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6 cyclists outside if the Stade Hall

One can see that the weather did not discourage all cyclists and this group were waiting to start the event which took place on 23/04/2023. Unfortunately the persistent heavy rain deterred many.

St George’s Evening

Members were treated to entertainment by a group of singers at this annual event held at the Royal Victoria Hotel. Pic shows President Kim abou to taste the beef offering.

Ukraine Evening

On the anniversary of the Russian invasion of Ukraine the Club held a well supported event attended by the local Ukrainian choir at the EHSAA and as a result raised over £2,000 for the causel

Ark Little Ridge Academy2022: President Kim handing over cheque for £400
at Ark Little Ridge Academy in support of their
environmental project, a Forest School

St Michael's Hospice
2022: Club members pictured with President Kim  at
recent meeting where £3,000 was given to the
St Michael’s Hospice out of the funds raised from
the Cycle Ride held  in April

2022: re Rot Governor visit:
Members at recent meeting  where we welcomed
both District Governor and Assistant D G

2022: President  Kim and vice president Bryan attending the Poppy Day memorial service in Alexandra Park, Hastings

Young Writers Competition - 2022

Past President Therese Mahindraker with Isla Sidwell from St Pauls C of E Academy who was the South East Region winner in the Young Writers Competition.  She now goes on to the National round.

Rosie Painter from Ark Little Ridge Academy with last year's president on presentation of her award as local winner and runner up for  District prize taken by Isla Sidwell in the Y W Competition.
Ruben Pokrel from West St Leonards Primary Academy was runner up for the local award in the Competition

The Club are again encouraging local schools to enter the 2023 Competition.

Emmaus Support - 2022

Last year’s Presidential charity was Emmaus and we agreed to provide additional facilities in the recreational area for the  charity’s location for homeless men.  Pictured are the students from East Sussex College who built the facilities with material we had provided.

Wreath laying
2022 - Members recently visited the National Arboretum and Memorial at Alrewas and laid a wreath in memory of the fallen.  Picture shows President Therese at the Memorial with some of the members.

Pictured above is President Therese Mahindrakar with James Beeching at the formal presentation to St Michael’s Hospice of the proceeds
of the Christmas collections at Tescos and Morrisons.
Over the past few years our overall donations to the Hospice have exceeded £86,000.

Members had an enjoyable evening at the Black Horse at Telham playing Skittles. Our picture shows  the devastation from just one roll – many competitors, of course,  secured Strikes!

President Therese with District Governor Chris Brenchly attended a recent meeting

B H at Tescos
 Rotarian Bryan Hunter, ex paratrooper,
collecting for the British Legion at Tesco, Hastings.