Outgoing Rotary president hands over cheque as final act

23:06 09 July 2014

Nicki Pitt and Jane Tuck, from Act4Kidz with Christine Gascoigne.

Nicki Pitt and Jane Tuck, from Act4Kidz with Christine Gascoigne.


The new Rotary Year at the Ely Hereward Rotary Club began this week when retiring president Christine Gascoigne handed over her chain of office to John Yates after a successful year of fundraising and social activities.

Incoming president John will be in for a busy year – he is also the new deputy mayor of Ely, and will be mayor of Ely and president of the club from next spring.

Before the handover, which took place in the Lamb Hotel, Christine’s final act as president was to present a cheque for £500 to Act4Kidz, one of the local charities the club has supported this year.

Act4Kidz is run entirely by volunteers, and provides activities and support for children with all types of disabilities and additional needs.

For more information about Act4Kidz, contact Nicki Pitt on 07880 557795, or niki.pitt@tiscali.co.uk

For more information about the Ely Hereward Rotary Club, please visit http://www.rotaryclubely-hereward.org


Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Ely Standard visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Ely Standard staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Ely Standard account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

More news stories

Glimpses of the Callum Fairhurst 'world tour'

A Soham man is fulfilling a promise made to his dying big brother when he was 12 years old that he would live a brilliant life in his memory.

Witchford Road roundabout, A10, A142,

The idea of designating lanes on both the BP roundabout and the A10/Angel Drove roundabout is to reduce the number of vehicles queuing in the left hand lane around the Ely bypass and has been done with the absolute best of intentions.

Ely Potato Race 2014 final

Isle of Ely produce is gearing up for its fourth annual potato race this weekend.

Fire crews called to house fire in Soham

Crews from Ely and Newmarket were called yesterday to a house fire in Heron Croft, Soham.

Most read stories

Most commented stories

Digital Edition

Read the Ely Standard e-edition E-edition