Rotary’s fund raising success

THE ROTARY Club of Skegness enjoyed a busy period of fund-raising at the close of last year, after it revealed it had raised a total of £6,379.

The Carol Concert, raised over £3,000: The Santa Fun Run on December 11, saw 185 local runners, including a large group from Skegness Academy who have raised £1,600 to date.

And the Rotary’s annual collection at Tesco has also been generously supported by local residents to the sum of £1,360.

“So a great end to the year and we now look forward to supporting local charities including: Lincolnshire Air Ambulance, Keith’s Rescue Dogs, Alive & Kicking, The Community Larder at the Salvation Army and Kids Out, a local initiative to support local school children to enjoy a day out,” said a spokesperson.

The Rotary also operate The Golden Ticket scheme in conjunction with the Embassy Theatre.

Several groups of children had been to see the pantomime, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs’, including St Lawrence’s School from Horncastle ,which was jointly hosted by the Rotary Clubs of Skegness and Horncastle and Action for Young Carers and the Children’s Centre at Mablethorpe.

“The Rotary Club of Skegness wish to thank the residents of Skegness for their continued support,” added a spokesperson.