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PRESIDENT'S NIGHT 17 JUNE 2017

Thursday 22nd June 2017

We had a Bollywood theme for this year's annual President's Evening, which was held on Saurday 17th June at Creek Creative in Faversham.  Everyone got into the spirit of the occassion and there were some magnificant costumes - President Duncan and Rachel (right) certainly excelled.  In line with the theme, the meal was a delicious curry banquet provided by Corrinne's Creative Kitchen, and after supper we were entertained (and tried) to some Indian dancing under the direction of Emily Cook from the Faversham based Khushi Feet charity that supports homeless children in Kolkata.

NEW TROPHIES FOR FAVERSHAM SWIMMING CLUB

Monday 19th June 2017

Faversham Swimming Club swimmers are celebrating the award of two new trophies, presented by the Rotary Club of Faversham. Club President Duncan Holliday and Vice President Ruth Carlisle visited the club during a busy training session for a surprise presentation to Libby Cheeseman and Zach Smith, who were nominated as “most improved swimmers” by their teachers. 

FAVERSHAM PROMS IN THE MARKET

Wednesday 14th June 2017

On the 9th June the Club provided some marshals for the annual Proms in the Market concert organized by the Town Council.  The weather for the evening was perfect and the crowd were entertained by the Mission Brass Band and Faversham Choral Society with the repertoire culminating in traditional Last Night of the Proms music.  Ted and Cindy (pictured) certainly got into the spirit of the evening.

St. George's Day Lunch

Tuesday 25th April 2017

The St. George's Day Lunch for the elderly of Faversham has become a much-loved annual fixture. Held in the Alexander Centre, a Fish & Chip lunch was enjoyed by all and music was provided Doug Wake and Diane Griffin, followed by the Fleur Singers and St. Mary of Charity Primary School choir.

Supporting 3rd World Entrepeuners

Thursday 13th April 2017

Our Club's International Committee is helping small 3rd World entrepreneurs get their businesses off to a successful start via the special Crowd Funding organisation, Lend With Care. By lending small amounts of money to these entrepreneurs we are helping these people achieve commercial independence and employ people in areas where there is little opportunity. As the money is paid back we re-invest in similar projects. Read Kry Pak's story and get an insight to how we are helping.

Charity Auction

Thursday 13th April 2017

Thank you to everyone who came to our charity auction on Sunday at the West Faversham Community Centre We had 320 lots and everyone had a great time. We raised a total of £1,250 which will be used to support local and international good causes.

LITERACY BOX PROJECT

Thursday 16th February 2017

At last   .....  following our collection last summer (see previous news items), our Literacy Box together with the Ospringe School's sponsored box, have arrived in Zambia and have been very well received by the partner school.

JANUARY BRINGS A DOUBLE CELEBRATION (PART 2)

Friday 20th January 2017

Also at our meeting on the 16th January we celebrated the presentation of a 40 year Service to Rotary certificate to Ken Neame  -  quite an achievement!!!

JANUARY BRINGS A DOUBLE CELEBRATION (PART 1)

Friday 20th January 2017

We had a double celebration at our meeting on the 16th January. We inducted two new members - a very warm welcome is extended to Catherine and Howard Russell, who are pictured with President Duncan.

CHRISTMAS DINNER AT THE RED LION HERNHILL PART 2

Friday 23rd December 2016

The Names of those Eight Reindeer

 

Here they are, in no particular order:  Dancer, Prancer, Dasher, Donner, Blitzen, Vixen, Cupid and Comet

 

How many did you get?

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