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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 2016

Monday 5th September Out Visit, Sri India, Carden Avenue, 19.30
Monday 12th September DINNER - speaker TBA
Monday 19th September No Meeting
Monday 26th September 19.00 Council - 19.30 DINNER and Business
Monday 3rd October Out Visit - TBA
Monday 10th October DINNER - speaker TBA
Monday 17th October No Meeting
Monday 24th October 19.00 Council - 19.30 DINNER and Business
Monday 31st October 5th Monday - Social - TBA
Monday 7th November Out Visit - TBA
Monday 14th November DINNER - Speaker TBA
Monday 21st November No Meeting
Monday 28th November 19.00 Council - 19.30 DINNER & Business
Monday 5th December Out Visit - TBA
Sunday 11th through to Wednesday 21st December CHRISTMAS CAROLS rounds with float
Monday 12th December Dinner, speaker etc. to be confirmed
Monday 19th December No Meeting
Monday 26th December No Meeting
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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