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  • Friday Meeting Visit by Members of St Marylone Club


    Rotarians from St Marylebone Club with Pres Sam

    At our Friday meeting on 19th September a number of members of the Rotary Club of St Marlylebone joined us for lunch.Michael Tierney one of their members who was moving back to live in the area had visited the Club previously and was hosting a short trip to Northern Ireland for some of his friends in Rotary.

    They were all very welcome and Jan Raath on their behalf thanked us for our hospitality.Several of our   members have expressed the wish to return the visit to their meeting in the Oriental Club in London.

    Also at the meeting Chloe Hassard who had won a trip on the Rotary Youth Leadership group to Strasbourg gave us a very self assured talk on her experiences


    Chloe Hassard

    President Sam also showed awards presented to the Club by districtphoto-4

  • 60th Anniversary Dinner at Island Centre


    To Celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Rotary Club of Lisburn a Dinner was held in the island Centre in Lisburn on Friday 5th Setember and was attended by some 150 members and guests

    Guest included RIBI President Peter King, DG Philip Beggs. Deputy Mayor of Lisburn, Thomas Beckett,  Dame Mary Peters and President Anne and representatives of the Rotary Club of Greenock.

    Rotary Club of Greenock have joined us in celebrating our 50th and 60th together and some of our members visited their Club to join in celebrations of their 50th and 6oth. Their members were very welcome to join us in our celebrations.

    The evening started  with a drinks reception and then a banquet in the beautiful dressed Main Hall. Gene Fitzpatrick acted as MC for the evening as well as entertaining us with a wonderful repertoire of jokes and stories.

    Joe Deery accompanied by Gary Corkin again impressed all with his wonderful voice and sang several moving songs.

    A booklet cataloging the last ten years of the Club had been produced and was presented to all attending on the night. Also as a screen back drop a PP presentation showed many of the events and photographs over the last ten years

    The Rotary Club of Lisburn has a strong partnership with the Northern Ireland Cancer Fund for Children (NICFC) over a number of years and President Sam is delighted to continue this support as designating NICFC as our main Charity in the celebrations of the Clubs 60th year. A charity golf event has been arranged for the next thursday at Lisburn Golf Club to again support NICFC

    More picture will be poste on the Gallery shortly