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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
Monday, 17. November 2014 - 21:30
Joanna Chrzanowska
About 35 Rotarians, including the Nordic Rotary members,  visited Hogar Betania in La Linea on Saturday 15th November. Begona Arana welcomed us and gave us a tour of the premises.  The outside of the buildings have been painted with impressive drawings by local artists.The perimeter fence and gate has also been... more
Saturday, 6. December 2014 - 20:30
Joanna Chrzanowska
Our Club Christmas Party is on Saturday, 6th December, 2014 at the Hotel Los Monteros Arrive for 8.30 pm     Welcome Drink with CanapésDinner Menu Carabinero Cream with Seafood Tartar Sirloin of Iberian Pork with Turmeric and Vegetable Tagine Lime-Lemon Pie with Crushed Strawberries Bread, Water, Soft Drinks and... more
Friday, 4. July 2014 - 11:00
Joanna Chrzanowska
Autistic children have many difficulties and needs. Most people know that they can feel overwhelmed by the outside world; some also find it hard to communicate verbally. After a presentation to the Club by Paulene Angela Nissen from the Autistic Assocation Angel Riviere,it was decided to present the Association with... more
Friday, 13. June 2014 - 12:45
Joanna Chrzanowska
These are some interesting highlights of the Congress, from Arme's report, which you can read in full here.   http://www.rotaryclub-marbella-g.org/content/report-district-2203-congre... Graciela Waen has been an exceptionally proactive and energetic Governor. Bill Gates chooses to work with Rotary rather than... more
Monday, 3. February 2014 - 23:45
Joanna Chrzanowska
By Laurie Taylor At a well attended meeting on 30th January, District Governor Graziela Waen gave a charismatic talk, challenging Members to consider how, as Rotarians, we deal with life’s problems; we see ourselves and we see our Rotary Club? Taking the Rotary wheel as inspiration, she helped her audience to draw up... more