Cheque Presentation to MRI Scanner Appeal and Alzheimer Research UK
Presentations to the James Cook University Hospital Cardiac MRI Scanner Appeal Organiser and to Alzheimer's Research UK
The cheque for £2600 on behalf of Alzeihmers Society UK was presented to Claire Priestwood who followed the cheque presentation with a insight into the ongoing research into alzheimers causes and posible treatments
The cheque for £4300 was presented to Adrian Davies on behalf of James Cook MRI Scanner Appeal who following th presentation revealed the state of play with regard to fund raising etc
Most of the money was raised from the club’s annual charity golf day at Bishop Auckland Golf Club.
The event, held on June 5, attracted more than 100 golfers, with 30 teams of four taking part.
Barclays bank also contributed £1,000 to the club’s chosen charities as part of their match-funding scheme.
Extra funds were raised when the club held a wine and strawberry event and a sportsman’s dinner earlier in the year.
Peter Cooke, chairman of the club’s sports’ committee, said: “We
thought it was important to support Alzheimer’s Research because there
are people all around us who suffer from it. With the MRI appeal at James Cook, we had a representative from Middlesbrough
Erimus Rotary Club with a talk forwarding the
hospital’s cause at the region’s Rotary clubs and we then decided that to support the scanner"