Book worm’s par­adise

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Pres­i­dent Mar­garet Martin of Te Aroha Moun­tain Lions Club wel­comed the 70 mem­bers and part­ners from Te Aroha Ro­tary and the town’s two Lions Clubs to the an­nual Com­bined Ser­vices Din­ner last Wed­nes­day.

This an­nual din­ner is a chance for mem­bers of th­ese busy ser­vice clubs to cel­e­brate the work they do for their com­mu­nity in a friendly so­cial set­ting.

In giv­ing the Ro­tary re­port, pres­i­dent Corolyn Stephenson, spoke of the chal­lenges of get­ting new mem­bers for all ser­vice clubs and mooted the idea of work­ing to­gether on projects.

This has been done be­fore to pos­i­tive ef­fect with a spe­cial elec­tric bed for Te Aroha Hospi­tal plus a shower bed.

Pres­i­dent, Mark Davey, of Te Aroha Lions spoke about the club’s suc­cess­ful ca­su­alty calf col­lec­tion scheme and the de­liv­ery of the phone books.

Martin gave a most cre­ative mar­ket­ing ses­sion pro­mot­ing the club’s com­ing an­nual Book Fair on Fri­day Novem­ber 3 and Satur­day Novem­ber 4 in the lo­cal Catholic Hall open­ing at 9am till 6pm on Fri­day and till 3pm on the Satur­day.

Funds raised will go to Te Aroha Com­mu­nity Pa­trol, Fu­ture Te Aroha, Te Aroha Youth Em­ploy­ment Ser­vices and Manawaru Play­cen­tre.

All monies raised at the din­ner from the raf­fles will go to Make A Wish Foun­da­tion NZ.

‘‘The an­nual Book Fair takes place on Fri­day Novem­ber 3 and Satur­day Novem­ber 4 in the lo­cal Catholic Hall open­ing at 9am. ’’

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Pres­i­dent Mar­garet Martin pro­mot­ing the An­nual Book Fair.

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