Social Club's Annual Open Day
Social Club’s annual open day raised an impressive £1,325 for a number of
open day, which is an annual event held in August each year, also attracted 20
new club members.
was an extremely successful day with bright sunny skies until early afternoon
when everyone got soaked. We had a great turnout,” said club secretary Chris
well as giving the public the opportunity to look round the club and its
facilities, the day also featured bowls, darts and pool tournaments,
children’s games, a barbecue and evening entertainment from Don Hilton.
total of £765.75 was raised for the Norfolk Accident and Rescue Service, £450
for the Quidenham Children’s Hospice (raised by Hethersett Bowls Club) and
£110 was raised by the Phoenix Darts League for 38-year-old Neil Wymer who
suffers from Refractory Neuro Sarcodosis.
winners were: Charity Shield Bowls, S. Buck, F. South and P. Sabberton;
Knockout Pool – Adults, Kevin Kindleysides; juniors, Perry Bullcock. Darts
– Winner, Paul Daniels; runner-up, Anton Liscley.
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manager of Norfolk’s Accident Rescue Service, David Thompson, has praised
the efforts of Hethersett in raising funds for the charity.
is our top village and we receive wonderful support from local people who are
very generous. Long may it continue,” said Mr Thompson.
cheque for £766 was presented NARS by Hethersett Social Club from money
raised at their annual open day. Previously the charity received £2,500 from
a bucket collection at the annual Hethersett village pantomime.
Thompson explained that NARS is a voluntary organisation that receives no
funding from the government or health service and relies on public donations
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Social Club’s monthly quiz evenings provide popular entertainment and also
raise money for charity.
latest to benefit is the Rodney White Oesophageal Patients’ Association. Mr
White was on hand to receive a cheque for £364 from social club bar and food
manager Ian Forkes.
club is already busy raising funds for its next quiz evening charity – the