Completed meetings and events 2017-2018
Tue 17th April 2018 CLUB COUNCIL and guest Speaker REV BERNARD COCKER from IATTonight we welcome a return visit from the founder of the IAT
Tue 10th April 2018 AGM and COMMITTEESTonight 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 tonightEdward, 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 HOUSETonight 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 TODAYWe 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 NIGHTGet 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 TWISTHaving 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:
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Tue 20th February 2018 TONIGHT OUR WEEKLY MEETING IS ALL ABOUT OUR CLUBOur 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 ArmstrongIan 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 tonightA Rotary Sponsored project, Life 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 HarrisonOur Guest Speaker tonight is KAVAN HURN who was our 2017 RYLA attendee
Tue 23rd January 2018 ANNUAL PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPETITIONBring 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 MEETINGTonight is our weekly meeting with Host Patrick McGinley
Tue 9th January 2018 WEEKLY MEETINGTonight is our first meeting of 2018
Tue 5th December 2017 OUR ANNUAL CHRISTMAS PARTYTonight is our Christmas Party where we invite other Rotary clubs and go crazy!!.............................. Within reason!!
Sat 2nd December 2017 2017 Rotary Christmas CollectionToday 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 TrustToday 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 nightOur 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 TONIGHTWe 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 TONIGHTWe discuss the projects and events our club is doing and we will also look at MEMBERSHIP
Sun 12th November 2017 REMEMBRANCE DAY PARADEThe 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 MEETINGTonight is our annual SGM when we decide on next years President elect and elect club officers too.
Tue 31st October 2017 THE FOUNDATION DINNERRotary 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 NIGHTTonight 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 BRANAGANTonight we welcome The District Governor to our club
Tue 10th October 2017 THE WATSON MEMORIAL AWARDThe 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 STARTOur 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 SPREEOur 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 MEETINGTonight 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 MEETINGTonight we are going to discuss various topics which will help to develop our club
Tue 12th September 2017 MEETING CANCELLED TONIGHTSadly, 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 HeraldTonight our guest speaker is LES PETTY from The Herald
Tue 29th August 2017 - HOLIDAYTonight 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 GOODKate 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 FOUNDATIONShelia Bailey and Ann Geldard will explain the role of the charity
Tue 8th August 2017 Rishton Peoples Centre refurbishmentTonight we carry on the work started on 25 July
Tue 1st August 2017 A visit to Bowland BreweryOur local Micro Brewery in Clitheroe is hosting us this evening read more...
Tue 25th July 2017 Helping at at Rishton Peoples CentreWe 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 BowlingOur 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 HolidaysWe 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 HerbieWe 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 MeetingTonight we meet in COMMITTEES to discuss our plans for the next 12 months. The committee structure is shown below read more...