WELCOME to our
FORTHCOMING EVENTS & RESULTS
18th March Grand
Quiz - Well's Cole Community Centre. 7pm for 7.30pm
£8pp incl supper - Book Table (max 4) on 01953 498164
24th March: "Jazz @ the Queens Hall" with
Tickets £12 incl light supper - 01953 884224 or Adcocks,
High St, Watton
First 2017 Books & Bric-a-Brac
stall on Watton's Wednesday Market: March 29th
RBAY sales of larger items are
now listed on this website - Click here:
for 2016 (including larger items): £317.
Wanted: paperbacks especially but anything considered including
larger items - 01953 884224 or email as at heading.
PDG Nigel, Katie & President David, 2nd March
Katie Bussiere is a Rotary scholar sponsored by the Rotary Club of Avon
Canton, Connecticut, USA, studying for an MPhil in Education at Cambridge
University. She is seeking to specialise in research in second language
education especially with respect to provision for immigrants and refugees.
Her counsellor, Past District Governor Nigel Neville (Cambridge Rotary
Club), escorted her.
It's also about the time that our "End Polio Now" crocuses should appear.
(First seen 1st March).
The speaker at our meeting of February 23rd was Tom Thurston, a local man
and Rare Breeds Preservation Society member, whose subject was the
History of Heavy Horses in GB.
On the 12th January, Vic Starkey of the
Rotary Club of Cambridge Sawston drove Global Rotary Scholar Gaelen (see
panel to the right) through inclement weather to bring her to give a
presentation to the club. Vic presented his club's banner, and we
Gaelen Stanford-Moore received a banner,
following her detailed but succinct presentation about her studies and
travels in pursuit of degrees in public & world health. Following a 'gap
year' MPhil course at Cambridge, Gaelen returns to the University College of
Southern California to complete her MD degree course.
5th January 2017
Our first meeting of the year featured
Suzanne Rhind, who is the researcher, grant/fund-finder and bid-writer for
the Wayland Partnership Development Trust. Through her work many of the
functions and community support activities in Watton and the Wayland
villages are enabled. Her Presentation was most informative and generated
Here starts another webpage in the
annals of Watton Rotary's history!
Watton & Wayland Visitor Centre we are pleased to be co-sponsors of the
360 (RN/RAF) Squadron Aircrew Association
[This unique Squadron was formed at RAF WATTON in 1966
and disbanded at RAF WYTON in 1994]
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