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

Plant Sale at East Barnet Festival

The Rotary Club of Barnet with families and friends, enjoyed a sunny and successful weekend selling plants and making friends at the East Barnet Festival today and tomorrow. We managed to sell most of the plants, making a profit of £300 for Dementia Club UK. We also used the opportunity to raise awareness of our … Continued

Junior Park Run in Friary Park Barnet

Eileen Ramble, organiser of Junior Park Run in Friary Park Barnet, spoke to the Club on Monday, explaining how she has managed to get (within a few short weeks) 100+ youngsters gathering every Sunday for an early run in the park. The Rotary Club of Barnet has pledged moral and financial support for this community … Continued

Hedge Planting at Oakhill Park Nature Reserve

As part of the Rotary goal, for every Rotary member plants at least one tree each and change the environment for the better, Barnet Rotary teamed up with the London Wildlife Trust to plant over 200 hedge whips at Oakhill Park Nature Reserve.

Rotary Plant a Tree Challenge

Warm and hearty congratulation to Rotarian Scott Maclachlan who planted 40 oak saplings at Heartwood Forest, on behalf of Barnet Rotary, to meet the Rotary challenge to plant a tree per Rotarian this year.

First Dementia Club UK Meeting

Our 1st Dementia Club UK meeting took place on Tuesday 30th January at St John’s Church in New Barnet An encouraging attendance of about 9 carers with friends, well supported by Rotary Club members and Church members.  Tai Chi and Community singing and some dancing took place. The first session went very well, it was attended … Continued