Rotary Club of Waterlooville Blog

May Charity Golf Day

Is golf your favourite pastime? If it is why not come and join us on the 23 May 2013 and help us raise money  at our golf day to raise funds for our main charities. The event is taking place at the Southwick Park Golf Course with the first tee-offs taking place at 09:00 am. Two competitions are [...]

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President’s Night

On Saturday the 10 March our President held the club’s annual President’s Night Dinner and Dance at the Rowlands Castle Golf Club. It was a great evening where everyone enjoyed the good food, fine wine and great music for dancing and burning off all those extra calories! Recently, we had a lady speaker on “Havant [...]

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Frank Reynolds 1941-2012

It is with great sadness that on Tuesday 6 March we all attended the funeral of our friend, fellow Rotarian and Paul Harris Fellowship Award holder, Frank Reynolds. He is survived by his widow Joan, son Colin, daughter Denise and his three grandchildren Madeline, Sullivan and Abigale. He was a well known business man in [...]

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Youth Speaks Competition – 30 Jan 12

We held the Wessex Rotary Group 7 final in the Portsmouth Guildhall Debating Chamber by kind permission of the Lord Mayor of Portsmouth, Councillor Cheryl Buggy, who also presented the certificates to the winning teams. The competition has been running for many years and is organised by a variety of Rotary Clubs across the UK. The winners [...]

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Christmas Activities

We would like to thank all the good citizens of Waterlooville who helped us raise £2,000 for local good causes and charities through the street and ASDA collections. This year we decided to re-instigated our street collections using our sleigh, Joss’s big red tractor, father Christmas and his little (and not so little) Elves. This [...]

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Christmas Party 2011

Well, we had a super Christmas Party on Tuesday!  Along with family and friends we enjoyed a lovely Christmas Dinner at the Mead End Inn, complete with balloons, party poppers, streamers and much, much more.  One guy at the party was celebrating a special birthday and treated us all to wine to celebrate – how [...]

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Paul Harris Fellowship Award

On the 29 November, our President presented the Paul Harris Fellowship Award to Frank Reynolds for his outstanding support to our club, our local community, fellowship and international projects within Rotary. He was instrumental in partnering with The News in the “Grant A Wish” scheme when two pen friends on either side of the “Iron [...]

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November 5th – Guy Fawke’s Night

Well it’s Bonfire Night again, it comes around each year with frightening speed!  We had our party, complete with hot dogs, burgers and lots of fireworks.  Although it was a cold night, everyone enjoyed themselves thoroughly and we’re all looking forward to another bonfire party next year! This morning we were busy sorting out boxes [...]

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November Activities

It’s getting to that time of year again.  Everyone is rushing about trying to get everything done before Christmas!  Rotary is no exception.  This week, we have the usual meeting on Tuesday but a busy week follows.  On Friday, we are collecting shoe boxes from schools around Waterlooville, we then drop them off at the [...]

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MONDAY 24 OCTOBER 2011 IS WORLD POLIO DAY

Internationally, Rotary Clubs have worked tirelessly to buy and administer the vaccine to eradicate polio worldwide. In fact, this has almost been achieved! Members of some Rotary Clubs are going to India this month to help with the National Immunisation Day. The Rotary Organisation pledged to end polio in 1985 and with the help of [...]

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