The Rotary Club of Ware are holding a
One Year To Go Dinner showcasing
Rotary’s involvement with the Games and
launching the Home Hosting Programme RIBI Olympics and Paralympics and the Work For Purpose Project.
Newsletter 27th July: 7.30 for 8pm, the Priory, Ware,
July 2011 Hertfordshire. Contact Alan Thomas:
Missed Out on Tickets - Rotary goes for gold –
the countdown has begun
The London Prepares series will see
some world-class sporting events come With just a year to go, now is the time to
to London's iconic existing venues, as get your plans in place and go for gold!
well as brand new venues in the Olympic
Park. Several events are free to watch, Headlines including the cycling road race in London/Surrey and the marathon Rotary’s involvement has just got a lot swimming at Hyde Park. bigger with a new project called ‘Work for Events are listed on the London 2012 Purpose’ enabling clubs to raise funds for website – here is a sample: their charity account. Details are being worked through but it will involve Hadleigh Farm Mountain Bike volunteer work in the Athletes Village at International - 31 July, Hadleigh Farm, Stratford and Weymouth - as soon as Essex more information is available it will be l sent out.
Open Weekend 23/24th July 2011
A reminder to register your events on the
LOCOG website. This is the beginning of
the final year countdown – so make sure
Rotary has a profile on the LOCOG Open
To mark the weekend Rotary in London FIVB Beach Volleyball International - 9-14 District 1130 are holding and ‘Open August, Horse Guards Parade Weekend’ Champagne and Strawberries’ rdTea Party on Saturday, 23 July at 2pm London International Basketball at 6 York Gate, London NW1 4QG Invitational - 16-21 August, Basketball (nearest Tube Station - Baker Street). Arena
Contact Eve Conway or Clive Amos
email@example.com UCI BMX Supercross World Cup 2011 -
19-20 August, BMX Track
One Year To Go Tickets are available exclusively via
Ticketmaster with prices ranging from ?5 thMuch will be happening on 27 July – to ?35. Payment is possible only by Visa one year to go. card (debit, credit and prepaid product).
Updates The Paralympics Opportunities
Home Hosting and raising funds
for The Rotary Foundation
The home hosting website will be thlaunched on 27 July – One Year To Go
and the first step in the process is to get hosts to register. If you want to play your part in welcoming the world to the Games by hosting visiting Rotarians watch out for the announcement on the RIBI website,
click in and fill in the host registration form.
As a host you will be expected to provide
Kids to the Games bed and breakfast, in return you will
receive a contribution to your costs and a
The Paralympic Games ticket prices and contribution to The Rotary Foundation.
draft competition schedule have been Any questions contact Tim Scotchmer
You can apply for tickets to the London Torch Relay
2012 Paralympic Games between 9
September 2011 and 30 September 2011. If you have individuals you want to
This will follow a similar sales process to nominate and you have missed the
Olympic Games tickets. LOCOG deadline, there is still a chance
Ticketing initiatives include Group through Lloyds TSB and the Daily
Organiser tickets, allowing groups who Telegraph.
apply for 20 tickets or more per session to Go to www.lloydstsb.com/carrytheflame
receive additional tickets at no extra and enter TELEGRAPH in the campaign
charge, and special day passes which will code box. Nominations close midnight
enable ticket holders to see a range of September 12th 2011.
sports in the Olympic Park on that day on
a general admission basis. The Olympic Flame will come within one
Tickets for spectators who will be under hour's journey of 95 per cent of the UK.
16 or over 60 on 29 August 2012 will start The main stops on the Torch Route have
from just ?5, while a London Travelcard is been published
included within the price of tickets for the (www.london2012.com/olympic-torch-
day of the event. relay) - if it’s in your area be part of the
party. Link with your local authority and
Select your participants and order your find out what you can offer. Any clubs can
tickets – and get set to enjoy a great day line the Route, and many from your
out! This provides Clubs with the community will be out in force, make your
opportunity to organise a KidsOut event presence felt - Dress in gold!!!! And let
to the Paralympic Games. the community know you are there!!!
3 In the next newsletter – update on the New Generations Inspired Mark and stories from around the country.
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