Golf day creates big boost for day centre funds

Golf day creates big boost for day centre funds

Golf day creates big boost for day centre funds

First published in News Bucks Free Press: Photograph of the Author by , Reporter

A GOLF day organised by a Princes Risborough Rotarian raised an impressive £5,385 for a day care centre.

Tom Winkworth arranged the fundraiser at the Whiteleaf Golf Club to help The Princes Centre reach its appeal target of £300,000.

The centre in Clifford Road, which provides care, support and a variety of activities for the elderly and people with various disabilities, is aiming to raise £300,000 to buy the building and maintain services.

Tom is immediate past president of Princes Risborough Rotary Club and he initiated and led the club's effort on a fund raising drive for the Princes Centre during his year of office, resulting in a £20,000 donation to the centre.

Twenty teams took part in the competition and the money raised included a generous contribution of £1,000 from Barclays Bank.

The fundraising committee, of which Tom is now a member, is pleased to announce that the Appeal has topped £190,000.

Princes Risborough Town Council has also given a further grant of £5,000.

There is a polo event on Sunday, June 29 from 1 to 4pm. Tickets are available from the Information Centre. You can come along and bring your picnic, relax and enjoy watching the polo matches. There will be a beer tent and a raffle with prizes including a two hour polo experience.

You can donate on line by visiting www.princescentre.org.uk.

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