Gordano Breakfast Rotary Club

News & Features

1st Portishead Scouts 50/50 Draw

Gary, one of our members, has been assisting the local scout group with a 50/50 fundraising draw on behalf of the club. We look forward to working with them on future projects.… Read More

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Easter Hamper Winner!

Congratulations to the winners of our Easter Hamper Draw held at The Ship. Huge thanks to all who supported this fundraiser, which has raised £103 for our supported charities and causes, and to Vic and Debbie for hosting the draw.… Read More

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Second Ukraine Collection

Many thanks to all who supported our second collection for Ukraine. Thank you to Waitrose for hosting our collection again and to their very generous customers who helped us collect over £1,200 today. … Read More

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Collection for Ukraine

Club members carried out a charity collection today at Waitrose in Portishead to raise money for the work of Shelterbox helping deal with the Ukraine emergency. A total of £765.83 was raised for this important cause. Huge thanks to the Waitrose customers for your generosity and to Waitrose for allowing … Read More

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Folk Concert

Huge thanks to Badgerset and Brigstowe Village Band for an excellent evening's entertainment of folk music last Friday. This was our first significant fundraising event following the various lockdowns due to Covid. The audience had a great time and responded very generously. It looks as if over £700 has been … Read More

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Rotary Area Young Musicians Final

The Final for the Area Young Musicians took place at Redmaids School last Friday organised by the 11 Rotary Clubs in the Avon and one club from the Gloucester Area. From the three heats during the autumn, of the 24 initial contestants, three heat winners and three runners up went on to … Read More

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Hamper Winner!

Congratulations to Ed (and his dog Ted!) who is the lucky winner of our Christmas Hamper at the Ship. Thank you to everyone who bought tickets, to Aldi, Lidl, Sainsbury's and The Port for donating prizes and to Vic and Debbie for hosting the hamper at The Ship. £80 now … Read More

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The Miracle Flower - From Flanders to The Tower - The History of the Poppy

Many thanks to Jeremy Prescott for his inspirational presentation on the history of the poppy as a symbol of remembrance.… Read More

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Christmas Hamper Draw: The Ship Inn

You can now buy tickets for a draw to win a Christmas Hamper at The Ship Inn in Portishead. Proceeds go to charities and other good causes supported by Gordano Breakfast Rotary Club. Many thanks to all who have donated items for the hamper and to Debbie and Vic Long … Read More

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Club Skittles Social

An enjoyable evening of (social) skittles and a meal at The Kings Arms, Easton in Gordano.… Read More

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Old Key Recycling for Charity

Gordano Breakfast Rotary, with the support of Sainsbury’s, will have a redundant key collection box on display in the store during November. We all have left-over keys where the locks have long been replaced. Dig them out and drop them in the box. This valuable scrap metal will then be … Read More

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New Donation Platform

Virgin Money giving is soon to be closed down. We have now moved to Give as You Live Donate to assist with our fundraising for our charities and good causes.

The link below will take you to our donations page:

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Visit to Oakham Treasures

Several members and their partners enjoyed a visit to this privately-owned museum of retail and farming history. Many memories were evoked as we viewed items that we (or our parents/grandparents) used to own.… Read More

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Formal Presidential Handover

Yesterday, Bernd Langheim met with David Oyns and Colin Wring, who were accompanied by their spouses, Margaret and Jenny, to formally hand over the President and Vice President chains.  Bernd now has a short time to deal with family matters before taking up the role of Assistant Governor in Rotary … Read More

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St. Peter's Church Storyboat 700+

The club was delighted to take part in St. Peter's Church's celebration of 701 years serving Portishead.

Individuals and organisations were invited to decorate a small cardboard boat with their own Portishead story. The Club provided one of the hundreds of storyboats now displayed in the church. The GBRC boat … Read More

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Please contact the appropriate person from the list below if you would like any information about the club. Click the name to email:
 
President: David Oyns
Secretary: Mike Bennett 
Treasurer: James (Jim) Packer
Media enquiries: John Mills
Youth Lead: Gary Fudge
Website: David Tyers
 
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