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AGM 2017

RemainingAudienceThe Club's Annual General Meeting was held Monday 16 May at the lunch meeting in the Europa Hotel and was chaired by President Elect Rosemary.

The Annual Report and Subscription level were unanimously adopted and Honorary Members re-elected.


Fighting Words

SpeakerPatLarragyThe Club were interested to hear about Fighting Words from Speaker Dublin North Club Past President Pat Larragy Monday 08 May. He pointed out that Fighting Words (FW) is a Charity, founded 8/9 years ago in Dublin by teacher and author PHF Roddy Doyle and former director of Amnesty Ireland PHF Sean Love.

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YouthAction NI Intern 2017

IMG 2551The Club is delighted to again offer a Bursary to YouthAction NI to enable the appointment of a further Intern (Alex, pictured who is considering entering full time Youth Work) Picture shows (from left): Eric Rainey, President Ivan, Prof Anne Marie Gray YouthAction NI Chair, Rotary Intern Alex, Maire Campbell YouthAction NI Artistic Director and Pamela Ballentine YouthAction NI Board member.

Get Set to Go Day at Ulster University

UUGSTGDay.3In a new venture a Get Set to Go Skills Day was held for 40 Ulster University Social Policy 2nd year students on Tuesday 25 April at Jordanstown Campus. 7 members - Alan Braithwaite, PP Derek Baxter, PP Brian Clements, Alvin McKinley, PP Ken Morrison, Walter Rader and Eric Rainey - ran 4 interview teams and workshops which were hugely successful. Clare Conlon, Team Leader - Training Unit, on behalf of YouthAction and the University, has thanked the Club for the time and

ShelterBox Update April 2017

ShelterBox are currently reacting to the drought in Somaliland, a self-declared state on the Horn of Africa, which is facing famine as livestock perish after three years of poor pasture. Their team has recently returned having been assessing the suitability of ShelterBox aid and securing a partnership to enable them to distribute shelter throughout the country. Although the rains have recently arrived, families are still vulnerable. Operations Team Lead, James Luxt

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T16 17ENWelcome to the website of The Rotary Club of Belfast.

Please explore and get a flavour of how volunteer Rotarians use their skills and vocations throughout our various projects to "Make a Difference" to people less fortunate than ourselves at home and abroad and the fun and fellowship we enjoy being members of the family of Rotary.


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The Rotary Club of Belfast is a vibrant club, welcoming and friendly and we welcome visitors from the World of Rotary at any time.

PresIvan3I am honoured to have been invited to act as the 105th President of the Rotary Club of Belfast for the incoming year. The Rotary Club of Belfast was founded in 1911 and has been serving members and supporting deserving causes ever since.

In recent years we have attracted an ever increasing number of younger members into our Club and in my 2016/17 year as President this will continue to be the case, centred around a wide ranging and varied programme of events to ensure the enjoyment of all our members.

We will be organising a number of international, local and social projects throughout the year, with an emphasis on making a difference to the lives of the people we set out to help and to improve their chances of contributing positively to their society.

I extend a welcome to all at our Monday meetings and if, after reviewing our aims and activities, you would consider joining Rotary, please do not hesitate to contact us here.

 Ivan McMinn, President 2016/17

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Membership of the Club is an incredibly rewarding and enjoyable experience and we are actively looking for new people to invite to join and breathe new vibrancy and ideas into the Club and take Rotary into its second century in Belfast.

If you think Rotary may be for you, or for further information, please contact us.

Getting involved with Rotary could be the most important thing you ever do.

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