A day of talent and fun for a fantastic cause. We tried something different and it paid off. Find out how Ballroom and Latin dancing helped children and their families after being diagnosed with cancer.
We were approached in May 2018 to help provide organisational support to a group of people who had set up Mighty Magnus’ Medicine Fund. On the 4th of January 2018, this 6 year old, Viking warrior was diagnosed with an aggressive type of childhood cancer, high risk (stage 4) Neuroblastoma.
I have just returned from my first District Conference, it was actually the 90th of the district, and upon reflection I have come away enthused, passionate and raring to go. Myself, along with four other members of our club, attended the very wet and windy conference in Torquay last weekend.
One of our Rotarians, Pauline, is also involved in the Towcester Youth Coffee House which had to close due to the building requiring updating and extending to provide suitable facilities for the Youth of Towcester.
Cold Harbour C of E Primary School, Bletchley have set up a lovely Forest School that provides a fantastic learning opportunity, for all aged children, outside of the classroom. This autumn, when the leaves began to fall they realised that there lovely learning environment was not as secure as they would like it to be.
Been to a wine tasting? What about a beer tasting? We hadn’t so we did our research and gave it a go.
While we were waiting for the coach, I had the chance to speak to one of the teachers and she told me there were around 114 children at the school. This number was to rise with an expected intake of Key Stage 1 children in the near future. All of the children have a server special educational need and one thing that surprised me was that the majority rarely, if at all, go away for holidays which makes these trips all the more important.
A few months ago we held our 2nd annual comedy night. We raised funds to support Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People. The response we received from the Hospice explains why it is so important to help support them.
Take a few minutes to watch a quick summary of the Club's activities in July, the first moth of Rotary year 2017-18
President Peter presents the Rotarian of the Year award to the RotaKids of Cold Harbour School on behalf of Past President Colin during RotaKids Handover.