Whittlesey woman has her head in the clouds for charity

Melissa Kenelley, Chairman of the Scaldgate club is doing a tandem parachute jump to raise funds for

Melissa Kenelley, Chairman of the Scaldgate club is doing a tandem parachute jump to raise funds for the club. - Credit: Archant

The chairman of the Scaldgate Club will be throwing herself out of a plane to raise money for the Whittlesey venue.

Melissa Kenelley, Chairman of the Scaldgate club is doing a tandem parachute jump to raise funds for

Melissa Kenelley, Chairman of the Scaldgate club is doing a tandem parachute jump to raise funds for the club. - Credit: Archant

The god-daughter of the chairman of the Scaldgate Club will leap from a plane to raise money for the Whittlesey venue.

The club meets every Thursday for adults with learning disabilities aged from 19-90.

Pam Potts, Melissa’s godmother, said: “Melissa has very kindly volunteered to do a sponsored tandem parachute jump to help us raise much-needed funds, as we receive no grants and rely purely on donations and our own fund-raising efforts.

“The club is now desperate for funding to avoid its closure.”


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The Scaldgate Club covers Whittlesey and the surrounding villages and runs at the Whittlesey Youth Centre in Scaldgate.

Activities include arts & crafts, trips out, discos, snooker and table tennis.

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Anyone wishing to donate should contact Pam Potts on 01733 840303 or Pam Clifford on 01733 206887.

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