Saturday, June 12th, 2021.
Good evening Hamden Rovers club members. This week's meeting notes are as follow:
Why we serve!
Hamden Rovers leadership team strongly believes charity work is essential because it provides a mechanism to assist our community, our families and friends with the ability to make opportunities become reality. We do this work with no hesitation and no expectation of personal gain. When we give we gain the joy of creating and improving relationships.
Hamden Rovers presents our 2021 Spring Raffle. Purchase your Raffle tickets now for a chance to win.
Tickets are being sold at Tony & Jackie's (Allure Beauty & Barber Shop) in New Haven, Dave & Mark's (Top Cut Barbershop) in New Haven, Food Lovers Delight restaurant in Hew Haven, Island Spice restaurant in New Haven, and Cool Breeze restaurant in New Haven. These are our local businesses, lets patronize them.
And remember proceeds will support our local community charity events, our O40 Hamden Rovers soccer team, and Jamaica United soccer team.
The drawing will be shown live on Facebook at 8pm on Friday, July 16th,2021. First prize is an 80"/ 82"TV, second prize is an Air line ticket voucher, and the third prize is a overnight stay at a local Casino.
There may be Federal and State tax consequences with winners of these raffle prizes. Contact your tax consultant with regards to tax liabilities. Please contact Kirk Gordon (Junior) our fundraising officer for additional tickets.
Our O40 Hamden Rovers soccer team will be playing against the Milford Magic at 10am at the Carusone Park / St. Ann field, otherwise known as Pine Rock. Come out and support, we look forward to see you there. Go Rovers go!
The Jamaica United soccer team will be playing tomorrow against the local Brazilian soccer team at the Nike Site Part located at 91 Bullhead Lane at 10:30am. Come out and support them as well. Go Jamaica United go!
As alluded to for the past few weeks, Hamden Rovers is a nonprofit organization, so if your students are looking to fill community service hours for school credit, we welcome their help.
We will be hosting a zoom call with the Sunbeam Orphans and are looking for members who are interested in sharing their own motivational stories to offer hope and inspiration for these youth. The date is set for next week Wednesday night at 8pm June 16th, 2021.
Just an FYI as a reminder, the Sunbeam is a children home to serve children and young adults in Jamaica, to provide a safe and nurturing environment, and to teach the principles of Christian living.
Words of wisdom from Clifton George Bailey III to the Sunbeam youths.
Quote" keep it Real, keep it Positive, stay Positive, keep your Focus, know your Goals, be Obedient, education is the Ultimate, stay Strong, and in whatever you do keep a positive Thought".
Don't miss out on our webpage. There is more information about Hamden Rovers Including weekly commentaries. It’s also an opportunity to meet the team @hamdenrovers.org.
Our 2nd annual Hamden Rovers soccer clinic is all set to start next week Saturday, June 19th, 2021 at 8:30am. Please be early with your children so they don't miss out on the fun.
Our 6 v/s 6 soccer tournament is still in the planning stages to be held in the summer. Plans are being draft up as we speak. Start putting your teams together.
Lets support our local Fish Fry events in our community.
* July 9th, 2021. Kool Breeze, Jamaican restaurant
- Fish served with steam vegetables, festival or bammy.
* July 19th, 2021. Greg's First Annual Fish Fry,
- Fish served with vegetables, fry plantains, and festival.
Hamden Rovers incorporation is an 501C3 nonprofit organization in which our mission supports a social cause and provides public benefits to our community.
We have been granted tax-exempt status by the Internal Revenue Services (IRS). A 990 IRS form will be sent to everyone at the end of the year to those who have contributed.
Just an fyi to all, our monthly membership dues are due on the 15th of each month.
As mentioned by Beverly as a reminder from an old British quotes, the 5 P's.
Quote" Proper Planning and Preparation Prevent Poor Performance.”
On behalf of Hamden Rovers we do appreciate everyone's time, effort and support. Should you have any questions or concerns, Please be proactive and contact anyone from our Leadership Team including Robert, Leroy, Greg, Tony, Junior, Donovan (Dv), Michael Minto, and or myself.
(THUS) Trust, Harmony, Unity and Strength. Thank you all.