On char­ity aid

Rutherglen Reformer - - News -

Char­ity and com­merce will come to­gether at the next meet­ing of the Lo­cal Busi­ness Net­work.

The event on Fri­day, March 11, will see Linda Oliver from so­cial en­ter­prise Cam­Glen Ra­dio tell ev­ery­one about the new­est ra­dio sta­tion in the area as it ap­proaches its first birth­day.

She will be fol­lowed by guest speaker Jules McKim, from STV Chil­dren’s Ap­peal, who will also pro­vide an in­sight into the work of the char­ity which pro­vides fund­ing to both of the Ruther­glen and Cam­bus­lang ini­tia­tives.

The busi­ness com­mu­nity is en­cour­aged to sup­port the char­ity at the event when David Col­lie Pho­tog­ra­phy will be of­fer­ing pro­fes­sional pro­file pic­tures in re­turn for a £5 do­na­tion to the STV Chil­dren’s Ap­peal.

Held at the Burn­side Ho­tel, the meet­ing will be­gin with tea and hot rolls at 9am and is ex­pected to run un­til 11am. Over­toun Park will once again host some Easter fun for the peo­ple of Ruther­glen on Satur­day, March 26.

The Friends of Over­toun Park are hold­ing their Easter Eggstrav­a­ganza event from 1-3pm at the band­stand.

The day will fea­ture an Easter egg hunt ( 50p per en­try), Easter egg paint­ing and an Easter bon­net pa­rade which will take place at 2.30pm. Also avail­able will be ‘tat­toos’ and face-paint­ing ( 50p) and a bouncy cas­tle (£1.50). The event is open to ev­ery­one but chil­dren must be ac­com­pa­nied by an adult.

In the event of poor weather, the event will be held in Stonelaw Parish Church.

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