Barnet Rotary bid a fond farewell to Foundation Scholar

Takumi talking with Verity and Scott

Barnet Rotarians on Monday said farewell to Takumi Mito our Rotary Foundation Scholar from Japan who has completed his Master Degree studying at UCL. Takumi who is off to Bangkok for a three month internship with UNESCO hopes then to go to Jordan to work with UNRWA (the United Nations Agency in Palestine). He explained … Continued

Barnet Rotarians engage with Fairness Commission!

Julie Pal with President Colin

At our regular Monday night meeting Barnet Rotarians heard from Julie Pal, Chief Executive of Community Barnet and a Commissioner sitting on the all Party Barnet Fairness Commission. The Commission aims to produce a report within twelve months covering a number of issues including the reporting of Domestic Violence and the ability of everyone in … Continued

Star Quality at Barnet Rotary Club

George Lamb - Presentation

Well known Broadcaster and TV Personality George Lamb (son of actor Larry Lamb )was the speaker at Barnet Rotary Club on Monday 29th July. George, star of Big Brother’s Little Brother and many other shows, was not there to speak about his entertainment career but to introduce his project GROW at the Totteridge Academy. George … Continued

Barnet Rotarians at the East Barnet Festival

It was all go for Barnet Rotarians at the East Barnet Festival. Barnet Rotarians spent the Saturday and Sunday selling plants and promoting the Rotary Club to the thousands of local residents who attended.

Barnet Rotary begins the New Rotary Year!

Barnet Rotary Club Officers 2019-20

Barnet Rotary Club has new Officers to fit in with the new Rotary Year. Long standing Rotarian Colin Luke took Office as President from July 1st, taking over from Rtn Jim McCarthy who was warmly thanked for his excellent year of service. Rtn John Michaelides becomes President Elect and Rtn Victor Kaye becomes Vic President. … Continued

RC Barnet Win District Fellowship Cup

Mike holding the Fellowship Cup

Barnet Rotary Club for the first time in our History won the District Fellowship Cup . The Cup is awarded at the Annual District Sports Dinner to the Club with most points across all the District Sports competitions during the previous twelve months. Past District Governor Mike Hodge who takes over as District Sports Chairman … Continued

Civic Dinner visit of the Mayor Cllr. Caroline Stock

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

Quiz Supporting the Barnet MS Society

MS Society Quiz - Simon

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

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