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Club member John STONE was the speaker on 11th April. His subject 'The History Of Food' and he spoke about hotels like the Ritz and how when they were built did not have a kitchen and how this changed over their 160 year bistory.

John holding Escoffier, the chef's bible. wrtten by a French chef .


The speakers on 28th March were the four Student of the Term Winners who were presented with their awards by President Kevin Howells.

From Left to Right Sean (UTC), President, Ryan (St.Birinus), Olivia (Aureus) and Ella (Didcot Girls School)

Michael RUIZ the speaker on 14th March who spoke about the work of the Sue Ryder hospice at Nettlebed.

Club members attended the annual PAUL HARRIS Lunch on Sunday 24th February.


Speaker today 21st February was Katie LONGHURST who spoke about her voluntary work in Kenya.


John Stone our newest member spoke on 'This is Me' on 14th Fbruary.


17th January speaker : Rotarian Bruce IRVINE on the Rotary project 'Sand Dams'

Speaker at lunch on 10th January Rtn John MILES of the Rotary charity Global Sight Solutions

Litttle Teddy Bears sold at £3 each for the charity



Members assisting  with Anna Gatrell Christmas Lunch for those on their own.

Club member Jane MILNE spoke about her career in teaching young people with Special Needs.



Presentation of cheque to Courtney HUGHES for her charity 'Charity Secret Santa' by club President Kevin Howells


Club Tombola stall at Didcot Street Fair on 29th November ...

Proceeds for local charities


Congratulations to our Strudents of the Term who were presented with their awards by Club Vice President Pam SIGGERS . This year there were four schools taking part with the new Aurius secondary school taking part for the first time.

1. David ( UTC), 2. Molly (Didcot Girls School) 

3.Henry (St Berinus Boys) 4. Patrick (Aurius )



Guest at Lunch on 1st November  Pippa JUDGE. short term Youth Exchange student who spoke on her exchange with a Canadian student. Photo shows her receiving her certificate from District Youth Officer Alistair KNOX


Jessica SIMS, our Rotary Scholar - she is at Worcester College, Oxford and Reading for a Masters in Political Theory at Blavatnik School of Government.

Presentation on 13th September by Maggie Davies on the FOOTSTEPS FOUNDATION.


Speaker on 16th August was our RYLA candiate Emily who spoke and gave a very good presentation on the course  she had just completed at Rhos-y-Gwaliau in Wales.

Photo of Emily with Club President Kevin Howells


The club provided some of the catering at the 21st Truckfest at Steventon

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Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Thursday 25th April 13.00

Club Meeting

Speaker - Rtn. Tony SEMMENS "This is Me"

Thursday 2nd May 13.00

Club Meeting


Thursday 9th May 13.00

Club Meeting

Speaker - Rtn. Phil GODFREY "APS UK" (Antiphospholipid Syndrome)

Thursday 16th May 13.00

Club Meeting

Speaker - Jane WOODLEY Oxfordshire Community Foundatiomn

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Meetings & Venue

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We meet on Thursdays at 1245
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Steventon House Hotel, Milton Hall, Abingdon, OX13 6AB  01235 831223

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