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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 over £1k for the Jessie […]

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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.

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President's Supper and Cheque Presentations

The club held a very enjoyable President's Supper at the Poacher in Portishead last night. This was the first Supper of Jenny's Presidency. Food was excellent and a great evening was enjoyed by all. Ben and Maina Makisi, who both performed at our Music for a Summer's Eve concert raising £3250, also joined us as […]

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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 all and raised significant funds […]

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GBRC Fairground Games out for Portishead Raft Race

The Club took our fairground games, designed and built with Gordano pupils taking their Duke of Edinburgh awards, to the Raft Race today at Portishead Lake Grounds. Another beautiful day in Portishead!

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Physiotherapy to manage common conditions

Really interesting presentation from Skye from Severn Physiotherapy this morning at our first Speaker meeting of the new Rotary year. She gave us a comprehensive overview of physiotherapy in common conditions, services available in our community and a few tips on how to stay mobile and well in later years. Visit her website (see below) […]

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President's Handover

Jim Packer hands over the reins to Jenny Wring, President for 2019/2020. The club also presented cheques of £500 each to Jessie May Trust and to Ebenezer Clinic, Kingdom of eSwatini.

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Great Western Air Ambulance Charity

Excellent presentation by Ian from Great Western Air Ambulance this morning. Keep up the great work!

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Ebenezer Clinic, Kingdom of eSwatini (Swaziland)

Huge thanks to Dr. Dee Wevill for making the journey from Birmingham to give us a very inspirational insight into Swaziland and the work (and challenges) of Ebenezer Clinic. Ebenezer Clinic is our international charity for this Rotary year. We have donated £450 to Ebenezer so far and agreed that this would be used to […]

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The Crocuses are out! (Purple4Polio)

Early Springtime in Portishead and Gordano Breakfast‘s Rotary crocuses (Purple4Polio Campaign) are out! For more details: https://www.rotarygbi.org/projects/purple4polio/

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Annual Charity Quiz Night, Clarence House: February 27th February 2019

Congratulations to Kilkenny Cats who pipped Codeword to win our charity quiz. A massive thank you to key coordinators Mike Rowland (Question Master), Raj Sudhakaran (stats man) plus Majestic Wine and the HUB Gym for donating prizes...and everyone who took part and helped make this such a great evening. Finances are still being finalised but […]

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Turn the Tide Portishead: 7th February 2019

Very informative talk from our breakfast guests this morning, Sue and Vanessa from Turn The Tide Portishead. Go to www.turnthetideportishead.co.uk to find out about what they do.

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Burns Night:25th January: The Poacher

Many thanks to everyone who made the Burn's Night meal such an enjoyable event. This was our first event at the newly refurbished Poacher pub and we expect to be back. The food was excellent, served very efficiently and we received a warm welcome from the landlord, Gary. Thanks to our piper who added the traditional feel to […]

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Post-Christmas Windfall for two Charities

The Ebenezer Clinic in Swaziland and The Jesse May Trust, based in Bristol, were the recipients of cheques to the value of £900. James Packer, President of Gordano Breakfast Rotary Club, presented each charity with their cheque for £450 at a recent breakfast meeting. The funds were raised as a result of two events held […]

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Gordano Breakfast Rotary Club encourages Young Writers

Seven young authors from Congyar Class at St. Mary’s C of E School in Portbury, recently completed a six -week writing project. The aim was to produce a 200-500 word piece of work as part of Rotary International’s Young Writer Competition. The title of the 2018 submission was “My Inspiration”. The Year 4 students were […]

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& Rotary Club of Gordano Breakfast Trust Fund (Charity Number: 1179753)
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