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  • Rotary Club of the Weald of Kent - 31st North Downs Walk 2016

    Author: Matthew Gibson | Date: 11th February 2016

    Rotary Club of the Weald of Kent 31st North Downs Walk 2016

    Rotary Walk registration OPEN; Join the 500 club

    Yes I know it is only early February but in response to a number of enquiries from keen walkers, REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN for the Weald of Kent Rotary Club North Downs Charity Walk in aid of Cancer Research UK.

    Last year we not only presented a cheque for a massive 14,000 to Cancer Research UK but we also raised in total 18,750 for the various good causes bringing our overall total of monies raised to date to 480,000.

    PLEASE help us to break through the 500,000 barrier this year! If we can convince an additional 80 of you to walk we will also hit the magical 500 walker marker. What an achievement to feel part of!

    Why not invite your friends and family to join you and spread the word? You can even bring your dogs along!

    You can choose between the 3, 6 and 9 mile walks, all fully marshalled, with regular checkpoints and refreshment stops against the backdrop of the beautiful North Downs. At the end you receive your well-earned complimentary ploughman's and strawberries as well as the sound of the local jazz band.

    What more could you want, a great day out, you will be helping Cancer Research UK as well as your own chosen charity or cause and helping set an amazing record.

    Duncan Payne, Walk Chairman

    DONT FORGET YOU CAN KEEP 50% of all your sponsorship for your own cause


    See you there (Harrietsham Village Hall)

    On 19 June 2016

    For more information visit our website: www.wealdofkentrotary.org.uk

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  • Sad News

    Author: Matthew Gibson | Date: 15th December 2015

    I would like to pass on some very bad news for Dartford Scouts.

    June Parker sadly passed away on Saturday morning aged 86.

    She had served the Movement for 43 years and started Scouting in November 1972 with the 8th Dartford Scout Group

    June held ACSL, CSL, SL, Group Chair roles and was ACSL until about a month before she passed away.

    She has held the appointment as ADC (CS) from 1983 until 1995.

    She has also been District Secretary form 1995 until 2014.

    She was awarded Medal of Merit 1988, Silver Acorn 1998 and the Silver Wolf in April 2005.

    June was also made an Honorary Scouter in September 2001.

    We will keep you informed of arrangements.

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  • District AGM

    Author: Matthew Gibson | Date: 7th June 2015


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