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Laytown and Bettystown Captain Gerry Wickham hands over €10,000 each to the East Meath Hospice Association and the Drogheda Hospice Association on behalf of the fund-raising committee. Pictured (left to right) are Pat Delany, Ita Kelleher, Kathleen Delaney, Margaret Berrill, Gerry Wickham, Jennifer Hewson, Rita Lennon and Helen Smith and Michael Breheny.
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Brian Keogh
August 19 2021 02:30 AM
Sporting organisations do incredible work for charity and this week we doff our caps to Laytown and Bettystown Golf Club, which donated €20,000 to local hospice associations following the club’s recent Hospice Golf Classic.
Captain Gerry Wickham was able to hand over €10,000 each to the East Meath Hospice Association and the Drogheda Hospice Association.
Over 200 golfers played in the event, which, along with an overwhelming response to a request to support the associated raffle, led to €20,000 being raised.
The funds will be used to help and support anyone diagnosed with cancer in the community.
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