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Charity football match delivers winning result for Ark

It may have been a draw but Ark Cancer Centre Charity was definitely a winner when teams from two Basingstoke businesses took part in a charity football match.

Colleagues from Sainsbury’s Distribution Depot, in Houndmills, took on staff from the Royal Mail, in Priestley Road, in a match held at Brighton Hill Playing Fields.

The game saw £320 raised for Ark Cancer Centre Charity, and it ended with honours even at 2-2 – Danny Manton scoring twice for Sainsbury’s and Brian Cooke and Harrison West netting for Royal Mail.

Have a laugh and help Ark - Comedy Evening August 2nd, Apollo Hotel

As the Stand Up to Cancer campaign has proved, you can have a laugh and help the fight against the Big C – and that’s exactly what will be happening in Basingstoke on one night this summer.

On Friday, August 2, three of Ark Cancer Centre Charity’s great supporters are teaming up to put on a Laugh For Ark charity comedy night.

Basingstoke comedy legend Jan Jack, of Jan Jack’s Laughter-House Comedy Club, has compiled a superb line-up for the night of fun which is being sponsored by Unum and hosted by the Apollo Hotel, both of which are Ark Our Partner supporters.

Masonic charity night boost for Ark

When it comes to organising a raffle, Ark Cancer Centre Charity supporter Bev Harfield is in a league of her own.

50:50 Club May 2019 Prizewinners

Thank you to everyone who has become a member recently of the 50:50 Club, making regular donations to the Charity.  Having the added bonus of a chance to win a prize every month.  Check here every month to find out who has won.

(All Winners will be notified by post)

 

This Month's Prizewinners are:

 

1st Prize - Diana & Malcolm Dougal

2nd Prize - Sharon Allen

3rd Prize - Susan Eileen Hill

Congratulation to the winners and good luck to everyone next month.

 

 

Imogen Dental team show true grit for Ark

They may not have exactly blazed a trail on the water, but when it comes to determination, the Imogen Dental team were definitely the winners at this year’s Crafty Craft Race.

The team, who were taking part in the popular annual event to raise money for Ark Cancer Centre Charity, took more than six hours to complete the race – a gritty effort that earned them the Marcus Franks “Spirit of Crafty Craft” award.

Arkriders gear up for Twin Towns Tour challenge

Cycling nearly 500 miles through five countries in five days is a massive challenge – but that’s exactly what 28 fabulous fundraisers are going to do as they write the next chapter of the amazing Arkriders story.

The Arkriders have been at the heart of the community campaign to raise £5million for a new NHS cancer treatment centre in Basingstoke – and now the 2019 peleton are gearing up for the Arkriders Twin Towns Tour which will take place from July 17-22.

Five-star support from Clarke & Son

Their support for Ark Cancer Centre Charity has been truly five-star – and now Clarke & Son Solicitors have pledged to back the good cause for a fifth year, including on Ark Day.

The law firm, based in Winchester Road, Basingstoke, have so far raised over £65,000 for Ark – and they are aiming to add a further £15,000 in 2019-20.

Choirs will deliver May boost for Ark

They are great supporters of Ark Cancer Centre Charity – and on Sunday, May 26, members of Basingstoke Hospital Male Voice Choir (BHMVC) will be holding their latest fundraising event for the good cause.

All Saints Church, in Southern Road, Basingstoke, will be the venue for a concert which will feature the wonderful singing of BHMVC and also the Mansfield Male Voice Choir, who are on an anniversary tour.

The concert, which is free to attend, will take place between 3pm and 5pm, and there will be a collection in support of Ark.

50:50 Club April 2019

Thank you to all of you who had been making a regular donation to the Charity by supporting the 50:50 club.

 

Our lucky Winners for April are:

1st Prize   -  June White

2nd Prize -   Inge Hunter

3rd Prize  -  Nick Ward

 

Congratulations to all our winner this month. There is still time to join for Junes draw. Contact us today to find out more.

Village Café serves up a boost for Ark

The team behind a community café project in Old Basing have been busy serving up a boost for Ark Cancer Centre Charity and other good causes as well as some tasty treats for visitors.

The volunteers running The Village Café, which is based in the Parish Room at St Mary’s Church, have been delighted with the response from local people and visitors since they opened the doors last October.

The regular Friday afternoon café has been a big hit, and the venue, which serves drinks and cakes, has proved popular with people of all ages.

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