Welcome

St Christopher's Hospice Charity Fun Walk
Some of 43 Ales ready for the 2016 BeerFest
Visitors enjoying our first BeerFest in 2016
Buyers at our twice a year Antiques Fair
Our Purple Patch in South Hill Woods 2017
Our Christmas Charity collection at Tesco
UK Superbike Races - Helmet & Leather Storage

Our CLUB

We are a Club of around 50 men and women and have an active programme of meetings, charitable events and social outings. As Rotarians, our motto is "Service above Self", and our Club has been doing this since our Charter was granted on 29 September 1975.

Rotary is also about fellowship. The regular weekly meetings held by the Rotary Club of Langley Park provide an opportunity for members to enjoy each other’s company and to develop social relationships. Speakers are regularly invited to introduce a topic of interest for the members and provide the opportunity for lively discussions. 

Many of our charitable events are run as social events, such Race Nights, Wine Tasting, a 50's/60's night, the Langley Park BeerFest, and Formal Dinners (in 2014 and 2016 we ran a Charitable Dinner with RC West Wickham and were entertained by speaker Simon Weston CBE).  We also help with an Old People's Christmas day lunch party in Bromley, run regular Antiques Fairs in Hayes to support Charities including Bromley Deaf Access, make a Christmas Charity collection, provide (along with other Rotary Clubs) Marshalls for the St Christopher's Hospice Charity Walk (which as a Club we originally started), as well as other events to support for our local Community.

Why not come along and find out more?  You will find a warm welcome in our Club and you could enjoy any or all of our regular activities:

LOCAL PROJECTS JUST FOR FUN INTERNATIONAL

Antiques Fairs

Helmets and Leathers Storage

Langley Park BeerFest

St. Christopher's Charity Walk

RADA Student Sponsorship

Bromley Youth Music Trust

Demelza House

Christmas Charity Collections

Hayes Christmas Tree Festival

Christmas Food Parcels

Christmas Lunch for the Elderly

 

Quiz and Games Nights

Theatre and Concert trips

Cultural Visits

Golf Competitions

Curling and Bowling

A New Year Day Cobweb Walk

Christmas Party and Cabaret

Visits to foreign clubs

 

 

Rotary Foundation

​Rotary Global Student sponsors

Shelterbox

Polio Eradication

Water Aid

 

 

OUR MEETINGS

Like most Rotary Clubs, we meet once a week.  At our weekly meetings we have a three course meal plus coffee, which costs £17.  This is followed by our Rotary business and a lot of good fellowship.  If you would like to join us for a meal please contact our Dining Steward by using the "Contact Us" button below and select "Dining Steward" as your Mail Category, so that it is directed to the correct person.

For details about when and where we meet, please click on the button below.

 

Join Rotary

The Rotary Club of Langley Park welcome everybody as potential members, irrespective of gender, age, race or physical ability.  

Rotarians are men and women who take an active role in their communities while greatly enriching their personal and professional lives.  Each club contains a diverse group of people from the Community that the club serves. As a member of a Rotary club, you have the opportunity to give something back, to give hope to those less fortunate and to make lives worthwhile and fulfilled.

If you would like to visit our Club, or find out more about any aspect of Rotary, then please click on the "Contact Us" button below:

 


Vintage, Antiques & Collectables Fair - October 2017

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RCLP BEERFEST 2017

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RCLP Charity donations 2016/17



Le Tran Quach, a Rotary Foundation Global Scholar

Le Tran Quach, aged 24 from Atlanta, USA, has been sponsored by the Rotary Foundation as a Global Grant Scholar to study for a Master of Science in epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine in London, UK for the school year 2016-17.

The Grant and other funding opportunities through the Rotary Foundation are possible due to the generosity and money-generating activities of Rotarians.  Valued between $30,000 and $200,000, the Global Grant is awarded to fund activities that correspond to the Areas of Focus of Rotary International. Epidemiology is the study of the distribution and determinants of diseases within a population, and thus falls under one of six Areas: Disease, Prevention and Control.  Though medicine and epidemiology are related, to understand the difference, the patient is to the doctor, what a community is to an epidemiologist. Other Areas include Prevention and Resolution of Conflict and Promoting Peace, Providing Clean Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene, Mother and Child Health, Basic Education and Health, Economic and Community Development.  Other activities funded include eligible projects.

Le earned a dual-Bachelor of Arts at the American University of Paris in International Economics and International and Comparative Politics (2010-15).  She has experienced with the American government and international and local organizations that work in humanitarian emergencies in Atlanta, Washington DC, Paris, and Geneva

To receive the Grant, Le had to apply to her District point-of-contact after soliciting a local club in Atlanta to nominate her.  She competed against others with an application process of two rounds, short essays and in round 2 an in-person panel interview with about 8 Rotarians from her District.  When asked, Le explained that she wants to work in humanitarian emergencies as a public health professional and that schools like the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, which ranks globally as first or third according to different measures, are ideal preparation for someone who wants to have a meaningful career.  

Once awarded a Global Scholar's Grant, the Roitary Foundation (which is based in the USA) contacts a Rotary Club local to the area where the Student is to study in order that the chosen club can help admisister the Award and also 'look after' the Student during their Study in a foreign country.  This is how Le came to be  known to the Rotary Club of Langley Park.

Le is pictured above with her local Rotarians from District 6900 and RC Clayton County and Lake Spivey - she is leftmost on the first row..  Lee attended our 2016 Beer Festival and also the Dstrict 1120 Conference in Eastbourne last October.  Le also had the opportunity to attend Rotary orientation at Alcester (at the headquarter for Rotary of Great Britain and Ireland) in December 2016, along with the current year's cohort of other Grant recipients. 

Her parents are Vietnamese, and she has two sisters and two brothers.  In her free time, she enjoys reading, travelling, volunteering, and learning languages.  Le volunteers with Rotary Club of Langley Park D1120 and she looks forward to continue to remain in contact even after her departure this summer.  She looks forward to doing tours of her School with Rotarians from Langley Park, especially to showcase the crocus plot dedicated to Polio in her School's garden.  



BeerFest 2017 Charities

We are pleased to announce that the proceeds from the 2017 Langley Park BeerFest will be split between:

  • St Christopher's; and
  • Hospice in the Weald

The event is now confirmed to take place on Friday 29 and Saturday 30 September 2017 and will be sited again at the Old Dunstonian RFC, St Dunstans Lane, BR3 3SS.

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