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mindA Year in the Life of Kibworth & Fleckney Rotary Club

July - Richard Darke Achievement Awards at three local primary schools and the Kibworth High School. Dictionaries were presented to all leavers at the primary schools.

August - Blood Bikes: £250

September - Admiral Nurses/Dementia UK our Presidents Charity for the Year.

October - Parliament Trip: with local MP Neil O’Brien who very supportive of the Dementia Support initiative.

November -  Fireworks: 1,500 attended our annual firework display. Fleckney Scouts received £250, Kibworth Scouts £1,000.

December - Trolley dash: Winner dashes around Sainsbury’s for three minutes, filling their trolley with Christmas Fayre. Charities supported - VASL £750, Admiral Nurses for Leicestershire £750.

January - Youth work: A remarkable young blind  paralympian, an inspiration to all who heard him speak. We hope to support local youth clubs in the future.

February -Race Night: with Oadby Rotary Club at the Kibworth Golf Club, Profits to Mary’s Meals and Love Support Unite, £600 each.

March - Skillforce Charity: Run mainly by ex-military personnel, in schools inspiring children to realise their potential. £200 donated.
Age Well Event: at the Old Grammar School Hall. Agencies supporting older members of the community. Local doctors and dentists, the local U3A, Bowls Club, Library, Dementia support groups, etc.

April - Theatre Night: at the Harborough Theatre for ‘Lloyd George knew my Father’A sell out with over £1,500 Admiral Nurses.
Heartwize Community Event: John Dehnel and his Heartwize team gave training on CPR to 20 people plus the use of the Defibrillator giving 20 people new life saving skills.

May -  Charity night: fundraising evening at the Boboli Restaurant, raised £320 for Coping with Cancer, Market Harborough.
Shelter Box: Following Cyclone Idai we purchased another Shelter Box.(£590)

June - Our Golf Day: Raised in excess of £2,500 for Admiral Nurses.

Other fundraising
We will be donating £1,000 to Rotary Foundation, £250 to polio eradication and we donated £100 to Menphys, a Leicester Charity for children and young people.

Membership
Info from Elaine on (0116) 240 2330 or elaine@hi2events.co.uk.

Issue 413
June 2019


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