Golden gift for big-hearted choirs

David Hopkins, president of Buxton Rotary Club, presents cheque for �500 to  Mad Hatters Music Junior and Youth Choirs.
David Hopkins, president of Buxton Rotary Club, presents cheque for �500 to Mad Hatters Music Junior and Youth Choirs.

Young singers whose concerts are helping fund the education of five children in their native Thailand have been given a helping hand.

David Hopkins began his year in office as club president of Buxton Rotary Club by presenting £500 to the Mad Hatters Music Junior and Youth Choirs who perform at many charitable events throughout the year.

Mr Hopkins also presented a cheque for £500 to the Phoenix Stage School to support their performance at Euro Disney last month.

David is organising the club’s first Swimathon at Buxton Swimming Pool on September 5 to raise money for PEPAIDS, a charity fighting poverty and HIV/AIDS in Zambia .