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

Stewart Keating raises £420

Rob Keating's son Stewart competed in the Edinburgh 24-hour endurance race and raised £420 to be split equally between the Teenage Cancer trust and Ayrshire Young Parkinsons Group Scotland. Stewart ran with his wife Fiona, and daughter Megan cheered them on. Thanks once again to Stewart for his sterling effort and to the ... More

Rise Against Hunger Saturday 21st July at the Braehead Arena, Glasgow

The Rise Against Hunger Scottish initiative was first raised by Gary Louttit when he was District Governor last year. Ayr Rotary Club offered manpower and financial support. Four intrepid Ayr Rotarians went along to the Braehead Arena for a 10.00 start. Craig, Ieuan, John and Douglas donned their respective hair nets and ... More

2018 Annual Charity Golf Day

A shotgun start at 9.30am on Saturday 12 May saw sixteen 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, raising an amazing £10,000, and the principal beneficiary this year was local charity South Ayrshire Dementia ... More

Ayr Rotary Showcase Event at Dobbies

Ayr Rotary Club are holding an open morning in Dobbies conservatory on Saturday 24th February from 10.00 to 12.30. Visitors will 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 ... More

Raffle win by the Beggs

Helen Begg scooped a big prize in the raffle in aid of the Amuka Fundation at the recent Majestic wine-tasting. Although Helen wasn't present to pick up the prize personally, Jimmy later accepted it, somewhat enthusiastically, on her behalf! More

Annual Charity Golf Day, Friday 12th May

On a bright, perfect Friday morning on 13th May, at 9.30am on the sound of an air horn, twenty teams teed off simultaneously by a shotgun start, for the annual Rotary Club of Ayr charity golf event held at Belleisle, having fuelled themselves with bacon butties beforehand. A calm, still day, coupled with warm sun and a ... 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