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By Haddenham Webteam - 1st February 2017 5:00pm
The Haddenham & District Rotary Club organises Santa's Grotto at Haddenham Garden Centre in the weeks running up to Christmas, and this seasonal delight is a very popular attraction for local youngsters.
The Garden Centre very generously provides the gifts that Santa hands out, and the admission charge goes to the Rotary Club's fundraising efforts for its nominated charities.
On Wednesday 1st February, a cheque was presented by Kate Hawkins from Haddenham Garden Centre to representatives of the Rotary Club.
Pictured left to right are:
Judy Elphick; Rotarian Peter Gehnich, the Club's event organiser; Kate Hawkins; Rotarian Martin Andrew, Club President 2016-17; Steve Pullin, the Garden Centre Sales Manager; and Rotarian Ken Elphick.
(Please click on the image to view an enlarged version).
The Rotary Club Santa's Grotto for Christmas 2016 raised the extremely impressive sum of £5,100 !
Charities being supported in 2017 by Haddenham & District Rotary Club include:
Children's Air Ambulance
Aylesbury Vale Prostate Cancer Support Group
Medical Detection Dogs
In addition, Rotary gives support to local charities, deserving causes and projects nominated by club members during the year.
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