2014 Fundraising Events
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Posted 22nd August 2014
Reigate Heath Golf Club Raise Funds for Dyscover
Rosemary Kiek , Lady Captain, and Bill Seldon, Men’s Captain of Reigate Heath Golf Club, kindly adopted Dyscover as their Charity of the year and raised a fantastic £2776.09.
Gill Jackson collected the cheque and on behalf of Dyscover, thanked both Captains and their club members for their hard work.
Posted 12th August 2014
Charity Dog Walk at the Sportsman Pub Mogador
On 2nd August, 48 assorted dogs and owners took part in a fundraising walk for two local charities – Dyscover and the Celia Cross Greyhound Trust. The event was organised by the owners of the Sportsman, Mark and Maureen Jones who generously donated the food served to the hungry walkers. A huge £1021 was raised for Dyscover (and the same again for the Greyhound Trust!) – we are extremely grateful to all who took part.
Posted 25th June 2014
The Probus Club of Ewell adopt Dyscover as their Presidents’ Charity for 2014
The Dyscover Singers will perform for the Mayor and Mayoress of Epsom and Ewell, Councillor Robert and Mrs Rosemary Foote at the annual PROBUS Garden party on July10th.
We are extremely grateful for the support and interest shown to us by PROBUS. James Cho, a member of Dyscover has recently joined the Ewell club, and another PROBUS member Jan Tan has generously offered his photographic skills to update Dyscover’s publicity material.
Hannah sells cakes for Dyscover
Posted 9th June 2014
Member James Higginbotham’s granddaughter Hannah has chosen Dyscover as the charity to support whilst working towards the Silver Duke of Edinburgh’s Award.
Hannah has been selling cakes in her schools staff room and has raised a wonderful £124.10.
Many Thanks Hannah.
Cast of La Cage Aux Folles shave to raise funds for Dyscover
Posted 4th June 2014
Four male members of Leatherhead Operatic Society had to prepare for their roles as drag artists in La Cage Aux Folles by shaving ! They generously decided to benefit Dyscover at the same time by asking for sponsorship , and raised £86.01, for which we are very grateful.
The show runs at Leatherhead Theatre until June 7th.
Marathon Runner Tony Hyams-Parish presents £2800 cheque to Dyscover.
Posted 15th May 2014
We were delighted to welcome Tony and his very large cheque to the Tuesday group ! Tony’s mother in law Grace (pictured with him above) has been a member for several years and it was her enthusiasm for Dyscover that motivated Tony to support us. We are most grateful to him and his sponsors for his significant contribution to Dyscover funds.
Dyscover’s calendar sells out
Posted 4th February 2014
Members of the Wednesday group produced the 2014 Dyscover calendar, using photos from our summer photography course.
Members worked through the challenges involved in producing and selling the calendar on a tight timetable. Over £500 was raised through the project.
The group are already planning for 2015. Each month we will be holding a mini members’ photo competition – the winning pictures will appear in the 2015 calendar.
Posted 4th February 2014
Our choir created a wonderful festive atmosphere at Sainsbury’s in Epsom.
They sang for half an hour and handed out balloons.
Over £127 was raised.