Rotary Club of St Neots St Mary’s

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Rotary (RIBI) Club Number 1576,District 1070

Meetings are held on Tuesday evenings (except following a Bank Holiday) – 7.30pm for dinner at 8pm at:

St Neots Golf Club
Crosshall Road
St.Neots,
Cambridgeshire
PE19 7GE

Tel No: (01480) 472363

If you are interested in attending a meeting, please contact the Club Secretary:

Keith Sawbridge -Tel No: 07891 343811 E-mail: Keith@RotaryUK.net

 

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President Handover Mick Marks MBE to Vijay Patel

Club President Vijay Patel took over the reins from Mick Marks MBE at the start of the Rotary Year on July 5th.

Vijay is looking forward to his year in office and will be supporting a number of charities but principally Life Education in Cambridgeshire, and is hoping that this year’s fund raising efforts will be as successful as last year’s.

 

 

 

Vijay also appointed Glynn Osborne as President Elect  and William Waters as President Nominee

SVPJVP

 

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28th ANNUAL SPORTSMAN’S NIGHT RAISES £10000

Ex England cricketer Matthew Hoggard became the latest in a long line of sporting personalities who entertained over 300 guests at the Club’s Annual Sportsman’s Night, ably supported by comedian Les Gibson over £10000 was raised for the Club’s Charity account which will be distributed over the coming year to many local charities.

Plans are already in preparation for next year’s event when the sporting speaker will be ex England and British Lions captain BILL BEAUMONT.

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AUCTION OF PROMISES RAISES £5100

Grateful thanks to all those who donated lots and to the 80+ guests attending the above event held on Friday 11th November.

Bidding was fast and furious superbly aided by the Auctioneer Ben whose wit and banter loosened the purse strings of those present.

All proceeds will go into the Club’s Charity account and will be used locally to support charities applying to the Club for assistance with various local projects.

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 ANOTHER SUCCESSFUL MAYOR’S GOLF DAY

mayors-golf-day-2016-salesmark-carpetbaggersThe nineteenth annual Mayor’s Golf Day organised by the Rotary Club of St Neots St Marys proved to be another great day being held in excellent weather conditions and the winning team were Salesmark Carpetbaggers with a winning score of 122 points.

The day raised in excess of £5000 which will be shared between the Mayor’s Charity, the Rotary Clubs nominated charities and the Peter Hutchinson Family Trust which supports local Bedfordshire charities.

A total of 27 teams of four entered and a great day was enjoyed by all, thanks to Wyboston Lakes and the many helpers making the day run so smoothly.     

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FOURTH ANNUAL CHARITY DRAGON BOAT EVENT

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18 crews of 10 paddlers and a drummer battled out three abreast over a course of 200 metres at the  recent Dragon Boat Event organised in conjunction with St Neots Town Council and the St Neots Dragon Boat team.

Large crowds flocked to the Regatta Meadow to watch the event which was won by JCW from Meldreth.

The pictures show the valiant Club crew, not winners but notable for having the oldest average age of any of the entered crews.

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FORTHCOMING EVENTS

Annual Mayor’s Golf Day – Thursday August 10th at Wyboston Lakes

Details available shortly

Fifth Annual Charity Dragon Boat Festival – Saturday 19th August at the Regatta Meadow

See Poster on Dragon Boat Festival Page