Bumper year of fundraising at Norwood Park Golf Centre

Cheques are presented to representatives of the charities by the club's general manager, Paul Thornton, and captains.
Cheques are presented to representatives of the charities by the club's general manager, Paul Thornton, and captains.

A bumper total of £16,780 was raised for charities by Norwood Park Golf Centre at Southwell during 2018.

The club’s captains, Johnny May (gents), Christine Green (ladies) and Dan O’Malley (juniors), spearheaded the fundraising.

A total of £15,750 was generated for Beaumond House Hospice in Newark and the Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire Air Ambulance, while £730.87 came from a coffee morning for Macmillan nurses, and £300 was raised for the breast cancer unit at Nottingham City Hospital thanks to donations.

The money came from various events, including a company golf day, ladies’ coaching and also support from Barclays Bank.

A spokesperson for Norwood Park said: “We have been overwhelmed by the support we have been given by members, volunteers, visitors and local businesses.”