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Presidential Handover Lunch

25th June 2024
Venue: Kent and Canterbury Club
The Presidential Handover lunch is being held at the Kent and Canterbury Club on Tuesday, 25th June. Retiring President Rosemary Doyle will handover to incoming President Maxine Blades. The bar
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Final of the Innovation Competition,

26th June 2024
Venue: Old Sessions House, Canterbury Christ Church University
The Rotary Club of Canterbury welcomes you to the final of our 2024 Innovation Competition being held at Canterbury Christ Church University. Eleven young people have reached the final and will be
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Donation to Canterbury branch of Parkinson’s UK

It is with great pleasure that we inform you that we donated £500 to the Canterbury Branch of Parkinson’s UK.

June Bushell, the Treasurer of the Canterbury Branch of Parkinson’s UK, attended our meeting today to accept the cheque from President Margaret Griffin and thank us in person. The funds will go towards paying for physiotherapy sessions for their clients. The money was awarded by our Community Services Committee and June attended our meeting as an invited guest of Rtn Bob Anderson.

Parkinson’s is a progressive neurological condition caused by a lack of a chemical called dopamine; it can affect people of all types of backgrounds, including young people. Parkinson’s UK states on its website that “the number of people diagnosed with Parkinson’s in the UK is about 145,000. That’s around 1 adult in every 350.”  Physiotherapy can help some people with Parkinson’s that have problems with everyday movements that most of us take for granted, such as walking – or even getting out of bed.

Find out more about Parkinson’s here

And here is a link to a video about the condition on the website of Parkinson’s UK. 

Picture: June Bushell with our President, Margaret Griffin. PIcture credit: Rotary Club of Canterbury.



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