Rotary Raises Richmond Roast Rate
Toasted sandwiches are very popular with guests at the Richmond Soup Kitchen, but with only one toaster the kitchen staff couldn't keep up with demand.
Richmond Rotary support the Kitchen with funding and volunteer help, and have now given a second, larger, toaster to help cut down waiting times.
15 Jan 2022
We enjoyed a splendid Christmas lunch in the historic Clubhouse of Richmond Golf Club. Sudbrook House was built around 1725 by renowned architect, James Gibbs, is Grade 1 listed, and is widely regarded as one of the finest examples of eighteenth century English Palladian architecture.
Our guests of honour were The Lord and Lady Mayoress of Richmond, and our members present included a member of the House of Lords, a Free(wo)man of the City of London, local councillors, local businessmen, and even a local artist. The lunch was excellent and on traditional Christmas lines.
As part of the English Heritage Marble Hill Revived project, Richmond Rotary Chairman Pindi Tamana was asked to plant an Indian Horse Chestnut tree at Marble Hill Park a few days ago. English Heritage have planted over 300 trees at Marble Hill, to recreate the former vistas from this historic house.
Richmond Rotary are supporting the Richmond Soup Kitchen, held by the Team Ministry at St John the Divine church, to give hot means to those who need them most. The soup kitchen is open from 1700 to 1800 on Wednesdays and Thursdays. We have given them funds, we continue to make regular contributions from a 'whip round' at weekly Rotary meetings, and one member of Richmond Rotary ia a regular volunteer.
Richmond Rotary President Pindi Tamana recently turned on the Christmas lights in East Twickenham. Here he is being assisted by the Mayor of Richmond, Councillor Geoff Acton, and by Santa Claus