Almancil International Rotary Club (AIRC) in association withThe Conrad Algarve recently held a sports fair in the beautiful grounds of the hotel.
Visitors to the fair were given an opportunity to try out various sporting activities including tennis, golf, electric bikes, yoga, Zumba, Pilates and even boot camp classes.
Martial arts (Bujinkan) and American football clubs also demonstrated their skills. As well as sporting activities, also of offer were free massages and advice on aromatherapy and healthy eating.
After all the activities more than 90 people sat down to a sumptuous barbecue prepared by the hotel’s chefs, with music provided by saxophonist Martin Teutscher.
Thanks to the exhibitors and the many local sponsors, 4,000 euros was raised which will be used to provide equipment and other necessary supplies to Associação dos Duentes Mentais, Familias e Amigos do Algarve (UNIR), a charity with premises in Loulè. Under the leadership of Sr Margarida Trindade and her staff of 8, day care facilities and activities are provided for up to 22 adults with learning disabilities.
“The event was a great success” said AIRC President Dr Raymond Parfait. “We couldn’t have achieved it without the co-operation of the Conrad’s General Manager Joachim Hartl, Events Manager Sara Pile and, of course our grateful thanks go to our exhibitors and generous sponsors. AIRC has supported UNIR many times in the past and we hope to continue to do so in addition to the other local organisations we support from time to time”.
For further details about AIRC which meets weekly at the Conrad Algarve, please email email@example.com or see www.rotaryalmancil.org