The House of Fenwick serves 'looks' for charity.
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2020 Milton Keynes MS Group cheque handover.
On the evening of Friday 24th January 2020, I had the pleasure of handing over our latest donation to our local MS Group in Milton Keynes. I was extremely proud to be able to hand over a cheque for £7,000 to the Chairman of the Group, Harry Robinson. The MK Group does amazing work for local MS sufferers. They use the money not just to help fund things like water aerobics sessions, but things people never think about, like repairs to a mobility scooter that people may not be able to afford which makes them housebound and to help in the garden. Such simple things, but they all make a difference and help someone with MS. Myself and my team are very proud to help, and the money has been adding up over the last 4 years. £16,000 initially to the Central MS Society to help with research. then over the last 3 years £18,000 to the MK Group and last year with the help of Steve Markham and the Seniors Section of the Rutland County Golf Club we donated just over £6,000 to the Peterborough MS Group.
It doesn't end there, read about our 2020 project by clicking the button alongside.
Saturday 28th September 2019.
Well, we put Motor Sport for MS to bed on the evening of the 28th of September, well sort of. We put the race circuit side of MS4MS to bed but we will still be collecting at local events and will be taking part in the 2020 Newport Pagnell Carnival as well as the 2020 Yardley Gobion Festival of transport.
We also announced that with the help of the Senior Section of the Rutland County Golf Club and their Captain Mr. Steve Markham and the money they have collected and pledged, over £5,500 so far added to the almost £33,400 we have raised so far we are rapidly approaching £40,000!
How did that happen???
We also announced that we are not going out lying down and that plans are in place for a 24-hour endurance event around Willen Lake, Milton Keynes over the weekend of the 1st/2nd August 2020.
Starting at 2pm on the 1st of August a 4 man team of drivers will take on the 24 hours with each driver taking on 2-hour shifts with 4 hour rest periods until 24 hours have been completed. Wish us luck.
EVEN BETTER PLEDGE US MONEY!
UPDATE FOR THESE EVENTS TO FOLLOW.
HOVER OVER THE 'NEWS' TAB FOR A DROP DOWN MENU COVERING 'THE ISLE of MAN', 'CHALLENGE 58 '@8' and 'THE BRIGHTON SPEED TRIAL'.
Brighton College gives MS4MS a massive boost!
Our grand total is now a whopping £44,421.
Over 220% of my original target, (which I didn't think I had any chance of hitting).
Just Giving is also showing another £491 in 'gift-aid' to be added to the total as well.
As I said, when I won the Fundraiser of the Year Award, I'm gobsmacked!
Thank you so much, Steve Markham and all of the guys and gals at the RCGC Senior Section.
The next project, 'The Willen 24 Hour' event now has its own page, and planning is well underway.
Unfortunately, Covid has taken its toll on our fundraising and has hit our plans for the Willen 24 badly. We have had to postpone the 24 hours for 2021 and put it back another 12 months. We now have a date in the diary with the Milton Keynes Parks Trust for the 26th/27th March for the Test Weekend and the 20th/21st August for the main 24 hours of Willen Mobility endurance event.
'A BLOODY SILLY IDEA'
The story behind this song.-
Written by Phil Dyer (on the right) and played by him, his son Dan and Karen Cas on the Cajon.
'The MK Fleas'.
The song is called 'A bloody silly idea' because- that is what I have called this project right from the very start.
Very apt I still think!
What a voice.
Jess sang for us at our 2018 fundraiser.
She is a professional singer and music teacher.
She trained at the Royal Academy of Music in London and passed out with a 2.1.
Oh, and did I mention, she is our Neice.
Proud Uncle time!
Over 200 pupils poured into the Great Hall in anticipation of this year’s Fenwick Fashion Show, and were justly rewarded with a very entertaining evening. The theme of this year’s catwalk extravaganza was ‘The Walk of Life’. Pupils from all Houses modelled for the show, dressed to represent different life landmarks such as the ‘First Day of School’, ‘Graduation’ and ‘Marriage’. The show also featured some teachers revisiting their youth in ‘High School Cliques’!
The Fashion Show raised money for two amazing charities – Great Ormond Street Hospital and Motor Sport for MS. Great Ormond Street Hospital provides leading care for over 40,000 children a year, as well as support for their families. Motor Sport for MS was set up by ex-motor sport instructor Noel Wilson in 2013 after his Multiple Sclerosis diagnosis. In total, the evening raised a fantastic £3,900, which will be equally split between both charities.
Well done to Fenwick’s Lower Sixth girls, who put so much time and effort into making the show a success. Thanks are also due to the 130 models who slayed the catwalk with such energy and enthusiasm, and to hosts Harvey and Keelin, who provided entertaining introductions to each runway, ensuring the evening flowed perfectly.
Christmas continues for Motor Sport for MS!
Those nice people at the Milton Keynes Amateur Operatic Society, the team behind this year's panto, Sleeping Beauty have just donated us £350.
Our massive thanks goes to my old mate Kev Amies, John Dowell, all of the Dreams 'n' Wishes team, on stage, back stage and front of house plus all of the lovely patrons who attended this year's 'Sleeping Beauty' Pantomime.
Don't forget MKAOS will be putting on their version of 'Shrek the Musical' from the 3rd to the 6th June, tickets are available on the MKAOS website, as are next years panto tickets although it is a secret as to what production they will be putting on.
Oh no its not, oh yes it is.
STOP PRESS, IT'S........... CINDERELLA!
2019, PUT MOTOR SPORT FOR MS TO BED? PARTY NIGHT.