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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 2015

Sunday 23rd August Club BBQ, at the Reeves, Keymer. 13.00 hours (bring drink!)
Monday 24th August NO MEETING
Monday 31st August NO MEETING - Bank Holiday
Monday 7th September Out visit to Royal Oak, Pyecombe
Monday 14th September DINNER - Speaker Simon Robinson (singing Voice coach).Ladies/guests welcome
Monday 21st September NO MEETING
Sunday 27th September Rockinghorse Appeal bucket collection at Brighton Marina (Dragon Boat Racing) 11.00 onwards
Monday 28th September Council 19.00 - Dinner 19.30 - Business
Monday 5th October Out Visit TBA
Monday 12th October DINNER - Speaker TBA
Monday 19th October No Meeting
Monday 26th October Council 19.00 - DINNER 19.30 - Business
Monday 2nd November Out Visit TBA
Monday 9th November DINNER - Speaker Cherry Gillingham (19th & 20th Century images of Brighton Beach) Ladies/guests welcome
Monday 16th November No Meeting
Monday 23rd November Council 19.00 - DINNER 19.30 - Business
Monday 30th November 5th Monday - TBA

2016 Dates to look out for:-

April Brighton Big Band Concert at Windmill Theatre
Monday 13th June Mark Gillingham (Archeology in Brighton)

 

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

Our Santa John meets happy kids, and mums, around Hove during the club Christmas Carol rounds. A fantastic effort by members, friends and senior scouts raised a record amount in 2014 of around £5,600. Just click on each thumbnail to see a larger picture.

 
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

 


Santa John with kids in Hove - Christmas 2013

 

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