Supporting the Community 2014 - I

Sun 18th May 2014

Club Members supported two major local fundraising events, organised by others, on Sunday May 18th. 2014. The Rotary Club of Basildon Bike Ride and the Billericay Fun Walk.

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Supporting the Community

Our club not only raises money and supports charities directly, but, in the spirit of Fellowship and support for other Rotary clubs and local events, members also give their time in supporting community activities.  On Sunday May 18th., members were involved in two such activities:

Think Bike, Think Basildon Rotary Club.

Rotary Club of Basildon's 8th Annual Charity Bike Rides was blessed by a fabulous sunny day which brought out the numbers - this year 224 participants, but also growing in mileage as there are now two routes, one of 35 miles and another of 70 miles for the professionals or the super fit.

Some did the 35 mile course while the more adventurous took on the 70 mile course. Basildon reports that, apart from one or two punctures and a broken chain, all managed to get back and receive their well deserved certificates. It thanked all those who took part and helped to raise over