Community Service

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Motge of Community Service

Our Community Service involve volunteering including the deployment of our vocational capablities in other community organisations, fundraising and our work with the young.

Community Service Award - first award made in July 2013 by the club to Anne Lennox CEO of the Myotubular Trust details in this Croydon Community Network blog article.

MS Society Croydon Branch - along with members of two other local we provide driving and escort services for disabled passengers for fortnightly meeting and monthly outings. Two of our members aldo provide vocational service on Branch Committees leading on Transport, Health and Safetl and Welfare Grant allocation.

Trefoil Trust Driving - working with members of another local Rotary club to provide volunteer drivers to transport disabled passengers to and from their regular meetings.

WAVE Trust - one member has become a trustee of this campaigning charity which seeks to eliminate the cause of violence in society and he has been joined as an ambassador by a second member.

Civic Involvement - some members are involved in local politics as councillors, others are members of the chamber of commerce and one is on the board of the BID and the club is always represented at the Annual Rememberance service and parade.

Croydon Community News - as part of our Social Media activity we promote and support local organisations that are finding their feet in this environment including settting up web pages for them and promoting them on Twitter and Facebook.

Some of these activites are illustrated in the pages listed in the menu bar.

Community Service sub-pages:

Rtn Chris amongst the club members in the ring

Boxing Club Visit

more Report on the visit to the New Addington Boxing Club with pictures

Orpheus Trust

more President's Charity two years running

WAVE Trust

more A charity we support

Croydon Community News

more This page offers a local online home for event announcements from our community and charity partners in concert with our @networkista Twitter account. This carries on part of the work of the Croydon Community Network Blog. (4 pages below this)

Myotubular Trust

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Kids Out Day RIBI event in Chessington

more Club members took pupils from St. Nicholas special school to the event giving them the experience of an enjoyable day out and social activity. The school supports young children with learning difficulties, autism or Down's syndrome.

Colin Driving for MS Croydon

Croydon Clubs Support MS Society Branch

more In particular we help with transport and here is an example of one of our members driving a mini bus.

Arnhem Comemoration Visit

more Vice President Trevor Morgan laid a wreath on behalf of the Rotary Clubs of Croydon at the Civic Commemoration of WW2 Operation Market Garden in Arnhem and met some of the veterans

Remembrance Sunday - attended by Trevor Morgan

Remembrance Sunday - attended by Trevor Morgan

more The Club was represented at the 2011 Remembrance Service in the Fairfield Hall by some Club members and President Trevor - laying a wreath at the Town's cenotaph and attending the Mayor's Remembrance luncheon in the Town Hall.

South Croydon Lights switch on by Croydon Council!

South Croydon Lights switch on!

more The Club took part in the South Croydon Lights Switch On. Our collectors and the President Trevor as Father Christmas raised substantial funds for the Club's charities. A founding member of the Club, the Deputy Mayor David Fitz, joined the occasion.

Sister Ooi (right) receives a donation of £1,450 from Jane Hurlock.

Special Care Baby Unit at Mayday receives Rotary donation

more From Jane Hurlock: The proceeds from our Charity lunch held to raise funds for the Special Baby Care Unit at Croydon University hospital have now been handed over. Thanks to your support we were able to present Sister Ooi (right) with a cheque for £1450.

Cassandra Learning Centre - Jennifer McDermott

more Cassandra Learning Centre (CLC) is a charity set up by Jennifer 10 years ago to bring teen domestic abuse to the forefront of public awareness. The Whitgift Club donated £300 to support their annual conference on 25th October 2012 at Westminster hall.