Club Archivist

The club has a new archivist in Hugh Miller and has expressed collective gratitude to the outgoing archivist, Euan Frew. Euan has done an immense job for the club manfully and manually archiving reports for over 25 years!  As a measure of the scale of his endeavours the archive for the current year fills two substantial ... More

Carrick Centre, Maybole (CAN Project)

The Community Services committee nominated Carrick Centre, Maybole as their prime charitable project last year. It has been a tremendous success, and would not have been possible without the help form Ayr Rotary Club. Coral McMillan, the manager at the Carrick Centre says: "We have had a brilliant, busy summer with ... More

Message in a Bottle Presentation at OiR

On Tuesday 18th July, Dr Neil Beattie of the Rotary Club of Ayr, Coordinator of Message in a Bottle, South Ayrshire explained the background and workings of Message in a Bottle to 60 members of Ayr’s Opportunity in Retirement at their regular fortnightly meeting in Newton Church Hall.  He showed the audience how to use ... More

Bake Off for Polio

Ayr Rotary Club held a bake off at St Leonard's Church on Saturday 6th May to raise money for the international initiative End Polio Now. Over 30 cakes, from a simple fruit scone to a frangipane tart on display were baked by Rotarians. Judge Geoff Russell from the Savoy Park Hotel had the unenviable task of ... More

Showcase Event at Dobbies

Ayr Rotary Club held an opening morning in Dobbies conservatory on Saturday 4th February. The many visitors were able to view the numerous projects which the Club undertake, including Aquabox the Scottish Poppy Appeal, the Ayrshire Coastal Path maintenance, Treasure Chest and Message in a Bottle and gain an insight ... More

Tuesday 11th October Rob Keating & Neil Beattie on Aquabox

There are two sizes of box available - the Gold and the Community. Aquabox Gold The AQUABOX GOLD is packed by the Aquabox team and filled with new, specially purchased, humanitarian goods to meet the basic needs of the recipients. The box is filled to capacity bringing the weight up the maximum shipping weight of ... More

Honours Board Young Citizen of the Year at Carrick Academy 2016

  It was the intention of the Rotary Club of Ayr Club to assist Secondary Schools within their Rotary area to be given the opportunity to have a School Honours Board for recording the achievement of their pupils/students who were awarded the Young Citizen of the Year. The Club chose a format which they knew had ... More

Message in a Bottle – Summer 2016

Report by Neil Beattie, May 2016 Launched one year ago, Message in a Bottle, a cooperative project organized firstly through our Rotary Cluster with the Rotary Clubs of Alloway, Ayr, Girvan, Prestwick and Troon, and eventually including the Ayr and Prestwick Lions, has now distributed over 10,000 bottles through over ... More