Rotary

Rotary duck race will help Ark

Ark Cancer Centre Charity is delighted to announce that members of the Basingstoke Loddon Rotary Club will once again be donating proceeds from their popular annual duck race day to the charity.

Taking place between 1.30pm and 3pm on Monday, May 28 on the River Loddon at Bartons Mill, Old Basing, the rubber duck races are a well-known fun annual event, and they always attract a flood of entries.

This year, the prize for the owner of the overall winning duck will be a flying lesson that has been kindly donated by Blackbushe Aviation.

Basingstoke Rotary Charity Dinner delivers Spring boost

Generous guests ensured a Basingstoke Rotary Club Charity Dinner gave local charities a real Spring in their step by raising more than £18,000.

One-hundred-and-sixty people attended the black-tie event on a beautiful evening at Audleys Wood Hotel (April 19) – and an enjoyable and memorable evening delivered a great result for Ark Cancer Centre Charity, Home-Start North West Hampshire and other local Rotary-backed charities.

Rotary boxing event delivers boost for Ark

It was honours even in a boxing contest involving two of sport’s fiercest rivals – but the big winner was local good causes, including Ark Cancer Centre Charity, as nearly £20,000 was raised at a high-profile Basingstoke event.

Some of England’s best young boxers took on their counterparts from Wales in the 18th Basingstoke Deane Charity International Boxing tournament last Friday.

Ark will be a winner at Rotary boxing night

A night of great sport in support of Ark Cancer Centre Charity and other good causes is coming to Basingstoke – and it will feature one of the oldest rivalries in sport.

Some of the best young English boxers will take on their Welsh counterparts at the 2018 International Boxing Tournament organised by The Rotary Club of Basingstoke Deane.

The Hampshire Court Hotel, in Chineham, will again be hosting the popular event which will take place on Friday, March 9.

Basingstoke Deane Rotary deliver £10K boost for Ark

They are terrific supporters of Ark Cancer Centre Charity – and Basingstoke Deane Rotarians are celebrating delivering another fantastic five-figure boost to the charity’s £5million fundraising appeal.

On Sunday, January 28, the charity was one of the beneficiaries of this year’s annual Basingstoke Deane Rotary Club Charity Concert starring The Band of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines Collingwood – and Rotary Club President Lindy Richardson was delighted to make a £10,000 presentation to Ark Cancer Centre Charity trustee Merv Rees.

Rotary concert will help the Ark

Good music and good causes are set to be a winning combination as a rousing annual charity concert raises the rafters and pounds at a world-famous Basingstoke venue.

The Anvil is the perfect place to see and hear great music being performed, and on Sunday, January 28, 2018, The Rotary Club of Basingstoke Deane will be hosting another fabulous and memorable event at the award-winning concert hall.

The Band of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines will be centre stage as they entertain the audience by playing their way through an impressive, and wide-ranging, repertoire.

Memorable Rotary concert raises £6K for Ark

An award-winning Belgian choir delivered a spectacular performance at a Rotary-organised concert – delighting a packed church and resulting in a £6,000 boost to Ark Cancer Centre Charity.

All Saints Church in Odiham was the splendid setting for the concert by the internationally-renowned Lyricanto Choir on Saturday, November 4.

The special event was organised by The Rotary Club of Odiham and Hook and The Rotary Club of Colfontaine-Borinage in Belgium. Rotarian and accomplished organist Jean-Michel Sapin was one of the key figures in bringing the choir to Odiham.

Belgian choir and Rotary on song for Ark

A special concert by an award-winning Belgian choir will deliver some Autumnal musical magic to Odiham and boost the coffers of a charity helping to fund a much-needed local cancer treatment centre.

All Saints’ Church in Odiham will be the splendid setting for the concert of popular and light classical music by internationally-renowned Belgian choir Lyricanto.

This special event has been organised by The Rotary Club of Odiham and Hook and is being generously sponsored by The Rotary Club of Colfontaine-Borinage in Belgium.

Basingstoke Deane Rotary have the X Factor

When it comes to making a difference, members of The Rotary Club of Basingstoke Deane definitely have the X Factor.

At the annual Charities Night, Rotarians and their guests heard how the club has delivered £60,000 of support to good causes in Basingstoke and Deane and to people in need around the world during the last 12 months.

Rotary deliver £14K boost to Ark

They are great long-standing supporters of Ark Cancer Centre Charity – and now Basingstoke Deane Rotarians have delivered another fantastic five-figure boost to the charity’s £5million fundraising appeal.

On Sunday, January 29, the charity was one of the beneficiaries of this year’s annual Basingstoke Deane Rotary Club Charity Concert starring The Band of Her Majesty’s Royal Marines, Commando Training Centre Royal Marines – and Rotary Club President Alan Gibson had a special presentation for Ark Cancer Centre Charity trustee Merv Rees.

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