Please note that we are inviting all members to renew membership with a special incentive for season tickets for 2021/2, knowing that we are still uncertain about the start date for the season (see News items for more detail). The General Committee has considered this long and hard and has decided to invite membership renewal inline with normal timescales to ensure funds are received to further ensure the club is protected over the Summer and into the Autumn.
It looks as though individual fitness training at Esher Rugby club will be an option in the very near future and we will keep you posted when we know how this will operate.
Finally - Don't forget to register for the Esher Rugby Lockdown Charity Family Sports Quiz which takes place this Thursday. It should be great fun and we are rasing funds for a fabulous food distribution Charity. Register by 8.00 p.m. this Tuesday
Dear Esher Member,
You will be pleased to know that whilst we are all in lockdown the club is not being neglected and a very small group of staff, the ground-staff and one or two volunteers are maintaining the site and the pitches as well as looking after the affairs of the club.
We intend to be as prepared as we can for when Rugby resumes whenever that may be but it could be a tough few months for all of us if lockdown continues to be extended.
From a financial point of view we are looking after our staff and ground staff either through the Government Furlough scheme (now extended to the end of June) or through a reduced salary/fee and we are also working with our suppliers to ensure that we manage our liabilities over this period. CLICK HERE to see the note from Ross Howard and Bob Stratton which goes into more detail.
New way to raise funds at no cost to you!
We have now launched a new initiative where you can help raise funds without it costing you a penny. Just sign up to the Easyfundraising scheme on this link before 19th May CLICK HERE or, this link if signing up after 19th May CLICK HERE after 19th and do your online shopping via the Easyfundraising website and selecting the retailer for example 'Amazon' then continue to shop as you normally would. Esher Rugby will benefit from a small donation from the retailer and this will not affect the price you pay for your goods. To quote one retail giant ‘every little assists’ or something like that!
Please share this with your household and friends – anyone that does online shopping can help.
Many of you have been very generous and we have raised in excess of £20,000 on the GoFundMe campaign, this is still open for those that wish to help that haven’t yet had an opportunity and any additional funds will particularly help to ensure that our pitches are in the best possible shape for the start of next season. LINK TO OUR PAGE HERE
We have also raised funds through the Online Silent Auction and currently there are two of Laura Davies’ very own putters for the golf enthusiast, these were kindly donated by Tony Mitchell who is a friend of hers. Link to the site CLICK HERE If you have any items you would like to donate please make contact with Jamie at the club firstname.lastname@example.org, all donations gratefully received.
We are still exploring other grants and other options to raise funds from a variety of sources.
We will be sending out news over the coming weeks about plans for the AGM, player signings and re-signings for next season and more.
In the meantime stay safe!
#OneClub #HelpUsHelpYou #StaySafe #StayAtHome
A reminder that Esher Rugby's 500 Club is open to all to sign up to. The 500 Club is Esher Rugby's answer to the National Lottery but with no tax and no admin costs. You can buy as many tickets as you like for just £1 per month. For further detailsCLICK HERE
A personal message to our members and neighbours: During these challenging times we all need to support each other and your Esher Rugby family are only too aware that some of you may need help, support or may just fancy a chat more than ever at this time please do get in touch either by emailing: email@example.com or, by calling: 01932 220295 and we will be only too happy to help where we can
Please keep checking back with our web-site or social media channels for updates, and most of all please stay safe