Barnet Rotary Club Celebrate Christmas Day in style!

The Christmas Tree

Members of Barnet Rotary Club and friends and supporters once again celebrated Christmas Day in style by entertaining 60 members of the Community who would otherwise have been on their own for a full Christmas Day Lunch. Residents invited included some recommended by Social Services and some residents of sheltered Charity Housing schemes and some … Continued

Preparations for the Christmas Day Lunch

Graham and Mike hanging Xmas decorations

Barnet Rotarians and Friends helping to prepare for tomorrows Christmas Day Lunch, for the elderly and alone at Christmas.

Club’s 90th Birthday Celebrated in Style!

District Governor presents Certificate

A Magnificent Evening was held by Barnet Rotary Club to mark their 90th Birthday last night. The Mayor of Barnet Councillor Caroline Stock and District 1130 Governor Tony Sharma led the tributes to the work of the Club over the last 90 years and the well known Spitting Image actor and impersonator Steve Nallon performed … Continued

Dr Mohan talks about the diagnosis of diabetes and how to prevent it

Dr Mohan and his wife and Owen and Anne Gates

Barnet Rotarians and guests enjoyed a presentation from Dr Govind Mohan MBE a member of the Rotary Club of Bush Hill Park and a distinguished heart specialist on Strokes and Diabetes. Dr Mohan explained to members how to recognise strokes, including so called mini strokes and what to do if you think are having one … Continued

Memories come flooding back!

Peter Cragg with Barnet Rotarians

Fond memories of fund raising past came back to some members of Barnet Rotary Club at their last meeting when former Rotarian Peter Cragg spoke about a mammoth trip he had undertaken on behalf of the former Friern Barnet and Whetstone Rotary Club in 1995. Raising £25,000 for Multiple Sclerosis Peter and his fellow Rotarians … Continued

Tony Lloyd on the new Youth Zone Park Burnt Oak

Tony Lloyd pictured with Colin Luke

Barnet Rotary Club members had a great talk last night from Tony Lloyd the Chief Executive of Unitas, the Charity which has built and runs the £6 million Youth Zone in Montrose Park Burnt Oak. Barnet Council contributed £4 million of the build costs and the rest was raised from Private Donors. Unitas runs the … Continued

Councillor David Longstaff updates the Club on local issues

David Longstaff and Colin Luke in discussion

Councillor David Longstaff , the Deputy Leader of Barnet Council was the guest speaker at the Monday 23rd September meeting of Barnet Rotary Club. Councillor Longstaff, a past Mayor of Barnet and a Ward Councillor for High Barnet where the Clubs Home The Old Fold Golf Club is situated has been Deputy Leader of the … Continued

Jenny Kossew – Joining Old and Young

Jenny Kossew and Colin Luke

Barnet Rotarians were delighted to hear from Jenny Kossew the founder of the Charity JOY (Joining Old and Young) at their meeting last night. The Charity basically links Primary Schools with Old Peoples Homes and day Centres and enables the children to meet and interact with older folk to the benefit of both. Picture show … Continued

Forthcoming programme for September and October

Barnet Rotarians are looking forward to their forthcoming meetingsProgramme. Why not join them? All Meetings are on Monday evening at 6pm for 6.15pm at Old Fold Manor Golf Club, Hadley Highstone EN5 4QN. Email if you like to visit our Club. 16th September Jenny Kossew from the Charity Joining Old and Young (JOW) 23rd … Continued

Immediate Past RIBI President Debbie Hodge Speaks to the Club

Debbie Hodge Past RIBI President

Barnet Rotary Club Members were delighted to welcome Debbie Hodge the Immediate Past President of Rotary in Great Britain and Ireland to our Club on Monday evening. Debbie who is well known in the Barnet Club , her husband Past District Governor Mike Hodge is a prominent Member, spoke of the experiences of her year … Continued