It was High Sheriff “handover” today. Doesn’t David Hempleman-Adams look splendid. He is hosting our Concert on Saturday 11th June at Christ Church.
WE had lots of lovely friends join us at lunch today to see DASH & Hop Skip & Jump receiving their cheques.
Thanks to Lady Gooch, High Sheriff of Wiltshire & Nick Arkell for saying a few words .
& HOT NEWS – The Arkells men, namely Nick & George say they & other family members, that means James….. will run in the Swindon Cares 2016 1/2 marathon!! Get training…..
At lunch time tomorrow (Friday 11th December) at The Tawny Owl, The High Sheriff of Wiltshire Lady Gooch will be handing over cheques to our 2 Charities, Hop Skip & Jump & DASH in respect of our fundraising efforts in 2015.
Thanks to everyones help, Swindon Cares has raised a massive £18,609
This brings our fund raising total to £234,373
Thanks to everyone who helped Swindon Cares yesterday at The Swindon Half.
Thank you to members of my Rotary Club for volunteering to run a water station, Jane, Ray & Pam for “running” the 5 miles. To Bill & Alfie for a magnificent 2 miles & the fabulous guys from Arval who ran the Half, plus Jane’s Boys including her son Chris.
So far we have raised over £2,700 for our 2 Charities.
Just brilliant. Thank you.
29 Teams took part in The Big Quiz on Tuesday evening, & helped raise £2,000 for our 2 Charities – DASH & Hope, Skip & Jump.
The winners were The Millhouse Warriors from Motorola Solutions with 129 Points, The Tawny Owl came second with 109 points & The Rotary Club of Swindon third with 107 points who were in a tie break with 108 sleeps til Christmas .
Thanks to everyone who helped & supported. See you in 2016
Bill says we have 20 people entered into the Swindon Half Marathon , SOME 14 OF WHICH ARE ACTUALLY DOING THE FULL HALF MARATHON DISTANCE!
Which is very brave & they are all running for Swindon Cares –
Please try & support them raise lots of monies for DASH & Hop Skip & Jump
Swindon Cares are entering a team of runners. If you would like to run, & raise monies for our 2 charities DASH & Hop, Skip & Jump – email firstname.lastname@example.org
or if you would like to support our runners, you can do so on