Annual Golf Day raises £4000!

A big thank you to Armson Electrical Services Ltd and M&S Leicester for another fantastic Charity Golf Day in Support of the Muscular Dystrophy Support Centre (NMC Midlands).

Thursday 10th August was a brilliant day at Forest Hill Golf & Conference Centre as Neil Armson, Brendan Carr of Marks & Spencer and their team kicked off the 4th annual Armson Golf Day! The team wore their stylish purple polos with the MDSC logo, organised by Brendan. It was a thoroughly enjoyable day for all, which raised a huge £4000 for the Centre!

MD Support Centre celebrates 5th anniversary at Open Day 2018

MD Support Centre turned 5 on 29th January 2018!

29th January marked the start of services at the Centre 5 years ago and on February 10th Muscular Dystrophy Support Centre held our second annual Open Day, highlighting our fifth anniversary and disability travel possibilities. Our fantastic therapists lead the day with various sessions focusing on the support we provide, a luncheon, and our AGM. There was also be a range of stalls featuring accessible travel and transport providers.

Geoffrey Robinson MP addresses attendees at Open Day.

Geoffrey Robinson, MP for Coventry North West, joined in with a Seated Pilates taster session with the Centre’s physiotherapists. He later congratulated the Centre for reaching its fifth anniversary and officially opened the day and the AGM.

Thank you to everyone who attended our Open Day 2018! We would also like to thank our amazing therapists and volunteers who made the day really special.

 

 

Check out the video of the day, including footage of our therapist led sessions, AGM, and visit from Geoffrey Robinson MP.

Thank you to our fantastic intern, Alice Knibbs, for putting this video together.

We hope that you all enjoyed the day as much as we did!


* the 2018 Open Day is supported by the Heart of England Community Foundation.

Quiz Night fun in Keresley

Our Quiz Night on November 24th was fantastic and raised £500. Thanks to everyone for coming along and supporting our MD support centre.

Very special thanks to Hare and Hounds in Keresley for the gift of the venue and the food, to Russ for being a fantastic Quizmaster and to Tracey who worked hard selling raffle tickets.

The Winners were Heathenders with 76 points – Well done!

Pack of 5 take on the Winter Wolf Run!

THANK YOU!

Following on from our 3 wolves in September, on Saturday 4th November a pack of 5 wolves; Jane Bryant, Sarah Poole, Kevin Poole, Demsey Slater and our very own Kirsty took on the Winter Wolf Run in support of MDSC. The Wolf Run is a hardcore 10k run across raw natural terrain, including open ground, woodland, lakes and thick mud.

They have raised over £800 with this exhilarating challenge – we cannot thank you enough – you are all awesome!!

Well done and congratulations – you did it!!!

A fab Quiz ‘n’ Chips Night!

Our huge congratulations and thanks goes to our MDSC Walsall Fundraising and Awareness Team – Chris, Jennika and Tracey.

They held their first fundraising event a ‘Quiz and Chips Night’ on 23rd September 2017.
80 people had a great time at the Chuckery Club in Walsall with a fantastic quiz and tasty fish and chips.
£590 was raised for the centre and we cannot thank you enough – you are awesome and we look forward to your next event – amazing!!!

Thanks also to The Chuckery Club and Shelfjelds Fish Bar for supporting the Team with their event.
Your help and support was very much appreciated!

Thank you!

Fun and games at Stroll, Walk & Roll!

A fantastic day out at Stroll, Walk and Roll on 17th Sept!

Sun was shining, Bosworth Water Park stunning, Walk was exhilarating and picnic well earned. Thank you to everyone who came for enjoying the afternoon with us and raising funds.

A special thank you to the Nuneaton & Hinckley Fundraising and Awareness team for organising such a memorable event at Bosworth Water Park. Raising an amazing £663.00 for our centre, you are truly an awesome team – your dedication and determination to raise funds are helping so many other individuals to benefit from our services at the Muscular Dystrophy Support Centre – thank you!

If you would like to join one of our Fundraising and Awareness teams and help us with our events, please do contact kay@nmc-midlands.co.uk

 

The ‘3 Wolves’ conquer The Wolf Run!

They did it!

Our awesome team completed the Wolf Run Sept 2017 raising vital funds for the MD Support Centre!

A massive well done and thank you to our brave ‘wolves’, Amandeep Kaur Sehmbi, Jattinder Kaur and Ranjeet Singh! On 3rd September, they took on the daunting challenge that is The Wolf Run –  a 6 mile mud run including some pretty crazy obstacles!

They raised a fab £240 for MDSC. All donations are greatly appreciated

Armson Charity Golf Day raises over £3000!

Charity Golf Day an amazing success!!

Total raised – a fantastic £3,041.00!

Yesterday, Armson Electrical and M&S held a Charity Golf Day at Forest Hill Golf Club Leicester in support of the Muscular Dystrophy Support Centre (NMCM).

What a wonderful day! The weather was fantastic and everyone had a great day. Thank you for making the day such a great success and raising an awesome £3,041.00 – this is just amazing and we at the centre cannot thank you enough!

Thank you!
On behalf of Armson Electrical, Marks and Spencer and the Muscular Dystrophy Support Centre (NMCM)
We thank all of the following people and organisations for their fantastic support with our recent Golf Day helping us to raise £3,041.00 – without you we could not continue with our important work at the Muscular Dystrophy Support Centre – thank you all so much, you are all amazing!
Brendan Carr  |  M&S  |  Neil Armson  |  Armson Electrical Services Ltd  |  logo pak  |  David Rogers  |  Brett Felton Edmundson  |  Excel hairdressing supplies  |  Venture Business Forms  |  Woodway UK Ltd  |  Rapid UK  |  BJGServicesDerby  |  Globus Group Papoiermettler  |  T Milne  |  Mark Martin  |  Lawrence Ward  |  Forest Hill Golf Club  |  Nottingham Golf and Country Club  |  Ansty Golf Club  |   Bideford Grange Golf and Country Club  |  Coventry Golf Club  |  Forest of Arden Golf Club  |  Handsworth Golf Club  |  Hinckley Golf Club  |  Rugby Golf Club  |  Ragdale Hall

David’s Annual Golf Day a great success!

Yesterday was David Salt’s Annual Golf Day in support of MDUK FSH research and the Muscular Dystrophy Support Centre.

Our grateful thanks goes to David for his hard work, dedication and determination to make his annual charity golf day so awesome and to raise funds for two fantastic and amazing charities, with £1,000 donated to MDSC!

Thank you David!