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Local Charities Receive Record Cheque from Swimathon

Friday, 15 March 2013 at 12.00AM

On behalf of Rotary Club of Woking, the Managing Director of Trident Honda, Richard Roberts, and Rotary President Michael Watson, presented cheques totalling £13,000 to five local charities from the proceeds of generous public donations to last year's Swimathon 2012 sponsored teams event. Trident Honda, who have sponsored this annual fundraising event since it's inception in 2008, has raised £62,000 over the last 5 years benefiting 19 local charities in Woking.

Richard Roberts, who has been lead sponsor for this fundraising event since it's inception in 2008 was specially honoured in a 'This Is Your Life' presentation of his outstanding lifelong commitment to actively supporting numerous local charities and voluntary groups benefiting the whole spectrum of community life in Woking. Mr Roberts was presented with Rotary's highest international honour for exceptional public service, The Paul Harris Fellow Award.

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Trident and the Woking Swimathon

Monday, 5 November 2012 at 12.00AM

Once again Trident staff took part in the Woking Rotary's Swimathon, held on Sunday 14 Oct 2012 at the Pool in the Park in Woking. Team leader, Mary Spicer, writes:

The Swimathon was great fun and the Trident Turtles did 100 lengths between them, raising £356 in sponsorship. The Trident Turtles have now retreated into their shells for another year!

The good causes being supported this year are The Mayor's Charity Appeal, Woking & Sam Beare Hospices, Service by Emergency Rides, Canine Partners, Meath School, Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA), The Park School, The Sanctuary and other local charitable needs.

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Team Trident Complete the Swimathon

Wednesday, 26 October 2011 at 12.00AM

Team Trident once again took part in the Woking Swimathon on Sunday 23rd October, swimming 115 lengths (comfortably beating the 100 lengths swum last year!) and raising over £250 for local charities.

The annual event was started by the Mayor of Woking, Councillor Ken Howard, and attended by Stephen Henderson, Dealer Principal here at Trident Honda. Trident Honda were delighted to once again sponsor this year's Swimathon.

The past three Swimathons have raised more than £40,000. Money raised this year will be donated to a number of local charities including the Woking & Sam Beare Hospices, SERV (Surrey), Fremantles School, Let's Read, Home-Start Woking, The Tommy D Project, Woking Community First Responders, and the 2011/12 Mayor's Charities Appeal - CHASE Children's Hospice, Surrey Young Carers and Woking Community Action Fund.

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Get Set for the Woking Swimathon 2011

Thursday, 30 June 2011 at 12.00AM

Preparation for the fourth annual Woking Swimathon is well underway and Trident Honda will sponsoring the event once again.

This charity event, organised by The Rotary Club of Woking, is taking place on Sunday 23rd October 2011 at Woking Pool in the Park from 9am - 6pm.

Everyone is invited to take part and previous teams have represented charities, families, friendship groups, churches, businesses and offices, shops, Scouts and Guides, Cubs and Brownies, swimming clubs, health clubs, schools and colleges. All money raised will be shared between the following charities:

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