MRC Foun­da­tion News

Ladies in Racing - - Letters -

The MRC Foun­da­tion are pleased to an­nounce that a record­break­ing $50,000 was raised dur­ing the an­nual MRC Foun­da­tion Golf Day, held on May 7 at Mel­bourne’s Metropoli­tan Golf Club.

The an­nual event, which saw 84 rac­ing and AFL per­son­al­i­ties, club mem­bers and sup­port­ers, take to the green in sup­port of the MRC Foun­da­tion, aims to raise funds for a va­ri­ety of char­i­ties, or­gan­i­sa­tions and lo­cal com­mu­nity groups. In ad­di­tion to a highly com­pet­i­tive 18 holes of golf, at­ten­dees took part in a live auc­tion and spe­cial chal­lenges across the day, be­fore be­ing treated to a well-de­served din­ner at the Metropoli­tan Club­house. MRC Foun­da­tion Chair­man Pa­tri­cia Faulkner AO, was thrilled with the re­sult. “The Golf day is al­ways an en­joy­able event on the MRC Foun­da­tion cal­en­dar, but to have raised such a sig­nif­i­cant amount of money is the real re­ward,” she said. “We would like to thank all of the guests who at­tended and ev­ery­one who helped make this such a suc­cess­ful event this year.” The MRC Foun­da­tion sup­ports a va­ri­ety of char­ity and com­mu­nity groups with links to rac­ing or to the lo­cal ar­eas in which the Mel­bourne Rac­ing Club op­er­ates. The next ma­jor fundrais­ing event on the MRC Foun­da­tion cal­en­dar will be the MRC Foun­da­tion Race Day will be the held at Caulfield race­course on Satur­day Septem­ber 22. For more in­for­ma­tion visit mrc.rac­ing.com/mrc-foun­da­tion/mrc-foun­da­tion-race-day. mrc.rac­ing.com/mrc-foun­da­tion

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