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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.

 

Programme 2016

Monday 7th March Visit to Blacksmith Arms, Offham, 19.30 for meal. Numbers to Peter R

Monday 14th March

 

 

 

 

 

DINNER - Speaker Peter Kyle, Labour MP for Hove. Guests welcome

Monday 21st March No Meeting
Monday 28th March No Meeting - EASTER BANK HOLIDAY
Monday 4th April Visit to The Thatch, Keymer 19.30
Monday 11th April DINNER - Speakers Major Lucy Smith & SSgt Anthony Burrell. Guests welcome.
Monday 18th April CHANGED - Council 19.00. DINNER and Business Meeting.
Friday 22nd April

BRIGHTON BIG BAND CONCERT at Windmill Theatre, Blatchington, Hove.

  • An evening of Swing Music

  • TICKETS £15 - contact Bob Ellarby on 07985 154006 or email rellarby@aol.com

  • In aid of Chestnut tree House childrens hospice

 

Sunday 24th April Dragon Boat collection at Brighton Marina for Rockinghorse appeal
Monday 25th April CHANGED - NO MEETING
Monday 2nd May No Meeting - MAY BANK HOLIDAY
Monday 9th May DINNER - Speaker to be advised
Monday 16th May No Meeting
Saturday 21st May CHARTER NIGHT at the Dyke Golf Club. Dinner with music and entertainment
Monday 23rd May Council - 19.00 - DINNER - Business Meeting
Monday 30th May No Meeting - SPRING BANK HOLIDAY
Monday 6th June Out Visit - to be advised
Monday 13th June Speaker Mark Gillingham "Archeology in Brighton" - Guests Welcome
Monday 20th June No meeting
Monday 27th June Council 19.00 - DINNER - Presidents handover - TBC
December 2015 - Our Christmas Carols around the streets of Brighton & Hove collected a record amount of £6,173 - the best ever!
The top collection in the Five Ways/Lowther Road area produced a magnificent £845.
Monies will go to local charities including the Martlets Hospice
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
Dr George Deutsch FRCP, FRCR, spoke to the club about the Sussex Cancer Fund and the major project creating a new Patient Support Centre for Sussex.
1 in 3 people in Sussex will develop cancer! Help to help them - see www.sussexcancerfund.co.uk
District governor Doug Price visited South Downs with his wife Rosemary in November to talk to the club
Partially sighted Paul Oulton from Brighton & Hove Guide Dogs with "Sam" the dog and President Hal.Sam is the serious one. Paul spoke to the club about the amazing work of the Guide Dog organisation and the tremendous work of the trained dogs
President Hal exchanges "banners" with visiting Canadian Rotarian Patricia Ainsley from Kelowna
A surprise award just received, in recognition of our staying powers?
Four Rotarian golfers from Midhurst & Petworth supporting our Charity Golf Day at The Dyke GC which raised between £2500 and £3000 for The Martletts Hospice
Presentation to the MARTLETS Hospice of monies raised from the Charity Golf Day in May 2013.
President David with Karen Taylor (Director of Clinical Services), Robert Griffiths (Fund Raising Manager) and Ray Eggleton

 

 

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