STRAWBERRY TEA FUNDRAISER (Hillside Golf Club Southport) for North West Cancer Research

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A hardworking volunteer organised a Strawberry Tea afternoon which raised £920 for a local cancer charity.

On Wednesday 17th July, Lady Captain of Hillside Golf Club, Jan Maund, hosted the event to raise funds for her nominated charity, the Southport Committee of North West Cancer Research (NWCR). She organised the event in conjunction with Olive Cutts, the Committee’s Chair, who is also a member of the golf club.

On the day 118 ladies attended the event at the golf club and the group were entertained by singer Julie A Scott who performed classic songs including Nessun Dorma, You’ll Never Walk Alone and Climb Every Mountain. Guests also had the opportunity to enter a raffle which added to the fundraising total.

Olive Cutts, Chair of the Southport Committee said: “It is extremely kind of the Lady Captain to support our charity and throughout the year she has hosted a number of wonderful events which have contributed to our fundraising total. The Strawberry Tea made for a very popular and entertaining afternoon.”

Anne Jackson, Chief Executive of NWCR said: “I would like to thank Lady Captain Jan Maund for organising this Strawberry Tea. The guests had a lovely afternoon and they raised a fantastic amount on behalf of the committee.

“Money raised in the region is used to fund innovative cancer research projects in the area, including University of Liverpool as well as the Universities of Bangor and Lancaster.”

North West Cancer Research Incorporating Clatterbridge Cancer Research is made up of a merger between North West Cancer Research Fund and Clatterbridge Cancer Research

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