Gordano Breakfast Rotary Club

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Purple4Polio: Lighting Up St. Peter's Church, Portishead

Members of Gordano Breakfast Rotary and Portishead Rotary Clubs have arranged for the tower of St. Peter's Church to be lit in a purple light to mark World Polio Day (24th October). The colour is not so obvious to the naked eye but if you take a photograph on your … Read More

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End Polio Now! Crocus Bulb Planting

To mark World Polio Day: Using crocus bulbs, the slogan "End Polio Now!" has been planted into the bank at The Lake Grounds in Portishead. This was a joint operation with Portishead in Bloom, Gordano Breakfast Rotary Club and Portishead Rotary Club. Internationally, Rotary has worked tirelessly to eradicate wild … Read More

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Purple 4 Polio

Adopt a purple crocus and help end polio now!

Gordano Breakfast Rotary and Portishead Rotary are combining with a global initiative to help rid the world of Polio... a terrible disease that can kill and severely disable children. Rotary is a founder member of the global polio eradication initiative where … Read More

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Speaker Meeting with Chief Constable Andy Marsh

Huge thanks to Chief Constable Andy Marsh for taking time from his busy schedule to speak to the club (via Zoom) about the police's response to the current Covid-19 crisis.… Read More

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Thanks from Ebenezer Clinic

The triage shelter paid for by a donation from Gordano Breakfast Rotary Club is now in operation. It allows the nurses to assess patients for Covid-19 before they are allowed into the main clinic. They are very grateful to the club for the ongoing support and enabling them to protect … Read More

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Ebenezer Clinic Donation

The club has made a donation of £500 to Ebenezer Clinic in eSwatini (Swaziland) this week (via Vula Amehlo Trust). We heard that there was an urgent need for patients to be assessed for COVID-19 (temperature and history checks) before being allowed into the clinic to protect staff and the … Read More

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Donations to our Charities

Charities are struggling in the UK and across the world, that is why today we have donated £1,500 (£500 each) to Jessie May Trust, St Peters Hospice and Ebenezer Clinic in eSwatini (Swaziland).… Read More

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Christmas Breakfast and Charity Cheque Presentation

Our Christmas Celebration Breakfast was last Thursday morning at The Poacher in Portishead. Members performed their festive party pieces and charity donation cheques were presented to Jessie May Trust and St. Peter's Hospice.


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Kids Out with Santa

Gordano Breakfast Rotary Club joined Santa at Portishead Children's Centre to provide a party lunch for local children.… Read More

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Christmas Trolley Dash Winner

Congratulations to Peter Stephens who won our £200 Trolley Dash Draw at Sainsbury's Store in Portishead!

Thank you to everyone who supported the draw, which has raised over £1000 for our charities and good causes!… Read More

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Last Night of the Proms!

A huge thanks to everyone who supported our sell-out "Last Night of the Proms" last night! An excellent evening with Westbury Park Orchestra, The North Somerset Good Afternoon Choir and, guest soloist, Verity Huntley. Our conductor was Ben England. The evening raised over £2,000 for charities. Thank you!… Read More

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Rotary Remembers

Members of Portishead Rotary and Gordano Breakfast Rotary Club were pleased to act as road marshals for today's British Legion Remembrance Parade in Portishead… Read More

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Charity Golf Day September 2019

What a fantastic day at Bristol and Clifton Golf Club...even the weather was perfect with a warm sunny day! Well done to Handelsbanken Portishead (highest team score) & Mark (longest drive, nearest the pin & highest individual score!).

Thank you to all the teams who entered who help us raise … Read More

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Cheque Presentation to Nicola Corry Support Foundation

The Club was delighted to be able to present Mary Pearce from the Nicola Corry Support Foundation with a cheque for £500 at our breakfast meeting this morning.
This money was raised during our recent ‘Music on a Summers Eve’ concert at which tenor Ben Makisi performed.… Read More

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Music on a Summer's Eve

Operatic Tenor, Ben Makisi, sang to a packed house at St. Peter's Church. Ben was accompanied by the gifted pianist, Matthew McCombie, who also performed some solo pieces. Ben's wife, Maina, joined him in the second half of the programme to perform some traditional songs. The evening was enjoyed by … Read More

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President: Alan Gilbertson
Secretary: Mike Bennett 
Treasurer: John Mills
Media enquiries: John Mills
Youth Lead: Gary Fudge
Website & Speakers: David Tyers
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