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Rotary Club of Dumfries - welcome! Please scroll/swipe down through this page to find out more about us, in addition to the pages linked in the menu, top-left.

Speakers


Do you have something you'd like to talk to our club’s members about in an after lunch, fifteen to twenty minutes talk/presentation? Our Club welcomes approaches from speakers addressing informational, educational or public-awareness issues.

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New! Young Chef Competition


The Local (Rotary Club of Dumfries) Heat of this competition took place on Monday 7th October. Read all about it on our Facebook page... Winner Cameron Scott and Runner Up Lucy Langan now progress to the Area Final!

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Club Newsletter


Our Club News is a regular, usually monthly sometimes bi-monthly, round-up of ‘What we do’. We include reports and photographs from the wide range of Club activities, summaries of the talks given by our visiting speakers, and other items of interest.

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About us

President Tom Marchbank and the members of The Rotary Club of Dumfries welcome you to our Website.                                                               

The Club is one of the earliest to be established in Scotland with a founding date in 1921.

We are a friendly club, that loves welcoming visitors to our lunchtime meeting every Friday, at the Cairndale Hotel and Leisure Club, English Street, Dumfries, DG1 2DF. 


We gather from 12:30pm with the the meeting commencing at 12:45pm, a two course lunch is served during the meeting at a cost of £11.00

We aim to conclude about 2:00pm. 

Most of our meetings include an after lunch talk from an invited speaker, entertaining and educating us on a wide variety of subjects.

If you decide to visit us there is no need to contact us in advance, simply turn up and you will be met by one of our members assigned to meet and greet visitors, guests and fellow members.

We are an active Club with very successful charity, fundraising and community events. Click here to visit our regularly updated Facebook page for forthcoming events and Club news. Dumfries Rotary Club Dumfries

Click on the Link below to read about the history of our Club.

V_2_Rotary_Club_of_Dumfries_1921.pdf

Happening soon...

Meetings and events happening soon

Thursday 24th October

World Polio Day 2019


Some of our members will be in Dumfries town centre inside Marks & Spencer from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm raising awareness about the global fight to end polio.

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Weekly Club Meeting

Friday 25th October 12.45

Weekly Club Meeting


Following on from World Polio Day yesterday... End Polio “Let’s Keep Our Promise”

Friday 1st November 12.45

Weekly Club Meeting


Speaker: Tom Marchbank - 'Bravehearts to Beijing'

Weekly Club Meeting - Business Meeting.

Friday 8th November 12.30

Weekly Club Meeting - Business Meeting.


In Rotary a Business Meeting relates to the business of the club. Generally held twice a year, business meetings are led by the club president who invites the convenors and club officers to discuss their areas of business for the benefit of club members.

Monthly Council Meeting

Tuesday 12th November 17.30

Monthly Council Meeting


Weekly Club Meeting - Committee Engagement

Friday 15th November 12.45

Weekly Club Meeting - Committee Engagement


Informal meetings are held every 6 weeks and allow club members to gather in fellowship without a speaker or top table.
Members are encouraged to sit in their committees to discuss committee business. Top table Officers will sit among the membership

Wednesday 20th November 14.00

Young Musician - Local Heat @ The Bridge


This Competition aims to offer young instrumentalists & vocalists the experience of performing on a public stage, an opportunity to showcase their musical talent and receive impartial feedback & assessment of their performance by experienced adjudicators

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Meetings & Venue

Where and when:

We meet on Fridays at 12.45
Cairndale Hotel, English Street, Dumfries, DG1 2DF  01387 254111

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