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McLaren Prestige Lecture Funding Awards
The success of the McLarens Prestige lecture in December 2012 was confirmed on the evening of Wednesday 27th 2013 when the club was able to present cheques to local and international charities. The event raised over £10,000 and each of the following received cheques for £2,500. In addition the club placed £2,500 into its charity account for later distribution.
Bob Stevens - Managing Director of Link Leisure receiving a cheque for £2,500 From President Latif Khanbhai Woking District Rotary Club.
Link Leisure is a local charity which supports children over 4 years old and young adults, with learning disabilities and complex needs and difficulties, particularly with Communicating and social interaction.
Nigel Harding - Chief Executive and Company Secretary Woking Hospice receiving a cheque for £2,500 From President Latif Khanbhai Woking District Rotary Club.
Woking Hospice has 10 beds and has treated 182 patients in the last year. Their outreach work teams treated 1100 patients in their own homes last year. They also provide bereavement counselling.
John Grenham – Assistant District Governor - Rotary District 1140 receiving a cheque for £2,500 From President Latif Khanbhai Woking District Rotary Club.
Rotary Foundation is Rotary’s international charity which promotes and funds health and educational initiates through the world.
After the presentation of the cheques by President Latif, Peter
Stayner of McLaren expressed his appreciation of the work done by the
Club and said he was privileged to have been involved.
The Rotary club of Woking District
We are a vibrant club of just over 40 members with a varied weekly meeting programme and a number of events each year which include help to the local community, help internationally, and fundraising. As part of the 'Rotary International' organisation we also support worldwide projects funded by the Rotary Foundation, which is the organisations international charity. Perhaps the most significant of these is Polio Plus which is a joint programme with the World Health Organisation to eradicate Polio from the world.
You are welcome to join us either as a visiting Rotarian, or if you are interested in finding out more about Rotary. In either case please use the 'Contact' menu item on the left and please select subject 'I would like to attend a meeting' on the contact form so that the e-mail gets sent to the correct person. We encourage a 'smart casual' dress code at our meetings, in other words you do not need to wear a jacket and tie.