RECENT PRESS RELEASES

Branco Ao Jantar (White Dinner)

On Saturday, 8th June, Rotary Club Estoi Palace International (RCPI) together with the Rotary Club of Olhao and Alliance Française hosted their 5th annual iconic White Night Dinner at the historic Museu de Traje in Sao Bras.

The evening was a fantastic success with over 240 people attending, exceeding last year´s numbers.  The guests dressed all in white…

Membership Evening

Rotary Club Estoi Palace (RCEPI) held a membership evening for possible new members at About Wine in Faro on the 26th of April.  9 guests attended the  evening accompanied by their sponsoring Rotarians. The evening was hosted by RCEPI Honorary Member, Luis Figueiro owner of About Wine.

Florentina Charity Fashion Show

On Saturday, 23rd March, the Florentinta Charity Fashion Show took place at Monte Vale d’Eguas Restaurant in Almancil. Over 150 people attended to watch our 12 glamorous models strut their stuff and showcase a selection of clothes available from Florentinta.

Careers Talk at Estoi School

On the 16th of March RC Estoi Palace International (RCEPI) organised a series of career talks for the students at the Poet Emiliano da Costa School in Estoi. Around 90 students from the 8th and 9th grade attended to listen to talks on various career opportunities. Subjects covered included the Police, speaker Abilio Lopes, Civil and Acoustic Engineering, Vitor […]

District Governor Visit

Rotary Club Estoi Palace International (RCEPI) was delighted to receive a visit from Ilda Braz of RC Ponta Delgada, Açores our Rotary International District Governor (DG). This is an opportunity for the Club to show the DG work that has been done in the local community and internationally. During the visit the DG gave the Club a Certificate of Merit for the funds donated to the End Polio Now campaign, following a successful sponsored bike ride last November.

2nd Annual Romantic Dinner

Rotary Club Estoi Palace Interational held its 2nd annual “Romantic Dinner” on 16th February at Comporta Eventos, at Lamaceiro, Pechao. Over 50 people attended this fundraising event in aid of APPC ( Algarve Cerebral Palsy Association). 600 euros was raised which go towards funding equipment required by the Association.

Presentation of Merit Certificates to Estoi School Students

Rotary Club Estoi Palace International (RCEPI) has been helping the local Estoi School  EB2/3  Poeta Emiliano da Costa for many years.   Portuguese/English dictionaries are given annually to year 5 pupils.  The Club also arranges yearly career talks for the older students.  The Club recently bought a new oven for the catering department and helped purchase […]

End Polio Now Bike Ride

The Rotary Club of Estoi Palace International (RCEPI) organised  its 4th annual End Polio Now  fundraising bike ride with Activity Algarve Bike Rides on Sunday 25th November.   The wet weather did not deter the riders  and an enthusiastic group turned out to take part.  Two rides were on offer,  both around 35 kms and taking […]

Celebrating 10 Years of Service

Rotary Club Estoi Palace International (RCEPI)  was chartered 10 years ago and to recognise this and reflect on the work of the Club and Rotary in the community a celebration dinner was held at the Quinta da Senhora Menina in Faro and we were delighted to have Dr. Rogerio Bacalhau, President of Faro Camara as […]

2018 Golf Tournament Success

The Estoi Palace Rotary Club International (RCEPI) very successful 6th Annual Charity Golf Tournament was a sell out and plenty of fun for all involved. Nearly 80 players signed up and enjoyed a perfect day on Potugal’s number one golf course, Monte Rei Golf and Country Club. The players arrived to enjoy breakfast, driving range […]

New Mobile Health Unit

The new Mobile Health Unit

Rotary Club Estoi Palace International (RCEPI) is very proud to be involved in the acquisition of a vehicle that will provide mobile screening for lung and skin cancer throughout the Algarve. This is the first step in a new campaign launched by the Algarve Oncology (AOA) Association “Move-tePelaVida.Algarve” (MoveForYouLife.Algarve).  Its purpose is designed to engage […]

Presidential Handover

Rotary Club Estoi Palace International (RCEPI) held its Presidential Handover in Faro on Friday, 29th June with almost 100 guests including representatives from other Algarve Rotary Clubs who listened to Manuela Robinson as outgoing President reflect on her year in office. The Club raised 27.000 euros of which the majority was spent on improving the lives of the local community.

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