The Mayor of Dartford’s Charity Appeal in aid of Darent Valley Hospital’s Lollipop Fund was
given a boost as the Chairman of Wilmington Axstane Probus Club, Colin Verry, announced
that, through the Mayor’s Charity Appeal, his chosen Charity for his year of Office would be
the Lollipop Fund.
The Mayor and Immediate Past Chairman of the Club, Councillor Ian Armitt, said that he was
delighted to learn of the unexpected support for his Charity Appeal which was very much
The Lollipop Fund looks to provide funding not only for the specialist equipment needed in
the Childrens’ High Dependancy Unit at Darent Valley Hospital but also improving the
facilities for parents who have to stay overnight whilst their child undergoes intensive and
The purpose of a Probus Club is to provide regular monthly lunch meetings for retired and
semi-retired professional and business men, particularly those who would appreciate and
value in their retirement, increased social contacts and the possibility of partaking in
activities of general interest. The Club meets on the last Thursday in every month at
Swanley Indoor Bowls Centre.
Anyone interested in learning more about the Lollipop Fund and/or Wilmington Axstane
Probus Club should contact the Mayor at email@example.com