As part of the Healthy Holidays project with Guiseley Football Trust Aireborough Rotarians and partners again made sandwiches for pupils attending an activity week at Westfield School. This year 360 lunches have now been notched up.
The Hidden Homeless Charity has found a new home for storage at Lidl’s new premises in Horsforth. Club members put up racking to store provisions as the picture shows. They then transported surplus items to local Foodbanks and the Healthy Eating Scheme, earning the charity’s gratitude.
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Following the death of a dedicated gardening enthusiast in Yeadon, Club members took on the task of restoring the front garden to its original state and clearing a sadly overgrown vegetable garden for his family.
The Aireborough/ Madras Chenna Patna Rotary link bore additional fruits when Rotarian Ram Kevular aided by his wife Deepa gave a dramatic PowerPoint presentation complete with video clips entitled ‘Demystifying the Indian Dance Forms. His enthusiastic explanation covered the ‘How’s and What’s of Classic, Folk and two different portrayals of Bollywood Dance originating in different parts of India.
Aireborough Rotarians enjoyed two recent opportunities to enjoy freedom and socialising outside, beginning by meeting for coffee at Kirkstall Abbey. Two days later many took part in a fundraising Garden Wander in aid of Rotary Foundation. Hosted by four Rotary households in Rawdon, Guiseley and Ilkley, members exchanged gardening expertise, bought plants and caught up over refreshments.
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The COVID Indian Appeal will be covered elsewhere in this Newsletter but the Aireborough and Chenna Patna Clubs were delighted with the 15 oxygen concentrators and additional Personal Protective Equipment raised by 23 District Clubs and 10 individual donors. Our thanks go out to all who contributed so magnificently.