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Poppy Appeal 2020

  The PoppyScotland Appeal for Ayr is run through Ayr Rotary. As we are unable to collect and sell poppies in the normal way, we are inviting peole to make on online doination. Simply click the button to be taken to the official donating page.Thanks for your support.

Zoom Quizzers Battle It Out – 12 October 2020

Thanks are due to John Dunlop and members of his committee for organising the club’s first-ever Zoom Quiz. Twelve single or two-person teams took part in what was an enjoyable half-hour trying to dredge up memories of places visited, pop artists of yesteryear, and bits of globally-recognised product brands. The workings of the Zoom platform […]

Lock-Up Clean-Up

Through the endeavours of Neil Beattie and the cooperation of South Ayrshire Council the club now has a lock-up for the storage of non-valuable equipment including the Message-in-a-Bottle items. As a quid-pro-quo gesture, President Ian and Eileen Alexander, Neil, Ron Ireland and Harry Jackson spent an hour or two (well only an hour in Ian […]

Ayr Rotary Helps Beach Clean Effort – 18 September 2020

On a delightfully gentle warm, late-summer day twelve members of the club, together with half-a-dozen friends and family, joined forces with Belleisle Rangers and others to take part in the annual Climate Week’s Ayr Beach Clean. This was a great opportunity for Ayr Rotary to demonstrate its commitment to community issues by donning Rotary tabards, […]

Club visit by new DG Angela Samson – 15 September 2020

Angela Samson, District 1230’s new Governor, paid a virtual visit to our club to outline her views and plans for this Rotary year. She began by telling us that, although now living in Renfrewshire, she is proud to consider herself a Glaswegian at heart and that her interest in Rotary began when a friend asked […]

Do you shop at Amazon?

Many of our members are shopping online at Amazon. But did you know that Amazon will make a donation to your nominated charity from every purchase you make? It’s so simple, the Amazon Smile site is exaclty the same as the main Amazon site. Make sure you always use https://smile.amazon.co.uk , make Rotary Club of Ayr […]

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 third-sector groups including, for […]

The Great Big Zoom Quiz 6 Oct 2020

This is no ordinary quiz… this is Ayr Rotary’s Great Big Zoom Quiz. Starting at 7pm on Tuesday 6 October 2020. Look out for an email from John Dunlop, who will send a link to allow members to enter the Zoom meeting. There will be slides shown on screen for you to identify. There are  […]

150 Years of Ayr Football – 1 September 2020

In another Zoom presentation organised by John Dunlop, Ayr United’s historian, Duncan Carmichael, took Ayr Rotary members on the long and interesting journey of organised football in Ayr. Duncan related how, as the town grew, football was on a seemingly never-ending journey for a home of its own. From its formation on the Low Green […]

5K Challenge

Huff, puff, splash!  This is what half of the membership of Ayr Rotary gets up to on Friday mornings or thereabouts.  Lockdown due to Covid 19 has caused all of the Club’s fundraising activities to be cancelled but the need in the community is even greater than before. One of the members suggested that every […]