Keiths Rescue Dogs 2014
President Norman was thrilled to be able to donate a cheque for £1000 to Keiths Rescue Dogs from funds raised though the community and vocational commitees work in the town.
Community Sports Field Project 2014
The president of The Rotary Club of Skegness, Norman Prime, was delighted to present a cheque for £400 to the Community Sports Field project supported through the Skegness Rugby Club. He is seen here presenting the cheque to the Rugby Club's representative Adi Stennett
The Community and Vocational committee has been very busy this year and are delighted and very grateful for the generosity and support of the people of Skegness and surrounding area.
Rotary Club of Skegness Supports Local Charties 2014
The community and vocational commitee of the Rotary Club of Skegness are delighted to have been able to support the outgoing mayors charities with donations of £400 to the Bostons Womens Aid Project and £500 direct to the St Barnabus Hospice at home appeal .
This week they have also donated £300 to the local Street Pastors Project run by the Fellowship of Churches and £500 to the local Community Larder project run by the Storehouse. President Norman Prime is delighted to have been able to support these great local charities through Rotary's work in the community and the generous support from the people of Skegness and surrounding area.
2014-01-01 Community and Vocational Commitee of Skegness Rotary Club
The Air Ambulance,
Cancer Research locally,
Hospice at Home in Skegness and surrounding Area,
St. Andrews Hospice for children,
Keiths rescue Dogs,
Young Peoples competitions to develop skills and vocational /leadership awareness,
Young peoples awareness of environmental issues,
Community Playing Fields Projects,
Community Larders and food banks locally.
Support to allow young people and families to see live theatre productions
To achieve this we organise and participate in a great many activities and social events to raise funds and awareness of the areas we support.
We work closely with local schools at all levels with Interract clubs in the Skegness Academy and the Skegness Grammar Boarding house and Rotakids clubs at all the local primary schools as well as many other orgainsations within the community.
We work in conjunction with the Embassy Theatre to raise money to buy tickets to live theatre performances for those who may not be able to access this otherwise, we work with local businesses to supply a range of environmental awareness measures within schools,
we organise a Carol Concert, A Santa Fun Run, A collection at Tesco, a Fun Quiz, an afternoon Tea and many other fun events to support our aim.
We organise Blood Pressure Testing twice a year at Butlins to support Stroke Awareness.
We have entrants into Young Chef, Young Musician, Youth Speaks, Young Story Writer and Young Photographer Competitions.
We work with schools on a “bin-a-tin” project where pupils will bring in spare tins/packets/jars of food which we then sort, collect and distribute to two local community food larders.
We also work with our International Committee to support the shoebox scheme and work with the schools and other local organisations to distribute, collect and send out the shoeboxes.
Since July 2013 we have completed the following:
- Beach Clean completed with Skegness Academy Interractors
- Afternoon dog show and garden party organised and completed with Skegness Grammar Boarding House
- Hats and Handbags afternoon Tea
- Blood Pressure testing completed at Butlins
- Carol Concert at the Embassy
- Fabulous Santa Fun Run
- Tesco Collection completed
- Skegness Junior School Chartered as a rotakids club
- Golden Ticket raised over £1400 this year with 640 tickets already gone to children and families in this year
- Wishing Well Collections
- Shoebox distribution
Organised Speakers to talk about:
The Impact of Academies,
Keiths Rescue Dogs,
The EmbassyTheatre School,
Still to come are:
The Fun Quiz
The Big Breakfast
Youth Competitions in January, February and April
Projects for the support of environmental Awareness with the local primary schools
Continuing support for the Interratcors to help them continue to raise awareness through charity and time
Further support for Community Larders and the Golden Ticket scheme
Another Blood pressure event at Butlins