Going the extra length for charity

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Members of the Rotary Club of Kettering Tresham joined a global sponsored swimming event.

The event took place yesterday (Saturday, February 23) at the Balance Gym in Thurston Drive, Kettering, and was part of Rotary International’s End Polio Now campaign, which is aiming to rid the world of polio.

Rotary Club member Matthew Thurland said: “The club raised £100 to support Rotary’s global campaign to eradicate polio. We are delighted to support this campaign and grateful to all those who took part and sponsored us.

“We are also most grateful to Balance Gym for allowing us to use their facilities for this event.”

The Rotary Club of Kettering Tresham organises a number of charity fundraising events throughout the year. One of their next events is a fish and chip quiz night at Ise Community Centre, Kettering, on Friday, April 26.

Rotary international is the oldest service club in the world, with more than 32,000 clubs in over 200 countries. It is nonpolitical, nonreligious, nonsexist and open to everyone.

For more details about Kettering Tresham Rotary go to www.ketteringtreshamrotary.co.uk