your rollers out and join the fun a RISHTON PEOPLES CENTRE where another night of physical delight takes place!

Sat 24th February 2018 - Sun 25th February 2018 CLASSICAL MUSIC... WITH A TWIST

Having been totally inspired to learn about the fantastic work done by the volunteers from The Blood Bikes Team, we are organising a gala evening. Buy your tickets from:

http://buytickets.at/rotaryclubofchurchandoswaldtwistle/138474 read more...

Tue 20th February 2018 TONIGHT OUR WEEKLY MEETING IS ALL ABOUT OUR CLUB

Our club was chartered in 1946 and lots of events have taken place and tonight ALEX TAGG is going to take us on a journey through our history

Tue 13th February 2018 An Evening 'Down under' with IAN HACKING Host Colin Armstrong

Ian is one of our Honorary Members living in New Zealand. We are planning to link up with him LIVE via Skype.

Tue 6th February 2018 LIFE EDUCATION are our guest speakers tonight

A Rotary Sponsored project, ‚ÄčLife Education is a national charity and works with schools throughout Lancashire (including Blackburn with Darwen and Blackpool) and also Wigan and Sefton read more...

Tue 30th January 2018 WEEKLY MEETING with KVAN HURN Host David Harrison

Our Guest Speaker tonight is KAVAN HURN who was our 2017 RYLA attendee

Tue 23rd January 2018 ANNUAL PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPETITION

Bring your photos to win a prize. There are two categories: Digital camera photos on any subject and phone photos of any subject

Tue 16th January 2018 WEEKLY MEETING

Tonight is our weekly meeting with Host Patrick McGinley

Tue 9th January 2018 WEEKLY MEETING

Tonight is our first meeting of 2018

Tue 5th December 2017 OUR ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PARTY

Tonight is our Christmas Party where we invite other Rotary clubs and go crazy!!.............................. Within reason!!

Sat 2nd December 2017 2017 Rotary Christmas Collection

Today we start our annual Christmas Collections in Great Harwood and Rishton.
PLEASE VIEW THE HOME PAGE TO FIND DATES,TIMES AND PLACES WHERE SANTA IS VISITING THIS YEAR

Wed 29th November 2017 International Aid Trust

Today some members will be going to the International Aid Trust Warehouse in Preston to help pack clothes for delivery to people around the world in desperate need of help.

Tue 28th November 2017 Club Meeting night

Our own member, BOB FLOOD is to continue his journey around the British Isles and tonight we will learn about the varied towns he has visited

Tue 21st November 2017 CLUB COUNCIL MEETS TONIGHT

We are having our monthly Council meeting tonight when all things that matter to us in our club will be discussed

Tue 14th November 2017 IT'S COMMITTEES TONIGHT

We discuss the projects and events our club is doing and we will also look at MEMBERSHIP

Sun 12th November 2017 REMEMBRANCE DAY PARADE

The annual Remembrance Parades take place today in Great Harwood and Rishton. The times are: Gt. Harwood. Assemble Towngate at 10:30 for a Parade the to War Memorial at 10:55 Rishton.Service at St Charles at 9:45 then parade to the War Memorial at 10:30

Tue 7th November 2017 SPECIAL GENERAL MEETING

Tonight is our annual SGM when we decide on next years President elect and elect club officers too.

Tue 31st October 2017 THE FOUNDATION DINNER

Rotary International have their own charity - THE ROTARY FOUNDATION - and 2017 sees the 100 year anniversary of the charity. So in celebration we are hosting a joint Hyndburn Club's Dinner at the Foxfields. Partners and Guests welcome

Tue 24th October 2017 WORK NIGHT

Tonight we don our work clothes to do a spot of painting at the Rishton People's Centre.
This a a community project where we are painting the rooms above the centre so that they can be used by the residents of Rishton

Tue 17th October 2017 DG LARRY BRANAGAN

Tonight we welcome The District Governor to our club

Tue 10th October 2017 THE WATSON MEMORIAL AWARD

The Son and Daughter-in-law of a former member and past president Gordon Watson, have created a bursary in his honour and tonight the first recipient of the award will be presented with it.

Tue 3rd October 2017 HEART START

Our guest speaker tonight is Hazel Dalton who is discussing the work of the British Heart Foundation's Heart Start programme. This ties in with our work of installing Defibrillators

Mon 2nd October 2017 - Sun 8th October 2017 CHRISTMAS FOR FREE - SHOPPING SPREE

Our Annual Morrison's collection when we ask the public to buy a £1 raffle ticket, using the money to create Christmas hampers to give to those in need in our two towns.

Tue 26th September 2017 'REVERSE' SCATTER MEETING

Tonight we are hosting Clitheroe and Church and Oswaldtwistle Rotary Club's. We are having a tour of the new ARTISAN dining rooms at Foxfields followed by a wine tasting. GUESTS and PARTNERS are welcome

Tue 19th September 2017 BRAINSTORMING MEETING

Tonight we are going to discuss various topics which will help to develop our club

Tue 12th September 2017 MEETING CANCELLED TONIGHT

Sadly, due to members having other commitments, tonight's scheduled meeting will
not take place.

It's back to normal next week though.

Tue 5th September 2017 The Local Herald

Tonight our guest speaker is LES PETTY from The Herald

Tue 29th August 2017 - HOLIDAY

Tonight we are having our Bank Holiday break. Back next week

Tue 22nd August 2017 A Club Council meeting at 6:45 pm is followed by a talk from the DOGS FOR GOOD

Kate and Richard together with assistance dog Hal are here tonight to tell is about the work of the charity

Tue 15th August 2017 THE NORTHERN CLEFT FOUNDATION

Shelia Bailey and Ann Geldard will explain the role of the charity

Tue 8th August 2017 Rishton Peoples Centre refurbishment

Tonight we carry on the work started on 25 July

Tue 1st August 2017 A visit to Bowland Brewery

Our local Micro Brewery in Clitheroe is hosting us this evening read more...

Tue 25th July 2017 Helping at at Rishton Peoples Centre

We started a project some time ago to refurbish a Senior Citizen's Centre and tonight the first of two visits to continue the work will take place.

Tue 18th July 2017 Crown Green Bowling

Our friends at the Rotary Club of CHURCH and OSWALDTWISTLE have invited us to an evening of Bowling at the Cricket Ground in Great Harwood

Tue 18th July 2017 - Tue 8th August 2017 Holidays

We have decided to take a break from having regular weekly meetings and instead we have planned some visits. Please see next boxes

Tue 11th July 2017 CLUB COUNCIL MEETING AT 18:45 Followed by Bernard and Cambodia Host Herbie

We get together to discuss all things Rotary followed by a talk by our own Bernard on his visit to Cambodia.

Tue 4th July 2017 Business Meeting

Tonight we meet in COMMITTEES to discuss our plans for the next 12 months. The committee structure is shown below read more...
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