The Rotary Club of Irvine Seagate
Also . . .
During this year, three club members served at District level:
The Marymass hot dog stall again supported both the Festival and Rotary charities.
In June 2018, Ian & Louise took their 26-y-o motorhome on the Rotary
Grand Tour organised by RI President Denis Spiller to bring the Polio
campaign to the attention of the public. During the Tour week, they visited
twelve Districts from Scotland and northern England, from St Andrews to Coventry,
and Llandudno to Harrogate, and also raised some sponsorship before and during
Taking Seagate Rotary to Glasgow (DG Gary Louttit on left), to Llandudno (President & members) and to Halifax RIBI President Denis Spiller at the only motorhome in the Tour)
from Orleans Beauce-Sologne visited in early June, highlights
being the visits to Dumfries House and the day trip to Arran. Michel Pioux
was enrolled as an Honorary Member of the Club, in recognition of his role
in establishing and continuing the jumelage.
parcels were again prepared for Christmas distribution, packing being
held, following tradition, in Jim F.'s garage (with doors open - fuel for
personal internal heat combustion was supplied in the house afterwards).
A Shanghai Supper was held in October chez Ian & Louise Dickson.