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Paul Harris Rotary Fellowship Award July 4th 2017
President Nigel Bell awards a Paul Harris Fellowships to Rotarians David Appleton, David Beattie, Kishor Velangi and Keith Patton for outstanding service to Rotary over a combined 137 years. Congratulations to all four gentlemendetails
Turning a field into woodland
Children at St Andrew's Primary School, Bishop Auckland, planted shrubs and trees with help from parents and members of Bishop Auckland Rotary Clubdetails
Nigel Bell presents Jonathan Ruffer with the Paul Harris Fellowship award
Informal award ceremony during which the Paul Harris award was presented to philanthropist Jonathan Rufferdetails
President's Night May 18th 2017
President Nigel Bell welcomed over 60 guests to Headlam Halldetails
THE ROTARY CLUB OF BISHOP AUCKLAND
Takes children from a local school to the Darlington pantomime each year.
Raises funds from a variety of activities including an annual Swimathon and themed food evenings.
Undertakes various fund raising projects
Sponsors local young people to attend the Rotary Young Leadership Award (RYLA) Camp.
Supports Polio eradication through contributions to the Rotary Foundation, Rotary's International Charity.
MEETS WEEKLY on a Tuesday evening at The Park Head Hotel, New Coundon, for an excellent and reasonably priced meal.
Has a wide PROGRAMME OF SPEAKERS throughout the year.
Organises SOCIAL AND FUND RAISING EVENTS for members and guests.
Provides VOLUNTARY SERVICE through a series of local, national and international Rotary projects.
Develops INTERNATIONAL FRIENDSHIPS AND GOODWILL through educational and friendship exchanges and contacts with other Rotary Clubs and Rotarians.
Rotary needs your experience and expertise to help our members make the biggest impact possible.
Rotarians come from a wide variety of professions and occupations, and this helps provide more opportunities for service.
Your background and skills can provide a valuable resource for service and fund raising.
Your wide range of contacts provides opportunities and initiatives to give service and help others provide an opportunity for you to HELP OTHERS
Meetings and events happening soon
Monday 20th November 17.30
Council Meeting at Park Head: PLEASE NOTE REVISED TIME
Meeting will commence at 5.30 pm promptly
Tuesday 21st November 18.45
Club Monthly Business Meeting and S.G.M. No speaker.
Final Business Meeting of 2017 and Special General Meeting which receives Annual Accounts for the year ended 30.6.2017 and elects President for next year but one, i.e. 2019/20. Also elects Junior Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer for 2018/2019
Wednesday 22nd November 17.25
Visit to G5 Locomotive Project
Visit to the G5 Locomotive Project at Hackworth Industrial Estate, Shildon. Meet outside the venue before 5.30p.m.
Afterwards many of us will visit the Spice Lounge, Bishop Auckland.
Please contact Keith Black to join group.
Tuesday 28th November 18.45
Club Weekly Meeting: Host & Speaker - Keith Black
Keith Black - "Keith's Namibia"
Tuesday 5th December 18.45
Club Weekly Meeting: Life and times in and out of Stowe School
Michael Francis Jackson-Croker recounts of his time in Stowe and the history of the school and pupils through the agesdetails
Tuesday 12th December 19.00
CHRISTMAS MESSAGE 2017
Our Annual Christmas Message Function will again take place at the Bishop Auckland Golf Club.
Further particulars to follow.
Sunday 17th December 15.00
Carol Service at Escomb Saxon Church - all are welcome.
Further details to follow.
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Meetings & Venue
Where and when:
(Please note: No meeting following a Bank Holiday Monday )
Park Head Hotel,
New Coundon, Bishop Auckland,
County Durham DL14 8QB 01388 661727