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  • Presentation of Cheque to Macmillan Cancer

    img_0374Lisa McGrogan was our guest speaker at the Friday meeting on 19th July.

    Lisa is a fund raiser for Macmillan Cancer Support and she gave the members a short and informative talk on the fund raising efforts required to enable Macmillan Cancer to give support to patients suffering from what is now a disease affecting one in every three people in some way.It is necessary to raise in excess of £2million per year to run the Charity.Lisa also talked about the increasing incidence of Cancer in a aging population, where survival rates from other illnesses are improving with advances in medical care

    After the talk the President David on behalf of the Club presented Lisa with a cheque for £1250 to Macmillan Cancer Support.The money was raised at the recent John McDonough Millennium Golf Day at Dunmurry Golf Club

  • Presidential Installation 2014

    img_0366img_0368It was a warm sunny day on Friday 5th July at Dunmurry Golf, when President  Jim handed over the Presidential chain of office  to David Browne, the new President for 2013/14.

    President David then installed Sam Patterson as 1st Vice President

    President David the congratulated PP Jim on all the effort he had put  into making his year a great year. He highlighted PP Jim’s at home, when he had provided great hospitality to all Club Members, as a fitting finale to the year.

    President  David the outlined his plans for the coming Year and looked forward to working with all his Committee Chairs.

  • Ballycastle Rotary Club supporting Jole Rider

    Jole Rider Ambassador,Trevor Stewart was recently asked by President Angela Bonnar, and Gemma McHenry, Chair of International to come along to the normal Rotary Club of Ballycastle meeting.

    Gemma handed over a generous cheque of £1,500, which was raised at a Burns Night which was held in The Central Wine Bar in Ballycastle.

    This much needed funding will be used to ship the180, 2nd hand bikes which the club collected in 2012.  Trevor congratulated all the members of Ballycastle including Peter Dallat,Pres Elect Jim Boylan and Hon Treasurer Brenda Caher, pictured above.

    Needless to say Trevor enjoyed the true hospitality at Ballycastle, and particularly enjoyed the Seafood Tagiatelle which was served that evening. Another rotarian who enjoys good food, and joined up rotary.
    Thanks again to RC of Ballycastle, the biggest collector of bikes……….so far!!