On Tuesday 23rd August over 70 people representing charities, walkers, sponsors and guests gathered at Government house for the annual presentation event for the Saffery Rotary Walk 2022.
17 charities were presented with their cheques and 5 awards were also handed out to individual and team walkers for various achievements on the day.
The 17 local charities who were supported by the walk in 2022 are listed below.
The award recipients were:-
- Youngest walker – Harry Wallace
- Oldest walker – Peter Walker
- Most sponsorship raised by an Individual walker – Steve Clark
- Most sponsorship raised by a team – KPMG
- The Peter Walker award for endeavour – Ruth Mahy
- The Saffery Champness Selfie prize – Louise Breen
Congratulations to all the benefitting local charities and award winners who were presented their cheques and prizes by the Lieutenant-Governor Lieutenant General Richard Cripwell CB. CBE.
The Lieutenant Governor and Mrs Cripwell were thanked for letting us hold our presentation evening in Government House.
Make sure 10 June 2023 is in you diary for the next Saffery Rotary Walk!
The charities to benefit from the generous support of participants in the 2022 Saffery Rotary Walk are:
Action for Children’s Guernsey Youth Housing – starter kits for young people moving in to training flats
Autism Guernsey LBG – ‘Social eyes programme’ helping people on the autism spectrum to develop social understanding and why it is necessary to learn social skills at all
Carers Guernsey LBG – IT equipment and set up to enhance the operation of the help they provide to unpaid carers in the community
Dyslexia Day Centre – train a teacher to deliver the Dyslexia Action Literacy Programme and for a photocopier which is so important for lesson content for what they do at the Day Centre
Girlguiding Guernsey – help with additional equipment costs because of related Covid arrangements and uniforms for those who would not otherwise be able to be in uniform
Grow Limited – plant trolleys to move heavy plants around site
Guernsey Arts – facilitate the delivery of Art Projects for young people from 6-17 years old who reside in and around Les Genats Estate
Guernsey Dynamics Football Club – help these footballers who have a variety of disabilities to compete against similar teams
Guernsey Hockey LBG – launch Walking Hockey to make hockey available to those who are less mobile
Guernsey Neuro Concern LBG – equipment needed to help islanders suffering with neurological issues
Guernsey Sailing Trust LBG – sailing dinghy suitable for younger children
Island Scouts 5th Guernsey – repair roof of their premises so that the building can be brought back to use
Liberate – a quiet space during the Pride event in September
St John Ambulance Guernsey LBG – a specialised Airway AED Mannikin for training volunteers and the public
St Mary & St Michael PTFA – towards a sensory garden in the school grounds
The Ron Short Centre LBG – create 5 IT booths for the IT Training Lounge for at the Ron Short CentreVive La Vallette LBG – a ramp for assisted access to the Ladies Pool for those less physically able