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Sports Relief Mile in MK

Sports relief mile in Milton Keynes

Sports relief Mile on a space hopper

Sports relief mile in Milton Keynes saw several members of our club participating in the fantastic event.

Members Julie and her son Elliot seen here on the left transversing the entire mile on his space hopper.

The image on the rights shows him having completed the course brandishing his medal proudly. Well done both all of you.

Helen R, Sarah and Jan helped out handing water out, sadly in the shade, so a rather chilly time, but fun anyway.

Bletchley Quiz Night

quiz winners Rotary Club of the Brickhills

Part of the winning quiz team - Rotary Club of the Brickhills

Bletchley Rotary club held their first quiz night on the 30th March 2012. Our club put in a team of 8 members, the maximum team size. of the 8 rounds we choose to play our jok er on the 'colours' round and we scored 8 correct. The best round we had was on the general knowledge round where we scored full marks. We did well though as we gianed the higest score and were the WINNERS. Thanks go to Neil and David who knew most of the answers. The rest of us earned our right to be there in subtle ways ( one or two answers!!!) A fun night and over £550 rasied for good causes.

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MK Snap Ladies Night

Presenting MK Snap with a Cheque from RC Brickhillsflower arranging at MK Snap and the Rotary Club of the Brickhills23rd February saw us attending the MK Snap Ladies night. An evening of beauty treatments donated by the MK college of beauty in Bletchley, floral arrangement demonstrations and various vendors peddling their wares for us to buy.

Half was through the evening President Elizabeth gave Debra King from MK Snap a cheque for £502. This was the second cheque we have give to MK Snap this year and they were really pleased and grateful. It was a fun evening.

Annual Jaipur Dinner

jaipur dinner attended by 6 club members

The annual Jaipur dinner in February was well attend by the club members and friend. Seven of us turned up to eat a delightful meal produced by the Jaipur Restaurant in Milton Keynes.

The atmosphere was livley and conversation flowed like the drink (freely). No-one from our club won a raffle prize but lots of money was rasied for the Jaipur Limb project in India.

This is always a good event, if you have never been then we highly recommend it, join us same time next year.

Our first year towing the Santa Float

Rotary Club of the Brickhills and Santa on the night of iceThe group of Santa elve collectors for the Rotary Club of the BrickhillsWe were a very privileged club as Santa asked us to tow him around Bletchley and Newport Pagnell to allow the children to see him and so that Santa could ask them if they had been good!

the first Sunday around Bletchley Poets estate must have been one of the wettest on record. Poor Santa was wet through to his long johns and the collector elves were a very sodden unhappy lot. Their spirits were cheered by the generosity of the people of Bletchley, who piled coins and notes into the collecting tins in aid of MK Snap.

The following Sunday  we took Santa out again to the Poets estate in Newport Pagnell and this night was thankfully dry but very cold and icy and not to be outdone the residents of Newport added even more to the elves collecting tins. A wonderful pair of evenings ( in spite of the rain and ice). To be repeated we hope next year. Thank you to MK Round Table for the loan of their sleigh and for all their help..

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Grocery Collection 2011

Rotary Club of the Brickhills organises a grocery collection for charitygroceries collection 3

The club once again asked the shoppers at Morrison's in Leighton Buzzard to donate some groceries to worthy causes at Christmas time on Sunday 27th Nov.

Thank you to all those who helped with the grocery collection. We had a fabulous response from the public and here are a few pics of all the collection spread out in Sarah's house!


Collaboration with MK Orchestra

Rotary Clubs of the Milton Keynes in collaboration with the MK orchestraRotary Clubs of the Milton Keynes in collaboration with the MK orchestraSaturday night 19th November saw the first of many we hope collaborations between the MK Orchestra and the 8 Rotary clubs of milton Keynes. We were invited to sell 40 tickets of a subsidised fee, the balance going towards the Polio Plus fund.

It was a truly brilliant concert the orchestra playing some well loved classics such as Pachebels's Canon in D, Bach's Brandenburg Concerto no:3 and Vivaldi's The Four Seasons. The craft was evident in the skill exhibited by the musicians and the concert was loved by all who attended.


Pudsey at Heathrow Airport

Rotary Club of the Brickhills working with Pudsey at Heathrow T5Children in need day 2001, and 4 members of the club got up at 'Ridiculous O'Clock' to be at Terminal 5 Heathrow airport to raise money for Children in Need for a period of 4 hours.

Sarah and Lesley, Andy and Elizabeth collected at least £250 during their 4 hour stint. Passengers and staff alike were very generous and there was some good banter exchanged between the collectors and the collectees.

The Brickhills take Santa for a ride!

Rotary Club of the Brickhills take santa for a ride.This year the RC of the Brickhills will be taking Santa for a ride in his sleigh and raising much needed funds for local charities at the same time.

When the local Round Table asked us if we would like to take over their Santa float and deliver joy and fun to local residents, we jumped at the chance.

This year for the first time, The Rotary Club of the Brickhills will be taking Santa on a tour of the Poets estate in Bletchely on the 11th December and again on the Poets estate in Newport Pagnell a week later on the 18th December. Both visits will take place between 6pm and 8pm.

So, look out for Santa's little helpers and prick your ears for a feast of festive music and cheer as the parade makes its way past your house and make sure you come out to wave and join in the fun.

Up-coming events

Linslade Canal Festival
28-07--2012 11:00 am
Category:  Social Events
Treasure Hunt Walk - Aylesbury
02-09--2012 11:30 am
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Christmas Party
07-12--2013 7:30 pm
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