Pink Weekend Results

MAGPIES PINK WEEKEND RESULTS

DONATIONS MADE TO

WYONG HOSPITAL DAY CANCER UNIT

&

DONNA CHARLTON

 

For 7 years the Wyong Lakes Magpies have been holding a Pink Weekend on the round coinciding with Mothers Day each May. The day provides the club with an opportunity to raise funds for a community member that may be battling cancer and for local services providing care to those undergoing cancer treatment.

Sadly, nearly every year someone associated with the club or a club member has been diagnosed with cancer. This year Donna Charlton, the mother of Wyong Lakes ruck man and Northern Power Cricket Club bowler Brendan Charlton, was that person.

As a result the club made Donna one of the beneficiaries of the weekend, which the other being the Wyong Hospital Day Cancer Unit which provides outpatient care to community members suffering cancer.

This year Pink Weekend was held on the 12th of May and over $1200 was raised on the two days.

On Thursday the 12th of July 2018, representatives of junior and seniors players form the club attended the Wyong Hospital and presented a cheque for $600 to the unit.

A similar amount was donated to Donna to assist in the costs associated with her treatment.

The club would particularly thank all our sponsors and supporters who donate so often to causes' close to the club.

Additionally, we would like to thank the many members of the Northern Power Cricket Club who turned up to show their support for Donna and Brendan.

For further information please ring Simon Wood on 0414286074.

Attached:

Image 1 – Cheque Pres 1. Wyong Lakes Magpies Junior Noah Lear presents RN Madeleine Papiex (centre) and Leanne Cowie (right), Nurse Manager for Central Coast Local Health District Cancer Services with a cheque for $600 on behalf of Wyong Lakes Magpies Australian Football Club.

Image 2 – Group Photo:

Back row from left to right.

Simon Wood (President WLAFC), Alex Pearce (Wyong Lakes Ladypies player), Madeleine Papiex (RN Wyong Hospital Day Cancer Unit), Leanne Cowie, Nurse Manager CCLHD Cancer Services.

Front Row from left to right.

Wyong Lakes Magpies juniors, Byron Koop-Folkes, Ethan Lear, Isaac Lear, Noah Lear and Riley Bush.




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