Welcome to the Hayle Rotary Club Website. Our Club was formed in 1973 and is situated in the South-West of Cornwall, UK. Further information about the Club itself and the area are available through the links above. Hayle Rotary is an inclusive Club and welcomes members both new and visiting.
Meetings will be held every Monday (except Bank Holidays ) at 7pm The White Hart Hotel Foundry Square Hayle . We look forward to meeting you. You can contact our Secretary, Rtn David Raymer 01736 755029 or email us.
International Visitor to Hayle Club .
Monday 13th May we had the pleasure of a past member of the Hayle Rotary Club who visited us for the first time since he emigrated to Australia . Rtn Derek Button was welcomed by old friends and new to the Club he joined in 1996 . Since moving to Australia some 8 years ago he joined Rotary in a small town north of Sidney and has been President of the Club . Derek gave the club a very interesting talk on his life in Australia. It was a real pleasure to see him looking so well . Sorry about the weather but we understand why you moved down under .
Club attends District Assembly 2013 .
9 members of the Club attended the 2013 District Assembly at St Austell .
After as very interesting presentation by Youth Speaks members on Polio eradication and a presentation by Penryn Interact Club, Rotarians dispersed to their respective training venues. Value information was passed to club representatives .
After the event the Club members joined DGE Stephen and his wife Carol at a local hostelry for refreshment and fellowship.
PRESIDENTS NIGHT 2013
ROTARIAN JOHN LLOYD with his wife Mary held his Presidents night at the West Cornwall Golf Club recently and with the members of the club and their partners enjoyed a very pleasant evening .
Special guest speaker was retired headmaster of Penpol School Bob Young .
District Governor John James and his wife Del also attended and presented on behalf of the Club three Paul Harris Fellows to the following Rotarians .
Norman Emberson , David Jones and Sam Quick
President John gave a brief introduction to all three recipients congratulating them on their award . Each Rotarian had given time and effort in various ways through the many years they had been a Rotarian with the Hayle Club .
We also had an International guest , Ventalin Stefan the GSE team Leader from Romania who is visiting the District for the last GSE in the present format .
Ventalin Stefan GSE Team Leader being presented with a Hayle Club Banner by President John Lloyd
Presentation of PHF to Rtn John Runnalls
On Monday 13th May President John Lloyd in front of the club presented a truly earned PHF to Rtn John Runnalls who has been a Rotarian since 1982 one of the longest serving members of the Club . For many years was the resident driver for club outings and trips to Pornic France with his bus company .
President John presenting a PHF to Rtn John Runnalls .
Local Youth Support
2013 has brought more demand on the club and we have been able to respond to these financial demands and requests by supporting three local sporting clubs with £250 each for vital equipment . Hayle RFC mini’s, Hayle AFC juniors and Hayle Judo Kwai
Hayle School Annual International Chef competition awards presented by Hayle Rotary
St Julia Hospice presented with a cheque for £2000 for the purchase of two syringe drivers .
With Hayle Lions and the late Hayle Inner Wheel, Hayle Rotary have supported Hayle Day Care Centre in the acquisition of a new industrial Microwave . £300 donated .
$150 sent out to Tasmania bushfire appeal where the DG James Wilcox will put the money towards the building of a Community Centre after over 100 houses and a school were destroyed by Fire .
‘ Children of the Andes’ supported to the tune of $375 to support a pupil for a year
D 1290 clubs Literacy Box appeal for Uganda
The Club was able to support this appeal to the tune of several hundreds of pounds enough to purchase a box . This will gain a multiple addition by being part of an RI grant.
Hayle Rotary club supports the Poppy Appeal
Hayle Rotarians were out on the streets of Hayle over the last week supporting the annual Poppy appeal . Rtns Walter Bibby , George Stone, John Gorst , Sam Quick and David Raymer manned various locations in the Town. This is just one avenue of service the Club makes to those who have made in many cases the ultimate sacrifice for the freedom we enjoy today .
Results from the Poppy Team . Hayle Rotary members collected over £400 from the location, ranging from £183 – £22 . The locations and dates of collection made a difference . Shirley Hayes the Hayle Poppy organiser wished to express her gratitude to those members of Hayle Rotary who made the effort and stood for several hours collecting .
St Julia’s Hospice benefits from Charity meal
Hayle Rotary held a very successful Charity Meal recently at the Old Quay House Hayle . The Licensee Mr Trevor Richards and his wife gave up the use of their restaurant for the evening where over a 100 guests enjoyed a delicious three course meal . A Raffle was held with tremendous donated prizes .Over £900 was raised on the Evening .
The Club has identified an item of equipment that the Hospice will purchase from the evenings proceeds . A syringe Driver . A cheque for £2000 was presented to the Hospice in Jan 2013 which will provide two new drivers . Sister Sam Pleasance of the Hospice said that the two new drivers will make a big difference to the provision of care within the Hospice .
We would like to thank Rtn George Stone for organising this event and using it to celebrate his 75th birthday with family and friends .
Sister Sam Pleasance and Colleague from the Hospice accepting the £2000 cheque from Hayle Rotary Club and displaying similar drivers that will be purchased . Jan 2013 .
The Richards for their kind hospitality .
Death of Past Rotarian , It is with sadness that I have to inform the Club of the Death of former Club member. Percival Lionel Williams MBE . He was a Police Sergeant in Hayle until 1984.
International acclaim for Hayle sponsored peace fellow
Helen TANNER who was sponsored by the Rotary Club of Hayle and District 1290 has successfully completed her three month Rotary Peace Fellowship Course in Thailand .
This attached photo shows her receiving her graduation certificate at the recent award ceremony .
The Rotary District 1290 and Hayle Rotarian’s send there warmest congratulations to Helen on her recent achievement .
2013 Helen is working in Masarata with an international team from Europe .
Really using all her skills that she has gained from her many courses and the Rotary Peace Fellowship . We wish her the very best in all her endeavours .
CAR SHOW 2012
The Event was opened by Martin Baillie of Radio Cornwall fame. A great day was had by all. The owners of the superb vehicles that were on show . The Family pets who turned up for the Fun Dog show with their owners , wagged tails and chewed biscuits to win coveted rosettes .
Over £3000 (gross ) was raised for Charitable purposes by Rotary and Inner Wheel members along with many local charities who use the event to advertise their services . Cancer Groups , RBL , RNLI to name a few . We are very pleased to be able to give them the exposure they deserve and hope that they are able also to raise much needed funds .
Hayle Inner Wheel supplying Cakes and Tea for the Car show visitors
Car Show BBQ in full production