Event

Nov 072019
 
Networking Lunch

On Monday (28th October) Gravesend Rotary held a networking lunch. This event was part of the club’s networking programme that aims to foster interaction between businesses and organisations within the Borough and present opportunities to know more about them. Essentially, the lunchtime event successfully provided an opportunity for those attending to become more familiar with

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Sep 192019
 
Networking Lunch 28th October

At the Gravesham Borough Council quarterly breakfast networking meeting Tony Muckley, Leader of Membership and Business Networking, announced  to the attendees our club’s networking lunch arranged for Monday 28th October 2019. In brief, Mr. Florian von Steinkeller, CEO of Britannia Refined Metals Ltd, will make a presentation about his operation in Northfleet, its part of

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Jul 102019
 
President's Lunch & Handover

Gravesend Rotary held its outgoing President’s lunch and handover on 1st July 2019 at Nurstead Court. All those attending enjoyed a two-course meal with wine. It marked the end of the 2018-19 Rotary year and heralded the start of the next year. Outgoing President Tony Muckley welcomed fellow Rotarians, spouses, members of the Inner Wheel

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Jul 072019
 
Popcorn at Shorne Primary School Fete

On Saturday 29th June 2019 Rotarians Bob Denby, Andrew Moffat and John Dyke pitched the Gravesend Rotary gazebo at the School fete. It was a very hot day, but it didn’t deter many pupils, families and friends of the school arriving for the fun, and games. The Rotarians offered freshly made, free popcorn to all

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May 222019
 
Rotarian Cycles to Hamburg

USA cyclist Edwin Valarde set out on a 1,200 kilometer (740 miles) EPiC Journey from Gravesend to Hamburg on Monday. Gravesend Rotary saw him off from Mid Kent Golf Club, Singlewell Road, for the 45 mile route to Canterbury. Then the following day it was to Dover and ferry across the Channel. Edwin lives with

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May 222019
 
On Your Bike 2019

Gravesend Rotary  held it 33rd annual fun bike ride on Sunday 12th May 2019. His Worshipfulness Cllr. David Hurley the Mayor of Gravesham started the assembled riders at 08:45 sharp and wished them a safe and enjoyable ride. 550 riders cycled the 15, 30 and 45 mile routes starting from Gravesend Promenade and returning back

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Nov 182018
 
Armistice Day 2018

  On Sunday 11th November at 11am many members of the rotary Club of Gravesend with their partners attended the Service of Remembrance at The Windmill Hill Memorial gardens in Gravesend. This year was particularly poignant as it was exactly 100 years to the day that the World War One armistice was signed. The commemoration

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Nov 162018
 
IYFR ("Rotary Boat Club") in Hull

The International Yachting Fellowship of Rotarians (the posh name for the Rotary Boat Club) decided to hold its national AGM in Hull on the 3rd November.  Although Hull is a long way from Gravesend, a group of us agreed we should attend the meeting and take the opportunity to meet up with friends from the

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Sep 102018
 
District Conference 2108

A trip on Saturday to the District Conference at Kent University in Canterbury with club President Tony Muckley and Rotarian John Baker. I never stop being amazed at the amount of charity work that’s done by the clubs of Kent. The photo shows us in front of a “Shelterbox” of the type that are sent

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Apr 212018
 
On Your Bike

About 600 cyclists left the Riverside Leisure Area at Gravesend on Sunday to enjoy a ride in the countryside around Gravesend and raise money for charity. There were three routes: 15, 30 and 45 miles and riders included people of all ages from children to people in their 80s. The ride was started by the

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