August Flyer

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Southport and Formby Special Athletes Info

SCA Flyer Aug 2018

Date Event Venue Cost if with the group Cost if you come with own support Start time
1st August Bowling Bowling at AMF Wigan. Please pick the bowling nearest your house. Please pick one bowling event only. £10 £6 7:30pm
8th August Boccia and New Age   Kurling The Arts Centre, Burscough Wharf. £10 £5 7.30pm-9pm.
11th August Coach Trip Trip to Bowness on             Windermere £10 £10 All day , details on other page
15th August Bowling in Southport Bowling at Southport. Please pick the bowling nearest your house. Please pick one     bowling event only. £10 £6 7:30pm
20th August Dance with McDonald Dance Burscough British Legion, Lord St, Burscough. Session by McDonald Dance. Foxtrot and Waltz night.

 

£10 £5 7:30pm-9pm.
22nd August Nintendo Switch Night and Virtual       Reality Night The Arts Centre, Burscough Wharf. £10 £5 7.30pm-9pm.
30th August Aerobics The Old People’s Club, Lord St, Burscough. £7 £4 7:30pm-8:30pm

Yorkshire Building Society Funding Award £1600

Sporting Challenge have been awarded £1600 towards costs from the Yorkshire Building Society’s Charitable Foundation.

Edward McCarthy from Sporting Challenge:  “A huge thank-you on behalf of Sporting Challenge. This makes a huge difference.”

This money is to be used for:

  • Session booking costs ( e.g room hire/coaches/instructors/bowling game costs) £1000.
  • Coach hire for Short Break in Lake District Castle Head £500.
  • Games for Nintendo Switch £100.

Total £1600.

Visit www.sporting-challenge.org.uk

Visit – https://www.ybs.co.uk/societymatters/charitable-foundation/index.html

 

Eric Wright Charitable Trust £500

Eric Wright Charitable Trust £500

Sporting Challenge have been awarded £500 towards running costs from the Eric Wright Charitable Trust.

Edward McCarthy from Sporting Challenge:  “A huge thank-you on behalf of Sporting Challenge. This makes a huge difference.”

This money is to be used for ‘Burscough Area Sessions for Younger Members’. The grant is for activities for those under 30 who live in the Burscough Area/Northern Parishes.

Visit www.sporting-challenge.org.uk

Visit – www.wlcvs.org

July 2018 Flyer

 

Click here for the new flyer – SCA Flyer July 2018

Date Event Venue Cost if with the group Cost if you come with own support Start time
2nd July Pool/Snooker 22 Club, Moorgate, Ormskirk. £10 £5 7:30pm-9pm.
4th July Bowling Bowling at AMF Wigan. Please pick the bowling nearest your house. Please select one   bowling event only. £10 £6 7:30pm
9th July Dance with McDonald Dance Burscough British Legion, Lord St, Burscough. Session by McDonald Dance. Cha, Cha, Cha and Jive Night. £10 £5 7:30pm-9pm.
11th July Boccia and New Age   Kurling The Arts Centre, Burscough Wharf. £10 £5 7.30pm-9pm.
16th July Bowling in Southport Bowling at Southport. Please pick the bowling nearest your house. Please select one     bowling event only. £10 £6 7:30pm
19th July Fitness Night at the gym. Burscough Fitness and         Racquets Centre.

 

£10 £5 7:30pm-9pm.
21st July 10th Year Party Burscough Legion, on Lord St Burscough. £10 if you come with us, £5 if you come on your own, or with own staff. £5 for friends,     family or the public. 7:30pm-late
25th July Nintendo Switch Night and Virtual       Reality Night The Arts Centre, Burscough Wharf. £10 £5 7.30pm-9pm.
26th July Aerobics The Old People’s Club, Lord St,           Burscough. £7 £4 7:30pm-8:30pm

 

More Sailing Photos

Sporting Challenge Activities had two sailing and watersports sessions organised by West Lancs Yacht Club in Southport . Some event photos are below taken by the club.

The group is going again in 2019.

Edward McCarthy Activities Organiser said: “The group had a lot of fun. It was great seeing people get onto the water for the first time. A big thank-you to WLYC from the group.  We are already looking forward to next year! ”

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June Photos:

Sailing on the 6th June 2018

Sporting Challenge Activities had a unique opportunity this week on the 6th June when the group took part in their second Sailing Taster Night. The night was organised by West Lancs Yacht Club in Southport . Some event photos are below, more to follow. We tried sailing boats and a speed boat. The group is going again in 2019. Edward McCarthy Activities Organiser said: “The group had a lot of fun. It was great seeing people get onto the water for the first time. A big thank-you to WLYC from the group.  We are already looking forward to next year! ”

Morrison’s Foundation Funding Award £1000

 

 

Sporting Challenge are pleased to announce a funding award of £1000 from the Morrison’s Foundation.

The Morrison’s Foundation supports charities making a positive difference in local communities. Since launching in 2015 they have donated over £18m to help good causes across England, Scotland and Wales.

They award grants for charity projects which improve people’s lives and match fund the money that Morrison’s colleagues raise for their chosen charities.

Sporting Challenge are a family led charity supporting people with learning disabilities, where all members of the Board of Trustees are parents and carers themselves.

The charity aims to provide sporting activities to encourage people with learning disabilities to keep fit and healthy. Their activities include: Aerobics, Bowling, Boccia, Kurling, Zumba/Dance, Swimming and other Fitness Activities.

They support around 52 people in the West Lancashire area to access a variety of activities by providing transport to and from their homes and the appropriate sessional workers to support them whilst carrying out the activities.

Edward McCarthy Sporting Challenge Activities Organiser said: “On behalf of Sporting Challenge I wish to thank the Morrison’s Foundation  for this fantastic funding award. It will make a huge difference and help us fund our Short Break to Castle Head Activities Centre later in the year. Our group really enjoyed a similar break last year.”

“Our numbers are growing. Our group really make a difference. If you want to know more information get in touch  call 07971 299606 or email EdwardatEMSS@gmail.com 

For more information visit https://www.morrisonsfoundation.com/about-us/

For more information on Sporting Challenge visit: www.sporting-challenge.org.uk 

Download a Sporting Challenge Leaflet here- SCA Leaflet 2018