Rotary president sold on Keech Hospice as cycle ride charity

10:01 29 April 2014

St Albans Charity Cycle Ride 2008

St Albans Charity Cycle Ride 2008

Archant

A personal visit to Keech Hospice convinced a Rotary Club president that it should be one of two beneficiaries from this year’s St Albans Charity Cycle Ride.

Based in Luton, the hospice provides specialist palliative care for children in the local area diagnosed with life-limiting or terminal illness.

Caroline Thomson, president of the Rotary Club of St Albans Priory, visited the hospice and said afterwards: “Keech Hospice is a most worthwhile charity to support and I encourage everyone to participate in the Cycle Ride, to help raise as much money as possible for such a good cause.”

The other beneficiary will be Youth Talk in St Albans but any other charity based in Herts can benefit from sponsorship raised by a cyclist if the rider so wishes.

In past years, the three St Albans Rotary Clubs that organise the event nominated their own charities to benefit from the funds raised.

This year, the clubs decided to reduce the number of their nominated charities to two, aiming to provide each with at least a five-figure sum, and open up the opportunity for other local charities to benefit too.

The cycle ride takes place on Sunday, May 18, and around 1,500 cyclists are expected to take part.

Full details of the Cycle Ride and how to enter can be obtained from the website www.saccr.co.uk or by phoning the Rotary Club on 01727 852260.

In addition, a lot of extra information about the ride and its history can be obtained via Facebook or Twitter.

0 comments

Comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

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

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Royston Crow 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 Royston Crow 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 Royston Crow 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

Yesterday, 15:09
Royston Hospital

A group dedicated to supporting Royston Hospital has decided to widen its fundraising objectives.

Yesterday, 09:01
Work on the Plantation Walk.

Volunteers from one of Royston’s biggest firms have been getting green fingered to help restore a local plantation.

Saturday, November 22, 2014
The Flintstones Save Christmas

Well, nobody can say it’s a Christmas show that they’ve seen before...

Saturday, November 22, 2014
Royston Speak Out Stroke Club has been awarded a £3,000 grant.

Royston Speak Out Stroke Club has been awarded £3,000 (1st place) in the Lloyds Bank Community Fund 2014 in Royston and district area.

”North

Most read stories

E-edition