Jeely Jar collection goes to Ayrshire Women’s Hub – 7 September 2020

Founded in January 2018 by Angie-Leigh McPike and Gabriella Baronello, AWH is an early stages community interest group. It operates from warm, friendly walk-in premises where women can go to socialise, learn and empower each other through free workshops, surgeries and classes. It is also a bridge to several other amazing ... More

Jeely Jar Surprise for Crossroads – 4 January 2020

  As all members know to their cost, the club’s “jeely jar” is faithfully passed around the company at our weekly meetings and members contribute the small, loose change from their pockets and purses. Every so often a local charity receives an unexpected windfall from the jar. This time it was the turn of ... More

Women’s Hub receive Treasure Chest Grant

  The Rotary Club of Ayr recently awarded a cheque for £250 to The Ayrshire Women’s Hub following their successful application to the Rotary Club’s Treasure Chest. The Women’s Hub is an empowering social space offering support, activities, events, therapies and simply a safe place to go to relax and ... More

Big Help for Newton Primary School

John Ewing, President Ieuan, Neil Beattie and Ron Ireland visited Newton Primary School to present a cheque for £4,150 to the staff and pupils. The money is primarily for "Starter Packs" which will be purchased and handed out to needy families, over an extended period, within the framework of the initial request to Ayr ... More

AGM Meeting / SADSA Treasure Chest Presentation – 29 May 2018

Last week’s meeting was our AGM when the usual, end-of-year, administrative business was efficiently dealt with by President Craig Wilson and Secretary Douglas Haddow. Short reports were delivered on scatter week visits to Cumnock, Troon, Kilmarnock and Alloway Rotary clubs.   During the course of the ... More

Carrick Centre Community Service Project Award – 5 December 2017

In April of this year the club donated £1000 to the Carrick Centre in Maybole to support trainees who have barriers to employment and to gain valuable work experience. The Carrick CAN (Create and Nurture) 15-week programme for these Young Adults with Additional Support Needs was considered a great success by all. Each ... More

Unity Grill – Treasure Chest – 12 Oct 2017

Craig Alexander and Ron Ireland made a formal presentation of a £200 Treasure Chest cheque to Angela McNay, founder of Unity Grill. Craig had been instrumental in encouraging Angela to make an application to help provide a baby changing facility within the soon-to-be opened social enterprise restaurant on the corner ... More

Carrick Centre, Maybole Visit

Ayr Rotary Club have donated £1000 to the Carrick Centre in Maybole to support trainees who have barriers to employment and are supported by a Support and Guidance Worker to gain valuable work experience in Hospitality, Admin, Maintenance, Youth Work and House Keeping. The Carrick CAN (Create and Nurture) is a 15 week ... More

Treasure Chest Donation

From the Ayr Rotary Treasure Chest, President Harry Peters presents a cheque for £200 to Gillian Melrose the Rainbow Leader of Ayrshire South Girl Guiding at their Monday night meeting in Kingcase Parish Church. This donation will help toward traveling expenses for a large event on 20th May, when 300 young Rainbows ... More

Tuesday 20th December Cheque Presentation

  Marie Doran of Ayrshire Young Carers who was a guest at our final evening of 2016, accepts a cheque for £300 from Craig Wilson, Secretary of Ayr Rotary Club and John Ewing, Community Service Convenor. The money was raised from the Ayr Rotary Christmas raffle. More