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Saturday, 10. September 2016 - 19:00
Joanna Chrzanowska
Martina has recently returned from Medellin, where she was made an Honorary Member of the Rotary Club for her support of the Mediation Project 'Hagamos Las Paces' - Lets Make Peace.  The project aims to build a culture of peace in a country that has suffered 50 years of civil war, huge internal displacement of... more
Friday, 27. May 2016 - 11:45
Des Sparkes
The dental charity Dental Mavericks which is run by Cally Gedge the wife of our Club Secretary Tony is currently in Essaouira Morocco with their volunteer dentist team treating the teeth of poor children at a school there. Yesterday they treated the teeth of 401 children after 13 hours of work. What fantastic work... more
Thursday, 3. March 2016 - 18:45
Joanna Chrzanowska
Look carefully. There is Tim Peake,the UK astronaut, and underneath, the Locks Heath Rotary banner affixed to the window of the International Space Station. Looks like you can see Italy below. Amazing!Jim and Dianne Fox visit Locks Heath Club in the UK, where some of the members have personal connections with Tim... more
Wednesday, 24. February 2016 - 17:30
Des Sparkes
Celebrate Rotary’s 111th anniversary: https://www.rotary.org/myrotary/en/news-media/announcements/celebrate-ro...
Tuesday, 1. December 2015 - 18:00
Des Sparkes
If you look at page 118 of this months December editihe on of Essential Magazine there is an article and photo of our clubs La Concha charity walk. You can also read the magazine on the internet if you go to the following webpage and click on the photo of this months magazine http://www.essentialmagazine.com/
Tuesday, 13. October 2015 - 15:45
Joanna Chrzanowska
It may be several degrees colder in the Nordic lands, but the people have warm and generous hearts. Or maybe it is the skill of our speakers? Johan Vystavel sends a brief report from the Nordic Rotarian Club. Anders made an excellent speech about our club and its projects, especially Hogar Betania.Einar followed suit... more
Sunday, 12. April 2015 - 21:30
Joanna Chrzanowska
Did you know that, over the course of a lifetime, one in four people will suffer from some form of mental illness?  For many years now mental health has not had the attention it deserves, indeed those with problems can be ignored or stigmatised. The organisation Acepsa aims to change this through giving people the... more
Thursday, 12. February 2015 - 10:30
Joanna Chrzanowska
What is Rotary all about? What do Rotarians do? What is like to belong to a Rotary Club?Nicole King of RTV Marbella interviewed Des Sparkes on Marbella Now. Saying that many people didn't know what Rotary was (and were embarrassed to ask); she got Des to describe the foundation and principles of Rotary in general.... more
Monday, 15. December 2014 - 13:15
Joanna Chrzanowska
By Richard Hayes We take toilets so much for granted these days in our part of the world that we can’t imagine how rare they are in most of the poorer countries. The lack of toilets and proper hygiene has terrible consequences. More than 2.5 billion people - nearly 40% of the world’s population - lack access to good... more
Thursday, 4. December 2014 - 12:30
Joanna Chrzanowska
Angeles Munoz, Mayor of Marbella and a Rotarian,  made a brief visit to our Club meeting on 20th November to emphasise the importance of working together with the foreign community in Marbella.It is estimated that 40% of the population of Marbella consists of foreign residents from some 137 countries, so clearly we... more