Ripon Rotary holds BBQ for school in Rwanda

Club joined with Inner Wheel in holding a bbq for Tubakunde - a primary school in Rwanda - in Club President Robert Ankcorn's garden for 90 people.


It was the night of the big rains and Robert and John McGettrick are pictured at the end.
It all ended happily as £1,200 was raised.

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