We were very pleased to welcome Alan Jones from Cheshire Young Carers to our Business Meeting and for Immediate Past president Sue Piddock-Jones to present him with a £2000 cheque toward this great work
He told us of his work with Cheshire Young Carers;
An estimated 8000 young carers in Cheshire aged between 6 – 18 years old regularly miss out on a number of childhood opportunities and experience. They can become socially isolated and sometimes are needed urgently at home rather than being able to go to school. Our club is really pleased to help this super Organisation
At our dinner meeting on 23rd May, local business woman and Rotarian Halina Dzisiewska came to talk to us about her life.
She was born in Poland in 1942. Her father was a forester/gamekeeper in Poland’s largest National Park and also a leader in the A.K. (the Home Army) and was a “Wanted” man.
Halina’s talk about her life in Poland, and subsequently in England was fascinating and also very moving as the hardships that she and her family endured for many years obviously brought back distressing memories. These days she helps a great deal with Polish families in the Crewe area.
President Sue Piddock-Jones presented a cheque for £500 to Vicky Wrest to support the Fire Cadets trip to build schools in Nepal.