July 2018 Newsletter

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JULY 2018 NEWSLETTER

ROTARY CLUB OF CAMBRIDGE SAWSTON

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Its been a busy month all round. It started with our Presidential Handover, where our President is still called Simon!

Last night saw the Handover of our Presidents, and he is still called Simon! Simon Lake passed the mantle onto Rev Simon Talbott. We thank Simon for his leadership for the last year and wish Simon all the best for his year.

FR PRESENTATION

We were proud once again to have the Presentation Evening handing out over £17,000 from this years run. We hope all the organisations benefitting from these awards can achieve and enjoy their money.

SVC SPORTS AWARDS

Club President Simon Talbott with Tony Collett presented the Rotary Sports Award at the SVC Sports award event. The guest speaker at the event was Helen Richardson-Walsh who was in the Rio 2016 Gold Medal Womens Hockey Team.

KIDS OUT

The club was once again part of the Kids Out event, Led as usual by George Howard. Local clubs invited pupils from some Special Needs Schools for a fun day out held at Wimpole.   I don't know who had the most fun!

SUMMER PARTY

  

We held our Summer Party organized by Brian and Andy. Friends old and new enjoyed chat, outside games, great food by Trevor and the obligatory Raffle. The extra was the Auction ably done by Tony. Fantastic Evening!

  CONGRATULATIONS

Congratulations to Ian and Christine Chamberlain who recently celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary. Hope there are many more years to come.

RIBI

We are delighted to welcome Debbie Hodge as Rotary GBI President for 2018/19. Read an exclusive preview of her feature in August’s Rotary magazine, where Debbie looks to the year ahead and calls on us all to “Be the Inspiration”.

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Rotary International’s new President, Barry Rassin, strikes a perfect balance between Bahamian bonhomie and decisive leadership.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS AND MEETINGS

DATE

SPEAKER

August 14

The Liza Kent Trust- Educating Children in the Gambia- Liz Tinkler

August 21

My Research in Cambridge- Rotary Scholar Lilian Hardorp

September 4

Brian Milne – new local Councillor-Sawston Plan and Local plans

September 11

Visit to Chilford Hall Vineyard- Wine Tasting, Wine and Cheese

September 18

My year in Cambridge- Rotary Scholar Agrieneth Masule

Welcome to Rotary Club of Cambridge Sawston

We're a friendly, very active club of men and women from mainly South Cambridgeshire villages.You will know of us best as organisers of the Sawston Fun Run.

 Please look around our website  www.sawstonrotaryclub.org.uk  to find out more about our wide range of activities.

Our weekly meeting is held on a Tuesday evening at The George Inn Babraham where we enjoy fellowship, a good, reasonably priced meal and inspiring speakers.

We warmly welcome new members, so if you're Interested in helping your community at home or abroad, please contact:

Vic Starkey: 01223 871568 or  vicstarkey@btinternet.com