This year's Christmas High Street Collection morning, raised over £700 for Cherry Trees (A local Charity providing home from home specialist short breaks for children and young people with disabilities )
Rotarians from Kolkata(Calcutta) India, have sponsored, through The Rotary Club of Guildford, a 'Rotary Foundation Matching Grant Project' enabling the gifting of two pieces of equipment to assist the mobility of those affected by Multiple Sclerosis.
In 1985 Guildford Rotary Member, Dr Clive Addis-Jones, helped to set up the Rotary Jaipur Limb Project, and was the Founder Chairman when it became a registered charity in 1993.
The Rotary Jaipur Limb project is a pro-active fund-raising and project-initiating body of Rotarians, drawn from all over RIBI (the Rotary International region covering Britain and Ireland). It was formed in 1985 and became a registered charity in 1995.
There are 9 trustees, assisted by several co-opted managers, who divide their time between raising awareness of the project among Rotarians in RIBI, identifying appropriate sites for projects, principally in India and Africa, and assisting in the preparation of programmes, budgets and financing for those projects.
In recognition of his long standing involvement in the Charity, which includes two periods as Chairman, the Trustees and Management Committee have invited Clive to be a Patron of the Society having �..been at the forefront of being able to see the concept flourish....and push the frontiers to a level never envisaged in the early years �
The Rotary Club of Guildford feels privileged to count Clive among its membership and warmly congratulates him on the honour bestowed upon him.
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