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Important - Please note our change of venue - THE HOVE CLUB, 28 FOURTH AVENUE, HOVE, BN3 2BJ. (Tel: 01273 730872). See our News section on the Events page - to be updated regularly! Find out what's been going on!! Important - Please note our change of venue - THE HOVE CLUB, 28 FOURTH AVENUE, HOVE, BN3 2BJ. (Tel: 01273 730872). See our News section on the Events page - to be updated regularly! Find out what's been going on!! Important - Please note our change of venue - THE HOVE CLUB, 28 FOURTH AVENUE, HOVE, BN3 2BJ. (Tel: 01273 730872). See our News section on the Events page - to be updated regularly! Find out what's been going on!!
Important - Please note our change of venue - THE HOVE CLUB, 28 FOURTH AVENUE, HOVE, BN3 2BJ. (Tel: 01273 730872). See our News section on the Events page - to be updated regularly! Find out what's been going on!! Important - Please note our change of venue - THE HOVE CLUB, 28 FOURTH AVENUE, HOVE, BN3 2BJ. (Tel: 01273 730872). See our News section on the Events page - to be updated regularly! Find out what's been going on!!

Welcome

This is the homepage for Brighton & Hove, South Downs Rotary Club.We are pleased to welcome friends old and new alike.The club meets on Mondays at 7.30 for dinner 7.45 at The Hove Club, 28 Fourth Avenue, Hove, BN3 2BJ. Dinners are usually on the second and fourth Mondays of every month but do check the Programme on this page below.

New and prospective members should know that Rotary is a worldwide organisation comprised of business and professional leaders "...who provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world". Rotary Clubs exist in more than 160 countries worldwide with around 1.2 million members in over 30,000 Rotary clubs. Comprehensive information is available on the main Rotary International website.

A list of our current members and officers can be found on the Contacts page.

Our South Downs Club comes under the umbrella organisation for the FIVE Rotary clubs of Brighton & Hove. More information at: rotaryinbrightonandhove.org

 

Programme 2017

Monday 22nd May DINNER - 7.30 for 7.45
An Evening for ALBION IN THE COMMUNITY.
Martin Perry CEO for AITC will tell us about Albion's own charity.
Ex- Albion legend Guy Butters will be there for questions too.
That Promotion to the Premiership is sure to be mentioned!
All guests welcome - numbers to Ray Eggleton (01273 812962 or r.eggleton@sky.com)
Monday 29th May Bank Holiday
Monday 5th June Out Visit - To Be Advised
Monday 12th June DINNER - CLUB ASSEMBLY and ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
Monday 19th June No Meeting
Monday 26th June CHARTER NIGHT DINNER at Tottington Manor
Monday 3rd July Out Visit - To be Confirmed
Monday 10th July CROQUET at Southwick from 18.00 and supper
Monday 17th July No Meeting
Monday 24th July Council - DINNER - Business
Monday 31st July To Be Advised
Monday 7th August Out Visit Thatched Inn, Keymer
Monday 14th August No Meeting
Monday 21st August No Meeting
Monday 28th August No Meeting
Monday 28th August No Meeting
Monday 4th September Out Visit - To be advised
Monday 11th September DINNER - possibly Asst. DG speaking?
Monday 18th September No Meeting
Monday 25th September Council 19.00 - DINNER & Business

 

Shoreham and Southwick Croquet Club
Members after some "interesting" games hosted by Roger Sutton
Club members went along to the AMEX stadium to present a £1,250.00 cheque to AITC.
From left to right - Matt Dorn (AITC - CEO), Ray Eggleton, Martin Perry (AITC - Exec Director),
Peter Reeve, David Wagg, Guy Butters (AITC - ex-Albion), John Woodhouse (President), Emma Brockhurst (AITC)
Martin Perry and Guy Butters from Albion in the Community (AITC) at The Hove Club with organisor Ray Eggleton.
Martin talked about the Albion Story of the last 20 years and the football club's own charity AITC.
Guy Butters auctioned a signed Seagulls football (for £500!) and a total of £1,250.00 was raised for AITC
Under skipper Peter our 10 strong skittles team won against a strong Seaford team at the Royal Oak, Barcombe...............
.............And here's the scoreboard to prove it!

 

ANOTHER RECORD BREAKING CHRISTMAS COLLECTION

Our annual charity collection around the streets of Brighton & Hove in ten days before Christmas raised an all time record amount of £6,756.95.

This is almost 10% up on the 2015 record breaking amount. The club will be sending £2,500 to the local hospice, The Martletts, and £2,500 to the children's cancer charity CLIC Sargent. The balance will go to other local charities.

Many thanks to all the generous folk of Brighton & Hove.

 

New President John Woodhouse takes over from Peter Reeve
President John welcomes new Vice-President Guy Paterson
April 2016 saw Southdowns Rotary present the BRIGHTON BIG BAND Charity Concert at the Windmill Theatre, Hove
This was an evening of Swing Music in aid of Chestnut Tree House, the Children's Hospice Care home
It was a fabulous evening and a marvellous success, raising over £3,000 for this great cause
The foto shows President Peter Reeve presenting a cheque to Georgie Godard, Community Fund Raiser, along with our organiser Bob Ellarby
June 2015 - President Hal Mileham passes on the Club President's chain of office
June 2015 - Hal Mileham, coming to the end of his Presidency (his second term!),
presents a cheque to the Martlets Financial Director Sally Brighton for £4,400.
Also there two of the hospice nurses and club Treasurer Charles Bedwin.
The monies raised came from the annual Christmas carols collections and recent charity gala concert organised by Hal
The Charity Gala for the Martlets at the Windmill Theatre on Saturday 16th May 2015 was a big success. Monies raised for the hospice approached £3,000. Here Yvonne Patrick (Soprano) entertained
At the Charity Concert pianist Basil Richmond is joined by the Resound and Rebelles choirs, conductor Stefan Holstróm (see EVENTS for more).

President Hal presents a cheque for £600 for Brighton & Hove Scouts to Grace and George, two of the scouts that helped collect a magnificent £5,600 on our Christmas Carols rounds

President Hal, with David Foulds, presenting £3,500 cheque to Robert Griffiths, the Martlets' Hospice Charity finance Officer. The monies came from South Downs Christmas Carols collections

 

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