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‘Strike it Lucky’ Event raises £3,503 for Martin House Hospice

Posted: 9th Oct 2019 by Clair Watmore Charity

Our 25th Annual Anniversary Charity Event for local businesses took place on Friday 4 October 2019 at Tenpin York, in aid of Martin House Children’s, raising an amazing £3,503!.

Hunter Gee Holroyd Chartered Accountants host a charity event every year for local businesses, which has raised in excess of £65,000 over the years.

Many local businesses sponsored bowling lanes including Ardent, Begbies Traynor, CGA Accountants, Leonard Curtis Business Solutions Group, Morse Coaches, Nomination Italy, Synergy Commercial Finance and Ware and Kay Solicitors.

 

Raffle and silent auction prizes were generously donated by local companies. These included Middlethorpe Hall & Spa, The Grand, The Ivy, York Racecourse, Brewtown Tours, York Golf Club, Piglets Adventure Farm, Ripon Racecourse, Wensleydale Creamery, Thirsk Racecourse, Marriott York, York Motorsports Village, York City F.C., Leonard Curtis Business Solutions Group, PCS Plumbing and Browns York.

Nigel Atkinson, Director said: ‘‘Everyone enjoyed a fantastic evening of informal networking, team building and Hunter Gee Holroyd’s bowling with a difference.  We were delighted to raise £3,503 for Martin House Children’s Hospice and would also like to thank all the businesses who generously donated prizes, sponsored lanes and bought raffle tickets”

Emily Sharman from Martin House thanked everyone who supported the event. She said: “We are so grateful for the support of the wonderful team at Hunter Gee Holroyd and all others who came along on the evening. Martin House Children’s Hospice could not do what we do without the support of those in the community and the money raised will make a real difference to the children and families we support.”

Hunter Gee Holroyd is a well-established company offering a range of chartered accountancy and business advisory services throughout North Yorkshire.  With a team of 41 which includes three directors, it operates from three offices in York, Easingwold and Filey.  Its clients include owner managed and family owned companies in the agricultural, retail, hospitality, legal, transport and construction sectors, plus independent operators offering IT and technology services.

Martin House is a children’s hospice in Wetherby, West Yorkshire, England. It provides family-led care and support to children and young people in West, North and East Yorkshire with life-limiting conditions. It costs £6.7 million a year to provide this care, which is mostly funded through donations and fundraising. Care, such as symptom control, emergency care, respite care and end of life care, is provided at the hospice or the family home.

For further information about the event, please contact clair.watmore@hghyork.co.uk or call 01904 655202.

Photography taken by Damian Bramley – DJB Photography.