Khulisa, supporting young people excluded from School

Despina Bardosi with PDG Mike Hodge

Barnet Rotary Club welcomed Despina Bardosi from the Charity Khulisa at it’s meeting on Monday evening . Khulisa is a newish Charity founded in 1997 and works in the UK to support young people who have been excluded from School . In Barnet they conduct courses at the PRU (Pupil Referral Unit) based in Whetstone … Continued

New Member Shir-Li and Social Enterprise Pilot Light

It was a busy night at Barnet Rotary Club’s April 1st Meeting! First President Jim inducted a new Member Shir-Li Lim and then the Club had a talk from Michael Smith (son of Rotarian Simon Smith) on the work that he does for Social Enterprise Pilot Light.

PP Brian awarded Paul Harris for services to Rotary

Brian with his Paul Harris award

At the London District 1130 Assembly Dinner on Monday 25th March, Past President of the Barnet Rotary Club was awarded a Paul Harris award with two Sapphires for his services to Rotary. Brian, who has twice served as President of the Barnet Club is about to embark on his fourth year as an Assistant Governor … Continued

Club supports Pupil from Whitings Hill School

The Head Teacher of Whitings Hil Primary School , Sejal Patel spoke at the March 18th meeting of Barnet Rotary Club. She explained the issues facing her school including a high percentage of children in receipt of Pupil Premium and free School Meals . The School is fortunate to have a swimming pool as well … Continued

Finchley Charities, helping those in need in Barnet

Barnet Rotary Club had as it’s visiting Speaker Liz Davies, Chairman of the Finchley Charities. Liz explained that the Finchley Charities had been relieving poverty in Finchley since 1489 and today has 172 homes for rent for those in need in the Borough of Barnet over the age of 55.

Barnet Dementia Club – January 2019 Update

Dementia Club Quiz

This was the first session for 2019. We had a very good attendance, 28 clients attended including 18 from members of Friends in Need. We had two new persons that became members of Dementia Club UK. The session started as usual with members chatting and enjoying their teas, coffees, biscuits and cakes. Simon our Rotary … Continued

Foundation contributes to Clubs defibrillator project

Club Hosts Rotary Foundation Evening

Past District Governor Rob Morris , District Foundation Chairman visited the Club on Monday 28th January. Rob had two jobs firstly to hand over the Grant cheque which the Club has been given from Foundation to contribute to our Club project of purchasing a defibrillator for use in Friary Park and secondly to update members … Continued

New Years Message from Chris Ferris

Chris Ferris

A great way to start the Rotary Club of Barnet year: Chris Ferris, Rector of Saint John the Baptist church in Chipping Barnet explaining how the church is still relevant in our modern world. Inspiring youngsters from the most deprived areas of London to captivate their imagination and propel them to aspire to greater things … Continued

Barnet Dementia Club – July Update

St John’s Church, New Barnet, 31st July. The number of members who came to this month’s session was much higher than last month and they all had a fantastic time. The session started by welcoming the members and offering them teas and coffee plus biscuits. Dementia Club UK were then presented with a £300 donation … Continued