Articles Archive for June 2013

25 Jun 2013

In June, we received a very welcome call from Waitrose, West Byfleet, to come and pick up some money!
Waitrose had put our group into their Community Giving Fundraising scheme, whereby their customers add counters to individuals collecting boxes and then the £1000 available is distributed between the three groups taking part for that term. We were very lucky to be allocated just over a third of that pot and were invited to go to Waitrose to collect a cheque for £360. We were welcomed into the store by Nicola Paul (Store Manager) and Barbara Williams (Store Supervisor). The Group …

25 Jun 2013

In June, the group was very pleased to welcome Nicola Capstick and John Clancy, from the Hilton Cobham, to our headquarters. Members of the team from the Hilton had nominated our Scout group for the Hilton Foundation grant and we were very happy to receive the news that our nomination was successful. The Puma Troop were delighted to receive a cheque
from the Foundation for £500. The money will be used to provide IT equipment when we move to our new Activity Centre in Murray’s Lane. Our grateful Thanks go to all at Hilton  Cobham for putting us …

25 Jun 2013

The Beavers, Cubs, Scouts and Explorers spent a very productive Saturday in May, packing the shopping for customers of Marks & Spencer’s, Brooklands.
Through the customers kind generosity and the hard work of the young members, the group managed to raise a fantastic £987.00.
Our thanks go to the Management of Marks & Spencer’s for allowing us the opportunity to fundraise in this way. Our Thanks also go to the M&S team for their patience and good humour when being ‘assisted’ by the Scouters. We hope to be able to repeat this …