Friday, 26 August 2011

Wheels and Paddles and Shoe Boxes of Love

At the July District 9930 Changeover the keys to a new minibus were handed over to the Canterbury Rowing Association CEO, Rotarian John Wylie along with many members of the New Zealand Under 23 Rowing Squad, with many members from Christchurch.  The minibus was purchased thanks to significant donations from the Rotary Clubs of Cambridge, Tauranga and Hamilton plus smaller donations by the Rotary Club of Otorohanga amd Rotorua's Kawaha Point Primary School - a perfect example of leveraging asnd collaboration.

The minibus was filled with "Shoes Boxes of Love" received from the Cambridge and Taupo communities and quilts from Rotorua for distribution in Christchurch.

The minibus will be used to transport intermediate and high school rowers to training and events.  When it is not being used for thisd it will be on offer to Sport Canterbusry to transport children from the eastern Sector of Christchurch to recreational events.

Article from the August District 9970 Newsletter, and