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

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

| March 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

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

| March 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

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

| November 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

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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Bangor Rotary welcomes new Honorary Member, Professor Jim Dornan

Bangor Rotary welcomes new Honorary Member, Professor Jim Dornan

| October 22, 2017 | 0 Comments

Bangor Rotary has elected as an Honorary Member of the club the distinguished obstetrician and gynaecologist, Professor Jim Dornan. Professor Dornan addressed the recent Rotary Ireland Annual Conference on “Woman- the Journey is Far from Over”, where he received a standing ovation. Professor Dornan grew up in Bangor but spent much of his medical career […]

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Belfast Mayor Calls for Northern Irish Rotarians to Help End Polio

Belfast Mayor Calls for Northern Irish Rotarians to Help End Polio

| June 26, 2017 | 0 Comments

Rotary’s biggest ever celebration is underway – a year-long, global celebration of The Rotary Foundation’s 100 years of Doing Good in the World. And this week that celebration came to Belfast, with the arrival of Kalyan Banerjee – The Rotary Foundation Trustee Chair and 101st Rotary President – who has made the visit from the […]

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