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On Monday 13th June The Lime Tree in Leighton Buzzard played host to a Curry and Quiz Night in aid of locally based Charity, KidsOut.
Organised by KidsOut’s Local Community Committee chairman, Councillor Alan Brandham, and Lime Tree owner, Mohammed Humayun, the evening was a huge success. Attended by over 60 guests, including seven ex mayors from various local towns, it raised £500 for local disadvantaged children. Brandham concluded “it was a smashing night, the meal and service was first class. Thank you to all the helpers and organisers”.
KidsOut would like to thank all those who attended and supported the evening, with special mentions to local businesses LB connect, Reasons to be Cheerful, Jam Crackers and Morrisons staff for attending. Raffle prizes were also generously donated by the following Leighton Buzzard based stores: Boots, Costa Coffee, House of Coffee, Reasons to be Cheerful, Room No. 9, and Touch of Class. Finally, KidsOut would like to thank Mohammed Humayun and the rest of the team at The Lime Tree for all their hard work and superb service and cuisine.
KidsOut is a national children’s charity whose mission is to bring fun and happiness into the lives of vulnerable and disadvantaged children. This is achieved through providing positive opportunities and experiences in order to enhance their wellbeing and outlook for a happier future. KidsOut has been based in Leighton Buzzard for 14 years and greatly values its local support. All the money raised from the curry night and similar such events will go towards activities for children residing in the local area. Recent trips have included sessions at Bounce, Go Ape, Gullivers Land and Ride High, as well as over 700 children visiting Whipsnade Zoo earlier this June as part of the KidsOut National Day Out.
KidsOut and the Lime Tree will be looking to hold another quiz in 6 months’ time. In the meantime, KidsOut will be making an appearance at Leighton Buzzard Carnival and Canal Festival, as well as holding a Family Fun Day and Football match between Tesco and Morrison staff at Leighton Town Football Club on Sunday 14th August. KidsOut are always looking for new volunteers and people to join their Local Community Committee.
Nearly 600 children with additional-support needs from 35 Primary Schools in and around Aberdeen enjoyed a great day at the Rotary KidsOut Aberdeen National Day Out at Scotland’s Rural College (SRUC) Craibstone.
Engaging more than 120 Rotary clubs around the UK, KidsOut’s 26th annual National Day Out took more than 29,000 disadvantaged and disabled children across the country on a fun day.