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Mayor tees off on a new round of fundraising

The forthcoming Mayor's Charity Golf Day was recently launched at Lisburn Golf Club.  Pictured are: (l-r) the Mayor of Lisburn, Councillor Margaret Tolerton; Dr Peter Cairns, Captain of Lisburn Golf Club; Miss Nicci Gregg, Community Investment Manager, Coca Cola; Alderman Paul Porter and Mr Maurice Leathem.

The forthcoming Mayor's Charity Golf Day was recently launched at Lisburn Golf Club. Pictured are: (l-r) the Mayor of Lisburn, Councillor Margaret Tolerton; Dr Peter Cairns, Captain of Lisburn Golf Club; Miss Nicci Gregg, Community Investment Manager, Coca Cola; Alderman Paul Porter and Mr Maurice Leathem.

A charity golf day has been organised to raise funds for the Mayor’s charity, the Lagan Valley Diabetes Fund .

The Mayor of Lisburn, Councillor Margaret Tolerton and Coca-Cola, sponsors of the event, are calling on all golfing enthusiasts and local companies to work with them by participating and/or sponsoring holes at this fun day on Thursday, May 8 at Lisburn Golf Club.

Mrs Tolerton said: “This charity golf day is a perfect way for golfers to enjoy, network and support a good cause while playing golf.

“Local businesses will also have the opportunity to sponsor one of the 18 holes in aid of charity.

“A number of local businesses that I have met during my time as Mayor have expressed an interest in this event and I hope to see them again on the day.”

The Mayor said the support of local resident and golf club member Maurice Leathem and Alderman Paul Porter in helping to arrange the day was much appreciated.

“At the end of my year in office,“ she aded, “I hope to present The Lagan Valley Diabetes Fund with a notable contribution to help with the valued work they do for those with diabetes in the Lagan Valley area.

“This golf day is another opportunity for people to provide their support for this worthwhile charity.

“I would also like to take this opportunity to thank Lisburn Golf Club for hosting the event and Coca-Cola for its significant sponsorship of the event.” Nicci Gregg, community investment manager from Coca Cola HBC Northern Ireland, said: “Coca-Cola is delighted to have been invited to become title sponsor of the Mayor’s Charity Golf Day.

“As a local company we have been investing in community and charitable projects for over 70 years and are proud to be partnering with Lisburn City Council to help raise much needed funds for this worthwhile cause.”

Registration on the day at Lisburn Golf Club begins at 11am with a shotgun start at 12 noon.

A bacon buttie will be provided to each golfer before tee-off and then a buffet dinner will be served after all ‘four-balls’ have completed the course. There will also be a prize giving ceremony and a ballot taking place after the round of golf.

Tickets are £150 for each ‘four-ball’ and a minimum of £100 to sponsor one of the 18 golf holes. For further information on the event contact the Mayor’s Office on 028 9250 9331 or email mayors.secretary@lisburn.gov.uk

More at www.lisburngolfclub.com

 

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