Our club members decided back in early April that we would like to use our Zoom meetings to showcase some amazing Rotary projects and Rotary partnerships to our members, friends and visitors. We have not been disappointed and here is a brief review of our three recent meetings and projects. Glyn Rees from Witney […]
At our club meeting on Tuesday 26th November we were pleased to welcome our two current Rotary Scholars Jelka and Emilia. Both are studying for a PhD at the University of Oxford and both are hosted by our club and funded in part by our Rotary District across the Thames Valley. Jelka is just starting […]
We were delighted to welcome lots of visitors to our club meeting on Tuesday 22nd October. Our guest speakers were Tony and Lynn Churchill from OK Our Kids and they told us about the book that they have developed and that they hope will ultimately be used in all primary schools across the country and […]
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 to the haggis, under instruction […]
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 give a presentation.
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 are changing to professionalise and […]
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.