A HAPPY AND PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR
We are proud to be able to say, that with your donations over Christmas, your support for the annual Culcheth Beer Festival, and the Culcheth Halle & Bram Taylor Concerts, we have, in the past year, been able to help to the following organisations :
Culcheth & Birchwood High Schools :
Academic prizes and Excitement of Science University Lectures
Rotary Youth Speaks Competition entries.
Culcheth, Newchurch, Winwick CE :- Dictionary4Life – to pupils when leaving.
Locking Stumps, Glazebury CE, Newchurch, St Lewis,s & Croft.
Centenary Shield Award – for an outstanding contribution to School or Community activity.
The Rotary Life Education (advisory re. Drugs & Alcohol abuse) also visited 4 of the above schools.
We are grateful to the children from these schools who planted over 7000 Crocus Corms (see photograph) in Culcheth, Croft & Winwick which, flowering in the spring, will reminding us of the final push by Rotary worldwide to “End Polio Now” and which they supported.
SCOUTS, GUIDES & CADETS (Financially)
12th Warrington East Scouts, 19th Warrington Scouts, 21st St Helens Scouts, 1st Culcheth Girl Guides,
2nd Croft Girl Guides, N-le-W TS Warspite Sea Cadets, Croft 70 Squadron Air Cadets.
JUNIOR FOOTBALL TEAMS (Financially or with new kit)
Croft Juniors Football Club, Orford Football Club, Winwick Athletic FC, Culcheth AFC,
Culcheth Eagles, Fyfe Rangers,
OTHER VARIED CAUSES SUPPORTED
Assisting persons with disabilities, Warrington MENCAP, Warrington integrated Sports Club, Warrington Disability Partnership, Millgreen School, Walton Lea Pertnership,
And generally, Glazebury Women’s Seniors Club, Winwick Old People’s Club,
Holcroft Grange and Mosslands EPHs (Entertainment Evenings) Culcheth Horticultural Society,
Education in Prison, Action on Hearing Loss, RBL Poppy Appeal, The Keswick Flood Appeal.
We were able to send Aqua & Shelter Boxes to disaster areas, support Mercy Ships (a coastal travelling medical service), The Pardarda Paradi Education Society (educating young women in India),
Operation Smile (surgical repair of facial disfigurement), Polio Plus (eradication of Polio worldwide),
The Epiphany Trust (presently drilling wells in remote areas of Bangladesh).
There is an ever increasing demand in society for our services, so why not join ROTARY and help us to help others less fortunate than ourselves. Put something back into Society, make new friends and enjoy an active social life. Visit Rotary District 1285 website. Meet us on Facebook and Twitter or call Bernard Groom 01925 733893 and take that first step. Our Club meets at Birchwood Golf Club on Tuesday evenings where you will be most welcome.