Rotary Club of Reading Maiden Erlegh Club Diary

Tuesday 2nd July

Maggie Wardle will be taking about Dreamflight -a UK charity that changes young lives through taking children with a serious illness or disability, without their parents, on the holiday of a lifetime to Orlando, Florida.

Tuesday 9th July

Professor Ann Sheen OBE was a former CEO of The Royal Berks Hospital. Her talk is entitled "From Student Nurse to Chief Executive and Beyond" 

Tuesday 16th July

Jan Kershaw lived for a time in Thailand.  Whilst out there she worked with an orphanage and helped am organisation who was working with prostitutes to give them a different life.

Tuesday 23rd July

Tonight the Club will be discussing the business aspects of our Rotary activities - often interesting, always informative, sometimes even entertaining!

Tuesday 30th July

Graham Horn is a Blue Badge  Tourist Guide with a talk entitled "Portsmouth and Southampton - maritime contrast."  This will look at both maritime cities with very different histories.

Tuesday 6th August

We will be discussing the Business side of our Rotary activities.

Tuesday 13th August

Liz Gray is a travel ad safety trainer, risk management advisor, event manager and school trip consultant.  She has taken many students abroad to work on projects.  Her talk is entitled " Are we nearly there yet?  Travelling the world with other people's children."

Tuesday 20th August

Rotary are a social bunch, so at least once a year we cancel our usual Tuesday Meeting so that Members can go off and visit other Rotary Clubs.

Tuesday 27th August

Our own Tim Pascall is going to helps us to understand cryptocurrency.

Tuesday 3rd September

The Reading Charity Art Fair ( will be raising money for the Thames Valley Air Ambulance.  Tonight we will learn more about their work.

Tuesday 10th September

April McCoig from Thames Valley Police and Nicola Bell, Programmes Manager from Victims First Willow Project will be talking about Modern Slavery in the Thames Valley area.

Tuesday 17th September

Tonight we will be raising and discussing the business side of Rotary.

Tuesday 24th September

Richard Bennett DL (Chair of  Reading Civic Society) will be talking about the  Reading Civic Society featuring the developments which are planned in the centre of Reading over the next 5 years plus a bit of background of RCS and also  Heritage Open Days.