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Patrick Cregg is President-Elect for Bangor Rotary

Patrick Cregg is President-Elect for Bangor Rotary

| January 31, 2019 | 0 Comments

Patrick Cregg MBE, Director of the Woodland Trust, has been handed his chain of office as President-Elect from Bangor Rotary President, Ian Wilson. Patrick will take over from Ian as President from July 1 2019.

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Star Singers raise the roof at Bangor Rotary

Star Singers raise the roof at Bangor Rotary

| January 31, 2019

Bangor’s Star Singers performed at the Bangor Rotary Club to help chase away those January blues. Led by conductor Ken Perry the choir shared a varied programme of toe-tappers and well-known pieces. Rotarian Margaret Francey is a member

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President Bill attends Mercy Ships Christmas event

President Bill attends Mercy Ships Christmas event

| December 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

President Bill Aiken represented the Rotary Club of Bangor and the District Governor when he undertook a reading at a recent Carol Service on behalf of the Mercy Ships.

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Two new Paul Harris Fellows for Bangor Rotary

Two new Paul Harris Fellows for Bangor Rotary

| December 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

President Bill Aiken took the opportunity of the Christmas Party to announce the award of two new Paul Harris Fellowships to Past President Robin Mussen and Jack Watson. President Bill said of the two Fellows “The first is to an excellent Rotarian in every respect, a former PP and great ambassador for our club here […]

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Monica Robertson, District Governor of Rotary Ireland visits Bangor

Monica Robertson, District Governor of Rotary Ireland visits Bangor

| November 23, 2018 | 0 Comments

Monica Robertson the 101st District Governor of Rotary Ireland believes that Rotary can “Be The Inspiration”. She told Bangor Rotary; “The cumulative effect of humanitarian work is limitless.  It not only gives to the people in need, but it can bring you so much personally and professionally.” This is the basis upon which today’s Rotary […]

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Nick Stevenson visits Bangor Rotary Club

Nick Stevenson visits Bangor Rotary Club

| October 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Recent speaker Nick Stevenson (centre) with President Bill Aiken (left) and President-Elect Ian Wilson. Nick owned Surf Mountain, a chain of adventure sports retail outlets, including one on Bangor Main Street, for over 30 years. Sadly market conditions forced its closure earlier this year and Nick discussed as well the current economic pressures on retail […]

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Jim Gamble QPM speaks at Bangor Rotary Charity Breakfast 2018

Jim Gamble QPM speaks at Bangor Rotary Charity Breakfast 2018

| October 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Around 200 of North Down’s leading business men and women supported the Bangor Rotary Club Charity Breakfast held at the Clandeboye Lodge Hotel. Proceeds from the event will support the work of the MS Society and Progressive Supranuclear Palsy along with Rotary Foundation. The Guest of Honour was Clr Richard Smart, May of Ards and North […]

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Bangor Rotary celebrates winning Mutual Understanding Award

Bangor Rotary celebrates winning Mutual Understanding Award

| October 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

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

| October 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

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

| October 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

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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