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News & Events - 2009

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WE WISH TO THANK EVERYONE WHO SUPPORTED THE CHARITY
THROUGH OUT 2009 & WISH A HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL OUR
WONDERFULL FRIENDS, FUNDRAISERS & FAMILY.

SEE YOU IN 2010

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Well done to Joy Targett for organising a Christmas Fete at
Cannock Enablement Team. Cannocck Area Office
the event was a brilliant success raising a superb £319.60.
a special mention goes to Carol Dungey
for helping to make some of the cakes and to Joy for
slaving for a whole week to make lots more goodies to sell.

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We would like to thank Debbie Reed of
STEATITE LIMITED REDDITCH for donating £200.00
raised from the staff Tuck Shop

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Brain Tumour Awareness Week
1st November to 7th November

BAG PACKING EVENT

We wish to thank all the staff & customers of both
COOP Supermarkets who made our supporters so welcome
The total funds collected came to a fantastic
£431.70p

We pleased to annouce extra bag packing days
at the COOP Supermarket Dolgellau North Wales on
Friday & Saturday 6th/7th November

Our thanks to the COOP Supermarket Tywyn North Wales
who have again allowed our team to Bag Pack
in the lead up to Awareness Week on
Friday & Saturday 30th/31st October

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Barsby Leicestershire

We are pleased to have recieved a donation of £200.00
raised by a raffle in memory of Jackie Lovering at
The Barsby Village Feast
We understand that this was a record amount raised, well done to
everyone for their support.

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Llwyngwrill Art Club Annual Exhibition

Llwyngwrill Art Group

We wish to say a big thankyou to all the members of
Llwyngwrill Art Club for the fantastic support they have given us
by raising an amazing £426.00 in their Charity Raffle at this years
Annual Exhibition.

First Prize was a 32" x 22" Canvas Print entitled Mawddach Estuary
from The Andrew McCartney Trust Fund Collection.

This was won by Mr C Davies of Llwyngwrill who was thrilled to recieve the
prize on the day.

1st Prize winners Mr C Davies

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LAKE VYRNWY WALK 6TH JUNE 2009

WOW!!! THE FINAL AMOUNT RAISED IS

£5220.00

(This will rise to over £6500.00 when the Gift Aid is added)
What a fantastic result from our dedicated supporters

The Start. Lake Vyrnwy Walk 6th June 2009

IT RAINED & IT RAINED & IT RAINED !!!
BUT YOU ALL STILL DID IT

WE JUST CANNOT GET OVER THE AMAZING SUPPORT OF
EVERYONE WHO COMPLETED OUR SECOND ANNUAL WALK
UNDER SUCH DIFFICULT CONDITIONS

If you sponsored one of the walkers in this years event
they really deserved your donation

We must also give a very special thanks to our back up team who this year
were under so much pressure to make the day so successful

June & Pat on Reception

& then helping Jackie & Trish on catering duties down in the Marquee

(Special thanks to Jackie for the 2 surprise celebration cakes)

Paul for the Photocards, Balloons, & Banners
( further details www.illusionfx.co.uk )

Adrian the roving Medic

Mike, Andy, Stan & Tony the Water Station Crew

Mick & Ian for Photos


Colin Hero Superstar on Transport
(Special commendation goes to this guy for his battle against
the wind & rain which kept trying to rip the marquees apart )

WITHOUT THE EFFORTS OF ALL THIS SUPPORT TEAM
THE DAY JUST WOULDNT HAVE HAPPENED

A big thankyou to Bay & her staff at the
The Old Barn Cafe Lake Vyrnwy
for suppling all the food & Refreshments

Finally

we are especially gratefull to Severn Trent Water for the supply of drinking water
and for allowing us the use of Lake Vyrnwy again this year.

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Its Official !!!

Lake Vyrnwy

Our Sponsored Walk is again around the stunning

LAKE VYRNWY in Powis Mid Wales

on Saturday 06th June 2009

THE EXTRA MILE !!!

Will all walkers who are taking part please be sure to
register by 10.30am at our reception tent located in front of
Severn Trent Water offices, which are near the dam.
Post code Ref SY10 0NA

The walk will again proceed in a clockwise direction with a number
of Water Stations placed around the route.
We are gratefull for a supply of bottled water which is being provided by
Severn Trent Water Ltd.

Also this year Severn Trent Water have kindly allowed us the use of
the stunning Sculpture Park below the lake.This is were the walk will finish
and we shall have a marquee erected to provide
light refreshments for all walkers & helpers.

All the miles completed from the walk will again be pledged to the IBTA 2009 Walk around the World for Brain Tumours which is being supported by 100s of organisations & thousands of people around the globe between 01st January & 07th November 2009

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Please also note that the 3rd International Brain Tumour Awareness Week

is being held between Sunday 1st November & Saturday 7th November

Why not do something where you are to increase awareness about Brain Tumours

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Coffe Morning Friday 27th February
TWO GATES RAGGED SCHOOL CRADLEY

We would like to thank everyone who helped & supported
this great fundraising event which raised a fantastic £200.00 on the day
a special mention goes to all those behind the scenes who slaved away in the kitchen
and made the morning such a great success

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Grand New Years Day Draw 2009
Winning Tickets

1st Prize. Margaret Milne. The Wirral.2 nights, Dinner, BB Lake Vyrnwy Hotel for two.
2nd Prize. A Jones. Llanfairfechan.Pleasure Flight Anglesey/ Snowdonia 1 night BB Bull Hotel Llangefni.
3rd Prize. I Gibbons. Wolverhampton.Bluebell Wood 32 x 22 Canvas Print.
4th Prize. Hannah Jones. Llandrillo Poppy Canvas Print.
5th Prize. Marion Pullen. Llanegryn.Musical Jewellery Box.
6th Prize. I Baker. Dudley.Spode Xmas Plate.
7th Prize. Pauline Wontner. The Wirral.Testament. Signed Book by Tom Davies.
8th Prize. D Barnurst. Dudley.Mounted Print by Andrew McCartney.
9th Prize. Sally? Llwyngwril.Teddy Bear in a Basket.
10th Prize. Ken Baker. Cannock.6 Greetings Cards from Andrew McCartney Collection.
11th Prize. Delyth Kennedy. Llandderfel.£10.00 Somerfield Vouchers.
12th Prize. Kathy Bowen. Fairbourne.Tin Cadburys Chocolate Biscuits.

Our thanks to everyone who sold tickets & everyone who donated prizes
We are pleased to report that this raffle has raised £1303.00 for Brain Tumour Research.

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   The charity is pleased to be in associated with
The International Brain Tumour Alliance ( IBTA)

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