Completed meetings and events 2018-2019

Tue 25th June 2019 Club Assembly

Changeover All change for 2019-20!

Tue 18th June 2019 Business Meeting

Monthly at Yann's.

Tue 11th June 2019 Rotary International Convention - Hamburg 2019

Our 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.P

Angela 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 Square

Murray 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 Meeting

AGM combined with monthly Business Meeting, to be held at Yann's.

Tue 14th May 2019 Crieff Highland Gathering - Anna Maclean

Anna 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 project

Siobhan 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 1457-1744

Colin 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 Meeting

Monthly at Yann's.

Sat 13th April 2019 Stroke Awareness Day - Strathearn Community Campus

Crieff 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 Cowieson

Nick Cowieson will give us his inaugural speech

Tue 2nd April 2019 Crieff & Comrie Sports Hub

Kirsteen 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 Life

Our 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 Meeting

Monthly at Yann's. Will include a session to finalise arrangements for tomorrow's Primary School Quiz.

Tue 12th March 2019 The 'Twenty-Questions' Quiz

Partners 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 Abbeyfield

Our 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 Final

Jess receiving Finalist Certificate Crieff representation at the District Final in Kinross read more...

Tue 26th February 2019 Presentation to Marie Curie

The 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 !

Strathearn Cheese 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 Park

Chris 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 Way

Our 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 Trip

Bob Milne briefs us on his forthcoming trip to Malawi

Tue 22nd January 2019 Burns Night supper (at Yann's)

The Entertainers 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 Meeting

Monthly at Yann's.

Tue 8th January 2019 Think Pacific Foundation Charity work in Fiji

Julia 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 Review

Combined 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's

Partners 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 Donation

Crieff 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 charity

Estelle 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 challenge

Partners' 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 competition

The Competitors and Judges for 2018 Opening 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 Meeting

At Yann's.

Tue 13th November 2018 Armistice Day 1918

Bob 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 MEP

Ian 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 evening

At the Deil's Cauldron in Comrie, exactly eighty years after the granting of our Club's Rotary charter.

Tue 23rd October 2018 Business Meeting

Monthly (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 people

CLIC Sargent | Cancer charity for children and young people. Talk by Donna Bednarek

Tue 25th September 2018 RYLA - feedback from participants

Alannah 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 Meeting

Monthly (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 Experiences

Linda 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 Park

Four 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 Meeting

Monthly (at Yann's)

Tue 14th August 2018 Leaping Lemurs of Madagascar

Helen 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 talk

Alastair will give us a talk on an interesting and amusing topic.

Thu 2nd August 2018 Golf Day Am/Am - Photos

Winners for 2018 - The Handy Shop, Crieff Thursday, 2nd August 2018 read more...

Thu 2nd August 2018 Golf AM/AM Day at Crieff Golf Club

Our main fund raising event of the year.

Tue 31st July 2018 Preparing for our 2018 Golf Day

George 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 Scotland

Emma 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 day

The 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 Meeting

Monthly (at the Deil's Cauldron in Comrie).

Tue 3rd July 2018 First Steps Himalaya

Hilary & 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...
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