Visit to INTU Braehead – Tuesday 21 November

Rotary Club of Renfrew, Club Visit to Braehead
(Not a Shopping trip)
DATE – 21st November 2017
Time to be confirmed 2.30pm-3.00pm possibly later. If Rotaract & Interact wish to join.
Bruce Harley has agreed to give us a tour of Braehead to see some of the behind the scenes processes, and to give us a history of the site of where Braehead now occupies. Meeting place to be advised.

We will be leaving Braehead in time to be at the Rotary meeting in the evening.

For further details contact Marion Wallace.

Annual Dinner – 1920s Murder Mystery, Friday 3rd November

Join us for one of a Murder Mystery evening at the Normandy Hotel in Renfrew. The Murder Mystery night take place in various forms, with numerous different plots. Will someone sitting next to you be another guest or an actor who will shortly slump to the floor? Keep your super sleuth hat on all evening and a keen eye out for clues and overheard conversations. You will be given the opportunity to guess ‘Whodunnit’ and a prize given to the winner. In the unlikely event of everyone guessing correctly, we draw the winner from a hat.

Tickets £35.00 per head

Contact David O’Rorke on 07812 437 559

Charlie’s Apple Feast Saturday 2nd September 2017

International committee are having an apple feast afternoon consisting apple pie, crumble, sandwiches, sausage rolls, tea coffee etc etc and fellowship at Charlie Newlands House Glebe Street on Saturday 2nd September 2017 between 1.00pm until 4.30pm open door invitations, In aid of Murabi School. Every one welcome along with their friends and families.

There is also a tombola stall.
Tickets are £5.00.

East Kilbride Kittoch Rotary Car Tour 12th August

East Kilbride Kittoch Rotary Car Tour this year will be held on the 12th of August 2017. President Gail has chosen the Royal Voluntary Service (formerly known as WRVS) as her charity for this year and all proceeds from the day will go to that very worthwhile charity.

Open to classic and iconic cars, plus sports cars of all ages. A pleasant, un-timed tour of just over 100starting at the Riverside Museum in Glasgow and finishing in Carmunnock

An entry fee of £50* per car includes and tea for two at the finish. The event is open to all.

*All proceeds after event expenses will be donated to the

Royal Voluntary Service. You are welcome to add to your entry fee by having your car sponsored for the event by friends and colleagues. Full details at

or by calling Laura Fleming on 01355 263295

Dunkirk the Movie – 31st July 2017

Dunkirk the Movie and a club visit to Govan Rotary

Monday 31st July 2017

David Shan and Martin Moir are organising a visit to Govan Rotary followed by a trip to the movies on lunchtime, Monday 31 July.
Estimated cost £20.00 including lunch and cinema entry.

Renfrew Rotary Handover Dinner

27th JUNE 2017
That time again. President Paul Maiolani hands over office to John Morrison. John taking office for a second term at Rotary Club of Renfrew. Thanks to Paul for his very successful year in office. Paul continued the good work of past presidents at Renfrew and led the club from the front showing great enthusiasm and endeavour during his time as President. A very enjoyable night was had by rotarians, families and guests. We now look forward to another successful year under John’s leadership and wish John well. I’m sure he can look forward to his year and the support from all members of Rotary club of Renfrew.

2017 Highland Walk in aid of End Polio Now

On 14 May 2017, A. Wilson of the Rotary Club of Renfrew has organised a Highland Walk in aid of End Polio Now.
There are 2 options for the walk as follows :
a) Kings House to Tyndrum, a 19.4 mile walk commencing at 0900hrs.
b) Bridge of Orchy to Tyndrum, a distance of 9 miles commencing at 1100hrs.
Further details will be supplied nearer to the date for anyone wishing to take part.

At the conclusion of the walk, the walkers will meet at the main fundraising area, at The Green Wellie, where an area has been set aside for the participants to enjoy a well earned sandwich, soup and tea or coffee. Transport between the various locations is expected to be available throughout the day to ensure that walkers are reunited with their vehicles at the end of the day.

Rotarians, friends and family are most welcome to join us for all or part of the walk, or just to show your support along the way.

For further details, please contact Andrew Wilson, (Foundation Chair), Rotary Club of Renfrew. Ph : 07932 985 093.

Weekly Meetings

We hold weekly meetings at The Normandy Hotel, Inchinnan Rd, Renfrew PA4 9EJ. Telephone: 0141 886 4100. Tuesday, 5:45pm for 6:00pm

Bill Gates

"One thing is for certain. The world would not be where it is without Rotary, and it won't get where it needs to go without Rotary." Bill Gates, founder of Microsoft.


The president for 2016/2017 is Paul Maiolani. Iain said "Exciting times, I'm really looking forward to building on the success of Rotary in Renfrew over the last 63 years".


"I was introduced to Renfrew Rotary in 2005 through a business contact. Joining was the best business decision I have ever made" – David Atkinson, CO2 Design, Paisley.