Archive for Events

Jul 2013

Open Gardens at Mount Tabor House, Perth

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Jill & John are again hosting Open Gardens at their house on Sunday 4th August -please follow the link.  Outline details are shown below:-

Mount Tabor Road, Perth, PH2 7DE
Sunday 4th August
12:00 to 16:30
£3.50 entry – 40% of proceeds to Katie McKerracher Trust
Homemade soups and rolls from 12:00pm until 2:00pm
Teas and traybakes from 2:00pm until 4.30pm.
Plant stall.

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Jun 2013

£439 pours in from Tea Party

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DSC01876_small DSC01873_smallStudents and Staff at Borders College served up a superb tea party last Monday.  The weather held out, allowing guests to enjoy an alfresco cuppa in the college quadrangle.  As well as sandwiches and cakes, the students were selling cupcakes and fudge.  Those sales, combined with tickets and raffle, totalled £439.  Ann and I would like to thank everyone involved in making the event so successful- THANKS!

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Jun 2013

Vintage Tractor Rally hauls in £2,210!

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Steve Hayden, of Hayden’s Bar, Pomeroy, organises an annual vintage tractor rally on the Sunday of the first May Bank Holiday, with proceeds from entries going to charity.  Steve heard about Katie’s Trust through one of his friends and asked if he could donate the money from the 2013 Rally to the Trust.  The weekend was a great success and raised £2,210, plus a further £15 that came in from the ice-cream van!  Many thanks to Steve, all the tractor drivers and all their supporters.

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May 2013

Katie’s Tea Party

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Albert RouxStaff at Borders College have very kindly offered to run a fundraising Tea Party at the Campus on Monday 3rd June.  Restaurant Staff and Students were recently joined by Albert Roux as part of a competition to win a work placement at Gleneagles – and here he is, helping us promote Katie’s Tea Party.

If you would like tickets then please follow the link – Buy Tickets.

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Feb 2013

M.A.D (Mums Against DIPG) Lakes Challenge

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1 Challenge – 20 Women – 71kms – 24hrs – All for Children’s DIPG Brain Cancer Research.

On the 19th of January three mums, who lost their little girls to DIPG brain tumours, officially launched this incredible challenge event taking place in the Lakes on 25th-26th May 2013.  Their compelling story of why they are completing the challenge can be seen on this video.

Their team of 20 ladies includes the three mums who started it all, and they will be hitting the Lakes for a crazy 24hrs with one HUGE message…. to create awareness for Children’s Brain Tumour Research – The M.A.D Mum’s Against DIPG are coming!!!

If you are able to donate then please follow this link.


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