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A warm welcome to the Rotary Club Marbella-Guadalmina. We are one of only two English speaking, multi-national Rotary Clubs on the Costa del Sol, with around 35 members representing at least 10 different nationalities.  Rotary brings together a global network of volunteer leaders who dedicate their time and talent to tackle the world’s most pressing humanitarian challenges. Rotary connects 1.2 million members from more than 200 countries and geographical areas.
 

UPCOMING MEETINGS AND EVENTS in 2019

Please visit the Club Meetings page for more information on our meetings; or click on the links in entries below for more information on that meeting or event.

RCM-G wins Guinness World Record
for Marbella!

It's official. Our GWR Beetle Challenge at the Palacio de Congresos in October won the World Record for the number of people simultaneously playing the game of Beetle.
Below - two of the Beetle Team, Pamela Lake and Campbell Ferguson, showing off the certificate with the Mayor of Marbella.
How did we do it?

Thursdays 18th and 25th April
No lunch meetings on these two dates.

POSTPONED - Saturday 27 April RCMG Rotary Charity Motor Game
A car run with a difference - more details

Car run - postponed
Saturday 27 April 

Launch of the Irish Network Andaluz

(organiser Rotarian Shane O'Shea) at the Kempinksi Hotel, Estepona.
Thursday 2nd May
2pm at Cortijo de Ramiro

Speaker - Lars Larsson - Renewable Energy
Thursday 9th May
2pm at Cortijo de Ramiro

Speaker Miguel Such - Cardiologist - on the RC Malaga Project about CPR
Monday 13th May
10.30 in Casares (or earlier at Marbella/Estepona transport collection points)

Visit to the Urbaser recycling facility
- a Vocational visit organised by the RCM-G Plastics Team.


 
Tuesday 14th May
4th United Nationalities Marbella Summit 201910am - 2.30pm
Finca Amalur Alabardero

United Nationalities Marbella Summit (UNMS).


Hosted by Nicole King in English and televised, this is a unique opportunity to meet local influencers, other associations and find practical opportunities to be active in our community.
Thursday 16th May


There is no formal meeting on this day, as it is a very busy week for RCM-G Rotarians:

  • the visit to Urbaser on the 13th;
  • UNMS on the 14th; and
  • the Rotary National Congress in Malaga on the 17th and 18th.
Friday & Saturday 17th & 18th May
Congreso Nacional de Rotary de EspañaStarting at 9am each day.
Congreso Nacional de Rotary de España at the Hotel Sol Príncipe, Paseo Colorado 26 - 29620 Torremolinos, Málaga


BOOKING:   https://xn--congresorotaryespaa-d4b.es/inscripcion/ 
REGISTRATION DEADLINE 26/04/2019
Thursday 23rd May
Speaker Rotarian Hans-Juergen Hartmann on Implantology2pm at Cortijo de Ramiro
Speaker - Rotarian Hans-Juergen Hartmann, on Implantology
Sunday, 26th May

1pm (tbc).
English Garden Party at Barry’s home in El Madroñal. There will be lawn games and entertainment. 40€ per person
Thursday 30th May
2pm at Cortijo de Ramiro

Speaker Ruby Schottey on Qigong and Tai Chi

We now have an open Facebook group
to share knowledge and ideas
about reducing plastic waste.







Go to  facebook.com/RotaryClubMarbellaGuadalmina 
and select Groups on the right hand side to join.
We already have loads of useful and interesting
information about initiatives all over the world.
 

VISITORS

Visiting Rotarians - you will be most welcome, but it is ESSENTIAL to let us know you are coming.  Please email Linda Eccles, our Sergeant at Arms, saa@marbella-guadalmina-rotary.club, to ensure you have a place (if clicking the email link doesn't work, just copy and paste it into the "To:" field of your email program). For our regular Thursday lunchtime meetings, the meeting cost is normally €27; it includes a welcome drink, a starter and main course, wine etc. with the meal, and a coffee (a separate tip of €2 for the staff is requested). Please arrive at 2pm for fellowship; the meal commences at 2.30pm and the meeting finishes promptly at 4pm (but you will normally be welcome to remain after that time for further fellowship).

Potential Members - if you wish to be considered for membership of our club, you may attend as a guest (normal meeting cost, as above, applies). Please contact our Membership team leader, Dr Ian Kuah, membership@marbella-guadalmina-rotary.club, to request an invitation to a  meeting, giving either a very brief resume of yourself and why you believe that you would make a good Rotarian, or other reason why you would like to attend (if clicking the email link doesn't work, just copy and paste it into the "To:" field of your email program).

Contact Us

Visit our Club Meetings page for details of where we meet.
If you would like to receive information about joining our Rotary club, contact our Membership team leader, Dr Ian Kuah.
Contact the leader of our Service Projects Team, Martina Spann, on matters related to fund-raising.

Visit our FaceBook page.



Keep in touch with us on Twitter.


Meet up with us via Meetup
  

Projects

Our goal is to give effective and immediate, lasting help. As an international Club we are not only active in Marbella and the Costa del Sol, but also worldwide.

Learn more about our aid projects.    Please visit HERE to make a difference as a sponsor.

Rotary's six areas of focus 


 

Club Meetings

Our club meetings take place on Thursdays at 1400 hrs in the Restaurante El Cortijo de Ramiro, Urb Guadalmina baja, C/11 next to the Guadalmina Hotel, 29670 San Pedro, Marbella. Please click through to the Club Meetings page for full information.

Are you a member of another Rotary Club?

You are welcome to join our meetings, but must let us know in advance, to help organise the catering. 

Club Blog

Tuesday, 12. February 2019 - 16:45
Ian James
New member Robert Cazan has massively reduced the average age of the Club. Welcome... more
Wednesday, 19. December 2018 - 17:00
Ian James
Hogar Betania (https://www.hogarbetania.es/) is in one of the poorest and most crime... more
Saturday, 17. November 2018 - 17:30
Ian James
How are we going to fill this with people? The small team of members from RC Marbella-... more