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Tadley Singers bring Festive Cheer

THE wonderful Tadley Singers and a very generous audience combined to bring some Christmas cheer to Ark Cancer Centre Charity's £5million fundraising appeal.

Pamber Heath Memorial Hall was packed for the fabulous festive musical treat that was laid on by Tadley Singers in aid of Ark Cancer Centre Charity last Saturday night. The concert was free to attend but donations were invited from the audience and a raffle was also run by Tina Hughes, from the Tadley branch of Barclays.

East Woodhay Society continues support

GENEROUS members of the East Woodhay Society have made another telling contribution to Ark Cancer Centre Charity's £5million fundraising appeal.

At the latest AGM, chairman John Angle, pictured right, presented Mark Jones, the charity's director of fundraising and communications, with a cheque for £750.

Thank you Asda shoppers

CUSTOMERS at Asda in Brighton Hill, Basingstoke have been great supporters of Ark Cancer Centre Charity this year - and last Saturday they provided further backing for the charity's fundraising appeal.
Supporters of the charity put up a pop-up banner and collected donations during the day, and a total of £160.19 was kindly put in to the buckets.

Waitrose and John Lewis at Home

We are delighted to have been selected as one of the three charities to be supported by the Community Matters schemeLast Thursday, representatives from Ark Cancer Centre Charity were delighted to be involved in the launch of John Lewis at home and Waitrose in Basingstoke.

Ark Cancer Centre Charity is proud to be one of the first charities to be chosen to benefit from the Community Matters local charitable giving scheme at the landmark combined store on Basing View.

The Lost Marbles complete their challenges

Thanks to the fab team from Clarke & Son for completing the third of their fundraising feats in aid of Ark Cancer Centre Charity. 

A team of staff from the law firm, in Winchester Road, Basingstoke, have come together to raise as much money as possible by taking part in various physical pursuits throughout the year. 

The teams for the various challenges are made up of Support Staff, Solicitors and Partners, collectively named “The Lost Marbles”. 

The Costello School supports Ark Cancer Centre Charity

Ark Cancer Centre Charity has received a first-class pledge of support from a Basingstoke headteacher and his school.

Leigh Adams, who leads The Costello School, in Crossborough Hill, has made Ark Cancer Centre Charity his Headteacher’s Charity of the Year and he is encouraging pupils, staff, parents and governors to support the good cause.

As part of the partnership between the school and charity, Mark Jones, director of fundraising and communications for Ark Cancer Centre Charity, was recently the guest speaker at the school’s Annual Presentation Evening.

Basingstoke RFC President’s Charity Lunch

Basingstoke RFC President Dr Steve Tristram and generous club members and supporters have delivered a winning fundraising result. 

On November 7, Dr Tristram, who is supporting the Charity as his Charity of the Year, hosted a special lunch before the First XV’s home game with Cobham to celebrate the outstanding contribution to the club made by Past-President John Evans at the club . 

Fangs for the donations

Generous members of the public enjoyed some Hallowe'en fun in Festival Place and delivered a boost to Ark Cancer Centre Charity.

People taking part in spooktacular events in the Basingstoke shopping centre over the Hallowe'en weekend donated more than £360 to the charity, which has been adopted by the Festival Place team as their Charity of the Year.

50:50 Club October 2015 Prizewinners

Thank you to everyone who has become a member of the 50:50 Club, making a regular donation to the Charity with the added bonus of having a chance to win a prize every month. Check here every month to find out who has won. (All winners will be notified by post)

This month's prizewinners are:

1st Prize - Jo Anderson
2nd Prize - Linda Hillman
3rd Prize - Christine Keith

Congratulations to the winners and good luck to everyone next month.

Motown magic helps Ark Cancer Centre Charity campaign

Graham and Sara Marchant, who run The Old Bell and Crown, at Hatherden, hosted another successful Motown evening in aid of our Charity.

Starring singer Roy Terrel, who journeyed down from Leicester especially for the fundraising gig, the Motown evening – organised by the pub team and several regulars – has become a popular feature, and this time it attracted more than 100 people.

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