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20 January 2021
Cavaliers are delighted to report that we have now received a District Grant from the Rotary Foundation Team to the value of £1000 This is to be generously matched by the RC Scarborough Cavaliers and will enable the Centre to purchase and erect a secure outdoor building as storage space.
The space will enable the provision of further facilities for additional users of the Centre, enhancing the current wide uses enjoyed by several groups as developed by Manager Kim Avison.( Well done Jim & Kim)
CAMRA beer festival March 2020
The event which took place in the Ocean Room of the Spa Complex saw more than 1,500 people attend. Peter Howgate, a member of the Rotary Club of Scarborough Cavaliers, said: “Our grand tombola has become an established feature of the festival and we are really grateful to the 20 local businesses that donated prizes. We had over 200 prizes which ranged from gifts of food, toiletries, tokens, as well as bottles of wines and spirits.” The Cavaliers tombola raised £1000 for nominated local charities
Stewart Campbell of CAMRA said: “The Rotary Club Cavaliers are always welcome with their tombola in aid of local causes and complements our support for the Yorkshire Air Ambulance and Prostate Cancer relief.
The NHS is facing its biggest ever challenge and our doctors and nurses are seeing a shortfall in the supply of scrubs in the hospitals. Hospital and care staff, many of whom don't usually work in scrubs or who have come out of retirement to help the fight, some staff need to change scrubs several times a day to reduce the risk of spreading COVID-19.
The initial For the Love of Scrubs campaign was started by Ashleigh Linsdell, an A&E nurse with a side-line in sewing who wanted to make scrubs for her department. She didn't realise the impact the shortages behind her campaign would have on us as a nation or how quickly word would spread and the scrubs making movement grow.
Scarborough makers have been doing their bit , largely self-funded, sending out handmade scrubs to our local hospital, GP's and care homes
Funds raised by Cavaliers were be used by Scarborough makers to buy materials suitable to make scrubs which to be given to Scarborough Hospital, local NHS teams, GP's and carers in the whole of the Scarborough area, outlying villages Filey and Whitby.
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more Fascinating talk by Jen Dodd about the work of the Motor Neurone Disease Association