On the 1st of July, we started the year off with a fantastic day at Cowley Road Carnival. There were 50,000 people expected and the sun was shining making it a very special day.
Raja sent his clubs greetings, and exchanged a pennant for a Purple 4 Polio pen, notelets and Oxford Spires Rotary Club 2017 review! His club is in District 317. They had a RYLA event last year – training sessions and competitions. Also, they have vocational training for school drop-outs. He […]
Tonights speaker was Julia Viebach, who currently has an exhibition at the Pitt Rivers Museum in Oxford on the Rwandan Genocide of 1994.
Our guests tonight are two of Rotary’s scholars, Gideon Laux, from Germany, and Chris Chew, from Australia. Gideon is working on a project to provide access to energy in India and Chris is specialising in infectious diseases.
The Rotary Club of Oxford Spires recently hosted a Musical Memories fundraising event in aid of YoungDementia UK. To help explain to club members what YoungDementia UK does as a charity, as well to give thanks to the club for their fundraising efforts, Anne Bajorek came to our club to […]
In today’s club meeting our guest speaker was Saeed Ahmed Rid, who wanted to talk to us about his academic research and the book he wrote called “India Pakistan Peace Process – A Strategy for Removing the Deadlock“.
Joanna has always been interested in both tangable and non-tangable heritage, how people interact with these and perserving them. She is on the safety council of the EN (for Social and Economics), and local fundraising for OHCT. Both charities were set up to work with upper levels of society, but […]
For those that enjoy a good old fashioned sing-along, the Musical Memories event was a marvelous night of musical talent.
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 […]
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.