Thursday 18th of January at 10am a representative from Canolfan Peniarth will visit Cylch Meithrin Ffynnonwen to deliver a ‘Cyw’ Resources pack worth over £100 to the Cylch (Welsh-medium playgroup) for winning a national competition conducted by Mudiad Meithrin over the 2017 Autumn period.
During the last week of October, Mudiad Meithrin conducted a fundraising campaign called “Rhywbeth neis, neis i de” (Something nice, nice for tea), by encouraging staff, the cylchoedd volunteers and the provisions of the Mudiad to hold an afternoon tea to raise money for their local Cylch or to Mudiad Meithrin as a national charity.
A number of competitions were organised to promote the campaign and one was to create an exhibition on the theme to showcase the activities held at the Cylch Meithrin. The winner of the national competition sponsored by Canolfan Peniarth, was Cylch Meithrin Ffynnonwen in Pembrokeshire.
Jill Lewis, Pembrokeshire Support Officer said
“Thank you very much to Canolfan Peniarth for being so willing to offer a prize like this to the Cylchoedd. We are very pleased that Cylch Ffynnonwen has managed to win this national competition. I'm sure that the children will look forward to playing with all of the new resources at the cylch.”
Small ovens were given to the winner in each region (4 in total). The winners in each region were: and one main prize to the national winner.
North East – Cylch Meithrin Drenewydd
North West – Cylch Meithrin Bethel
South West – Cylch Meithrin Penparc
South East – Cylch Meithrin Pontypool
As well as presenting this wonderful prize to Cylch Meithrin Ffynnonwen, Dewin (Mudiad Meithrin’s lovable character) will also present the Cylch with a Silver standard certificate as part of Mudiad Meithrin’s quality accreditation scheme called ‘Safonau Serennog’.
The aim of the ‘Rhywbeth neis, neis i de’ campaign was to hold afternoon teas events across Wales in order to bring the local community together to have fun, underline the importance of fundraising to the cylchoedd and to celebrate a Welsh tradition. Held during Thanksgiving it was also an opportunity to thank Mudiad Meithrin for giving the best start to the local children when starting on their educational and linguistic journey.