Inaugural Charity Golf Day
Rybrook Warwick BMW drive forward partnership with
OLRFC Rugby for Heroes Golf Day
Old Leamingtonians RFC ‘Rugby for Heroes’ team are swapping rugby balls and boots for golf balls and long drives for their inaugural Rugby for Heroes Charity Golf Day in aid of 353. A charitable trust set up by the family of Private Conrad Lewis, Mentioned in Despatches for his actions prior to being killed in Afghanistan, February 2011.
Taking place on the 24th October 2014 at The Warwickshire Golf and Country Club the team are aiming to host their first successful golf day. All profits generated from the golf day will be donated to 353 Trust. 353 is a charitable trust with the aim of helping members of the military community by delivering long-term support to a variety of charities, soldiers and their families. To make as big a difference as possible, their ultimate mission is to become a recognised force for good worldwide through partnerships with other organisations.
In the last six years, OLRFC Rugby for Heroes has raised more than £44,000 for various armed forces charities and are hugely grateful and are delighted to confirm the support of our new title sponsor Rybrook Warwick BMW.
Stuart Hill, Rybrook Warwick BMW sales manager said “Rybrook Warwick BMW are proud to sponsor such an event for an amazing local charity. The event renews the partnership with OLRFC Rugby for Heroes and we hope it proves a huge success”.
OLRFC Club Chairman, Charlie Sabin, said; “the Club is very proud to be associated with ‘Rugby for Heroes” and fund raising for the charities it supports. We thank all the event sponsors for their generous support. We’d like to extend the invite to Warwickshire businesses and golf societies to come and join us.”
Thank you to our sponsors: Rybrook Warwick BMW, ROI, Phillips66, Unitemps, Intelligent Golf, Signs Express, Infiniti Centre Hull, Akuma Sports, Claverdon Rugby Club, TGFP, Camouflage Consultancy and Liquidblu.
The Warwickshire Golf & Country Club, Leek Wooton, Nr Kenilworth, Warwickshire
Teams can be entered into the event as a four ball for £300 per team (£75 per person), and this participation fee will cover the following;
09:30 – Arrival, registration and full English breakfast
11:00 – 4 ball Stableford competition (full handicap) across the 18 hole championship course with a shotgun start. Best two scores will count. Competitions will be run at a number of holes with prizes throughout the day.
17:00 – Completion of 18 hole round, competition prize winner and Rugby4Heroes fourball trophy presentations
18:00 – Two course dinner with wine/beer/soft drinks available, plus guest speaker and raffle for a variety of excellent prizes
21:00 – Event close
Buggies can be booked by phoning the Warwickshire Golf Shop directly on 01926 622570 and the utilization fee is £20.00 per buggy.
Corporate sponsorship and advertising packages are available for the event. Your company may sponsor a hole on the course for £100 + VAT per hole, and programme adverts are available starting at £60 + VAT for a half page A5 advert. A Lead Event sponsorship package is also available for £1000 + VAT.
We are delighted Warwickshire and England Cricketer Ian Bell has kindly donated a signed England cricket shirt for auction. Dig Deep!
We would be pleased to welcome you to field a corporate team and further information is available on request in terms of the competition, accommodation and other logistics.
All profits from the event will be donated to 353, a charitable trust founded in the memory of Warwickshire resident Conrad Lewis, 3rd Battalion the Parachute Regiment, Mentioned in Dispatches, sadly lost in action in Afghanistan on 9th February 2011. 353 support a range of Service charities and make individual grants to wounded servicemen and women and their families.
To register a team or for more information regarding sponsorship please contact;
Mike Vallance at firstname.lastname@example.org or 07545 602029 or;
Tony Lewis, 353 on email@example.com or 07836 514523
We look forward to seeing you for what promises to be a fantastic day in aid of the most noble of causes.
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