Newsletter No. 19

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CHIPS Information:

Sign up for SBLO – If you still have not signed up for the Short Break Local Offer – please do so without delay.  Please contact the HUB to arrange your eligibility check – Kirsty/Rachel 01992 504013. 

New term dates for the following clubs (age 12+) :

Climbing Club, Essex Outdoors, Burnt Mill Lane, Harlow, Essex CM20 2QS – 11.00am-1.00pm – 13th Sept, 27th Sept, 11th Oct, 25th Oct, 8th Nov and 22nd Nov – please note that 11th Oct & 22nd Nov will be a scramble net and low ropes session.)  11.00am-1.00pm. Please contact Gill at the office on 01992 534664 or email gill@chipsplay.org to book a place.  Cost is £4.00 per session or £24.00 a term.  Places must be reserved in advance.

Computer & Gaming Club, Scott House, Hagsdell Road, Hertford SG13 8WA – 7.00-9.00pm – 15th Sept, 29th Sept, 20th Oct, 3rd Nov, 24th Nov, 8th Dec.  Please contact Gill at the office on 01992 534664 or email gill@chipsplay.org to book a place.  Cost is £4.00 per session or £24.00 a term.  Places must be reserved in advance.

Cookery Club, Pinewood School, Hoe Lane, Ware SG12 9PB – 7.00-9.00pm – 10th Sept, 24th Sept, 8th Oct, 22nd Oct, 5th Nov, 19th Nov.  Cost is £4.00 per session or £24.00 a term.  Places must be reserved in advance.  Please contact Gill at the office on 01992 534664 or email gill@chipsplay.org to put your child on the reserve list.

Forthcoming Events:

CHIPS AGM – Friday 9th October – 7.30pm at Wodson Park, Ware – come along and help us to celebrate 21 years of CHIPS.  There will be a buffet, fun activities and entertainment for all the family.  Full details will be sent out shortly.

Charity Jam Jars – Please contact the office if you would like some empty jam jars for yourself, your friends, family, office or place of work.  Jars will be available at the summer schemes.

£100 challenge – we have extended our £100 challenge to the end of the year.  Please contact the office for more details, if you would like to take up the challenge!!

General Information:

Wheelchair Dance Sport Association – are arranging a fun day on Saturday 12th September at Paradise Wildlife Park.  They will be holding a sponsored wheel where you can raise money for the WDSA (IUK).  For more information please see the website – http://wdsauk.co.uk/events/?event=193

Mudlarks Summer Scheme (open to anyone aged 16 – 26 with learning difficulties or mental health issues – running from 22nd July – 31st August – contact Vic Hobson on 07835 714766 or email vic@mudlarksgarden.org.uk for further details.

Football for All at Hertford Town Football Club in association with Mudlarks – Saturday training sessions 10.30am-noon.  All abilities welcome.  No booking required – sessions are free.  For more information call Loucas on 07739595619.

Sunday 30th August – Hoddesdon Model Railway Club – Annual Show – 10.00am-5.00pm –

Club site, The Old Mill, Mill lane, Broxbourne Herts. EN10 7AX (Free parking @ EN10 6TD)

Disabled Parking EN10 7AX.   Adults £2.00 Children £1.00 – :- http://www.hoddesdonmrc.org.uk

Clive 07542560493  (clive.porter3@ntlworld.com).  Features :- Working indoor and outdoor layouts in G, 0, 00, N.,  Also 5”, 3.5” ,2.5” Gauges.  Childrens rides, R/c boats in club pool, Other interesting models, Tombola, sales stand, Light refreshments.


INCLUSIVE YOUTH FOOTBALL FESTIVALS IN AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER – If you want to play football for a local team, we can help you to find the right team and give the details of who to contact at the club.   Please contact  Ken Headington at Hertfordshire FA:    Mobile: 07508 358448    Email:  ken.headington@hertfordshirefa.com  or Conor Craddock at Watford FC Trust:  Mobile: 07977 183572   Email: conor.craddock@watfordfc.com

Sponsorship/Fundraisers/Donations:

5p jam jars – to date we have raised £593.00.  Thank you to everyone who has already taken a jar.

Thank you to Xylem Water for their kind donation of £250.00.

A huge thank you to St Joseph’s in the Park Parents’ Fellowship for their kind donation of £666.66, CHIPS was nominated by the Wildsmith family.

The Giving Machine – generate free donations every time you shop online for CHIPS.  Visit www.TheGivingMachine.co.uk  and join up to start generating donations.

 

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