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Welcome to the Rotary Club of Alton Keith Arrowsmith-Oliver President 2015/2016 Alton House Hotel

Alton Rotarians meet at
The Alton House Hotel
On the 2nd and 4th Thursday
at  7.00pm

Alton Rotary Club was formed over 60 years
ago and for the entire period has held
meetings at the Alton House Hotel.

We have 26 members and welcome new
members to join this well established club.

Follow us on Facebook Contact: davemjohns@aol.com Copyright Dave Johns Alton Rotary Club 2017 Alton with Four Marks and  Medstead Rotary Clubs Young Musicians Contest

Two local Rotary Clubs have launched a competition to find the most talented young musicians in the area, the winner of the first contest is Zofeyah Aspinwall who is a pupil at Amery Hill School.

Zofeyah aged 15, is a pianist - her sister Rebekah, 17, from Alton Colleege also entered the competition playing the guitar, both live in Farnham.

The second placed competitor was vocalist Annabel Hanssen,17, a people at Alton convent, who also lives in Farnham.

Third place went to Lydia Jones, 15, who played the piano, Lydia studies at Eggar’s School, Alton and lives in Four Marks.

Also competing were Eleanor Austin, 15, from Shalden, who studies at Amery Hill School and Freya MacKenzie, 16, from Liphook, a student at Alton Convent.

Zofeyah and Annibel were delighted to have won and will now compete with winners of other local competitions across Wessex in February.  The national final of the competition will be in May.

The chairman of the panel of judges, Karen Pepper, commended the standard of the entries and the variety of the performances.  She said she and her fellow judges, Dennis Janaway and Ernest Piper were pleased that the local Rotary clubs had launched this competition in the Alton area.

The two organisers, Neil Woollacott of Alton Rotary and Lisa Hillan of Four Marks and Medstead Rotary, said they were delighted at the way local schools had responded to this opportunity and wished the winners well in the next round of the competition.  The organisers are already planning next year’s local competition.
The winners were presented with certificates by the presidents of the two Rotary clubs, Keith Arrowsmith-Oliver and Roy Roberts  The contest was hosted by Alton Colledge.  The musicians performed after the competition  to family, friends and Rotarians, thanks go to Treloar College for hosting the performance and supplying a welcome buffet.

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