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.
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.
New Scorecard Sponsors
We are delighted that local Letting and Property The Mobile Agents, based in Alderley Edge Village are now the sponsors of the AEGC scorecards.
The cards look absolutely terrific and with Blair Campbell of The Mobile Agents being a member of AEGC this is a perfect fit with one local friendly Club being sponsored by a local friendly Business.
Thanks also to Nancy Pemberton of The Mobile Agents for seeing the potential in this sponsorship.
AEGC mentioned at the Cheshire Union Annual Dinner
The Captain, President and Jerry Dixon attended the 66th Cheshire Union of Golf Clubs Annual Dinner at Mere Resort. There were over 200 in attendance. Alderley's hosting of the first ever county 9 hole championship was mentioned in the speeches of both England Golf President John Williams and Sean Ritchie, CUGC President. Matt Jordan of Royal Liverpool received a silver plate to mark his appearance in the Walker Cup, only the second Cheshire player to do so.
Cheshire County Mixed Foursomes
As 2016 winners of the Barbara Ames Mixed Knock out competition Ron and Julie Ricketts entered the County Mixed Foursomes Championship 2017 Competition at Vale Royal.
They had a great day coming 16th out of a field on 32. Great to see AEGC being represented again in a County Championship
British Heart Foundation presentation
Ali Roberts, Lady Captain in 2016 chose British Heart Foundation as her charity. This charity is very close to her heart as her brother in law, Dan, died whilst asleep alongside her sister Kate, he was only 50.
Kate has taken on numerous expeditions in order to raise money for BHF. Her goal is to raise £25,000 so the money raised during my year with the support of the Alderley Ladies, would help her to achieve her goal.
Thank you all so much, Kate is an inspiration to us all.
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