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26/05/2014 - Calling Local Golfers - can you help Ascot Rotary Club?


The Rotary Club of Ascot is calling for the support of local golfers to join in the annual Charity Golf Day on Friday the 12th of September at Mill Ride Golf Club. This well-known local event has now been running for over 10 years, and is one of the fun ways that the Rotary Club raises money to support its work in the community it serves. This year our partner charity is the Children with Special Needs Foundation, and that organisation will receive 50% of the proceeds of the event.

The day begins with an optional “friendly” 9-hole practice round, then after a break for refreshments the main 18-hole competition takes place. There will be team and individual prizes for the best scores, as well as special prizes for the longest drive and the drive which gets nearest the pin. In the evening the gala dinner will include the prize presentation, a charity auction, a raffle and more.

The Rotary Club of Ascot typically raises and spends in the order of 25,000 per year, and the Charity Golf Day is not only an enjoyable day out for golfers, it contributes significantly to the fundraising budget. Entry is by teams of 4, and the price for the day including the golf rounds and evening meal is just 75 per player (300 per team). If you would like to enter a team of four please contact our team coordinator John Baker on 01344 425440, or fill in the form on our website

Notes for Editors:

Rotary in the Thames Valley and Surrounding areas comprises some 2000 Rotarians in over 60 Clubs stretching from Banbury in the north to Hungerford in the West, then eastwards to the outer suburbs of West London.

The Rotary Club of Ascot comprises more than 40 business and professional men and women who live or work in the Ascot area. The Club meets each week at Mill Ride Golf Club, and in a typical year raises in the order of 25,000 for local, national and international humanitarian works. See

About Rotary

  1. Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland, part of Rotary International, has 1,800 clubs and more than 52,000 members.
  2. Rotary International was founded in 1905 in Chicago and is one of the world’s largest international service organisations with 1.2 million professional men and women as members. There are 34,000 clubs in 200 countries and geographical areas.
  3. Rotary clubs are open to men and women who are business, professional or community leaders who want to use their experience for the benefit of others.
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The Children With Special Needs Foundation aim is to raise funds to support individuals, groups and schools in their requests for equipment, holidays and tuition and to provide essential care for children with special needs in the local area. This also includes assisting very talented children who are finding it difficult to reach their true potential without support. See

Money raised at previous joint ventures with the Rotary Club of Ascot has supported pupils at Charters School in Sunningdale, and provided minibuses for Kennel Lane School in Bracknell and Carwarden House Community School in Camberley.

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