Enniskillen Rotary Club News and Events

FISHER CYCLE CHALLENGE

The Rotary Club are delighted that their project with AMH Mental Health, to provide a dedicated room for the Boost Programme at Drumcoo, has been selected by the organisers of the Fisher Cycle Challenge as one of the charities to benefit from the event. We would very much encourage all cyclists to support this excellent event ...for details and to enter.

Helen Maguire (Addiction NI), Henry Robinson ( Pres) and Siobhan O’Reilly (Pres Elect)

Helen Maguire - 19 March

The speaker at the first speaker after Easter was Helen Maguire from Addiction (NI) who talked about the growing problem faced in today’s stress filled world. The level of alcohol consumption has increased considerably, especially in the 65-74 age group. This can be accounted for by loneliness, end of working life... for more.

Mr Gary Wilson with President Henry

Mr Gary Wilson - 19 February

The Club welcomed Mr Gary Wilson as the visiting speaker to give the Club an update on the Air Ambulance Service in NI. The are currently two helicopters providing the valuable service, the main one based in Nutt’s Corner near Aldergrove and the backup at St Angelo in Fermanagh. The helicopter’s as used on average once per day with doctors and paramedics forming a Rota to Travel in the machine to attend to any emergency... for more.

Ian Archer (Fermanagh Rural Community Transport) with President Henry

Ian Archer - 12 February

The Club were delighted to welcome Ian Archer, Deputy Manager of Fermanagh Rural Community Transport along to give a talk on their organisation. They have a fleet of 13 buses - each with 16 seats and provision for one wheel chair, to give transport to those in the county without access to cars or public transport... for more.

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

Rotarian Heather Ellis - 22nd January

Rotarian Heather Ellis gave a talk on her trip to South East Asia last Autumn. Accompanied by her friends Valerie and Ruth who joined her on the trip, Heather gave an excellent account of their travels. Their first stop was in Bangkok where they witnessed the mourning for The King of Thailand and the cremation ceremony after a year long period mourning. The funeral pyre was reputed to cost a staggering £90m. They were struck by the panoramic views on their travels, the amazing taste of the pineapples and the friendliness of the people... for more.


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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.