A Gift from Kieran

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April 2018

We awarded a grant to the newly formed Ormiston Table Tennis Club so they could purchase their new equipment.

We held an Afternoon Tea in the Coalgate. Sandwiches, cakes, scones lots of tea and coffee, music, singing and plenty laughs were to be had. All the ladies had a lovely afternoon.

We held two Easter Egg Hunts. The first one was for school age children and was held at Ormiston Bowling Green to help promote the Youth Section and the second one was for under school age and was held in the Coalgate. Both were a great success and the Easter Bunny even made an appearance at both to hand out the eggs.

March 2018

We supported the Youth Section of Ormiston Bowling Club by purchasing them 3 sets of junior bowls and coaching equipment. If anyone is interested in joining them please get in touch.

February 2018

We held our first meeting to set up Ormiston in Bloom. This year it will be on a smaller scale but hopefully it will grow each year. If you are interested in joining them please contact them on facebook.

January 2018

We purchased a defibrillator to install in Ormiston for public use. Details TBC

December 2017

We awarded a grant for sand for Ormiston Bowling Club so that they could maintain their green over the winter.

We gifted a fruit parcel to every jingle bag that East Lothian Food Bank handed out at Christmas.

We supported the Fraser Centre in Tranent by showing a free film for the local kids to enjoy during the Christmas holidays.

After the success of last years memorial tree we have gifted more this year to various locations. These can be found at
Ormiston Community Centre
Elphinstone Community Centre
Prestonpans Community Centre
Tyneholm Stables - Pencaitland
Herdmanflat - Haddington
Royal Musselburgh - Prestonpans
Almond Park nursery - Musselburgh
East Lothian indoor Bowling Club – Meadowmill

We supported the switching on of Ormiston Christmas lights by providing free item for the kids to enjoy.

November 2017

We awarded a grant to the Primrose Day Centre for musical instruments so all the clients can enjoy playing them while listening to music.

We awarded a grant to a local man so he could purchase a part for his electric wheelchair.

We made a donation to help Declan purchase a much needed trike.

September 2017

We awarded a grant for new balance bikes for the nursery and equipment for their bikeability programme.

We made a donation to Alex to help towards his trial treatment. He too was sadly diagnosed with the rare brain tumour DIPG.

We made a donation to Danny Burt towards his electric wheelchair.

Our second tournament of the year. The bowling pairs tournament. This was a great afternoon. There was a lot of non players who entered too so hopefully the club may have gained a few more players.

August 2017

We held a scarecrow competition for the Ormiston Flower Show. There were two categories adults and children and they had to build a scarecrow and put it in their gardens to be judged by members of the flower show and have the scarecrows on show during the show itself.

July 2017

We held an assault course in Ormiston Park for children Primary 3 - Primary 7. This was a great afternoon. All the kids had different abilities and they all managed to complete the course in their own time. Most had several turns and even the adults had a little go at the end.

We held a teddy bears picnic in Ormiston Play park for children Primary 2 & under. Thank you to 3 local ladies kindly donated knitted teddies and all the children loved receiving them.

Our first tournament. The darts and dominoes pairs tournament held in the Coalgate in Ormiston. This was such a great success that we have decided to do this annually and try and host more tournaments too.

We sponsored Ormiston Gala week and the adults 5 aside football tournament that has now been renamed the Kieran Swinton Memorial football tournament in memory of Kieran.

We held a competition to design Ormiston Football Club logo. This was won by Finley McCaul and he was delighted with his certificate.

With the help of Active schools we set up the Ormiston Football Development Club for children from age 2 until Primary 7. This club has grown from strength to strength and the coaches and committee are doing a fantastic job. Check their facebook page for regular updates and to check availability if your child would like to attend.

March 2017

We made a donation towards mistletoe therapy for Rikki King who has since sadly lost his fight and we would like to send our sincere condolences to his family.

January 2017

We made a donation towards the treatment for Luke Stewart. A local little boy who has sadly been diagnosed with DIPG, a rare life threatning brain tumour. Luke's family are fundraising to raise enough money to allow Luke to take part in potential life saving trials.

December 2017

We donated our first Memorial Christmas tree to Ormiston and it can be found in the foyer of the Community Centre. This gives people a chance to pay their respects to a missed love one at Christmas and was so successful that we have decided to gift even more next year.

What we do
We organise and host recreational events and activities offering local communities a chance to come together.

We help local community groups and projects who require our support, along with being involved in setting up new community groups or projects where there is a need for them.

We are always looking for people who would like to be involved in our activities, especially those who are willing to spare a few hours of their time to volunteer.

We are keen to bring people together and help us make our local communities more vibrant.

Lastly, we offer help to community groups, charities or individuals who need support for a specific cause.
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