Plans for the year:
John Barrow (JB) (Chair), Barrie Birch (BB), Pierre Richterich (PR), Robert Askew (RA),
No Committee Meeting has been held, either physically or virtually, prior to putting together this programme for 2021/22, which does however benefit from some continuity following Projects in the previous year’s Programme, also carrying NEW elements.
|Project||Comments||Intended Outcome of Meeting||Member to|
|Virtual Speaker from District in April 2021||Improved knowledge for Members - given the COVID-19 situation worldwide, and its effect on the Polio-plus programme:||JDB|
|2. Sand |
|The Club is holding aside a sum of £1,000, a Donation being dependent upon Funds raised at District via RC Brighouse.||This Project is to be re-Assessed at District during October. An
alternative Country is Ghana, where a Dam can be built for approx £12k|
Such a change to original Country will result in Members being asked to
re-Authorise [or Cancel our Donation of £500, and return Grant Money of £500 to District]
|£590 for ONE Box|
(Contents tailored according to need in situ)
|Speaker – either Virtual or Physical - and Viewing of Box Contents|
|Womens’ Workshops making Bags & Clothing Canon & Chris Mitchell||Talk with Slides. Clothing / Bags available to buy|
No Direct Donation is sought
|Schooling & Care etc – Kevin Morley||Club determined in 2019/20 to provide continuing support for this Project|
Virtual / Physical Updates on a regular basis
|Women’s Sanitation - A Project entirely NEW to the Club which has recently been put in hand with the help of Issy Sanderson of RC York Ainsty, and of course, Kevin Morley.||The Project consists of the manufacture by Kevin’s Team of Machinists in Addis Ababa of Feminine Hygiene Apparel using Templates supplied by RC York Ainsty. |
It enables Girls to continue to attend School during Menstruation
|North Sea Sailing for a Week|
Cost of a Place has been estimated at £800-900 (subject to enquiry).
|A District Grant would leave a NET Cost to Club of ≈ £400-450 This Project is relatively low-Cost, and would run only if a District Grant can be obtained (for which we need to apply before 15th July 2021)|
Suitable Candidates would be sought over Winter 2021/22. The week on board The James Cook would take place in July/August 2022
|It is intended to seek a Visit to the Bradford Branch, following an invitation received in 2019 from the Commander.||This Visit would follow a Club Meal (assuming we continue to meet in the Evening), and would finish at 9pm, as for Rotary||JDB|
|9. Specs.||After a ‘Lockdown’ break, we continue to collect old Specs.||A NEW Outlet ‘SPECSORT’ has been established via RC York Ainsty|
Communty Cttee also has Scheme with SPECSAVE in Guiseley RC York Ainsty sorts and grades SPECS prior to dispatch to needy countries. Cases are sold through local Charity shops in York.
more Bradford Blaize are continuing their collection of used spectacles for Vision Aid. Glasses that are collected are sent to the charity who then grade them and send them out to third world countries.