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July 2013 ~ Primary school raises £1080 for Hospital Equipment


The Headmaster Darryl Pickering and Children at Cambridge Road Primary School, Ellesmere Port have shown an awareness to the needs of the local community.On hearing that Chester Deva Rotary Club have a project to purchase a V-Scanner costing £5000 for the Cardiac Ward at the Countess of Chester Hospital, they offered their help to raise part of the funds. The Children at the School have by many innovative efforts raised a whooping £1080 and presented a cheque to representatives of the Hospital and Chester Deva Rotary Club at the School’s Prize Giving Night. Some of the ideas the children came up with to raise funds included Name the Teddy, Mad Hair Day, Pyjama day, Obstacle Course in School, Singing in Asda Supermarket and a Sports day collection.IMG_0030 (2)Prize giving 2013


Photo of Presentation of cheque from school represented by Year 6 pupils Ceren Aslan and Ryan Lyth to Ken Salter representing ChesterDeva Rotary Club and Professor John Samauroo Consultant Cardiologist at the Countess of Chester Hospital.

Thanks go to all the children, Teachers  and  Parents who supported these efforts to raise funds for this worthwhile Community project. The V-Scanner is a mobile Instrument which gives  clear ultrasound views of the human heart and will allow Doctors early diagnosis of heart problems with patients in Hospital.

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