Skipton Building Society Southport donate £500 to St.Stephens Social Club January 28th, 2014 admin Latest News Latest Sports Shares Comments Skipton Building Society Southport donate £500 to St.Stephens Social Club To celebrate 160 years of existence the Building Society made 160 awards on a national basis to organisations looking to support or provide a good cause facility in their neighbourhood. St.Stephens Social Club Bowls Section in Banks were fortunate enough to be given an award of £500 towards developing a scheme to encourage young children to take up the sport of Crown Green Bowls. The Award was made specifically for the introduction and development of young children to the sport of Crown Green Bowls. Pictured above: l – R: Richard Jenkins, Peter Croston, Stuart Atkinson, Norah Southwell, Mike Connington, Carol Galvin, Tony Owen To do this we have engaged with local schools, and it is intended to have a series of instructional events in which a small number of pupils, accompanied by teaching staff, join regular Bowlers in an attempt to kindle an interest in Crown Green Bowls with a longer term goal of these pupils becoming Bowlers in their own right in the future. Carol Galvin, Branch manager of the Skipton Building Society in Southport made the presentation to the Clubs Bowing Section. The first two images picture Carol Galvin with Bowls Committee Members, and the other two pictures show the presentation of the cheque to the Chairman of the Bowls Section, Stuart Atkinson, in front of the pavilion by the Bowling Green at St.Stephens Social Club, in Banks, Lancashire. Pictured above: L – R: Stuart Atkinson, Peter Croston, Mike Connington, Carol Galvin, Tony Owen, Norah Southwell Pictured above: Various members of the Bowls Section see the presentation of the cheque by Carol Galvin to the Chairman of the Bowls Section, Stuart Atkinson The Display Boards were kindly provided by Carl Meadows, of D.P.I., Southport. Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 Email [email protected] Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Related Comments comments!