Due to the current restrictions relating to the Coronavirus pandemic, the AAA have cancelled the forthcoming lecture which was due to be held on 2nd February 2021. We continue to review the situation and hope to be able to hold some of our forthcoming lectures online via Zoom; an outline of the planned lecture programme for 2021 can be seen on the AAA website.
Olá! I'm Ronaldo. You can guess why I am called that: I like to play with a ball! I'm about three years old now, and if perhaps the keepie-uppies aren't so neat, I can still dribble past the other cats pretty well.
'Mia has lived in the ADAPO* cat shelter for about four years. She's a distinctive grey tortoiseshell, calm and super sweet. When she was found, in the area of the Social Security offices in Olhão, she was already an adult. Sadly, no-one ever claimed her.
Under the Rotary motto "Rotary Opens Opportunities", and in the context of various actions that have been developed by Rotary Club of Albufeira for the benefit of the community, in difficult times such as those we currently go through, namely hidden hunger, which affects a number of families, and whose household is often composed of children and disabled, the Rotary Club of Albufeira launched a Solidarity Campaign.
ADAPO - Associação de Defesa dos Animais e Plantas de Olháo, was established 2004 by Célia Caravela. It is a local non-profit association with a mission to reduce the feral population of cats and dogs, through a programme of Trap-Neuter-Return. ADAPO also runs a cat shelter, and has recently set up a FB page in Portuguese and English to promote adoptions.
During the last few months the members of the Algarve Senior Bikers group have been unable to enjoy their usual monthly motorcycle rides due to the restrictions on group sizes. So, over the last 3 months many of the bikers have been taking part in the ASB Photo Challenge.
The year of 2020 has been a difficult time for all of us including the many motorcyclists of the ASB. Many of the larger group events and rides being postponed or cancelled due to the Coronavirus situation and the restrictions imposed to prevent the spread of the virus.
Almancil International Rotary Club (AIRC) has in November for the past two years organised a Golf tournament in order to raise funds for local charities; primarily the Parkinsons and Alzheimers Association based in Vila Sol. Due to the current pandemic it was thought not possible this year and the charity as well as other charities would lose out.
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