Gordano Breakfast Rotary Club

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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 … Read More

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The Crocuses are out! (Purple4Polio)

Early Springtime in Portishead and Gordano Breakfast‘s Rotary crocuses (Purple4Polio Campaign) are out!

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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.

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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.… Read More

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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 … Read More

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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 … Read More

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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”. … Read More

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Santas Dashing Everywhere!

On Sunday, December 16th, Portishead saw its very own Santa Dash, organised by Gordano Breakfast Rotary Club and ably supported by the Lions and Fit For Sport UK. Santas, large and small and four-legged too, “dashed” around the Lake Grounds to raise money for the Jessie May Trust.

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Charity Trolley Dash Results

A massive thank you to everyone who supported this fundraising event.

We sold just over £1000 worth of tickets and raised very nearly £730 for our charities: Jessie May Trust, Ebenezer Rural Clinic in Swaziland and other Rotary charities.

The winners were:-
1st prize: Giles Regan (who donated the prize … Read More

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Kids Out: Santa Sightings in Pill

The Salvation Army Hall in Pill was a hive of activity on Thursday, 6th December when 18 local children, between 10 months and four years, were treated to a Picnic organised by Gordano Breakfast Rotary Club under the auspices of the Kids Out organisation. There was also a rumour … Read More

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Big Band Special: David Salt Big Band

Congratulations to Jenny and Colin Wring for organising a superb evening of music in support of St. Peter's Hospice at Portishead's Somerset Hall. Special thanks to all who bought tickets, supported the raffle and gave generously to our retiring collection. The total raised to date is £1938 but this is … Read More

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Visit of Krefeld Rotary Club

Gordano Breakfast Club recently welcomed two members of Krefeld Rotary Club, who came to visit with a view to initiating a possible twinning between the two clubs. Our German visitors, Dr. Dieter Porschen and Dr. Armin Knors, were hosted by various GBRC members as they were treated to whistle-stop tours … 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
Speaker bookings: Mike Cox
Media enquiries: John Mills
Youth Lead: Gary Fudge
Website: David Tyers
 
or complete our Contact Form in the next column if you are not sure where to direct your enquiry.
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