Newsletter 2017

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We’re proud to present our newsletter for 2017, take a look.

LMF helps showcase local artists

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john-valOn 16/17 September, an art exhibition was hosted at The Cedar Tree, organised by Bagshot Events, with proceeds going to LMF.

Numerous local artists and photographers displayed their work and generously gave 10% of the sales to us. The exhibition was opened by the Deputy Mayor for Surrey Heath Valerie White and the visitors commented how nice it was to see the local talent that exists in the community displayed so positively.

The event was successful on so many levels: local artists and businesses got to showcase their work, LMF was pleased to sit in the heart of the community and build relationships with residents and businesses.

A special thanks to https://bagshotvillage.com/ and http://www.cedartreebagshot.co.uk for their generous support, and also to the exhibitors who took part and donated 10% of their sales:

See a slideshow of events at https://www.facebook.com/cheryl.dcruz.35/videos/10155274440393881/?permPage=1.

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STIHL GB Quiz Night

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Our friends at STIHL GB love a quiz night and came out in force once again to test their general knowledge, joining into the spirit of the evening by coming up with some fantastic team names: Quizzard of Oz, Quizzy Rascals, Let’s Get Quizzical, The Force, The Boring Accounts, Suffolk ‘n’ Good, The Purple People (our team) and Smarty Pants (who won, for the second year running!).

A yummy buffet was provided on the night, which STIHL kindly paid for. This brought our fundraising total to a total of £440. Thanks to all who donated.

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Celebrating Parity’s 25th Anniversary

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As Parity for Disability celebrate their 25th anniversary, we decided to tag along at one of their activity weeks, in which the students got out and about taking in new sights, sounds and experiences.

Take a look at what happened in our film below.

The Sky’s the limit with the Lisa May Foundation

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On 26 June 2016, seven members of STIHL GB and the BWP Group took to the skies to fundraise for the Lisa May Foundation. Sponsorship is still coming in but their efforts will top over £3,500. Although the weather was overcast, the day ended brightly with all seven skydivers completing the 11,500ft drop, before landing back on Earth with huge smiles and a great sense of achievement.
The Foundation can’t thank our fundraisers enough, for their creativity, bravery and high spirits during the day, and also to Alan Meeks for coming along to take some of these amazing shots, which are viewable below.  A video of the day’s events is below.

STIHL GB Wood Carvings eBay Auction

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We’re really pleased to see the fabulous results from our Wood Carvings eBay auction which raised a fantastic £308. All seven carvings were donated by supporters STIHL GB, so a huge shoutout and thank you to them for their continued support, and to all of our winning bidders for their generous donations.

Sainsbury’s Charity of the Year vote

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It’s the time of year when small local charties like us pitch to become Sainsbury’s Charity of the Year. We have been shortlisted at two branches and would appreciate the opportunity to rasie awareness and funds at Farnborough and Fleet stores. Please take a minute to vote for us online at www.sainsburyslocalcharity.co.uk using the instructions below.

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STIHL GB show talent while STIHL fundraising!

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IMG_5510The fabulous STIHL GB team have been busy once again finding new ways to raise funds for LMF.

At the Arb Show last weekend the talented STIHL team carved some very cool wooden animals from a single piece of wood using just a chainsaw!

The team kindly donated seven fab pieces for us to auction on our Ebay site.

Check out the super seven little fellas today.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/usr/lisamayfoundation

The auction closes this Sunday night so place your bid now.They are quite heavy so collection only please!

Thank you  STIHL GB loving your support x

Happy Bidding everyone!

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STIHL GB Curry Night – 18 May 2016

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Check out highlights of STIHL GB’s curry night via the video below. The guys raised a phenomenal £1,088, thanks guys!

STIHL GB Charity Football Match vs VIKING – 14 May 2016

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Check out highlights of proud Lisa May Foundation supporters STIHL GB’s charity football match against VIKING that took place on Saturday 14 May 2016 at Ash Football Ground in Hampshire via the video below.

STIHL raised a stunning £511.48 on the day, coming out 2-1 winners against VIKING.