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Karen Eveleigh

Burns Night Supper and Broadmore Hospital

We took advantage of the catering facilities at our new venue and we celebrated Burns Night in style. A few days early, but still the real thing – some Scottish music, tartan napkins and decorations, and of course haggis, neeps and tatties. We even had a go at an address […]

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Planting purple crocuses for polio at St Michael’s

Club members joined members of the church to plant 1,000 crocus corms in front of the new church entrance on Sunday 28th October. Experienced gardeners joined beginners and the general consensus was that even if planted upside down, the small corms were clever enough to right themselves. Why do we do […]

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Blenheim Palace 5K and 10K Races – helping out for the day

Five club members and three Rotary Scholars joined the members of Woodstock and Kidlington Rotary on Sunday 21st October to help out at the Blenheim Palace run. The palace grounds are frequently used for charity runs and although the lake is being drained at the moment, the grounds and views […]

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Abingdon Dragon Boat Races – Promoting Polio Eradication with all things Purple

Ten members of Oxford Spires were joined by three other Rotarians from across the district at the End Polio Now stand at the Abingdon Dragon Boat races on Sunday 3rd September. Abingdon Vesper Rotary Club hosted the event and kindly invited along a district team to tell members of the […]

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World’s Biggest Meal – a purple dinner for World Polio Day 2015

Club members and friends celebrated in purple style with a dinner to raise funds for Rotary’s Polio Campaign on World Polio Day, Saturday 24th October 2015. Purple hair, purple toes, purple finger nails, purple clothes, purple flowers, purple wine glasses, purple napkins, purple decorations and even a purple quiz – […]

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Cowley Road Carnival 2015

We had a great time at the Cowley Road Carnival on Sunday 5th July – our first time at the carnival. The weather was great, we had a good spot just outside the Restore garden on Manzil way and we were with the other charity and community groups for the […]

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