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Chamber and committees

Motion ref. S6M-05083

Banchory Rotary Club Celebrates 50th Anniversary

Submitted by: Alexander Burnett, Aberdeenshire West, Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party.
Date lodged: Monday, June 27, 2022

Supported by: Karen Adam, Jeremy Balfour, Colin Beattie, Miles Briggs, Finlay Carson, Maggie Chapman, Sharon Dowey, Russell Findlay, Meghan Gallacher, Kenneth Gibson, Maurice Golden, Pam Gosal, Jamie Greene, Dr. Sandesh Gulhane, Craig Hoy, Liam Kerr, Stephen Kerr, Bill Kidd, Dean Lockhart, Douglas Lumsden, Edward Mountain, Douglas Ross, Alexander Stewart, Paul Sweeney, Sue Webber, Annie Wells, Brian Whittle

That the Parliament congratulates Banchory Rotary Club on its 50th anniversary, which it celebrated on 12 June 2022; understands that it marked the anniversary with a charter lunch, for which members of the club were joined by 41 members from 14 different rotary clubs in the north east; further understands that the club raises thousands of pounds every year by holding an annual vintage car and motorcycle rally at Crathes and a golf tournament at Banchory Golf Club, as well as a number of smaller fundraising events, and then donates this money to local causes and charities both local and international; understands that the club has recently donated funds to provide oxygen generators for those affected by COVID-19 in Peru, towards the humanitarian effort in Ukraine and Clan Cancer Support, and congratulates everyone at the club on its 50th anniversary and its continued good work.