Dr Mona Andreasson becomes our new President on June 28th, she last held the post in 2006.
Now living in Bagshot, Mona qualified as a dentist from Umeå University in Northern Sweden and has now been practicing dentistry for over twenty years. Her first position was in Degerfors, Sweden where she worked for seven years until moving to England in 1996.
Peter Allen, Club Treasurer - past president and past DGM, welcomes our new club member Jenny Thornton, owner of JLT Business services which helps SME's and business start ups. Jenny is very active supporting and actioning a wide variety of community projects.
The Club makes public collections at Christmas time for choosen chairties and as required to assist with major national and international emergencies.
The collections are made under licence from Surrey Heath Borough,
In March we collected £1700.00 in Frimley and Camberley Town centre in aid of Ukraine Humanatarian crisis and subsquent donations have brought the total £4000.
In December we raised £1800.00 for local charieties collecting outside Bagshot and Frimley Waitrose stores and Long Acres Nurseries Windlesham.
New Medical Capacity Building Training Centre , Ain Wazein Medical Village was opened on 29th April 2022.
A Rotary Global grant combined, with locally generated donations funded the advance simulation equipment for the centre
The Medical Villgae delivers health care to 350, 000 inhabitants and trains some 1000 nurses and medical students per year.
The new training facilities, with its practical simulations and training demonstrations will increase the student capacity and reduce the training time needed to qualify front-line medical staff for service in the community.
Supporting Boroughs new 'start -up' business initiative working with Sarah Croke, currently Mayor of Surrey Heath, and networking specialist and entrapreneur, Jenny Thornton. The aim is for people to build up experience of serving the public and acquire the confidence that comes when working within an active business community.
Summer Food Camps, Schools, Judo Clubs even Swimming Clubs have been helped out by our Marquee and Gazebo team.
Usually, out loan on for mostly happy events such as Christenings, Anniversaries and occasionaly to accomodate mourners, the team used the stock of canvas coverings to help organisations battle on through the lockdowns.
Boxing up for Xmas 2021. Despite the restriction imposed due to the Pandemic the club assembled, packed and delivered over 90 parcels across Camberley to bring some good cheer to individuals and families.
Some taken direct to their door and others through helping agencies!
Our thanks to Derek Kearnes , Peter Allin and Greg Scott for leading the project this year and for The Square Camberley for providing safe premises for the collation and packing operation.
Our partnership with Rotary Cadmos - Lebanon.
Joint Projects now include providing and distributing Bedding and Linen to residents.
15000 Adult Incontinence pads for the elderly
Advanced simulation equipment for medical training.
It began following the Beirut Docks Explosion August 4th 2020.
Chrissie Lawson, presenting the 6th Year leavers from Cordwalles School with the Rotary dictionairies.
Whether you are volunteering by helping your local community set up a foodbank or responding to local and international disasters, there is a project or activity to suit everyone. By volunteering with Rotary, you know that you will be changing people’s lives for the better.