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East Cheshire Hospice fund raiser at AEGC

We are delighted to have been asked by the fund raising team at East Cheshire Hospice to be the venue for a talk by Paul Braithwaite the well known local climber and mountaineer.
Paul will take us from his early days in the Chew Valley to Alpine north faces, the Eiger, Matterhorn and more via the Himalayas, Patagonia, Alaska and Mount Everest.

You are welcome to contact either
Chris Manley 07398156467 or Keith Jones 07831413981 for tickets at £15 per person which includes canapes.

 

Captain’s Drive In photos

The traditional Captain’s Drive In took place on a very fine New Year’s Day with the usual good support from members and guests. Chris and his team provided an excellent brunch breakfast before Mr Captain, Lady Captain and Junior Captain held the Drive In.  Drinks, nibbles and beef barms were available afterwards to round off a very sociable morning.

New Year's Day at AEGC

Dear Members,

You and your families are invited by Mr., Lady and Junior Captain to the club on New Year's Day to witness the traditional Captain’s Drive In. Details  are published on the attached poster.  

We look forward to seeing as many of you as possible to support what is always a good day and a great way to start the New Year.

In the meantime may we wish you a very merry Christmas

Thank You

Mr. Captain, Lady Captain & Junior Captain

The Legend that is Gordon Smith

After 55 years and 5000 rounds of golf at AEGC Gordon Smith has taken home his clubs as he has decided, at 96 and a half, to retire from golf.  He will still come up to the Club for Social events but he will not be booking the 14.00 Thursday slot anymore.

An article about Gordon was sent to Local Golf News -North West and the Wilmslow Guardian both of which have now published the article.  Pick up your copy in the Clubhouse. 

Celebrity Antique Road Trip

Early in the year the production company (STV) who make Celebrity Antique Road Trip approached the Club to see if they could film their 'meet and greet' scenes at AEGC.

Clearly we were delighted to support this great programme and so along came Charles Hanson, Margie Cooper with their celebrities Anthea Turner and Andy Peters.  At the time we asked the production company to give AEGC a credit at the end of the programme and to let us know when it was scheduled to be broadcast.

Unfortunately they didnt let us know when it would be broadcast but did give us a credit at the end.  For those of you wishing to watch the episode you will have to access BBC iplayer as it was shown on the evening of Monday 20th November on BBC2. When searching on iplayer look for 'Celebrity Antique Road Trip' Series 7 episode 6.

Thank you to our Celebrity Antique Road Trip watchers who brought this to my attention!

Hilary Gradon

Club Administrator

Inner Wheel Lunch and Fund Raising Auction with Adam Partridge

AEGC were delighted to be the venue for the Inner Wheel Fund raising lunch in October.  Liz Norris who is International Service Organiser filled the AEGC Function Room with many guests, including Christine Sivori who is the Inner Wheel District Five Chair who all enjoyed a delightful lunch and the venue. Adam Partridge the well known BBC Antiques Expert and local Auctioneer, then gave the assembled room a humourous and knowledgeable 'talk through' of the personal and interesting objects that some of the attendees had brought for him.  

Liz Norris was so pleased that the event raised £341 for the chosen charity SightBoxes, Nepal - a charity which supports visually impaired children by supplying specially adapted sports equipment.

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