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Charity Update - Captain Chris Harwood


Hello all - as you know this year we are raising money for Please Take MeThere - a great charity who children and adults with cancer the chance to fly for free to receive their medical treatment. Please see the charity page for more details and how to get involved. Thanks you for your support.


I have received this update from the charity which shows how the money you are donating is being used:


Dear Chris


We are delighted to share this story with you, which would not have been possible without your support. Recently, we flew Freya, a beautiful, two year old girl fighting brain cancer. Her mother, Christine, told us “We had a fantastic first flight experience last weekend. Thank you to Fernando, Steve and all at Please Take Me There for making Freya feel so at ease - she loved it!”

Unfortunately, last week Freya’s family were informed that her brain cancer has returned after her first treatment, and she will now need to receive treatment in Manchester. Please Take Me There is supporting Freya’s family by transporting them at the weekends to see relatives back at home.

Your support gives us and families like Freya hope and joy, and we cannot express enough how grateful we are for it.

Did you know that over the last five years, our founder Fernando Pinho lived rough in more than eleven airports, for over two months, to raise funds for children and adults with cancer? Soon, Fernando will do something remarkable, so that we can keep helping families like Freya’s, who are dealing with this devastating disease. We look forward to sharing more details with you next week.


With immense gratitude,


From all of us at Please Take Me There

 














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MEMBERS NOTICES


Well done to Tony Brown who won both the Seniors & Super Seniors competition this year with a great score of 38 points!!!


Well done to Graham Tyler who once again won this Month’s Medal with a score of 66 just beating Phil Dyson on 68.


The medal was the final qualifying event for the John Fosters Masters competition running on Sunday 29th September. The top 15 qualifiers are:


Alan Goldsworthy, Neil Marginson, Bart Thaneja, Chris Harwood, Phil Dyson, Terry Wells, Basil Wakefield, Mike Baxter, Graham Tyler, Graham Allison, Paul Cunningham, Claire Sturgeon, Steve Albone, Dave Stevens & Steve Bowen.


A roll up will be run for those who didnt qualify and want to play golf - please arrive by 8.30am to as usual.


Good luck to the Club Team playing on Saturday away at Tilsworth - please contact Chris Harwood via the Whatsapp group if you wish to play - we still need 2 more players!!!


All members should be aware that a Whatsapp group is available to hear about events and competitions being run - please email henlowgolfclub@hotmail.co.uk if you wish to be added to this group with your mobile phone number.


This year’s chosen Charity is Please Take Me There - a local charity who provide support for cancer patients in reaching specialist appointments by air. Details can be found on our Charity Page.


Pete Blanch

Club Manager


















































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