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Rotary Club of Aberdeen Balgownie serving the Bridge of Don Community in Aberdeen WELCOMES YOU

Kids Out 2018


A fun day out for children of special needs. Rotary members from Aberdeen Rotary clubs assist.

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OUTSIDE VISIT, Bristow Heliport, Dyce


We visited the training facilities, received a briefing on the principles of flight and took a turn at operating a simulator.

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Primary School Speaking Competition


Members of the Rotary Club of Aberdeen Balgownie performed adjudication while fifteen very articulate P7 students took part in a competition as part of the local schools' transition exercise

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OUTSIDE VISIT, Fire Heritage Trust


Organised by Alec Bowes, a tour of the Fire Heritage facilities on Anderson Drive, followed by a meal at the Toby Inn The Cocket Hat next door.

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GUEST: Amy Birse, violinist


Amy Birse, winner of the Grampian Youth Orchestra Concerto Competition, gave an enjoyable performance of selections from the works of Wienaski, Beriot and Massenet

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Westfield Park Fencing project


An ongoing project, Rotary volunteers are helping to remove ancient and overgrown chicken wire fencing which was becoming a hazard to park users and wildlife.

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About us


Serving the Bridge of Don community in Aberdeen

Visitors and New Members are most welcome




Our Club operates a Syndicate into which you pay anything from £5.00 to £40.00. You only pay once and it lasts for approx 4-8 months. No further funding is required during the life of the Syndicate. For further information and how to join click the link below.

Link to Syndicate details and rules


The club was formed in 1993 and currently has about 20 members, many living and working within the Aberdeen suburb of Bridge of Don

Visitors and   new members are always welcome.



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. ABERDEEN BALGOWNIE CELEBRATES 20TH ANNIVERSARY

 Over 60 members, partners and guests attended the twentieth anniversary dinner of the Aberdeen Balgownie club in the Craighaar Hotel Bucksburn on 18th May. The Balgownie club is based in Bridge of Don and takes its name from the historic 14th century "Brig o' Balgownie" which spans the River Don.

Its membership is drawn from residents and business people in Aberdeen's largest suburb in the north of the city, and the rural district around.  Celebrations were organized by Club Senior Vice President Moyra Cowie, a Lecturer in Sports Management at Aberdeen College, who showed her presentational and organisational skills by compering a take- off of the former "This is your life" TV programme for the club since its "birth" in 1993, interspersed with quizzes and reminiscences from the members, and reminders of the many projects the club had participated in.

Among the guests were Eric Rasmussen, President of Aberdeen St Nicholas club 20 years ago and also the current President Jim Couper, Aberdeen St Nicholas being the "mother club" and Doug Westland of Ellon Rotary Club club who was the District Extension Officer at the time the club was founded.  

The birthday cake was cut by Founder President Leslie Roger. 


Some of the members of the Rotary Club of Aberdeen Balgownie posing for a group photo before the 20th Charter Celebrations start on the 18th May 2013.

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Meetings and events happening soon

Thursday 30th May 18.00

WEEKLY MEETING


6 PM for 6:30 at Mains of Scotstown

Saturday 1st June 18.00

MUSIC EVENING


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Thursday 6th June 18.00

CLUB ASSEMBLY


6 PM for 6:30 at Mains of Scotstown

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Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Thursdays at 18.00 for 18.30
Mains of Scotstown Inn,
Jesmond Square East,
Bridge of Don,
Aberdeen, AB22 8WT  01224 825222

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