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18th February 2019  - New member inducted:

Photo Mike MooreMike Moore is a retired Chartered Accountant with many years’ experience working in the charity sector. He has lived in Faversham his entire life. Since retiring in 2015 he has devoted a significant proportion of his time to working with a number of local charities as Treasurer or Trustee, often working for vulnerable people and was formally treasurer of the Fynvola Foundation. He is currently a School Governor at Kent College, Canterbury. 

19th July 2018  - Bryan Shepherdson Honorary Membership Presentation:

Honorary Membership Presentation to Bryan ShepherdsonA small group of old and new friends visited Bryan Shepherdson at Saltwood Care Centre to formally present him with a certificate and lapel badge recognising his being made a Lifetime Honorary Member of our Club. He became a Rotarian on 1st February 1978 and has given over 41 years of service to communities at home and abroad. Sadly he is no longer able to attend meetings. Honorary Membership Presentation to Bryan Shepherdson

25th June 2018  - Paul Harris Fellowship award to Chris Cox:

Paul Harris Award to Chris CoxChris Cox, one of the earliest members of our Club, and a familiar face to many Canterbury residents and famous for his worldwide bird watching activities, has been a leading figure raising substantial sums for 'end polio now' and supporting various other fund raising events over many years. These services to the worldwide and local community were recognised by his fellow Rotarians by the award of a Paul Harris Fellowship.

23rd April 2018  - Paul Harris Fellowship award to Ascanio Giannuzzi:

PHF Scan GiannuzziScan, as he is known to his friends, has served in Rotary enriching the communities in which he has lived for the past 50 years. His services to the community were recognised by his fellow Rotarians by the award of a Paul Harris Fellowship.

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20th November 2017 - New members inducted:

Induction Georgina Baker and Jo Nolan

The club was very pleased to induct Georgina Baker and Jo Nolan to its membership. They were well supported by members of their previous clubs Chestfield and Canterbury Rotaries respectively.

13th February 2017- 40th Anniversary and Valentine's Dinner at the Cathedral Lodge in Canterbury: 

An excellent event attended by the Lord Mayor of Canterbury, our Assistant District Governor, Presidents of Canterbury and Whitstable Rotary and other honored guests. We were entertained with some interesting speeches, a cabaret performed by three attractive young ladies of Blean and a film show of the Club's major activities since formation. What a night to remember for all involved, crowned by the presentation of Paul Harris Sapphire Awards to David Pentin (Founder President) and David Watts (past President) for services to the Club and local community.

Paul Harris Sapphire Award to David Pentin and David WattsPresentation of Paul Harris Sapphire Awards
to David Pentin and David Watts. 

Cabaret Three Little Maids of BleanA cabaret with apologies to Gilbert and Sullivan:
Three Little Maids From Blean Are We......   
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Brian Maxted the club photographerBrian Maxted's comprehensive film coverage
of Club events over the last 40 years:

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