ryderowingkissypuppySponsors, supporters and helpers of Ryde Rowing Club were entertained at an informal gathering at their Clubhouse on Friday evening to thank them for their support during the last year.

After a welcome and thanks from Club Captain Peter Allsopp, and a short presentation on the clubs activities and successes in 2013 – which included South Coast Championship wins for the Men’s Coastal Junior Four and Boys J14 Coxed Quad and a Hants & Dorset ARA Championship for the Men’s Coastal Junior Four – a presentation was made to a Dani Johnson, the Central Funding Coordinator for the Earl Mountbatten Hospice representing Kissy Puppy – the Sophie Rolf Fund.

Following various fund raising activities –  the club was able to hand over a cheque for over £300 to this very worthwhile local cause.

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Pictured:  L to R –  Pete Allsopp, Club Captain,  Dani Johnson, the Central Funding Coordinator for the Earl Mountbatten Hospice representing the Kissy Puppy Sophie Rolf Fund and Ian Lennie, Club President present the cheque. 

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