Tuesday, 11 November 2014

East Kent Mencap Quiz Night Success

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SUCCESS FOR CHARITY QUIZ NIGHT
Local learning disability charity, East Kent Mencap, were delighted to raise over £350 at their Charity Quiz Night last Friday 7 November.  Teams included staff from Westwood Cross, The Foreland School and the charity itself as well as many other friends and supporters. 


Fundraiser Jane Brooke said ‘We’ve been running quizzes for a couple of years now but this was our first time at Stonelees Golf Centre, who offered us their Saxon Suite for free, and it was great to be in such a smart, welcoming space.  They also donated a round of golf for the raffle, which proved very popular and helped to raise money to run more services for people with learning disabilities which are always needed.  We are already planning another quiz in the New Year.’
The photo shows the winning team ‘Lucy’s Gang’ enjoying their prize chocolates with Quiz Master and Mistress James and Teresa Lampert.
NOTE TO EDITORS
Stonelees Golf Centre are currently celebrating their 20th year and are supporters of local community work like East Kent Mencap.  EKM is a registered charity which works with people with learning disabilities, their families and carers to enable them to achieve the things they want out of life and to be valued, treated equally, listened and included.   Our services in Thanet include housing, community activities and social events. For more information please call East Kent Mencap on 01843224482 or email jane.brooke@eastkentmencap.co.uk.
 
Jane Brooke
Fundraising Manager
Working with people with a learning disability, their families and carers
East Kent Mencap | www.eastkentmencap.co.uk
01843-224482 | jane.brooke@eastkentmencap.co.uk

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