In the middle three weeks of December we escorted Father Christmas around the streets of Epsom accompanied by Tilly the train and a band of helpers from local youth associations. We wwre also helped by Wilsons of Epsom on two of the nights, when they provided a driver and a Santa Claus
It was a truly wonderful experience with young children and adults saying how delighted they were to see Santa Claus; and they gave generously to help local charities. This year we were able to knock on people's doors again and they seemed pleased to see us after the COVID lay-off.
Because of Social Media such as WhatsApp, children were ready and waiting for us. It was a wonderful sight when we started down a street to see little groups in the darkness waiting. Tilly was also happy to have so many photos taken of her!!
We raised around £6000 for local charities, which included the youth organisations who helped us, so we are quietly content and now ready for the mulled wine and mince pies!
more A greenhouse arrives at our plot and another is used by the community
more Harry Corben is presented with a sapphire Bar to go with his Paul Harris Fellowship
more We welcome a new member, Joe Proops, to Epsom Rotary
more Volunteering at the Allotment
more Allotment work party - members of Ewell Rotary and Epsom Rotary and friends - all lending a helping hand
more In collaboration with various organisations - a Christmas Party was organised for Ukranian Refugees
more Various Organisations - Tree Planting at RDA
more Mulled Wine and Mince Pies at the Ashley Centre
more A Christmas Card from My Time for Young Carers
more Guess the value of the Hamper - And the winner is Steve McCormick!!!
more Schools sang Christmas Carols at the Ashley Centre
more Epsom Rotary in conjunction with RBL Epsom run monthly activity Groups for Veterans
more A brilliant evening of music which left the judges stunned at the quality
more Mulled Wind and Mince Pies Stand at the Ashley Centre 17 and 18 December 2022
more Veterans attending the Veterans Hub were Treated to Christmas Celebrations
more Epsom Rotary Mulled Wine and Mince Pie stand
more Table Top Sale and Rotary Presence in the Community
more VETERANS HUB - ROTARY AT HAND
more Traditional Parade through to St Mary's Ewell
more Aimee Laird receiving the Raj Amodia Award from The Worshipful Mayor of Epsom and Ewell, Clive Woodbridge
more This is where we send our produce from the allotment and is our donation to Charity
more 5 Rotarians and friends supported the Fridays in the Marketplace Initiative
more Members collecting at the Poppy Appeal
more Epsom Rotary at the Marketplace - in Campaign for End Polio Now
more We took Veterans up to London to visit the Superbloom exhibition in the moat at The Tower.
more Raising funds and promoting Rotary
more Mowing Session At the Old Moat Garden Centre
more Epsom Ewell and Ashtead Rotary Clubs held a picnic for all local Ukrainians in Ashtead FC grounds
more Ruthie gave an inspiring talk about AMECA's successes in Malawi illustrated by slides
more Clive Richardson and Maria Anstiss were interviewed on Epsom Hospital Radio
more Celebration at the Allotment after much rewarded work
more After just over a year our shared allotment with Ewell Rotary and with support from SCC has given produce to The Pantry
more Monthly Rotary at Work Session
more Meet first Tuesday of the Month at The Army Reserve Centre Ewell
more Ruthie Markus CEO of AMECA TRUST is giving a talk about her work
more Members of Epsom Rotary were at the Hook Road Arena Car Boot Sale.
more 5 Epsom Rotarians went to Henstridge to run a Charity Quiz
more A great talk by Mel Walles about her work with young cancer sufferers and the effect on their families as well as the effect on them. Picture shows Mel with our two presidents..
more Greg Sturmer and Lionel Blackman were inducted today into Epsom Rotary by Chris Shortt
more We had a great meal and ceremony at Cuddington Golf Club meeting plenty of old friends
more Work in the Walled Garden Area
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