What does one member of the club have to do with murder? Well today club member Carol gave us a presentation on how investigating her family tree revealed a fascinating story of murder.
At the last club meeting we learnt about one of our members, Michaela Holzem, and what she does outside the Rotary club. She gave us a presentation about her PhD Thesis that she is doing at Oxford Brookes University. Namely, the impact of developmental biology on our understanding of evolution […]
At this year’s Purple 4 Polio dinner party, we were joined by a shimmering purple pussycat to make a purple dinner party even more purple.
Notice anything different about us? We’ve turned a lovely shade of purple in preparation for Rotary’s World Polio Day on the 24th October 2016.
What a day! Today we had a visit from a couple of Rotary Scholars and Oxford Rotaract and a representative of the New Theatre.
In less well-developed countries, where their infrastructure and resources are poor, there is much less opportunity for their children to be educated and become literate. Mike Ware and Rachel Gerrish from the Rotary and Rotaract clubs of Bourne End and Cookham visited our club to give a presentation on the […]
Naomi Riches begins her journey to row down the River Thames for the #165Challenge. She rows 165 miles as she attempts the Guinness World Record of Fastest Time to row the River Thames by single scull.
Matt was invited to the club to tell us how he managed to raise over $200,000 online for Polio Eradication and also about his work with Yaws eradication.
We were back to three days of serving onion bhajis and lentil dal and thanks to our amazing volunteers and our wonderful customers, we had sales of over £10,000.
Our new Rotary year started on the first of July and we are proud to tell you that in 2016/17, four members of the Rotary Club of Oxford Spires have also taken on District responsibilities: Steve Axtell goes into his second year as Assistant Governor, supporting seven clubs in our […]