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Club Update - June 2020

Updated: Jul 23, 2020

On 27/06/2020 the club successfully held its first virtual club update meeting to members using Microsoft Teams. During lockdown there have been some very exciting developments within the club.

  1. Congratulations on the arrival of hopefully two future rowers!

  2. Eva has been amazing raising a few hundred pounds for the club during lockdown selling plants and bakes. Thank you Eva!!

  3. We have received a very kind and generous donation of a BBQ from someone who lives in the village and wanted it to go to a good cause. We plan to make good use of it at our future regattas and events.

  4. The club is now officially classed as a charity. This will enable the club to boost finances to help the club grow.

  5. Membership payments have been suspended from April until we are back on the water.

  6. The club have a new set of oars many thanks to Patrick Bird of Kernow Boats.

6. Progress on the building of Goose is going very well. Andrew has kindly shared a video with us showing her progress:

7. Progress of the restoration of Circe is going extremely well. Thank you to all members who have helped out sanding/stripping her down and given her two coats of undercoat. She is now ready for the top coats of paint and the application of the new exciting design.

8. The club now has a safety boat thank you very much to all who have been involved.

9. Take up of Amazon Smile and Easyfundraising has been great raising over £35 for the club with online purchases. In addition £75 has been raised on facebook fundraising thank you to everyone who donated.

We look forward to arranging another virtual meeting soon!


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