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Chloe McAnirn drops in to chat with Rotarians

Chloe McAnirn drops in to chat with Rotarians

| September 10, 2018 | 0 Comments

Young local businesswoman, Chloe McAnirn – featured in the Belfast Telegraph – was a speaker at Bangor Rotary Club this summer. Chloe grew up in Bangor and trained in Belfast. Then, after working in various local salons giving her 12 years’ experience, Chloe recently opened her own business, Chloco Beauty, in Castle Street, Bangor. The photograph […]

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Kiwoko Hospital (Uganda) visits Bangor

Kiwoko Hospital (Uganda) visits Bangor

| August 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Jim McAnlis, Treasurer of the Friends of Kiwoko Hospital (Uganda) was the club’s speaker recently. The hospital serves half a million people in that country. The Friends have recently launched a Special Appeal on the hospital’s behalf. Jim spoke of the hospital’s foundation (by a man from Bangor), the nature of its work and the […]

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Celebrating Edwin Dunlop’s Golden Rotary Anniversary

Celebrating Edwin Dunlop’s Golden Rotary Anniversary

| June 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

As one of his final duties in office, President James O’Fee was pleased to be able to celebrate the service that Past District Governor Edwin Dunlop has given to Rotary over the past 50 years. Joining Bangor Rotary in 1968, Edwin was elected President for the 1971-72 year before going on to serve as District […]

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All change! Bill Aiken takes on Presidency for 2018-19

All change! Bill Aiken takes on Presidency for 2018-19

| June 29, 2018 | 0 Comments

President James O’Fee handed over the chain of office to incoming President Bill Aiken at a recent meeting of Bangor Rotary Club. In an innovative move, Bill will serve as President from July 1 until December 31 with Ian Wilson taking on the role for the second half of the year. As both are Past […]

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Oh what a nite: a President’s Night!

Oh what a nite: a President’s Night!

| June 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Bangor Rotarians, their partners and friends, gathered for one big night of celebration and to thank outgoing President James O’Fee for his successful year at the helm of this Club that has been serving Bangor for nearly 80 years. Food, drink, speeches, toasts and laughter were the order of the evening. Most memorably, Past President […]

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Bangor Rotary takes the pressure off Bangor

Bangor Rotary takes the pressure off Bangor

| June 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Working with the Stroke Association, Bangor Rotarians braved the early summer sun to run a Blood Pressure Testing Unit as part of the recent Sea Bangor event in the town. With medics at hand, visitors of all ages took the opportunity to have their blood pressure taken and left with advice on what to do […]

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It’s Rotary – but with a fruity nose!

It’s Rotary – but with a fruity nose!

| June 11, 2018 | 0 Comments

Bangor Rotarians are no strangers to a glass of red, so it was with a sense of anticipation and excitement that they gathered at Bangor Golf Club for a Wine Tasting hosted by Neill Wines of Groomsport and Helen’s Bay. With a selection of white, red and rose, this purely ‘educational’ evening was acclaimed a […]

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Happy Birthday Stewart Borland

Happy Birthday Stewart Borland

| May 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Bangor Rotarian, Past President and Paul Harris Fellow, Stewart Borland, celebrated his 90th Birthday by joining fellow Rotarians at lunch at Bangor Golf Club. Stewart joined Bangor Rotary in 1971 having moved from Ayr where he had served as President at the Rotary Club there. ‘Encouraged’ to take on the role of Assistant Secretary from […]

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South comes North

South comes North

| April 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

The Rotary Club of Bangor welcomed our friends from the Rotary Club of Dublin North as they travelled to Bangor to continue our long standing relationship between the two Clubs. Members of both Clubs visited Clandeboye Estate and enjoyed a tour of the grounds and some of the house which was a pleasure to be […]

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Anyone for tea?

Anyone for tea?

| April 25, 2018 | 0 Comments

Ross Thompson from Thompson Teas visited the Rotary Club of Bangor with a fascinating talk about his business and the business of tea. An appreciative audience enjoyed the evening – and the generous gift of tea for all provided by Ross.

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