On June 14th Club member and Anne Croft and her Soropti’mister’ David held “A summer evening of puddings & drinks” at their home in South Cerney. The evening was a fundraiser for CHYP (Cirencester Housing for Young People) has been chosen by President Marietta Crockford as one of her charities this year. Puddings of all kinds were donated by club members and guests enjoyed sampling as many as possible. The evening included the auction by David Croft of an original painting donated by local botanical artist Joan Lyons, and together with a raffle and ticket sales, the evening raised a total of over £1000 for CHYP. Anne Croft later revealed that she has obtained matched funding of £500 from Barclay’s Bank in Cirencester, to be added to the proceeds. The club is grateful to the bank for its generous support.