Oundle Rotary - the last 6 months
It’s been a busy 6 months for Oundle Rotary Club.
Running a Fundraising Tombola stall at Oundle summer Fair in July.
Sponsoring Joy, Kindness and Resilience awards for Oundle Primary School pupils.
Providing additional sponsorship through the Marafiki Trust to enable teenage orphan Kate Winslett in Nairobi to continue on to high school education. Kate started her new school in January.
We manned the car park at the ever popular World Conker Championships
Jo, our President laid a wreath at Oundle’s War Memorial during the Remembrance Day service.
Our Christmas concert with the Peterborough Salvation Army band was a well-supported enjoyable evening. We helped Santa in his Grotto at Oundle Christmas Market and Santa’s Sleigh toured Oundle and the surrounding villages providing lots Christmas fun to very excited children.
The proceeds from our successful fundraising activities will now be distributed to our chosen good causes.
This year’s chosen charities are:
Medical Detection Dogs – based in Milton Keynes, the charity works to improve early detection of diseases e.g. Parkinsons by harnessing the power of a dog’s nose.
Headway East Northants – helping adults with acquired brain injury to enrich their lives.
Oundle Town Football Club – offering football to all ages and abilities from age two to veterans..
Sponsorship funding to assist local Downs Syndrome World and European swimming medallist William Roberts.
Continued Sponsorship for Kate Winslett’s education in Nairobi.
If you would like to find out more about Oundle Rotary Club and would like to get involved in any way no matter how small, please get in touch. We would love to hear from you.
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Tue, Mar 5th 2024 7:00 pm
Tue, Mar 19th 2024 7:00 pm
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