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  • Lisburn Rotarians and family Volunteers for Police and Fireman games

    Volunteers were a big part in the great success of the recent Police and fireman Games in Belfast. I for one enjoyed going to many events and the atmosphere throughout Belfast was excelent.

    The many competitors that I spoke to were delighted with the organisation if the games and loved Belfast and Northern Ireland.

    Robin Holliday

    Robin Holliday

    Margaret ? PP Billy

    Margaret ? PP Billy

    Robin and Margaret apparently were first Class Volunteers.

    Margaret McDonough was also volunteer helping with directing competitors to their venues

    Melanie Minshull and daughter

    Melanie Minshull and daughter

    In the sporting arena,Melanie and daughter were supervising the track events

  • August (2) Guest Speakers

    Plum Tyndall/a life in Motor sport/16th August

    Plum Tyndall/a life in Motor sport/16th August

    Alan (Plum) Tyndall with his wife Lynn joined us on the 16th august and told us with great enthusiasm of his love for and career in covering motor Sport

    He covered his career for his early days to commentating on Formula one and hosting RPM.

    He now has his own motor sport production company Tyndall productions

    John wilson on USPCA on 23rd August

    John wilson on USPCA on 23rd August

    John Wilson, was our guest speaker on the 23rd August and talked about the work of the USPCA and the difficulties of dealing with mistreatment of animals

    He discussed the treatment of horses and the horse meat scandal and also the impending Badger cull in England and how N.Ireland is dealing differently with the problem of TB

  • August Guest Speakers

    Henry Smith/  Erskine Childers/2nd August

    Henry Smith/ Erskine Childers/2nd August

    On the 2nd August Henry Smith was our guest Speaker. He gave us a very interesting talk on the life of Erskine Childers,

    Born in 1870 he was an author and Irish Nationalist, who served on the delegation which negotiated the Anglo Irish treaty in 1921.

    he was executed by the authorities of the Irish Free State after the Irish Civl War in 1922

    Jim Gamble  /Child Protection/9th August

    Jim Gamble /Child Protection/9th August

    On the 9th August Jim Gamble who was a former member of the RUC and Head of the anti intelligence unit in Belfast, and was chief executive

    of Child exploitation and protection centre. (CEOP)

    He gave us a very informative talk on the battle and against exploitation of children and also his battles with Government about how the agency should be set up

  • Rotary Club of Lisburn 5th Invitational Golf

    golf-5The Rotary club of Lisburn 5th Invitational Golf  will take place on Thursday 12th September at Lisburn Golf Club.

    Registration 12.0 to 1.15pm                                    Shotgun start 2.00pm

    Since 2008 this event has raised over £27000,making a real difference to children and adults living in Lisburn and around the world.This year funds raised will help the charities below.

    NI Cancer fund for Children

    Work is currently going on at Daisy Lodge- a therapeutic respite centre in Newcastle,. The first of its kind in Europe ,this will provide nurturing short breaks for up to 500 families each year who are  caring for a child with cancer

    Jole Rider ‘Changing lives through Education’

    Bikes4africa refurbishes donated second hand bikes and delivers them from UK and Ireland to African schools, enabling children to travel to school. It also delivers school books to schools in Africa

    Further details may be obtained from Colin suckling on 07730438286 e mail or Patrick Coyle on 07860274485 e mail