youngsters go for gold
Of Edinburgh's Award Centre Seeks Sponsorship For Gold Exploration
of young Chiswick residents are aiming to raise a total of £20,000
to pay for a trip of a lifetime to Canada. The trip planned for
July of this year is will enable them to complete their Gold Exploration
Section of the Duke of Edinburgh's Award Scheme. The young people
who all attend the Duke of Edinburgh Gold Open Award Centre at Sutton
Court Methodist Church for their training have already completed
their Silver Award over three last few years.
wish to travel to Canada to explore and investigate the Red Indian
Culture and the History of Totem Poles. During their visit they
must compile a comprehensive diary and document their research from
the three week trip which is presented at an Award Ceremony in November.
This trip is a opportunity of a lifetime to meet and share with
other young people in Canada.
member of the scheme needs to raise a minimum of £1,000 as
part of their contribution to the trip. To date they have reached
a commendable total of £13,000 by organizing car boot sales,
craft fayres, fun days, sponsored walks, babysitting and many more
activities. The group, who all live in Chiswick, also help in the
local community with Sunday Schools, Brownies, Rainbows and other
Junior Groups as well as helping where they can at Sutton Court
group is seeking local sponsors to raise the balance of £7,000,
and any sum received, whatever its size, will be mentioned in their
reports. Every penny received goes directly towards them achieving
their Gold Exploration.
Further information from Carol on 0208 747 1052 or David on 01784
881206 or visit the Duke of Edinburgh's Web site on www.theaward.org
to find out more about the scheme.
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