Duries re­ceive a do­na­tion

Rutherglen Reformer - - Sports -

Duries Box­ing Club were given a kind do­na­tion by Ruther­glen Ro­tary Club last week.

Coach Archie Dur ie col­lected a cheque of £ 500 from Ro­tary pres­i­dent Ian Wil­son and vice pres­i­dent Ed­die Gold­berg at the Kings Park Ho­tel on Thurs­day.

The money will go to­wards pay­ing the club’s rent.

Archie said: “I would like to thank the Ruther­glen Ro­tary Club for their con­tin­ued back­ing of our Ruther­glen box­ing club with their kind do­na­tion.

“I’d also like to thank all the mem­bers at the club who do­nated.

“I was in­vited to talk to the mem­bers about Durie’s his­tory and our cham­pi­ons which I have done on sev­eral oc­ca­sions.

“The money will help pay the rent and keep the club afloat.”

Mem­bers of the Ruther­glen Ro­tary Club meet each week at 6pm at the Kings Park Ho­tel in Ruther­glen.

The meet­ings be­gin with a two course meal and an op­por­tu­nity to en­joy con­ver­sa­tion and fel­low­ship with other mem­bers.

Af­ter the meal and af­ter some brief busi­ness, a guest speaker will ad­dress the mem­bers and guests.

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