Rollits Golf Day Well Above Par!
Rollits has celebrated 23 amazing years of fundraising forDove House Hospice and the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign by raisingover £105,000 for the two charities through our annual golfday.
The golf day, which took part on Thursday 7 July 2011,involved a round of golf at the picturesque Brough Golf Course,with money raised throughout the day from 32 team entries andsponsorship from a wide range of local organisations as well as araffle organised by the two charities.
This year 128 golfers took part in the competition and thewinners were the Needlers team made up of Alastair Needler,Jonathan Kay, Nick Sangwin and Stephen Jordan with a score of 122(14 under par).
Next year`s competition will be held on Thursday, 5 July2012.
Brian Deehan, Chairman of the East Yorkshire Branch of theMuscular Dystrophy Campaign said:
"A huge thanks goes to Pat Coyle, Client Relations Directorat Rollits LLP and the team at Rollits and those who supported theday to make it a huge success. without the continued support ofRollits we would not have achieved the level of progress we haveover the last two decades. A Family Care Co-ordinator to helppeople with muscle-wasting disease was employed in Hull for thefirst time ever this year and there are now over 100 activeresearch projects developing potential treatments for thesedevastating conditions."
Sarah Cusick, acting director of income development at DoveHouse Hospice, said:
"We are incredibly grateful to Pat and the team at Rollitsfor supporting the hospice with this event. We`ve seen golfers taketo the course in full sun and torrential rain and even then theyall say what an excellent and fun day they`ve had thanks to thegreat organisation of the day. The money Rollits has raised hasmade such a difference at the hospice and we hope to continueworking with them on this event for many years tocome!"
The Muscular Dystrophy Campaign is the leading UK charityfocusing on muscle disease. It has pioneered the search fortreatments and cures for over 50 years, and is dedicated toimproving the lives of all children and adults affected by muscledisease.
It funds world-class research to find effective treatmentsand cures; provides free practical and emotional support; campaignsto raise awareness and bring about change and awards grants towardsthe cost of specialist equipment, such as poweredwheelchairs.
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