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Friday, 13. September 2019 - 16:15
Joanna Chrzanowska
District Governor Arturo Alagón Valderas visited our Club on September 12th 2019 (with ever-helpful ADG Alain Pierard) and brought us up to date on recent initiatives in District.With Martina Spann's help in translating, he presented the 'toolbox'  - quick access to key personnel - and in English if required.  ... more
Tuesday, 10. September 2019 - 12:45
Joanna Chrzanowska
Should we find a new Club ‘Sede’ or base?The year began with a review of alternative options for the Club’s premises. A list of criteria was drawn up and several hotels and restaurants visited by a task force of members. None of the options fully met all the criteria, although the closest was an upstairs room at Los... more
Tuesday, 12. February 2019 - 16:45
Ian James
New member Robert Cazan has massively reduced the average age of the Club. Welcome Robert, we know you will be an active member, as you have been so keen already. Below: Past President Tony Gedge gave Robert his membership pin at the social meeting on 1st February. And Robert with his mentor Martina Spann, who heads... more
Wednesday, 19. December 2018 - 17:00
Ian James
Hogar Betania (https://www.hogarbetania.es/) is in one of the poorest and most crime ridden areas of Spain. Their mission is to help anyone who is in a situation of social exclusion (homeless, inmates and ex-inmates, immigrants, women victims of trafficking, families, immigrants ...).   Much more than a hostel,... 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-Guadalmina were awed by the first sight of the hall they had to fill. Aircraft hangar might be a more appropriate description. Generously donated free of charge by Marbella Town Hall, who are very supportive of the expatriate... more
Sunday, 2. September 2018 - 12:15
Joanna Chrzanowska
The last day of August saw a Club Social meeting, in the first floor meeting room of Los Naranjos. 40 or so members, visitors, friends and guests sampled the 25 € meal. And the wine!  RC Marbella brought a number of guests, and  Saeko presided over the raffle. Prizes were generously donated by Ralph, who had co-... more
Saturday, 30. June 2018 - 13:00
Joanna Chrzanowska
Dear Friends in Rotary,Philip and I are so touched by the love that was shown to us both on Thursday….We can’t get over the lovely cards…presents and awards that you bestowed on two old Crumblies…..The last time Phil had an award was when he was breeding Cattle and I last had one when I was taking my Speech and drama... more
Wednesday, 23. May 2018 - 12:45
Joanna Chrzanowska
Martina Spann represented our Club at a meeting of Costa Del Sol Rotary Clubs, to plan the National Congress in Malaga, 17-18 May 2019.Clubs agreed to find sponsors for the event and contact national media. About 300 rooms will be needed, and the hotel may be in Torremolinos. The Congress is designed to provide... more
Tuesday, 6. March 2018 - 17:00
Joanna Chrzanowska
Volunteering at Aspandem is easy and very rewarding.If you are interested in volunteering you need to contact the following person for a meeting and further information. Cristina is Head of Leisure and Volunteers. Cristina RodriguezResponsible de Ocio Inclusive y VoluntariadoTel:952 78 76 50ocio@aspandem.org You can... more
Tuesday, 21. November 2017 - 11:30
Joanna Chrzanowska
The Rotary Foundation (TRF) is Rotary's own and only charity that has spent over $3 billion in the last 100 years on sustainable, life changing projects. Rotary Clubs must navigate a strict application process to obtain access to TRF funds for their projects.  At a recent seminar in Malaga, Marbella-Guadalmina's... more