Nicolson Interact Club and the Rotary Club

Fun and games.
Fun and games.

September has proved a busy fundraising month for the members of The Nicolson Interact Club and the Rotary Club of Stornoway.

Over a hundred people enjoyed the first Rotary Club Prize Bingo Night on Friday, September 11, raising £1602 for the Red Cross Syria Crisis Appeal.

The Garry Ballroom at the Caladh Inn, Stornoway, was donated by Caladh Hotels free of charge and turned into the bingo hall for the night through the entertaining Calling of Rotarian Gavin Woods

Thanks go to all who attended, supported and donated towards the raffle and a great evening for such a worthy cause.

The previous weekend, on Saturday, September 5, was the Rotary Treasure Hunt was held around Lews Castle Grounds which proved fun for all the family.

The Treasure Hunt was followed by games on the Castle Green, all organised by Pursuit Hebrides, and some much-needed refreshments afterwards were provided at Stornoway Golf Club.

And on Saturday, September 26, The Nicolson Institute Interact Club hosted the Interact Charity Quiz Night at Stornoway Golf Club.

An excellent night was had by all, with Postie Quizmasters Willie, Crawfie and Norrie doing a sterling job keeping all in order.

The fantastic total of £1827 was raised through the event which will go towards the great works of MND Scotland, supporting people affected by Motor Neurone Disease.

The Interact members were busy raising funds again as they assisted Barnados Scotland collection in Stornoway’s Argos Store on October 17.

And also this month, The Nicolson Institute Interact Club President, sixth-year pupil Amy McClements, was presented with a Summit Award by the Volunteer Centre Western Isles (Stornoway).

Recipients are nominated for the Summit Awards which are presented to volunteers who have shown an outstanding contribution to volunteering, carried out 200 hours of volunteering, and exceed expectations.

Amy was nominated for her award by the Rotary Club of Stornoway’s President Claire MacLeod.