2014 Christmas

2013 carol concert (1)Members of the Rotary Club of Cranleigh had a busy and successful festive season, raising well over £1,600 for Rotary charities.

The festivities got off to a tuneful start when students from St Cuthbert Mayne Junior School and musicians from the Cranleigh Youth Bands entertained an audience of parents and visitors during the Rotary Club of Cranleigh’s Annual Carol Concert.

The compere for the evening was Dr Claire Potter, the recently arrived Methodist Priest in Charge, who gave a new slant on the Nativity Story by asking the audience and children to add various sound effects.

The Rotary Club agrreed to boost the retiring collection, which was donated to the local Food Bnak, to the sum of £250.

The Rotary Club of Cranleigh’s three-day street collection (accompanied by Father Christmas) raised a further £1,643.

“Once again the people of Cranleigh have shown tremendous generosity, in spite of the difficult economic climate,” said Rotary President, John Mnelove. “This will enable the Club to continue supporting local community groups and projects, and people in need. We are also very grateful to Santa Fir, which kindly provided the Christmas tree for our concert.”

Photo caption: The choir from St Cuthbert Mayne School singing at the Rotary Club of Cranleigh’s Annual Carol Concert.