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Tough Ten presentation evening held in Abbots Langley

 Published on: 29th January 2018   |   By: Jason Allen   |   Category: Uncategorized

The 35th Tough Ten Presentation Evening was held at Breakespeare School, Abbots Langley, when the proceeds from the races were given out to a number of beneficiaries from in and around the village.

Chairman John Reid thanked everyone who helped this year, especially The Ginder Family, the main sponsors.

John and the Committee made special mention of Graham Taylor, who, for many years, started the races and gave out the medals and trophies.  The Graham Taylor Community Cup and the first recipients were Tannerswood School.

The Beneficiaries for 2017 are:-

The Friends Of Sw Herts Samaritans, represented by Anthony Logie, received a cheque for £500.

DEMAND was given a cheque for £750  to assist them with local projects.

Breakespeare School was given a cheque for £750  and Merja Paakkonen (Head) received it.

The Monday Club was given a cheque for £1,000 which was received by Debbie Holt, who is their new Chairman.

Abbots Langley Scouts received £1,500 to help towards their trip to complete their Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award and it was received by Alison Redmond.

The Electric Umbrella. Mel Boda was given a cheque for £2,000 to help them continue their wonderful work which encourages adults with learning difficulties to write, experience and perform music.

The Abbots Langley Community Centre, represented by Richard Kennell, received a cheque for £3,000 as a contribution towards their new sound system.

Finally, an Abbots Langley girl who is planning a four week trip to Cambodia in July to help the local community with education, housing, healthcare and sanitation, also received a donation.  Lucy Packman received a cheque for £500 to help with tropical vaccinations and equipment.

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