Yorkshire businesses raise 4,000 for charity at Rollits golf day
Yorkshire businesses helped to raise over £4,000 forcharity at our golf day in July.
Twenty five teams took part in the charity golf event atBrough Golf Club, which raised funds for the local branch of theMuscular Dystrophy Campaign, who are actively campaigning toprovide specialist care for, in particular, children in this regionwith Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy whose current life expectancy isover 10 years less than those in other parts of the UK, and DoveHouse Hospice, in Hull, which offers palliative care to adults withlife limiting illnesses.
The winners of this year`s competition, with a winning scoreof 121 (15 under par) was one of the teams from Rollits -RichardField, Donald Robertson, Chris Makepeace and MarkBentley.
Senior Partner Steve Trynka said: "The day always providesan excellent opportunity for some friendly competition betweenYorkshire`s business people while also raising funds for twoextremely worthy causes. We are pleased to be able to support thetwo charities by presenting them with the proceeds of our golfday.
He added: "This year's tournament was once again a greatsuccess. We had fantastic weather and excellent support frombusinesses around the region. Thank you to all those who enteredteams, donated prizes and sponsored holes, without whom this daywould not be possible."
From its inception in 1988, the event continues to bepopular with businesses throughout the region and has helped toraise well over £100,000 over the years.
Next year is the 25th Anniversary of the competition, andwill be held at Brough on Thursday, 4 July 2013.
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