Kevin Wheeler has set himself a fundraising challenge over the next half-term.
It is a tough target. 125km overall, starting 09:00 Monday 25th October from the start line of Haverfordwest Parkrun. It is just over 77 miles, and success is by no means certain. 25 consecutive runs at all different hours.
Indeed, health and fitness are no means certain, and we have a fantastic free-to-use resource in the Haverfordwest Racecourse. If you use this great open space, why not join me for a run? I will be aiming for about 30 minutes and will welcome any support runners at any time.
We are incredibly grateful to the Gild of Freemen of Haverfordwest for their generous donation of £250 to the Racecourse Trust at this time when we are totally reliant on support from members and our local community.
The Gild of Freemen of Haverfordwest held their Benefactor’s Service at St Martin’s Church on Sunday, 3rd of October 2021, and met later in St Martin’s Church Hall for the Gild Charitable donations of support which were also presented to the Haverfordwest Museum and the Portfield Recreation Committee.
On Friday 6th March 2020 it was my privilege to organise, along with Bill Carne, a Fun QuizNight designed to raise much needed funds for the Racecourse Public Parks Trust.
I am pleased to report that we raised the sum of £775.
Only too often we forget to say thank you to the people who help to make such an event successful. I would like to make sure that this is not the case on this occasion by listing those who made such important contributions. I run the risk of missing someone out and I hope they will forgive me if this proves to be the case. However, I feel it important to show appreciation to the many people who helped to raise such a fantastic sum of money.
Thank you to Haverfordwest Cricket Club for allowing us the use of its facilities and to Mark Coneybeare fo his assistance. Thanks to Bill Carne, our resident Question Master and his wife Marilyn, who together provided such enjoyable entertainment.
£235 raised by the raffle speaks volumes for the high regard that the Racecourse is held in by those present. Thanks must go to Councillor Roy Thomas and his wife Shirley for their wonderful sales technique.
It is a credit to the Committee of the Racecourse Public Parks Trust that so many members contributed to the success of the evening. All three officers gave a generous donation along with Mrs Maureen Pratt, Cllr Chris Thomas, David Loosmore, Mike and Rosalyn Wort,
Mike Codd and Roy Thomas. This example set had the effect of encouraging supporters such as Mrs Tina Jones, Chris Mckeen, Brian Griffiths, John and Susan Hayes, Mark Edwards and my son and daughter to give generously.
Jonathan Twigg, Barbara Morgan and Roy Whitfield all provided teams and this in turn, encouraged the Cricket Club, Soroptimists and the Haverfordwest Ladies Choir to join in the fun.
Finally, I would like to acknowledge the generosity of the winning team led by Lynne Hart and the Runners Up led by Tricia Thomas for donating their prizes to our cause.
The Oak Veterinary Group are organising the Christmas Jumper Dog walk 2017. This will be held on Sunday 17th December at the Haverfordwest racecourse, meeting at the Cricket Club at 2:30. Matching jumpers will be warmly applauded.
Dogs to be kept on the lead and all ‘presents’ left by your dog must be cleared up.