Enniskillen Rotary Club News and Events

PPresident Henry Robinson presents cheque

President Henry makes donation on his retirement

Henry Robinson, President of Enniskillen Rotary Club, presenting a cheque for £730 to Ken Rainey, Treasurer of the Club to go to their Action Mental Health project. This was the proceeds of a collection by Henrys work colleagues to mark his retirement from DFI Roads, which he chose to donate to the charity... for more.

Past President Bob Baird and Roberta Malone with President Elect Siobhan O'Reill

Roberta Malone - 14th August

>Roberta is a sign2music teacher. Sign2music is the only 'baby signing' company to be formed here in Northern Ireland and supports communication for all children in the use of signs. The programmes delivered are an enriched development and bonding experience for the children, with the big emphasis being on fun. Everything is aimed to enhance the child's development and relationship with parents, carers and their teachers... for more.

Past President Bob Baird and John Monaghan with President Henry

Mr John Monaghan - 7th August

At the first meeting in August the Club welcomed as its speaker Mr John Monaghan, chairman of the Fermanagh Creative Writing Group to talk about their work. He explained that they have all difference to interests and abilities but they encourage each other to develop their writing skills and to share it for the benefit of others... for more.

President Henry with Raymond Farrell

Raymond Farrell - 31st July

Raymond Farrell was the speaker at the latest Rotary Club Meeting on the subject of Mental Health. He stated that it is estimated that there are 800,000 people worldwide who commit suicide each year. Last year there were 318 suicides in the province (6 per week). The Samaritans take a call every 6 seconds and Lifelines receive 15,000 calls per week... for more.

President Henry with Brendan Hegarty

Brendan Hegarty - 17th July

Brendan Hegarty, CE of Fermanagh-Omagh District Council was the speaker at this weeks meeting when he updated the members on the preparation and planning that went into the amalgamation of the separate Fermanagh and Omagh Councils. Previously there was great rivalry between both set of councillors and relations were not good, however that has greatly improved... for more.

New Horizon Centre

President Henry Robinson

Members of Enniskillen Rotary Club had their weekly meeting in the New Horizon Centre at Drumcoo where they enjoyed a fine meal and viewed the facilities available. The Club intend to partner with the Centre to provide improved facilities for the younger age group participating in the Boost Programme... for more.

Kenny hands over to Henry

President Henry Robinson

On Mon 3 July saw outgoing President Kenny Fisher hand over his chain of office to the new President Henry Robinson. Siobhan O'Reilly was installed as President-Elect and Jisbinder Sembhi as 1st Vice President. In attendance were a number of distinguished guests: Donna Wallbank from Wales who is due to be installed RIRI President in 2019/20 along with her husband... for more.


Bikes Banner

Enniskillen Rotary Club are still collecting Adult bikes which members of the public are no longer using. Bikes can be left at Furnish Store on Derrychara Link Road. The bikes are repaired and shipped over to England for onward transfer to Africa. To date the club has collected over 800 bikes.