Newsletter No. 23

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CHIPS Information:

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

 Climbing Club, Essex Outdoors, Burnt Mill Lane, Harlow, Essex CM20 2QS – 11.00am-1.00pm – 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.

Please note spaces still available at the Computer & Gaming Club, Scott House, Hagsdell Road, Hertford SG13 8WA – 7.00-9.00pm 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 – 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 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:

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:

CHIPS Quiz raised a fantastic £782.00, many thanks to Greg Ivison for being the Quizmaster, Hazel Smith for helping to organise and providing a Mind Bending round,  and Helen, Gill & Karen for all the behind the scenes organising and marking on the night.  The winning team were “The Sensations” – last year’s winners!

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CHIPS have been nominated as one of the beneficiaries of the Ware ASDA Green Token Scheme, so if you visit ASDA don’t forget to vote for CHIPS.

We have also been awarded a grant of £4,500 from Zurich Community Trust, CHIPS was put forward by Zurich employee Katie Lomas – Auntie of Luke Rogers who attends the Hertford Scheme.

Many thanks to the Baxter family for donating £100.00 as a leaving gift to CHIPS.  We wish them all the best for the future.

Many thanks to Mr & Mrs Mepham (grandparents of Toby & James from Bishops Stortford scheme) for the kind donation of £50.00.

5p jam jars – to date we have raised just over £1,000.  Thank you to everyone who has already taken a jar.

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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