Golf Day Raises £3,000 for The Chiltern Centre

The Chiltern Centre for disabled young adults held a charity golf day at Badgemore Park Golf Club last Thursday sponsored by the Lumley Group.

The 15th Annual Charity Golf Day raised a grand total of nearly £3,000 which was a great amount given there was only 12 teams, 48 players in total. This made the total raised over 10 years of £60,000. The money will be used for items the charity needs and trips out for the young people to enjoy.

Players enjoyed a BBQ supper, and afterwards they were given chances to win prizes in a raffle, silent auction and live auction. These prizes included a tour for 6 guests at the award winning Hundred Hills vineyard, overnight stay and dinner for Hurley House Hotel, Henley Festival tickets and four balls at Temple Golf Club, Castle Royle, Royal Ascot Golf Club, Spring and Hennerton.

Director of Lumley Group, Bertie Jarvis said, “As a local business based in Henley on Thames, we are proud to support The Chiltern Centre and help assist all the fantastic work they do for young people with disabilities in the area.” 

Emma Lerche-Thomsen  said, “Thanks to the Lumley Group for their sponsorship, Helen Morton our volunteer, Ivor Lloyd our Chair and David Haddock our Trustee.”

Many local businesses that helped to support the event included Henley Florist, Laurence Menswear, Henley Distillery Gin, Henley Festival, Hennerton, Castle Royle, Springs, Royal Ascot and Temple Golf Clubs, La Medusa Hair Studio, Hobbs of Henley , Hurley House Hotel, Hundred Hills Vineyard, The Pavilion, The Relais Henley, Henley Gin Distillery, Temptations, Tesco, Towergate Insurance.

Winners of the golf competition were:

Mens’ team:  Bertie Jarvis, James Black, Charlie Steedman, Jack Evan

Ladies’ team: Janie Kebbell, Lesley Roberts, Annette Bacon, Muriel Quinsac

Mixed team:  Jerry Luckett, Ruth Luckett, John Dowty, Clare Dowty

On behalf of The Chiltern Centre for Disables young adults, all the money received is unrestricted and can be used for items they need and trips out for them to enjoy.


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