Wednesday, 17 August 2011

Sunday, 10 April 2011

Dinner with the 2011/12 Isle of Man Pesidents

On Friday 8th April we joined the Isle of Man 2011/12 Presidents for dinner, a good evening and we relieved the restaurant of a few bottles of wine in the process.

Here we see Nigel Dobson, the Isle of Man Liaison, sorting out the bill. well delegated I thought!!!!

Here I am with Sam Alder from the Douglas Club.

Wednesday, 6 April 2011

Button Sorting for Traid Aid

Salford with Swinton and Eccles Rotary Clubs collected buttons from around the area, on Saturday 2nd April they moved into an empty shop in Eccles to sort the buttons into color order and bag them up. Assisted by local Guides and Brownies and members of the public these buttons will be sent to Traid Aid as part of a Seamstresses Kit for people in Africa.

RIBI Assembly Birmingham Metropole Hotel

Keith Unsworth and me at the RIBI Assembly, Keith is the District Foundation Chairman, as you can see it's a very serious business!!!!!

Sunday, 13 February 2011

Las Vegas Break

After our hectic week in San Diego we went to Las Vegas with Ron & Patsy from District 1190 for a "rest". we must have been joking!!!

Rotary International Assembly

More Images from San Diego.

Rotary International Assembly San Diego

The International Dinner had many of the delegates in national costume, here are some images of the evening.

Wednesday, 19 January 2011

The RI Assembly continues

Last night we attended the international grand march and fellowship dinner, RIBI entered waving union jacks wearing union jack dickie bows and scarves whilst singing "Rule Britannia" . Some of the traditional costumes were amazing, photos to follow as I took them on my other camera.
Here Denise and I are seen with our table host RI Director Masa Karuda and his wife.

Location:San Diego

Tuesday, 18 January 2011

Rotary International Assembly

Here I am by the harbour, quite hot. And another on our trip to San Diego Old Town.

Denise and Patsy (D1190) relaxing in Old San Diego Town

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Location:San Diego

San Diego here at last

Well we have arrived safely and settled into our room, we received an upgrade and have a 26th floor Harbour view room.
The session are very uplifting and the organisation is first class. This is a view from our room

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Location:San Diego

Sunday, 19 December 2010

Winter arrives in Irlams O'th' Height

Denise and I went a walk in the local park to enjoy the winter scenes, it was very quiet as there were no children sledging.

GETS Seminar at Chesford Grange 3rd December 2010

Here we are along with Maxine & Brian Stoyel (D1290. Past RIBI Pres.) Neil & Jane (D 1240) Winnie (D 1010) Iain took the picture.

The weekend was an excellent event very well organised by the Secretariat.