ROTARY CLUB OF BANGOR NEWS

Bangor Rotary celebrates winning Mutual Understanding Award

Bangor Rotary celebrates winning Mutual Understanding Award

The photograph shows Bangor Rotary President, Bill Aiken, (left) with last year’s President, James O’Fee, holding the annual Mutual Understanding Award, first presented by Rotary Ireland in 1993. The inscribed silver salver is given to the Irish club judged to have organised the best Mutual Understanding Event between Rotary Clubs.     In this case, it refers to the ‘Know […]

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Lights, sound…action from David Lyle OBE at Bangor Rotary

Lights, sound…action from David Lyle OBE at Bangor Rotary

Recently Bangor Rotary heard David Lyle OBE speak on his work in advertising in combatting terrorism and promoting peace. This was the subject of an hour-long BBC TV documentary earlier this year. The campaign lasted from 1988 to 1999 and David believes that it was effective in reducing the support for terrorism and advancing the […]

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Bangor Rotary accepts cheque for Shelterbox

Bangor Rotary accepts cheque for Shelterbox

President Bill Aiken recently attended a cheque presentation ceremony from South Antrim Scouts to Shelterbox. He was attending in the absence of Rotarian and Shelterbox volunteer, Nicola Hinds, who was in Kenya undertaking work on behalf of the charity. Rotary – and Bangor Rotary in particular – has been supportive of the work of Shelterbox […]

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Rotary State of the Nation report reveals Northern Ireland’s biggest worries

Rotary State of the Nation report reveals Northern Ireland’s biggest worries

Six in ten across Northern Ireland believe their standard of living is worse than that of their parents’ generation according to Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland’s ‘State of the Nation’ report. The report has examined the social and community issues affecting locals in Northern Ireland along with a barometer on how people feel […]

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Jack Watson MBE Investiture

Jack Watson MBE Investiture

Writing from Dublin where he was in transit to Istanbul for European Cycling Union Congress, Jack Watson MBE wrote, “I have attached a photo of Rea and I after my investiture at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday. “The Investiture was carried out by Prince William and we were accompanied by son Paul and his wife Yvonne. […]

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Bangor Rotary Remembrance Service

Bangor Rotary Remembrance Service

Bangor Rotary Club held its annual Act of Remembrance on Wednesday 15th November when the Keynote Speaker was Lt Colonel Charles Bennett of the Royal Irish Regiment. The photograph shows (left to right) James O’Fee (President), Brian Hall (bugler), Morrell Murphy (World War Two veteran), and Lt Colonel Charles Bennett (Speaker).

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