Rotary

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.

Basingstoke Rotary Gala Dinner

Basingstoke Rotary Club will deliver a fundraising boost for Ark when they hold a black-tie Gala Dinner in April.

Audleys Wood Hotel, in Basingstoke, will be the venue for the special event on Thursday, April 19, which will raise funds for Ark and Home-start North West Hampshire.

Award-winning soul singer Natasha Watts, who is a long-standing Ark supporter, will be performing at the event. Tickets are £50-a-head and will include a three-course meal and wine.

An auction and raffle will help to pull in the pounds for the two good causes.

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.

Rotary Club proud to support Sitting With Jane

The Rotary Club of Basingstoke Deane is proud to have signed up as one of the sponsors of a unique public art project that will celebrate a milestone Jane Austen anniversary and make a big difference to a Ark Cancer Centre Charity.

Sitting With Jane will be among the most high-profile events in Hampshire as the county marks the 200th anniversary of the death of the world-famous author, who spent the first 25 years of her life in Steventon near Basingstoke.

Get in the frame for a prize – and support good causes

Photographers are being urged to get snapping for a new competition which will also help good causes.

Rotopix16 is being launched today by The Rotary Club of Basingstoke Deane and is being sponsored by Jessops Academy.

The competition is open to anyone who enjoys taking fun photos, and there will be a separate competition for entrants who are under 16.

Competitors are asked to submit a set of three digital photographs, one of each for the following themes:

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