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7 & 8 Speech Contest PLAINS ROTARY SPEECH CONTEST 2022 The Primary Schools’ Speech Contest began in the Mid-Canterbury region by the Rotary Club of Ashburton Plains in an effort to encourage young people to gain experience at public speaking.…

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PLAINS ROTARY SPEECH CONTEST 2022 The  Primary Schools’ Speech Contest began in the Mid-Canterbury region by the Rotary Club of Ashburton Plains in an effort to encourage young people to gain experience at public speaking. The students participate in at…

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The Rotary Club of Ashburton Plains gathered on Wednesday 17th of August for a business meeting (no. 2276) featuring a full agenda. We were joined for the evening by Assistant Governor Matt and Gabrielle Sullivan from the Lincoln club. After…

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Almond Royds Paul Harris Fellow June 2022  Last Wednesday President of the Rotary Club of Ashburton Plains, Bob Girvan presented long standing member Almond Royds with one of Rotary’s top honours, a Paul Harris Fellowship. The presentation of Paul Harris…

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Charles Ross from the Mt Somers Walkway gave us an interesting talk at our meeting on Wednesday about his passion for tramping and his envolvment with Mt Somers walkway. At the end of the evening President Bob Girvan presented Charles…

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An opportunity for another set of school leaders to participate in community service. Ashburton Intermediate leaders assisted the Plains Rotary Club to deliver meals during the week of 26 – 30 July. Seen here Rose Jackson and Liam Walker ready…

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Incoming President Bob Girvan had great pleasure in inducting Jaimee Blythe into the Club during the annual changeover. Congratulations Jaimee Jaimee with President Bob Brio: Jaimee Blythe Current employment: ASB Bank Position: Home Ownership Manager Time: 11 years Jaimee started…

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Plains Rotary along with Ashburton Rotary each donated $5,000 to the Ashburton Aviation Museum. The funds will assist with the museum’s new lighting upgrade for their hangar. Ashburton Aviation Museum president Stephen Johnston said the funding would be used to…

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The Ashburton Fire Brigade has through various means, developed a museum of a very high standard which attracts both local and national visitors. Their aim is to continue to show and develop the proud history of the local brigade as…