March golfers tee off for successful fund raising for the Alzheimer’s Society
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Golfing ladies raised a grand total of £1,900 for the Alzheimer’s Society thanks to a host of fund raising events.
A cheque was presented recently to Tori Ablard the community fund raiser for the East of England after March Golf Club’s lady captain Shona Kent chose the Alzheimer’s Society as her sponsored charity.
Throughout the year the ladies raised money, their major fund raiser being an evening of fine dining with Lydia Molyneux, Fiona Wood and Shona doing the cooking, thanks to help and donations form a host of local business and shops.
The fine dining raised around £1,500.
Dementia currently affects 850,000 people in the UK and costs the country £26 billion each year.
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The Alzheimer’s Society are leading the fight against dementia through research, campaigning, fund raising and provision of local support services.
In the Fenland area Alzheimer’s Society have many services to support members of the local community including a peer support group, which gives people the opportunity to meet with others who understand what they are going through, a carers support programme and the dementia adviser service alongside activity groups.
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