Ladies Charity Coffee Morning 2017

Published: 19th March 2017
Sue Richards and Vice Captain Diana Mindel greeting everyone with a fine selection of cakes
Sue Richards and Vice Captain Diana Mindel greeting everyone with a fine selection of cakes

The annual Ladies Charity coffee morning took place on Friday 17th March on a breezy but mainly dry day. The day was well supported with 93 ladies from 14 clubs taking part in a fun 3 ball team event on the Holywell course, and whilst there were no formal prizes for the golf it seemed there were several side wagers going on between the teams!


Inside the clubhouse the Ladies were greeted with coffee and a vast selection of cakes, all baked by the lady members of St Enodoc. The Lady Vets also had cakes and home-made preserves for sale and the raffle table offered a fine array of prizes.


There was a warm and friendly atmosphere in the clubhouse throughout the day, partly contributed to by a certain Irishman called Paddy celebrating his birthday (we couldn’t possibly say which one!!) on St Patricks Day! In addition to all the visiting players, many members also generously supported the event.


Ladies Captain Tamsin Blake would like to thank everyone who supported the day, with special thanks to Vice Captain Diana Mindel and the committee members who were busy before and during the event, Jean Nicholls and Sue Floyd Jones who also assisted on the day, Pam Hall and Mary Baillie and all the Lady Vets who donated for the sale table, Nan Girling for her contribution from the sales of her beautiful hand painted cards, and of course Chris Smyth and his team without whose support these events would be much harder to organise.


The raffle raised over £700 and thanks must go to all those who donated prizes, in particular The Bloom Room, Wadebridge, The Vine Greengrocers, Wadebridge, Rural Urban, Wadebridge and Lady member Jay Guest for her beautiful flowers. A very happy male visitor won the flowers and was heard to say that he wouldn’t have to do the dishes for a month once he took them home!

The charity raffle table with its many generous donations


The focus of the day was the charity Active8 which is a local charity supporting physically disabled young people by helping them to gain or regain their confidence following poor health, assist with access to employment and finding autonomy in their lives. Representatives and young people from the charity were present at the club and were able to talk to members and visitors about the charity and its work.


A total of over £1900 was raised for Active8 on the day and huge thanks must go to everyone involved.