Golf club char­ity ef­fort to the fore

Haven quids in from com­pe­ti­tion

East Kilbride News - - SCOTTISH FA SOCCER CENTRE - Kirsten McS­tay

Strathaven Golf Club se­lected The Haven as the cho­sen char­ity at their re­cent mixed open.

The La­nark­shire-based group were de­lighted to at­tend the event and help raise aware­ness of the sup­port and ser­vices they pro­vide.

A fan­tas­tic £405 was also raised from the raf­fle which took place on the day.

Karen Boyd, com­mu­nity en­gage­ment co-or­di­na­tor at The Haven, said: “We are ex­tremely grate­ful to Strathaven Golf Club for sup­port­ing us in this way.

“It was great to go along to their mixed open and meet with golf club mem­bers and peo­ple from all across La­nark­shire to in­form them of what we do at The Haven.

“We would like to thank every­one who con­trib­uted and raised such a fan­tas­tic amount for the char­ity.”

The Haven pro­vides sup­port to peo­ple af­fected by a range of life-lim­it­ing ill­nesses, their fam­ily mem­bers and car­ers and sup­ports peo­ple across the whole of La­nark­shire through cen­tres in Blan­tyre, Wishaw and Forth on a sel­f­re­fer­ral ba­sis.

The pro­gramme on of­fer at The Haven is pro­vided by a mul­ti­dis­ci­plinary team of nurses, ther­a­pists and vol­un­teers who work closely to­gether to en­sure the high­est stan­dard of care.

They also op­er­ate a dropin cen­tre with no need for med­i­cal re­fer­ral. All the ser­vices are free and to­tally con­fi­den­tial.

For more in­for­ma­tion on how The Haven can sup­port you, or how you can give The Haven your back­ing, visit www.the­haven­cen­

Al­ter­na­tively, con­tact them on (01698) 727 884 or email info@ the­haven­cen­

Cash boost Strathaven Golf Club’s Su­san Hal­ley, The Haven com­mu­nity en­gage­ment co­or­di­na­tor Karen Boyd and Carol Saun­ders from Strathaven Golf Club with the cheque

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