ROTARY CALVIÀ INTERNATIONAL

Rotary Club Calvià International meetings via Zoom about Covid-19 every Monday 14.00h
Meetings in the summer are at Hotel Bendinat 13.30  ( start 12th April)
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The Induction of new members to Rotary Club Calvià International

On Monday 3-5-2021 two new members, Maren Weisse and Gerhard Bauer were inducted into the RCCI. The ceremony took place at the Hotel Bendinat. We …

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Meet-Ball Day Tardor Palma

Today it's Meatball day by Tardor in Palma, Rotary Calvia volunteers are preparing and cooking meetballs for homeless and poor people in corona …

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First summer Meeting Bendinat Hotel

Monday 26 of April after a long break, we started our meetings in Bendinat Hotel, after Lockdowns and winter period. …

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Letter April from Rotary International District Governor

Dear friends: Traditionally in April in Rotary we celebrate Mother and Child Health month. As you know, one of Rotary's priorities is to …

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Last lunch of the season at the Bendinat Golf Club Restaurant.

The flowers were presented by our President Gerdi to thank Manager Belen for all her attention and service during these very difficult times.  The …

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Easter Eggs for SOS MAMAS

Easter chocolate eggs delivered at SOS Mamas.

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Governor meeting and Gift Handover

Donation from RC Bochum - Hellweg https://youtu.be/pgKUzyFx0FU

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Rotary Calvià International makes Paella for 450 people in need.

With a Rotary volunteer team, the Rotary Club assisted with, and funded, Calvià Paella with a donation of 350€. With Association Tardor, their …

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Donation presentation to SOS Calvia, Tardor and SOS MAMAS,

Friday Rotary Calvia donated to SOS Calvia, to Tardor and SOS MAMAS https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CbA6dMIvIzg&feature=youtu.be …

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Annual Report EndPlasticSoup

Dear Ambassadors, Supporters and Friends of EndPlasticSoup, Recently we published our Annual Report 2019/2020 on the website, …

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Donation at Som Colectiu Colonia Sant Pere

We the Rotary Calvia Internation club went to Colonia Sant Pere to visit the food bank Som Colectiu. Steffi Hülsmann and her colleagues are running…

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January from Rotary International District Governor

Dear Friends, it seemed impossible to get here and here we are.We end the most difficult and complicated year of our lives …

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It was a really great Saturday, for operation FoodBox.

It was a really great Saturday, for operation FoodBox.Also, Lucia and María Magdalena from Agora Portals International School turned up, on …

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WE ARE VERY HAPPY TO SHARE SOME VERY SPECIAL NEWS WITH YOU:

WE ARE VERY HAPPY TO SHARE SOME VERY SPECIAL NEWS WITH YOU: THE ROTARY CLUB CALVIÀ INTERNATIONAL PRESENTS ITS FIRST OWN WINE COLLECTION: EDICION …

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Operation Food box & Christmas walk

Operation Food box:Cidon Portals Nous food collection, another day with huge public generosity. Rotray Calvia International Cristmas …

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Live Streaming Interview with Frank Garrelts

This live streaming Interview from the UAB Academy is About Rotary. https://ube-academy.com/livestreaming/ Click on: Live steaming Channel

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Rotary Wine Project

Wine with own label , made by Hugo Soto Fraga. About Artist Hugo Alberto Soto Fraga was born in Artigas (Uruguay)- Wineconnection On …

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Hugo and the Octópus

Octópus fishing for Hugo’s painting Material. Why not put it on webPage/Facebook, adding that the painter is a member of RCCI….. …

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Donation to Rotaract

Donation of € 400 from RCCI member, Frank Garrets to ROTARACT at the PADEL Competition at La Salle on 29th November 2020

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This week´s follow-up Food Basket Project

Rotary Food Basket Project, very full trolleys of food this morning. Wonderful collection at Cidon in Portals, ASDICA delighted! For people …

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Donation

  Monday 23rd November 2020 , Donation of 700 € to RCCI from Clinica Juaneda, Red Asistencial Juaneda  

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Rotary Food Basket Project started

Rotary Food Basket Project started! Collecting food every Friday + Saturday at Nice Price in Portals to donate to Asdica and Dexailles . Start …

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Letter November from Rotary International District

Dear friends: Traditionally, the month of November has been dedicated to the Rotary Foundation. The Foundation is that part of Rotary that has …

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World Polio Day in Palma

Polio Day in Palma, celebrating Rotary’s success in it’s fight against Polio.

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Winter season in Golfclub Bendinat.

On Monday 19th October we had our first well attended meeting at the golf club restaurant.

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Last meeting at Hotel Bendinat this year.

Last meeting at Hotel Bendinat this year. Summer is coming to an end and last Monday, 12.10.20, we had our last meeting of the year on "our" …

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Wine tasting at the bodega Biniagual

On Friday the 9th October RCCI attended the Wine Tasting event at the Biniagual Bodega organized by Karl and Felicitas. It was a very interesting …

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RCCI meeting on the 5th October at Hotel Bendinat

President Gerdi Edtstadtler-Pietsch of RCCI presenting Banners to Katrin Engel (left) and Rüdiger Comehl (right) from Hamburg Rotary Club …

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WORLD POLIO DAY ON 24 OKTOBER

Rotary and polio Polio Poliomyelitis, or polio, is a paralyzing and potentially fatal disease that still threatens children in some parts of …

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OCTOBER LETTER FROM THE GOVERNOR

Oct 1, 2020 Dear friends: Traditionally, in the month of October, Rotarians are proud to celebrate the anniversary of the fight against …

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School Debates Draw

The draw for the school debates took place on 28-09-2020 at Hotel Bendinat. Under the supervision of guest John Ballard, Rotary members Kate …

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Meeting at Bendinat Hotel

Rotary meeting at Bendinat Hotel on Monday, September 21st. All members present following the local rules. ( see pictures) Present: Gerdi, …

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Mamma Mia!

On Saturday the 12th September, members of the RCCI attended the musical performance of ‘Mama Mia’ produced by ASDICA at the CASAL in Peguera. …

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ROTARACT CLUB MALLORCA

At the meetiing of RCCI in the Bendinat hotel on the 14/09/2020 our club was delighted to welcome the President, Africa Lamas and the Secretary, …

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Rotary News September

Queridos amigos: Hemos llegado a Septiembre y, sin duda, hemos consumido una buena parte de nuestro año Rotario. El tiempo pasa tan …

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Other Meeting

Wonderful meeting with Michael Weihermüller, Rotary Club Bayreuth in Bavaria

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RCCI Food Vouchers

At 13.00h on the 27/7/2020  Gerdi and Kate met in front of Cidon for a photoshoot by Harry to show the 20€ vouchers from District. Cidon has …

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At the studio of Hugo Soto

On Friday 24th July 2020 RCCI met at the studio of Hugo Soto to view his prolific exhibition. His work was admired by all and he gave a …

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Film Handover

film Rotary handover 2020

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The Furure´s Bright

The Future’s Bright At the meeting of Rotary Club Calvia International on 15 June 2020, our outgoing Sargeant at Arms, spoke about the …

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Good News - back to meeting in person.

This is a note which has gone from our S @ A, Geoff Moore, to all our members: The State of Alert is gradually being relaxed in Spain, region by …

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Rotary Club Calvia International is like the Windmill Theatre

What, you may ask, has this Rotary Club got to do with the Windmill Theatre in London. Well, it was said, no matter what, that Theatre was always …

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Geoff's 1-day Wonder

Hello, so we do have another 3 weeks of lock-down, not unexpected, but still a very sobering prospect. But, first of all, on a lighter note, here…

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Rotary Club Mallorca North East International

The Rotary Club Calvía International is the Sponsor Club for the new Rotary Club Mallorca North East International, (Note the new name). This club …

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Jazz Night - proceeds to RANA

Just before the Corona Virus started to dictate life and the lock-down came along, the Club organised a Jazz Night at Hotel Saratoga in Palma. A …

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Incoming President's objectives for Rotary Club Calvia International 2020/21 -Gerdi Edtstadtler-Pietsch

  OBJECTIVES FOR MY PRESIDENTIAL YEAR 2020/2021 Until very recently, I had a clear idea about my presidential year, but the development of the …

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President's Reflections

    Being President of Rotary Club Calvia International in this current year 2019/2020, has been a challenging experience personally. And …

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Join the RC Calvía International Zoom Online

Though all Members and Associate Members have received a blog each day, some might have missed the news that Rotary Club Calvia International will …

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Things Could Be Worse!

By Geoff Moore In the catchment area of the new Rotary Club currently being formed, and sponsored by the Rotary Club Calvía International.In Son …

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Meetings Cancelled

Due to the current situation with the corona virus... All meeting are cancelled until further notice. Following a directive from the Government of …

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RC Calvía International Christmas Lunch

Present: Felicitas Ronning, Geoff Frosell, Geoff Moore, Harry de Lange, Gerdi Edstadler – Pietsch, Ingvar Bedrot, Jan Siegl, Karl Potzsch, Kate …

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Half way through

Dear Member and Friends I want to take the opportunity of this end of year Newsletter to wish everyone a Happy and Peaceful Christmas and to say …

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New Members of RC Calvía International

It is said that in London, you wait for hours for a bus and then two or three come along together! In the case of our Club, we have waited some …

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Palma City Christmas lights - Fun Walk

Following on from the recent article on “What do Rotarians do when they’re not Ratarying?”, where the answer was to eat and drink, I can now tell …

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What do Rotarians do when they are not Rotarian-ing?

In Majorca, the answer seems to be “more of the same”. At least as far as some members of Rotary Club Calvia International is concerned. Here are …

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A South American Adventure

Some weeks ago, intrepid traveller Kathy Simmonds, set off on a holiday in South America. First of all in Chile and then an Arctic cruise to South…

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Dem bones, dem bones...

On the 13th of November, the club held its second meeting at the winter venue Antica Roma, Sta. Ponsa. Present: Rotarians, Gerdi Edstadtler, …

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Rambling Rotarians

No, this article is not about those who take longer than they should explain their point at the weekly meetings or board meetings. Haven’t people…

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Galatzo  Walk 2019

Just after the sun had risen on 6 October, activity started to ensure that the venue for the walk, Finca Galatzo, Capdella, was ready and able to …

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Operation Kilo 2019

On Saturday 5th October the Rotary Club of Calvia International took part in Operation Kilo, as did all the other Rotary Clubs in Mallorca. The …

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Honorary Member John Legate

Honorary Member John Legate – what he’s up to when not on the Island John first joined one of our breakfast meetings back in March - good timing …

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They’re off!!

They’re off!! No, not the first trotting race at the Hipodrom, Son Pardo, but the first debate in this year’s Inter-School Debating competition …

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Schools Walk Participation 2019

. As we all know, you don’t have to turn up at Finca Galatzo and do either the short walk 3km or long walk 8km to participate in the event. As …

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School's Debate Timetable

Inter-School Debating Competition 2019/20 Each week, towards and during the Autumn and Winter, the President tells us of the forthcoming School …

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New Manacor Club Report

Sponsor Club Members Meet Prospective New Members of New Rotary Club The new Rotary Club Mallorca Talayots is, at last, starting to become a …

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District Governors' Meeting

. Every Rotary Club gets a visit from their District Governor each year. This year was no exception. Rotary Club Calvia International received …

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Rotary Concert - church Santa María la Major d´Inca

On Friday, 13 September 2019, 8:30 p.m. a concert organised by the Rotary Clubs of Mallorca was held at the beautiful church Santa María la Major …

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Falconry with Laura Wrede

From the desert to Mallorca: Laura Wrede, the German falconer at Palma’s airport. She gave a fascinating presentation to our meeting on the 16th …

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Opera comes to RC Calvía International

On the meeting of the 9th September, opera came to RC Calvía International Waltraud Mucher-Grega, an impressive Austrian mezzo-soprano, gave a …

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New book presentation

What you don't know ... about what you think you do. This is the intriguing title of a new book written by member, Peter de Pradines. It runs …

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White Party in Palmanovas El Giringo

On Thursday 18. July the RC Junipero Sera celebrated this White Party in Palmanovas El Giringo.This Restaurant is located in a very beautiful area…

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Award for Liz Homberg

The wife of our Club’s Honorary member, Karl Homberg, received a very special prize just a few days ago.  Liz Homberg was awarded the prize for …

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Charity Dinner with Music

Calvia Rotarían Wolfgang Seibel advised the Club some time ago about his plan to organize a summer evening of beautiful music, with the best of …

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Letter from Martin Firnhaber

Dear Geoff,   After a smooth trip back to Hannover and the first working days in the office I am still (and certainly will be for a long time) …

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Exchange Students hosted by RCCI Members

On Wednesday 10 July, Saskia, Jan and Mike accompanied eight students from USA and Mexico here on the Island as a result of an exchange scheme run…

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Youth Orchestra Latest

Last night Kathy Simmonds and I joined Gerdi and her husband Peter, plus two of their friends, up in Pollensa at the Claustre de Son Domingo to …

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The Dankworth Frosell Set

RC Calvía International member Geoff Frosell is a very well known jazz musician, and when he told the Club that the famous player, ALEC DANKWORTH, …

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Presidential Handover 2019

Oh, what a night! On a very warm and sticky evening, nearly 60 Members of Rotary Club Calvia International (RCCI) members and their guests …

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Frank Garrelts – Triple Paul Harris Award

At the Handover Dinner last month, it was announced Frank Garrelts gained another Paul Harris Fellowship. His third and entitles this to a …

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International World Convention in Hamburg

Andreas and I visited at the beginning of June one day of the International World Convention in Germany/ Hamburg. We have got a special Invitation …

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Massive Progress at Deixalles

Last year the Rotary Club of Calvia International was proud to collaborate with the Deixalles Foundation. This non-profit making organization was …

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Our responsibility as sponsor club to new Manacor club

Geoff Moore, our Sargeant at Arms, spoke at our Meeting on 17 June on Rotary Club Calvia’s responsibility as its sponsor club to new Club in …

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Kilimanjaro - Jan Wells to the Roof of Africa

A couple of weeks ago I was contacted by the Cancer Support Group here in Mallorca. They asked me if I would do a poster for them. Apparently, …

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Calvia amongst the prizes at Rotary Club of Pollensa annual golf tournament

On Saturday 16th June the Rotary Club of Pollensa held their Annual Golf completion at  Alcanada Golf in the north of the island. Our club was well…

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Liz Homberg - RANA, and the little Blue Book

Longer-serving members of RC Calvía International will remember Karl Homberg, who was a very active participant and still is a great supporter of …

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Up and Coming Champion Debater

On 3 June, Ennio Campoli a pupil at San Cayetano, accompanied by one of his teachers, Tracy, visited us. Ennio has been a member of the San Cayetano…

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Gerdi at RC Wien-Ring

Whenever I go to Vienna for one of my short trips just to see the family and to check whether my home town is still as lovely as ever, I try to …

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Presidential Handover Dinner 2019

On the 28th of June, at 19.30h at the Lindner Hotel, Portals Nous we are holding perhaps our most important event of the year - the RC Calvía …

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New RC Calvía International entrance plaque

Our summer venue, Hotel Bendinat in Portals is a beautiful spot on a beautiful island but, as in all things, beauty has its price. A brass plaque …

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Return of the Poodle

Every week our S@Arms, Geoff Moore does sterling service coordinating the meeting attendance. Some years gone by, Geoff discovered an online meeting…

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Rotary Clubs of Mallorca 50th Anniversary Concert in the Palma Auditorium.  

On Friday 24th May, 16  Rotary Club of Calvia members and friends got on their “glad rags” and attended a truly excellent concert in the Auditorium …

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Next Inter-Schools Debating Competition 2019-20

Time swiftly passes and RC Calvía International is now planning for the next Schools Debating competition. This continues to go from strength to …

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Europe Day - Sunday 12 May 2019

As usual, at this time of year, the Europe Day celebrations took place recently in Palma Nova. The weather was excellent, and a huge variety of …

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Increase Membership - Food for Thought?

Recently associate member, Frank Garrelts, brought to the attention of Geoff Moore an interesting little book called: Double Your Club Membership in…

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RC Calvía International Newsletter Goes Online

In the somewhat distant past, RC Calvía International used to have minutes of the weekly Monday meetings. As far as we know, this was a unique …

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Presentation to Colegio San Vicent de Paul, Palma

At our last meeting on Monday 28 April, Vitoria Sastre from Colegio San Vincent de Paul in Palma came along and was presented with a certificate, by…

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Jazz Night - Hotel Saratoga - 17-Apr-2019

Just a few days ago, RC Calvía International, ably led by Geoff Frosell and his band (both his musical friends and his helpers), held another very …

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Social Walk in Parc Arqueologic

Social Walk in Parc Arqueologic - Puig de Sa Morisca - Santa Ponsa   Sixteen RC Calvía International Rotarians, guests and a grandchild plus 3 dogs,…

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Ralf & Ulla's trip around North Amercica

On 15-Apr-2019, after the regular Monday RC Calvía International meeting, Ulla, ably assisted by Ralf on the projector, gave a presentation on the …

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New Member - Hugo Soto Fraga

Hugo Soto Fraga was inducted into RCCI on Monday 25 march 2019. There were 15 members and 6 guests present to see Nidya Melone, President, induct …

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Jove Orchestra Rotaria de Mallorca

Last year the Rotary Clubs of Palma Almudaina and Junípero Serra, founded "Jove Orchestra Rotaria de Mallorca" [Rotary Youth Orchestra of Majorca]. …

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Rotary Calvia award to Dolina Reynolds

Rotary Club Calvia International, at its meeting on Monday 1 April, presented Dolina Reynolds, Head of the International Department, Calvia Town …

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Schools' Debating Competition

The Debates team of Rotary Club Calvia International, Kate Mentink, Jan Siegl and Mike Knight, have been organising an Inter-School Debating …

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Proposed new Rotary Club International in the North East of the Island

Though there hasn’t been a report on this project lately, it doesn’t mean that there has been no activity. As you know, I have been asked by Jesus …

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