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Algoz Autistic Unit receives Quiz Club donation

Rick Hursthouse handing over the cheque to Margaret Brett.   The biggest question each year for the Vale da Telha Quiz Club on the Algarve’s west coast is:

Which charity will we choose this time?

And the latest lucky recipient is the Algoz School Autistic Unit whose Voluntary Fund Raiser Margaret S Brett last week received a cheque for €900 raised by the club’s 50 quizzers.

World's Biggest Coffee Morning a great success

Worlds Biggest Coffee Morning

The Mac Millan coffee morning and AOA Cancer Support on Saturday September 27th 2014 was a great triumph, we would like to thank all the sponsors that made the event a success.

Better than ever...Back pack Drive

Better than ever...Back pack DriveA very big thank you to everyone who supported this years Backpack Drive for children returning to school.

The calls of help for backpack donations from organisations across the Algarve were answered with record support of the campaign, now in its 8th year.

Rotary Club Estoi Palace Charity Golf tournament results

Roseanne SmithOn Saturday, August 30th, Rotary Club Estoi Palace International (RCEPI), together with Black Tower Financial Management Group, and supported by Golfino, Europe’s leader for fashionable golf wear, Caetano Toyota, who provided the hole-in-one prize, Medal Insurance and, of course, Monte Rei Golf and Country Club, hosted their Annual Charity Golf Challenge.
The Monte Rei Golf & Country Club is the most prestigious golf facility in the Algarve, and the only Jack Nicklaus Signature course in Portugal. The club put on an outstanding display of hospitality and the course itself was in superb condition.

Rotary Club BBQ help with back-to-school necessities

Birthday girl Alice with organ grinder Lothar VroegenAlmost 500 euros was raised by members and friends of Almancil International Rotary Club (AIRC) last Sunday at a Sunset beach barbecue. The money will be used to provide children at an Almancil school with back to school necessities, including books, pens and bags.

Espiche Golf Event Benefits Volunteer Firefighters Charity

Pauline BinneyPauline Binnie, Golf Operations Manager at Espiche Golf, near Lagos, had the great pleasure of presenting a cheque for the value of €4,663 to the Volunteer Firefighters Charity.
The event took place at Espiche Golf on the 18th July and saw a field of 80 golfers tee off in a Shotgun Start ,and conclude with players and guests enjoying a barbeque on the terraces of the magnificent new clubhouse.

Excitement, laughter and fun at the Pinetrees fundraiser

RDA Algarve Association was held at the Pinetrees Riding CentreOn the 17th of August, a fundraiser for RDA Algarve Association was held at the Pinetrees Riding Centre, Almancil. 

The riders had a lot of fun participating in Fancy Dress, Riding Classes and Clear Round Jumping sponsored by Blevins&Franks.

Rotary Club provide essentials for underprivilaged Silves babies

Rotary Club provide essentials for underprivilaged Silves babiesSilves Rotary Club and Almancil International Rotary Club (AIRC) recently joined forces to provide some much needed support to Castelo do Sonhos, a charity for the underprivileged set up in 1999 and located in Silves.

The charity is a private institute for social welfare which distributes food, clothing, bedding, furniture, babies’ and mothers’ requirements to poor families in the Silves area. They receive donations from the regional food bank, private donations of needed items and money to cover transport costs (to places as far away as Saõ Marcos da Serra). They currently support 2,355 families providing for 8,500 people including 3,000 children and 125 babies.