The Rotary Club of Barnet was delighted to welcome the Worshipful the Mayor of the London Borough of Barnet Councillor Caroline Stock and her Escort Dr Richard Stock to our meeting on Monday. The Mayor spoke of her background as a Barnet Girl and her work as the Borough Diabetes Champion and as well as … Continued
On Saturday 11 May, Barnet Rotary, in conjunction with Barnet MS Society, held a joint quiz event at Church House In Wood Street. Ten teams of quiz goers battled it out for first prize, enjoying a Ploughman’s supper during the interval. Simon from Barnet Rotary, ably supported by his wonderful team of helpers ran the … Continued
The Friary Park Junior parkrun is a 2k event for juniors (4-14 year olds), which is held every Sunday at 9:00am at Friary Park, Friary Road, Barnet, N12 9PQ. One of the requirements of the Parkrun UK Limited, which is the company responsible for delivering the park runs in the UK, is that a defibrillator … Continued
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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