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Community Fund Award Winners

Presentation of the Award by the Rotary Club of Sherborne Castles

Dorset Blind Association

Year

2016

Charity/Good Cause

Dorset Blind Association

Venue

Richmond Green Community Room, Richmond Green, Sherborne, DT9 3HP

Date

17 August 2017

People

David Pearson - Rotarian & Paul Harris Fellow Rotary Club of Sherborne Castles.

Jonathan Holyhead - Chief Executive Officer, Dorset Blind Association.

Judy Bannon - Club and Activity Group Co-ordinator Dorset Blind Association.

plus members and volunteers of the Sherborne Area Dorset Blind Association Club.

How the award
will be used

The award will be used to part fund our club and activity group co-ordinator, who manages and runs the two monthly club meetings we hold in Sherborne. Each month a social club and a handicraft club is held at Richmond Green in Sherborne.

The co-ordinator manages and runs clubs and groups in other parts of Dorset 3 days a week. The project costs 16,788 which covers one years salary and associated costs, including home office expenses and travel. For the financial year 2016/17 the Dorset Blind Association has so far secured nearly 12,000. The Community Fund award will make a contribution towards the remainder and will secure the monthly clubs at Richmond Green in Sherborne.

Community Fund Ref: 1000115

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