Dalmilling Bikes Project

Ayr Rotary Delivers! On Wednesday morning, only a week after the first bike was delivered by Ayr Rotary to Dalmilling Primary School, a further 12 bikes were delivered by members of Ayr Rotary to the school. Incoming Community Service Convenor Paul Williams had described the project on local social media and had received ... More

Charity Christmas Concert – 7 December 2019

The long-awaited Christmas Concert took place in Ayr town hall last Saturday and what a spectacle it was! Almost every seat was taken despite the stormy weather and the show was certainly worth braving the elements to see and hear. The event had been staged by our club together with the Salvation Army’s Ayr ... More

Charity Quiz Night Success – 15 November 2019

The Horizon Hotel was abuzz last Friday as members and guests assembled for our fund-raising charity quiz in aid of the local Parkinson’s group and Samuel’s Smile charity for kids with rare diseases. We were dazzled by organisers Hazel McCully and John Dunlop; not by their general knowledge but by their spectacula... More

Ayr Rotary Club 2019 Annual Charity Golf Day at Belleisle

A shotgun start at 9.30am on Friday 10 May saw eighteen teams tee-off to compete in the Ayr Rotary Club Annual Charity Golf Day at Belleisle Park. This event is the main fund-raiser in the club’s calendar, and raised an amazing £10,000-plus for local charities. The principal beneficiaries this year were Whiteleys ... More

Annual Charity Golf Day Friday 10 May 2019

Our annual golf event takes place on Friday 10 May 2109. We are retaining the successful format of a shotgun start at 9.30am followed by drinks, snacks and prize-giving in the Belleisle clubhouse. This creates a good social atmosphere with everything completed by 3.00pm We are supporting two cancer charities this year - ... More

Young Carers Training Event – 31 January 2019

A young carer is under 18 years old, or has reached the age of 18 years and remains a pupil at school. A young person may become a young carer as the result of a family member’s illness, disability, mental health problems, or the misuse of drugs or alcohol in the home. Young carers may help someone with all manner of ... More

Food Bank Donations Thank-You – 15 January 2019

The club was honoured to receive a certificate of appreciation from the Salvation Army for the food donations made by the members through the monthly collections organised by Muir Austin. The certificate was sent under cover of this letter from Major Linda Watson to Muir. “Dear Members, You have left me and the ... More

Ayr Rotary display at VASA Event – 7 December 2018

Last Friday, half a dozen or so members turned out  to help with a display of Rotary projects at the Voluntary Action South Ayrshire (VASA) Strictly Seniors event at Ayr Town Hall. This annual event was a mix of entertainment and information relevant to senior citizens, with plenty light refreshments throughout the day ... More

Brian Kelsey – Crossroads – 23 October 2018

Crossroads Caring Scotland is one of the country's leading voluntary sector providers of support for carers and their families. It is a not-for-profit organisation with over 35 years of experience, providing support for vulnerable people and their carers. Whether the person being cared for is a loved one living with ... More

Charity Race Night 12 Oct 2018

Ayr Rotary Club are holding a Charity Race Night on Friday 12 Oct 2018, starting at 7pm, in Ayr Rugby Club, Millbrae, Alloway, Ayr KA7 4PJ. The format will be eight races, where guests can bet on the horses and receive cash prizes if they win. There is a buffet included and of course the bar is open. These nights are ... More