Guest Speakers – 2017-2018

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  • Week 23 – 5th December 2017

    Guest speaker Henry Sacramento talked about “100% Mamans”
  • Week 22 -28th November 2017
    Business Meeting

    Salvador Peter Tavares and Vikram Budhrani were inducted as members.
  • Week 21 – 21st November 2017

    Rotary Auction Night this year raised funds for Shelterbox, an affiliated charity that sends emergency aid boxes in response to world disasters
  • Week 20 – 14th November 2017
    Extraordinary General Meeting

    President Adrian attended the Remembrance Day ceremony and laid a wreath on behalf of Rotary.
  • Week 19 – 7th November 2017

    Commander Chris Nelson gave a talk “Saudi – an insider’s view”
  • Week 18 – 31st October 2017
    Business Meeting
  • Week 17 – 24th October 2017

    Edgar Triay from the Gibraltar Hearing Impaired and Tinnitus Association, whose  presentation and video provided an insight into the work of the association and the difficulties facing those with hearing problems.
  • Week 16 – 17th October 2017

    Jessica Leaper from the AWCP in Alameda Gardens – “The small park with a big message”.
  • Week 15 – 10th October 2017

    Charlotte Walliker, Chair of SSAFA, who explained how this UK based
    Charity provides welfare and support for those serving in the armed forces, veterans
    and armed forces families, and the provision for those resident in Gibraltar.
  • Week 14 – 3rd October 2017

    Minister for Equality and Housing, Samantha Sacramento, gave a talk entitled “Everybody different, everybody equal”.

    Following our successful Opera Night, a cheque for the money raised was presented to Marisa Desoiza from Cancer Relief.

    Eleanor Turpin presented a banner on behalf of Brian Hehn from Edmonton, Calgary.
  • Week 13 – 26th September 2017
    Business Meeting
  • Week 12 – 19th September 2017

    Members went on a Historic Walkabout with John Murphy. Starting at John Mackintosh square, we wended our way up to Governor’s Parade, along Town Range, past Ince’s Hall Theatre and on to the newly-renovated walk ways on Line Wall Road. As usual, John’s commentary was filled with an abundance of fascinating information supplemented by his collection of historical photographs. The final stop was the Angling Club for refreshments.
  • Week 11 – 12th September 2017

    William Serfaty gave a talk about The Pillars of the Phoenicians.
  • Week 10 – 5th September 2017

    Guest speaker Willa Vasquez talked about “The Gibraltar Society for the Visually Impaired Through The Years.”

    Get Well card and Fruit Box for Emily.
  • Week 9 – 29th August 2017
    Business Meeting

    PP Penny gave a talk about Meeting Protocols
  • Week 8 – 22nd August 2017
    Marian gave a talk about Mustard
  • Week 7 – 15th August 2017

    Charles Collinson from the EU Funds Programme

    Adrian presented a banner to Alan Priddy

    On Friday, Barbara and Penny presented a cheque to Benji Borastero, a local parathlete, to help his bid to become a Paralympian.
  • Week 6 – 8th August 2017

    Jon Hammerton from Alameda Gardens talked about “Education and the Gardening Clubs”.

    Two Canadian Rotarians, Brian Hehn from RC Edmonton and Kelly Frendo were welcomed by President Adrian.
  • Week 5 – 1st August 2017

    Anthony Debono of RGP Crime Prevention gave a talk about internet safety.
  • Week 4 – 25th July 2017
    End of month dine-out at The Gallery
  • Week 3 – 18th July 2017

    Leslie Linares of the Gibraltar Photographic Society spoke on the Flora of Gibraltar.
  • Week 2 – 11th July 2017

    The guest speaker was Commodore Walliker, CBF Gibraltar

    Chris Chase from RC Tooting
  • Week 1 – 4th July 2017

    The guest speaker was Anthony Pitaluga from the Gibraltar National Archive.

    Bob Preedy from RC Wrington Vale was welcomed by President Adrian.

    Rotarian Michael Jackson from RC Church and Osaldtwistle was due to attend the meeting, but ended up in hospital. Penny popped into The Rock to see how he was and exchanged banners with him.

Guest Speakers – 2016-2017