Ely City Golf Club award thousands for charity fundraising efforts

PUBLISHED: 15:28 20 March 2020 | UPDATED: 15:29 20 March 2020

From left: Stanley Nixon, 2019 men’s captain of Ely City Golf Club, Bronty Graver, East Anglia Children’s Hospices, Anne Good, Prader-Willi Syndrome Association UK and Anne Mitchell, 2019 lady’s captain of Ely City Golf Club. Picture: ELY CITY GOLF CLUB

From left: Stanley Nixon, 2019 men’s captain of Ely City Golf Club, Bronty Graver, East Anglia Children’s Hospices, Anne Good, Prader-Willi Syndrome Association UK and Anne Mitchell, 2019 lady’s captain of Ely City Golf Club. Picture: ELY CITY GOLF CLUB

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Ely City Golf Club has awarded two charities thousands of pounds after their fundraising efforts.

Ely City Golf Club has awarded two charities thousands of pounds after their fundraising efforts.

East Anglia Children’s Hospices and the Prader-Willi Syndrome Association UK, which supports people living with the complex genetic disorder, received £9,000 each from outgoing club captains Stanley Nixon and Anne Mitchell.

Mr Nixon said: “Through the support and generosity of Ely City Golf Club members, their friends and sponsors, Anne and I are delighted that our respective chosen charities Prader-Willi Syndrome Association UK and EACH are both the recipients of £9,000.

“They are two very deserving charities and hopefully the funds that we have raised will help a little bit towards the great work they’ll be doing in 2020.”

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During their year in office, Mr Nixon and Ms Mitchell devised and successfully developed a series of fundraising initiatives based around activities at the club.


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