Newsletter No.22

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CHIPS Information:

 

CHIPS AGM – A fantastic evening, thank you to everyone who attended and helped us to celebrate our 21st birthday.  Huge thanks were given to Matt as he finished his stint as CHIPS Chair of Trustees, and a big welcome to Rhiannon Lowe who now takes over from Matt.  Photographs now on the website of the evening.  Many thanks to Steve Wilson and National Grid for the volunteer awards and table goody bags.  Thanks must also go to Gill in the office for making the spectacular “21” birthday cake.

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

 Climbing Club, Essex Outdoors, Burnt Mill Lane, Harlow, Essex CM20 2QS – 11.00am-1.00pm – 25th Oct, 8th Nov and 22nd Nov – please note that 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 –  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 – 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.

Hoddesdon Model Railway Club, Broxbourne Meadows, Mill Lane, Broxbourne EN10 7AX

Club will run on 24th October, 21st November and 12th December – 10.00-11.30am.  The club is specifically for children aged 14+ but if your child is not 14 but would still be interested please contact the office to discuss.  Spaces are limited, please contact the Gill at the office on 01992 534664 or email gill@chipsplay.org to book a space.  Children must be accompanied by a parent or carer and places must be booked in advance.

Forthcoming Events:

CHIPS Quiz – Friday 30th October – Wodson Park – 7.30pm for 8.00pm – its back the fabulous CHIPS quiz night.  Please call the office on 01992 534664 or email karen@chipsplay.org to reserve your table.

 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:

Thursday 12th November – Fledglings Open Day at Saffron Walden Golf Club – 10.00-3.00.pm.  www.fledglings.org.uk.

Sponsorship/Fundraisers/Donations:

The first CHIPS Aerobathon raised a fantastic £509.00.  Many thanks to Hazel Smith for making this event possible.  Lots of fun and plenty of exercise, including Boot Camp, Fit Steps, Zumba and Burlesquexercise.

Aerobathon

 

5p jam jars – to date we have raised £1,000.  Thank you to everyone who has already taken a jar, special mention must go to Hazel Smith for continuing to promote this fundraising initiative, and Rhiannon Lowe and GSK employees for enabling us to reach the £1,000 total at the AGM.

 

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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