Events

17th JULY 2019

Speaker – HAZEL WILLIAMS – Hazel entertained us at one of our meetings last year and this year she will bring a different selection of poems suitable for the summer season.


18th SEPTEMBER 2019

Speaker – DEREK LORING, & FAZ AZGHAR – Derek is a Samaritan and will give us a brief talk about what his work involves and will introduce Faz Asghar. Faz is an inspiring and charismatic speaker who will regale us with tales of his young life with dignity, humility and humour and how the Samaritans helped him turn his life around. Now, as Senior Mentor on the Great Expectations Programme with Gloucester Constabulary, Faz mentors vulnerable young people in danger of embarking on a life of crime.


16th October 2019

District Chair –  MAUREEN NETHAWAY


20th November 2019

Speaker –Rotary President MIKE HEDGES


15th JANUARY 2020

Speaker – JANET PARSONS  who has kindly agreed to talk about her South America & Galapagos Island holiday with a slide show off her photographs.


February 19,  2020

Speaker. Steve Price, 3 Channel Swimmer.

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Swimmer  Steve Price, who went on to become the first man to complete the 3-Channels’ challenge, by swimming the English, Bristol and Irish Channels.  Steve has also swum long distance in New York, Canada, San Francisco, Alcatraz and the Nile.  Cold water and jellyfish!    Read More

 


March 18 2020

Speaker, Janine Woodward-Grant, Radstock Carers

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Janine Woodward-Grant Senior Development Manager I joined the Carers’ Centre in March 2014. With a background in social enterprise and business development, I was keen to employ the skills I have to help people in my local community. At the Carers’ Centre I can do exactly this, working alongside the team to strengthen and develop the work that we do. I want everyone in Bath and North East Somerset to be aware of the valuable role carers play in our community, and ensure that they gain the support they need and deserve. LinkedIn Profile

 


15th APRIL 2020

No Speaker – Easter – Social Evening


20th MAY 2020

Speaker – Zoe Larter – SWAS Charity 

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The South Western Ambulance Charity uses gifted monies to benefit those in our communities who use our service and to improve the welfare of the staff and volunteers of the South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust.   www.swambulancecharity.org

 


10th June 2020   

Interclub – Speaker Jacki Hill-Murphy MA, FRGS

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Is an explorer, teacher, film maker and speaker and has spent the past few years exploring and filming some of the most inhospitable and remote places on earth. There are many reasons why she loves  being an explorer including gathering memorable experiences that last forever recorded on film and in writing, pushing herself to the limit and being loosed from her cultural moorings. Her first major expedition was in 1988 when she crossed Africa via the Sahara Desert and West Africa, she has since been to South America, Africa, India, the Caribbean, the Middle East and Russia and lived in Turkey and the United States. Jacki’s favourite quote is: “Off the beaten track is the real world” Isabella Bird.

 


17 June 2020

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