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West Coast Charity Bar Walk Raises More Than €3,000

Bob Packham, Cormac Murphy & Carl PackhamThe West Coast’s annual fancy dress Charity Bar Walk has now raised, in total, more than €13,000 for local good causes. This year’s walk - the fifth - has so far contributed €3,013 to that total after another fun-filled 3.54km (2.2mile) stroll in the sun last month, calling in at a number of bars along the way for liquid refreshment.

Estoi Charity Party Helping The Community

Estoi Charity Party Helping The CommunityThe mission of Rotary Club Estoi Palace (RCEPI) has always been to help in the local community and since 2017 RCEPI together with the local school authority Agrupamento de Escolas Pinheiro e Rosa have organized an annual “Arraial”/Charity Party in Estoi.
The first Charity Party in 2017 raised over 5000 euros to help a local Estoi university student who was losing her sight due to a congenital eye condition, to complete her university studies and help with her medical treatment. 

Obrigado Bombeiros! Auction Raises €5,200!!

Obrigado Bombeiros! Auction Raises €5,200!!The 4th Obrigado, Bombeiros! Auction held on 21st September was again a successful event and raised €5,200 for the Bombeiros of Lagoa and Silves, despite the adverse weather conditions on the day.
Those who attended the live auction at Carvoeiro Tennis Club were generous in their response to the incredible array of goods and services donated by local businesses. These included artwork, fine wines and dining, boat trips, rounds of golf and stays at 5 star resorts in the Algarve, Lisbon, Edinburgh and Barcelona. Also, a show jacket donated by Sir Cliff Richard, which he wore in 1975 at the Albert Hall in London will be auctioned online in the next few weeks.

CDS Party: Animal Rescue Algarve is doing ‘excellent work’

MP João Rebelo (White polo) - Photo by ARALast week, on October 3rd, the CDS (Social Democratic Centre) Party visited the Animal Rescue Algarve’s (ARA) shelter at Cabanita, Loulè. Representing the party were MP and party headliner for the Algarve, João Rebelo, President of CDS’s Advisory to Loulé, Isilda Guerreiro, and Member of CDS’s Advisory to Loulé, Luís Afonso.
In a statement, CDS said that ARA was ‘an association totally unlike the kennels usually known by the party, where the dogs and cats sheltered have great standards of living’, highlighting the ‘designated recreational and housing areas, the daily walks with volunteers, the health treatments and training’. The party claimed that ARA was ‘an association totally unlike the kennels usually known.’

A Happy Ending For Donald!

Donald Needs A Home!You may remember the story of Donald, a pure breed Rafeiro Alentejo puppy who was found roaming the country roads around the Aerodromo in Arão earlier this year. His story was a sad one but has a happy ending!
He was adopted by a German family who have a house with land in the are of Barragem da Bravura - just look how he's doing now...

Casas do Barlavento presented another day of fun on the golf course!

Casas do Barlavento presented another day of fun on the golf course!Partners, owners, and buyers enjoyed the 5th corporate golf day from Casas do Barlavento. The event took placeas usual at Boavista Golf Resort & Spa. The charity aspect remained, with the Charity hole this year being dedicated to Lagos Firefighters, and raised an incredible 1000€, which was subsequently doubled by Luís Ledo, the Casas do Barlavento managing director!

AIRC Kit Out Louletano Junior Futsal team

AIRC Kit Out Louletano Junior Futsal teamWhen Loulè GNR officer Frederico (Freddie) Fragoso approached Peter Hinze, the chair of Community Services at Almancil International Rotary Club (AIRC), for help in purchasing new kit for the Louletano Junior Futsal team, the club was delighted to help.  “This fitted in perfectly with our ethos which is to help our local community in any way that will benefit young, elderly or disadvantaged people” said AIRC President Mark Hulit. “Sport is an excellent way of encouraging young people to learn discipline, and team work whist at the same time having fun and getting exercise”.