President’s Jottings

admin2 on July 1st, 2009

So that’s it, the end of my Presidential year. Handover to Lloyd last night. He presented his plans for the coming year and there is plenty for all of us to get involved with, I am sure it will be a great year. I am glad I have kept this blog, 80 posts in total. […]

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admin2 on June 25th, 2009

It was great to able to present the Maidstone Alzheimers Group with £1000 yesterday at their weekly meeting. Several of their number had sponsored our tandem rideso it was a an opportunity to thank them also. Whilst there I met a young Maidstone based businessman named Jason who offered support for future events we may […]

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admin2 on June 16th, 2009

So that’s another milestone. My last evening to introduce a speaker before I finish my tour of duty in two weeks time. A good speaker again this time from NSPCC. Some interesting but worrying facts such as there are 85 calls every day in our region to the Childline which is now run through NSPCC. […]

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admin2 on June 15th, 2009

After all the worrying about lack of numbers attending, our joint Rotary clubs charity Concert at Mote Hall on Saturday was a success. No word on money raised yet but we probably had about 400 in the audience- not the 800 we had hoped for but as I hear that the Jim Davidson Concert next […]

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admin2 on June 10th, 2009

Before dinner I read a card from Mike S thanking the club for the flowers and card following Margaret’s funeral last week.It was good to see Andy and and Lloyd back at club so soon. We hope that being with friends will help in some small way to ease their pain. Good to welcome back […]

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admin2 on June 9th, 2009

A CD was recorded of some of the songs that were performed by Ross & Clare at my Presidents night. You can hear them including “Rotary the World Over”  the song that I wrote and performed on the night on the Riverside Rotary website However, I have copies of the CD available for a […]

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admin2 on June 6th, 2009

Modesty prevents me from making comment after reading Nic’s account on our website!All I will say is that everyone involved in this remarkable evening has made an old man very happy. It was for one night only and my retirement at the pinnacle of my musical career is a sensible move as one can only […]

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admin2 on May 27th, 2009

Nice little job on Friday. Along with Chas I presented a cheque to a local junior school. The money will go towards a trip to the Science Museum in July. I had the privilege of announcing this trip to the youngsters- they were overjoyed. Without our donation it is unlikely that the trip would be […]

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admin2 on May 12th, 2009

It was a privilege to welcome Catherine into the club tonight. An excellent introduction from Clare and an equally excellent reply from Catherine. This was followed by a presentation from Bryn Price from Kent Peoples Trust. Anyone who does so much good to help young people and also takes part in one of the world’s […]

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admin2 on May 7th, 2009

So there we were fully dressed in our 1930s clothing thundering towards the town on our trusty tandem, when bang, a drawing pin caused a puncture. However, we pushed the bike to the Town Hall and had our photoshot done for the KM.  Thanks to Richard, Peter and Norman who turned up to join us […]

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