LAST DAY FOR ENTERING TEAMS IN OUR 11th MARCH 50:50 SWIMATHON

Fri 3rd March 2017 at 17.00 - 17.00

Team Entry Forms & Parent Consent Forms need to be delivered to Buxton Podiatry Practice, 1A The Savoy, Hall Bank, Buxton, SK17 6EW (t: 01298 23715) by 5pm Friday 3rd March. There are also PRIZES.

Swimathon Forms for Download

Team Entry Form          Sponsorship Form        Parent Consent Form (for under-18s on 11 March 2017) Can you help by downloading and displaying our Swimathon 2017 Poster?

Team Entry and Parent Consent Forms need to be with Buxton Podiatry Practice, 1A The Savoy, Hall Bank, Buxton, SK17 6EW (t: 01298 23715) by 5 pm Friday 3rd March.

No Access To a Printer?

You can also call in to Buxton Podiatry Practice, 1A The Savoy, Hall Bank, Buxton, SK17 6EW (t: 01298 23715) for forms. Best to telephone beforehand to check opening times.

PRIZES

For the team that raises the most sponsorship there will be a prize of a one month swimming subscription at Buxton Pool for each member of the team of four, and for the team that completes the most laps, there will be a prize of a £20 voucher for swimming gear for each team member.

Background to Neema School

Margaret and Geoffrey Trimby from Hadfield, while on holiday in Kenya in 2001, visited a poor village school: a hot, airless, dirty shed, with 35 children sitting on the earth floor, no electricity, water or sanitation. Their teacher had an old blackboard and bits of chalk. The Trimbys immediately bought exercise books, pencils and more chalk. They returned home intending to replace the shed with a proper school and set about fundraising.

Today, with over £60,000 raised and spent, the Neema School in Kikambala has electricity, water, sanitation, five classrooms, five teachers and 200 primary school children receiving free education. The Trimbys raised most of the money from family and friends, establishing the Neema School Kenya Trust charity in 2007. However, they continue to fundraise to pay the teachers, provide the children with meals and uniforms, and maintain and expand the school.

A new classroom is under construction and Rotary Club of Buxton want to raise £2000 to equip it - with your help! Enter a team in our 50:50 CHARITY SWIMATHON and keep half of what you raise by sponsorsip for your cause - or make our cause yours so all you raise supports Neema School! 


 

 




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