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Chanctonbury Play Scheme Cheque Handover

After a year of fundraising and contributing the proceeds of the Mel's Milers 10k, a cheque for 1500 was presented to our 2014 chosen charity, the Chanctonbury Play Scheme on Friday 12th December at Christs Hospital Sports Centre.

Club AGM 2014

The 2014 Mel's Milers club AGM took place Friday 17th October at 11:00 am in the Gallery Cafe at Christs Hospital Sports Centre.

Committee

The following positions on the committee were filled :-

 Chairman  Melanie Marlow
 Vice Chairman  Colin Shaw
 Secretary  Sue Smith as caretaker for Dawn Piechoczek
 Treasurer  Alistair Fitzgerald
 New Members / Kit Co-ordinator  Sarah Inman
 Social Secretary  Pippa McAteer & Catherine Lowe
 Charity Fund Raiser  Niki Wolvern
 Press Officer  Robin Fairhurst
 Website Co-ordinator
 Liz Hutchinson

The chosen charity for the year to October 2015 is the Alzheimers Society.

Full minutes of the meeting have been distributed to members via email.

 

torch_group_webOlympic Torch Challenge

The Mel's Milers Olympic Torch Challenge kicked off on Friday 18th May. Just a few hours before the real thing began it's 10 week relay across the UK, our own club's inflatable version blazed its way along the Downs Link, round the Country Park at Southwater, and back again. With union jack shoe laces firmly tied, all members will log their killometers for the next two weeks with the aim of reaching a combined total of 2012km. The result and award ceremony with patriotic cakes will take place on Friday 1st June after the morning run. Keep that flame burning !


Sussex Air Ambulance Cheque Handover

A cheque for 1800 was handed over to the Sussex Air Ambulance on 4th November at the air base at Dunsfold. This was the charity money we managed to raise over the past year, including the proceeds from our 10k. Whilst waiting for the helicopter to return from a call-out we were given a talk about the service provided by the Kent, Surrey and Sussex Air Ambulance, and were impressed by the commitment from the staff to keep improving it. When the helicopter landed we met the pilot, doctor and paramedic and saw inside the small but vital medical unit. Let's hope we never need its services, but it's good to know it's there !

 

Mel's Milers 10k 2015 , Sunday 29th March, entry form now available. See 10k Entry Form page.

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