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Sierra Leone - Water Borehole Project


Now that the Ebola virus is under control, it is time to start rebuilding lives. Our latest project to provide the residents in the Rotifunk area of Sierra Leone with clean drinking water is a resounding success.

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Making Our Community A Better Place


And all in a good cause

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THE SISTERLAND PROJECT


Many women and their children are living precariously on the streets of Freetown in Sierra Leone.

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The Sandy Wilson Quiz


An opportunity for youngsters in Torry to raise funds for their clubs

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North of Scotland Senior Schools Public Speaking Competition


Final sponsored by Aberdeen St Fittick Rotary Club

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Primary School Quiz


A District-wide general knowledge quiz for primary 7 pupils

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About us

 

Rotary Club of Aberdeen St Fittick

The Rotary Club of Aberdeen St Fittick is based in Aberdeen in the North-East of Scotland, United Kingdom.

Although we are active throughout the city our main activities (as our name suggests) are focussed in the areas of the city south of the River Dee and mainly in Torry, Tullos and Kincorth.

We are an active club of almost 50 members and pride ourselves on our reputation for friendliness.

Weekly meetings are held in Curl Aberdeen, Eday Place (off the Lang Stracht) tel 01224 810369 at 12.45 pm for 12.55 pm on Wednesdays.  Our business meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month.

Evening meetings are held on every 2nd. and 4th. Thursday of the month at the Inn at the Park, 3/4 Deemount Terrace Aberdeen AB11 7RX tel 01224 583699, meeting at 5.45 pm for a coffee and fine piece.  The meetings start at 6.00 pm and by 7.00 pm at the latest.

Rotary is a volunteer organisation with more than 32,000 clubs in over 200 countries and geographical areas. It initiates humanitarian projects that address challenges affecting the world today, such as hunger, poverty, and illiteracy.

Rotary club members are ordinary people who are willing to give up some of their time to make their bit of the world a lttle bit better. These 1.2 million men and women donate their expertise and time to support local and international projects that help people in need and promote understanding among cultures.  Regular contact and mutual involvement inevitably lresult in friendships.

Rotary International is the worldwide association of Rotary clubs united under a motto of Service Above Self.

Rotary's flagship programme is its effort to protect children against polio. It aims to eradicate the disease from the world.

Rotary works to improve the quality of life for everybody.

The object of Rotary is to encourage and foster the ideal of service as a basis of worthy enterprise and, in particular to encourage and foster:

·         The development of acquaintance as an opportunity for service

·         High ethical standards in business and professions

·         The recognition of the worthiness of all useful occupations

·         The dignifying by each Rotarian of their occupation as an opportunity to serve society

·         The application of the ideal of service by each Rotarian to their personal, business and community life

·            The advancement of International understanding, goodwill and peace through world-fellowship of      business and professional persons united in the ideal of service

Rotary International is the world's largest service organisation for business and professional people, with some 1,243,000 members in 200 countries world-wide.

There are now more than 55,000 Rotarians in 1,840 Clubs in Great Britain and Ireland, helping those in need and working towards world understanding and peace.

Where did we get our name? 

St Fittick was an Irish monk preaching the gospel in France. In a vision, he was ordered to get to the coast and board the first ship bound for the north. Off Nigg, a great storm arose and the superstitious sailors blamed the Holy Man and threw him overboard. He was washed ashore half-dead with thirst from the salt water he"™d swallowed. As he prayed for water, a little spring bubbled up from under his hand and his life was saved. He proceeded to preach the Gospel to the fisherfolk of Torry and the farmers of Tullos. 


The well, naturally, had miraculous curative powers and drew pilgrims for centuries, until the Reformation, when the Reformers denounced the practice as superstitious heathenism. People were fined for seeking cures and the holy well, but the belief in its powers lived on and those who were desperate for a cure risked the wrath of the Church. 

The area around the old church, dating from1189, is St Fittick Park.

When the St Fittick Club was formed, it was given the geographical area around the harbour area of Torry, including the town of Torry, now absorbed into the city of Aberdeen. In carrying out the principles of the Rotary movement, the Club has since its inception been involved in aspects of community service which would have appealed to a monk such as St. Fittick, fostering close links with the people of Torry and Tullos, in particular with the schools and young people, and also with the aged.

Further afield, we are involved in a number of international projects, particularly in Sierra Leone. 

Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Monday 20th November 18.00

Bingo - Crosby House


Gordon Taylor and Jack Campbell

Tuesday 21st November 18.30

Bingo - Millbank


Alan Sainsbury and Ian Logan

Wednesday 22nd November 12.45

Lunch - Speaker - Alastair Brodie - "Tales of the Unexpected"


Grace and International Toast - Sheena Anderson
Reception - Garry Eunson, Nicol Geddes and Ian Gerrie

Thursday 23rd November 17.45

Evening Meeting


Inn at the Park. Meet at 5.45 pm for a coffee and fine piece. Meeting starts at 6.00 pm and finishes at 7.00 pm at the latest.

Wednesday 29th November 12.45

Lunch - Speaker - Chris Schenk - Job Talk


Grace and International Toast - David Birnie
Reception - Garry Eunson, Nicol Geddes and Ian Gerrie

Monday 4th December 18.00

Bingo - Ruthrieston


Alastair Robertson and John Leheny

Fish and Chips Quiz Night

Monday 4th December 19.00

Fish and Chips Quiz Night


Inn at the Park

Wednesday 6th December 12.45

Business Meeting and Special General Meeting


Grace and International Toast - John Bremner

Wednesday 6th December 18.00

Bingo - Deeview Court


Sheena Anderson and Graham Cobban

Monday 11th December 14.00

CLAN Car Raffle


Bon Accord Centre

Wednesday 13th December 12.45

Lunch - Speaker


Wednesday 13th December 18.00

Salvation Army Winter Feeding programme


Citadel, Castle Gate

Wednesday 13th December 18.00

Bingo - Rosewell


James Robertson and Alastair Brodie

Thursday 14th December 17.45

Evening Meeting


Inn at the Park. Meet at 5.45 pm for a coffee and fine piece. Meeting starts at 6.00 pm and finishes at 7.00 pm at the latest.

Thursday 14th December 18.00

Bingo - Millbank


Joe MacLellan and Ian Logan

Thursday 14th December 19.00

Pantomime - Cinderella


Tivoli Theatre

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Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Wednesdays at 12.45
(Evening meetings are also held on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month from 5:45pm - 7pm in the Inn at The Park, 3/4 Deemount Terrace Aberdeen AB11 7RX tel 01224 583699.)
Curl Aberdeen,
Eday Walk,
Aberdeen,
AB15 6LN  01224 810369

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