CHIPS Bulletin – 22/09/14

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General Information:

17th October – CHIPS AGM – Wodson Park, Ware. Click here for more info. Staff from The HUB will also be at the AGM giving parents the opportunity to sign up for SBLO. Just bring your documents along to sign up on the night. Please note this is only for parents who do not have a care package.

We have available a large tricycle – if you would like to borrow it please contact the office on 01992 534664.

Current Vacancies:

Kidzone – CHIPS are recruiting for a fun, energetic and driven Leader for our Kidzone Sibling support group. The group is for brothers and sister and meet up once a month. We arrange trips and activities such as bowling, arts & crafts, trip to London, ice skating, swimming and more.   As the Leader you’ll be expected to help organise these trips and be responsible for the young people during them along with the help of some assistants. Ideally we’ll be looking for someone who has previous experience in this line of work and working with young people. Please click here for more information. 

General Staffing: – We are looking for extra staff in all locations, but particularly at our Hertford Scheme. Please contact the office if you know of anyone who would be interested in working at CHIPS, or alternatively ask them to contact the office to request an application form.

Forthcoming Events:

11th October – Quiz night in aid of CHIPS. The Hoddesdon Conservative Club, Rye Road, Hoddesdon. Teams of 8 – £5.00 per head. Please contact Kerry on Tach.Com.RYPKDepot @ sainsburys.co.uk to register your team name or for further details.

25th October – Marks & Spencer’s have kindly allowed us to do a bag pack at their store in Hertford – please let us know if you would be able to help out.

7th November – the ever popular CHIPS Quiz, to be held at Wodson Park, 8pm – please let the office know if you would like to reserve a table. Be sure to get in quick as tables go quickly.

29th November – An Indian cuisine evening at our Trustee Sukanta’s house in Cuffley – please contact the office for further details.

20th December – Christmas bag packing at Marks & Spencer’s in Hertford – again please let us know if you can spare an hour or two to help out.

Sponsorship/Fundraisers:

Matt Reed – (Staff member at Hertford) is running the BUPA Great Yorkshire Run on 28th September – you can donate via the link in this post.

Jules Ryan is running the Budapest Marathon on 11th October, and is raising money for CHIPS. You can donate by visiting her virgin money giving page www.virginmoneygiving.com/ryanrunsaround . Follow her training blog on http://ryanrunsaround.uk

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