On Tuesday members of Rotary Oxford Spires were given a taste of athletic inspiration as Paralympian Naomi Riches MBE shared her experience of rowing down the length of the River Thames.
On the 28th of February, we were very lucky to have Peter Burton come along to talk to us about the Aeronautical History of Oxfordshire. It was a lively meeting with a lot of discussions.
It’s the new year, first meeting of the year, it’s a full house at the Oxford University Club, and in today’s meeting we have two guest speakers representing the cancer support charity Maggie’s.
What does one member of the club have to do with murder? Well today club member Carol gave us a presentation on how investigating her family tree revealed a fascinating story of murder.
At the last club meeting we learnt about one of our members, Michaela Holzem, and what she does outside the Rotary club. She gave us a presentation about her PhD Thesis that she is doing at Oxford Brookes University. Namely, the impact of developmental biology on our understanding of evolution […]
What a day! Today we had a visit from a couple of Rotary Scholars and Oxford Rotaract and a representative of the New Theatre.
In less well-developed countries, where their infrastructure and resources are poor, there is much less opportunity for their children to be educated and become literate. Mike Ware and Rachel Gerrish from the Rotary and Rotaract clubs of Bourne End and Cookham visited our club to give a presentation on the […]
In this week’s club meeting we had two guest speakers; District Governor Joy Arnott and our very own Phil Shipman.
Matt was invited to the club to tell us how he managed to raise over $200,000 online for Polio Eradication and also about his work with Yaws eradication.
On Tuesday the 12th July we held our first meeting of the Rotary year led by our new president Katy. It was a fun and lively evening with an excellent speaker from Tools With a Mission. Richard Lay, a TWAM volunteer for many years, described the work of collecting and […]