News Archive July 1st 2019 - June 30th 2020

These are some of the events the Club has organised or taken part in during the current Rotary year (July 1st 2019 - June 30th 2020).

December 8th 2919

Christmas Charity Concert at St Johns Killingworth

A brilliant afternoon of singing and thanks was enjoyed by the Club with friends from St Johns and the Killingworth Community Choir who were in excellent voice. Proceeds from the raffle and donations for the most welcome refreshments (especially the mulled wine) will be shared between St Johns maintenance fund and the Killingworth Community Consortium. Thanks to all who made this special get together so enjoyable.

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December 7th 2019

Raising Monies for Children North East at Killingworth Shopping Centre

Marshall, a Minion and Micky Mouse all joined in the fun today. They’ll be back again on December 14 1100-1500.

Almost £150 for Children North East was raised on December 7. For more information about Children North East, see: https://www.children-ne.org.uk/

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November 11th 2019

Charity Tin Collection at Morrisons, Killingworth

Together with Newcastle Gosforth Rotary and with the kind permission of Morrisons Killingworth, the Club raised just over £234 for a local charity, Forward Assist, which aims to reintegrate ex-veterans into the local community. Thanks to all who made this possible.

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September 28th 2019

Charity Tin Collection at Morrisons, Killingworth

Together with Newcastle Gosforth Rotary and with a little help from Marshall of Paw Patrol fame, £172.73 was raised to fund tree planting both locally and in East Africa. Well done Marshall!

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July 9th 2019

Community Service Awards

Every year Longbenton High School, North Gosforth Academy and George Stephenson High School are each asked to nominate a pupil in recognition of their community service. These nominees, their teachers and parents were invited to a buffet supper and awards ceremony hosted by the Club when inscribed trophies were awarded to the school and their nominee. The nominees were also given a gift token.

This year Amy, Leia and Lauren were the nominees and they received their trophies and token from Councillor Wendy Lott, Chairman of North Tyneside Council ably assisted by her escort Jeanette. The Club was delighted to hear about the range of activities the nominees were involved in and their commitment and dedication to serving their school and community. We wish them well in their future career plans and volunteering endeavours.

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July 6th 2019

The Shiremoor Treat

We had great fun helping out at the Shiremoor Treat. Lovely sunny day and a brilliant turnout.

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July 2nd 2019

A great start to the new Rotary year with a talk from toastmaster Tim. 

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