Completed meetings and events 2018-2019
Tue 25th June 2019 Club AssemblyAll change for 2019-20!
Tue 18th June 2019 Business MeetingMonthly at Yann's.
Tue 11th June 2019 Rotary International Convention - Hamburg 2019Our SVP has just returned from Germany and tonight he updated the Club on the five day Convention in Hamburg (1st to 5th June), plus anything else of interest that might have gone on at the same time! read more...
Tue 4th June 2019 C.A.PAngela Hanvey and Chris McCrosson gave us a talk about the work of C.A.P (Christians Against Poverty) which we have supported on several occasions.
Tue 28th May 2019 St Kessog's SquareMurray Lauchlan spoke about the improvements planned for St Kessog's Square in Comrie and then received a donation of £500 from the Rotary Club of Crieff to put towards this project.
Tue 21st May 2019 Annual General MeetingAGM combined with monthly Business Meeting, to be held at Yann's.
Tue 14th May 2019 Crieff Highland Gathering - Anna MacleanAnna Maclean, the new chairman of Crieff Highland Gathering came to update the club on changes at the Games in August.
Tue 7th May 2019 Bridgescapes'Partners Evening' featuring Bruce Keith.
The author of a detailed book on historic bridges in Scotland, Bruce gave us a fascinating, illustrated insight into this topic. He also signed copies of his book for Rotarians.. read more...
Tue 30th April 2019 The Likhumbula school projectSiobhan Bell from Morrison's Academy and her mother will be running in the Copenhagen marathon in May to raise funds for her school's sponsorship of this poor village in Malawi. She will tell us more tonight and seek our support.
Tue 23rd April 2019 History of Scottish Golf 1457-1744Colin Carr told us about the history of golf in Scotland, 1457-1744 and brought along some period artefacts to illustrate his talk.
Tue 16th April 2019 Business MeetingMonthly at Yann's.
Sat 13th April 2019 Stroke Awareness Day - Strathearn Community CampusCrieff Rotary Club joined forces with health practitioners to provide a free assessment for anyone at The Campus on Saturday 13th April. 72 people attended and 23 were subsequently referred to their GPs for further advice.
Tue 9th April 2019 Nick CowiesonNick Cowieson will give us his inaugural speech
Tue 2nd April 2019 Crieff & Comrie Sports HubKirsteen Ross from Live Active will tell us about this new initiative. This is a 'Partners Evening', so do bring along your nearest and dearest.
Tue 26th March 2019 My Musical LifeOur scheduled speaker had to go into hospital but in his place, we were delighted to welcome Nigel Gatherer, a local musician (specialising in the ukulele and mandolin) who came at short notice to tell us about his musical life.
Tue 19th March 2019 Business MeetingMonthly at Yann's. Will include a session to finalise arrangements for tomorrow's Primary School Quiz.
Tue 12th March 2019 The 'Twenty-Questions' QuizPartners Evening. Pit your wits against fellow Rotarians in this fun-filled quiz. There will be four rounds, each with five questions to be answered. There's also a cunning tie-breaker if that is needed! Win a valuable prize tonight.
Tue 5th March 2019 The Story of AbbeyfieldOur scheduled speaker, Pamela McAllister, is not available tonight. In her place, JVP Allan Lorden will tell us about the Abbeyfield House supported home on Sauchie Road in Crieff - an establishment with close links to our Club.
Sat 2nd March 2019 Young Musician - District FinalCrieff representation at the District Final in Kinross read more...
Tue 26th February 2019 Presentation to Marie CurieThe Club were delighted to be able to hand over a cheque for the sum of £250 to Estelle from Auchterarder Club as a contribution towards here forthcoming climb of Everest as a fundraising effort for Marie Curie.
Tue 26th February 2019 Cheese Surprise !The guy's from The Strathearn Cheese Company will bring us up to speed on the latest developments of this enterprising and award winning local company. read more...
Tue 19th February 2019 Business Meeting (at the Deil's Cauldron in Comrie)Note change of venue tonight.
Tue 12th February 2019 Friends of MacRosty ParkChris Mcintosh, Chairman of the hard-working and visibly successful Friends of MacRosty Park, will update us on recent developments and what we can do to further support their work within this jewel in Crieff's golden crown!
Tue 5th February 2019 The West Highland WayOur Immediate Past President, Angus Barrie, walked with his daughter Sarah the entire length of the West Highland Way last summer, all to raise funds for the MS charity. Tonight he tells us how they got on.
Tue 29th January 2019 Malawi TripBob Milne briefs us on his forthcoming trip to Malawi
Tue 22nd January 2019 Burns Night supper (at Yann's)A full programme of food and fun has been devised. Please click on the 'Details' button for all the information regarding tonight's event. The cost will be £25 per head, payable by Friday 18 January please. read more...
Tue 15th January 2019 Business MeetingMonthly at Yann's.
Tue 8th January 2019 Think Pacific Foundation Charity work in FijiJulia Barrie will join us tonight to tell us more about her charity work last summer in Fiji and for which our Club provided funds. The Think Pacific Foundation connects rural communities in Fiji to help improve their economies, using volunteers to help.
Tue 1st January 2019 No meeting this week.New Year's Day
Tue 25th December 2018 No meeting this week.Christmas Day
Tue 18th December 2018 Business Meeting & Presidential ReviewCombined meeting to be held at Yann's, but must be completed by 8.30pm to accommodate special arrangements by Yann and Shari.
Tue 11th December 2018 Christmas Dinner at Yann'sPartners welcome.
Meet from 6.30pm for 7pm dinner. Price will be £26 each, payable at the door. There will be a raffle for EPN and we are considering some form of after-dinner entertainment. read more...
Tue 4th December 2018 Crieff in Leaf DonationCrieff Rotary were delighted to make a donation to Crieff in Leaf to assist with all of its good work done in keeping the town bright and blooming
Tue 4th December 2018 Travels for charityEstelle Nicol, Rotary Club of Auchterarder & District.
Estelle has visited several exotic countries on behalf of the Marie Curie charity she supports and tonight will tell us about some of her experiences.
Tue 27th November 2018 The South West Coast Path challengePartners' Evening: Chris Dowse celebrated two anniversaries - 10 years since he had his prostate cancer operation and his 70th birthday - by walking the 632 miles of this path to raise money for the RFUK's End Polio Now and Prostate Cancer UK charities. read more...
Mon 26th November 2018 Rotary Young Chef competitionOpening round at Strathearn Community Campus with the winner of Crieff Club's Competition going forward to the District (second round) competition in Dundee to be held early next year. read more...
Tue 20th November 2018 Special General MeetingAt Yann's.
Tue 13th November 2018 Armistice Day 1918Bob Milne
Our Secretary has made a study of the last day of the First World War and tonight will share his findings with us.
Tue 6th November 2018 The work of an MEPIan Hudghton MEP, President of the Scottish National Party and SNP Group Leader in the European Parliament, will tell us about the work of our MEPs. With Brexit looming, this could be our last chance to hear from someome so involved in European affairs. read more...
Tue 30th October 2018 Rotarians fellowship eveningAt the Deil's Cauldron in Comrie, exactly eighty years after the granting of our Club's Rotary charter.
Tue 23rd October 2018 Business MeetingMonthly (at the Deil's Cauldron, Comrie)
Tue 16th October 2018 Action on Hearing Loss (Scotland)Action on Hearing Loss is the trading name of the Royal National Institute for the Deaf and their representative, Rhona Campbell, will tonight explain more about this charity's work in Scotland and what we might be able to do to help.
Tue 9th October 2018 CLIC Sargent | Cancer charity for children and young peopleCLIC Sargent | Cancer charity for children and young people. Talk by Donna Bednarek
Tue 25th September 2018 RYLA - feedback from participantsAlannah McDougall, Sarah Barrie and Archie Couser, our successful RYLA candidates, will tell us about their experiences at the Abernethy Activity Centre in Nethybridge and they will receive their certificates from our President. read more...
Tue 18th September 2018 Business MeetingMonthly (at Yann's)
Tue 11th September 2018 Allan Lorden - Cruise to St Petersburg.Allan Lorden told us about his recent cruise to St Petersburg via the Keil Canal and Tallin, returning via Copenhagen and Gothenburg. read more...
Tue 4th September 2018 The Impact of Poverty and Adverse Childhood ExperiencesLinda Birrell (Depute Head, Crieff High School)
Linda returns to tell us about our poorest neighbours in Strathearn and the effect their background has on their children.
Tue 28th August 2018 Why did soldiers wear such stupid uniforms?Richard Adlington has made an extensive study of British army uniforms from the late 17th century to the early 20th and tonight will share his controversial findings on how inappropriate they usually were in times of martial combat!
Fri 24th August 2018 'Heart of Gold Rose Garden' at MacRosty ParkFour volunteer Rotarians (Callum MacLeod, Jim McConnell, Bob Milne and Frank Strang) came out to renovate this garden, first donated to MacRosty Park in 2005. read more...
Tue 21st August 2018 Business MeetingMonthly (at Yann's)
Tue 14th August 2018 Leaping Lemurs of MadagascarHelen Schofield
A previous visitor to our Club, Helen (a member of the Royal Photographic Society) returns tonight to share her wonderful pictures taken during a recent visit to the island nation of Madagascar.
Tue 7th August 2018 Alastair Robertson's talkAlastair will give us a talk on an interesting and amusing topic.
Thu 2nd August 2018 Golf Day Am/Am - PhotosThursday, 2nd August 2018 read more...
Thu 2nd August 2018 Golf AM/AM Day at Crieff Golf ClubOur main fund raising event of the year.
Tue 31st July 2018 Preparing for our 2018 Golf DayGeorge Penny will lead a discussion on what needs to be done and who will do it at our forthcoming Golf Day in Crieff.
Tue 24th July 2018 The work of the Bowel Cancer UK charity in ScotlandEmma Boffey of Bowel Cancer UK and Rotarian Ron Kerr told us more about the work being done by their charity to help stop this horrible illness. read more...
Sat 21st July 2018 Comrie Fortnight - opening dayThe Rotary Club of Crieff had its usual stand at this event in the Riverside Park in Comrie. Visitors talked to us about Rotary and the charities we support. Many played 'Nail in the Bale' and we raised over £200 for our funds.
Tue 17th July 2018 Business MeetingMonthly (at the Deil's Cauldron in Comrie).
Tue 3rd July 2018 First Steps HimalayaHilary & Mick Gordon, Rotary Club of Ellon
RC Ellon, with its partner club of Mid Town Kathmandu, is working on a new Global Fund application to support education in Nepal. Tonight, Hilary and Mick told us how we might be able to help. read more...