Events in 2004

Below are all months in which events were held

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The Womens Mini-Marathon held on June 7th 2004 raised €647.     Top of page

Imelda Reid, Anita Gahan, Janette Scully, Geraldine and Michael McGrath participated. All had a most enjoyable day. Michael was much admired with his auburn locks and legs to die for!!



The Race Night at Kilcohan Park Greyhound Stadium held on July 2nd 2004 raised €8840.
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All had a most enjoyable and successful night. It was very well supported by punters and sponsors.



The sponsored cycle on August 28th 2004 was a tremendous success and raised €6148. Marfans Research Foundation shared this Charity event with the Waterford Hospice Movement.    Top of page

A big thank you to the Waterford Gardai, especially Garda Ned Hogan, and Garda Pat Doyle.

John Grace, Joe Cashin, Noel Walsh, Michael McGrath, Eddie, Sean, and James Howley, Mary Doyle and John Kelly took part in the cycle on behalf of our Charity.

The Marfans Research Foundation is really grateful to all who helped to make this fundraiser so successful. We all had great fun in participating and enjoyed ourselves in the process. The people of Waterford supported us generously and we appreciate it.



A floodlit soccer summer league was also held on August 28th 2004.

Kilmacow soccer team Torpedo Moscow managed by Ray Grant and Peter Walsh were finalists in the Summer League. The team generously donated a cheque for €880 to the Marfans Research Foundation.     Top of page

Presenting the cheque at the floodlit soccer summer league



The Marfans Research Foundation Charity was launched at The Ard-Rν Hotel, Waterford on September 11th 2004.     Top of page



The WLR Fun Run was held on September 19th 2004.

Bridget Dalton, Bridget McGrath and Marguerite Foskin participated on behalf of Marfans Research Foundation and the amount raised was €1115    Top of page



Christmas Cards, of excellent quality and in aid of Marfans Research Foundation, went on sale in late September and raised €1514.35.
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St Senan's Boys N.S. Kilmacow, County Kilkenny, held a very successful Bring and Buy Sale at their school on October 14th 2004 which raised the fantastic total of €455.     Top of page

The teachers, secretary, parents and pupils put in a tremendous effort and we are most grateful for their support. The teachers also bought a large number of The Marfans Research Foundation Christmas Cards. A big thank you to all.

St Senan's Boys N.S. in Kilmacow

A Table Quiz took place at The Showboat, The Glen, Waterford on October 19th 2004 and it raised €722.     Top of page

We all had a successful and most enjoyable night at what is now an annual event. The competent quizmaster was Michael O’Brien who gives his time and expertise voluntarily. This is the second table quiz held at The Showboat, where there were twenty tables. The fundraiser was very well supported and as ever, thanks to all our loyal supporters.



A Luxury Food Hamper Raffle was held at Tesco Supermarket, Lisduggan, Waterford, on December 11th 2004.     Top of page

The amount raised was €810.



Bag Pack and Food Hamper Raffle took place at Super Value Supermarket, Morgan St, Waterford from December 21st - 24th 2004.     Top of page

This was a tremendous success. Our faithful volunteers and generous Super Value customers helped us to raise an incredible €9957 for Marfan Syndrome Research. We are grateful to the Manager and Staff at Super Value for facilitating our fundraiser. It was a labour of love.

Food Hamper Raffle Winners:
1st Prize – Niamh Ahearne, Ferrybank, Waterford.
2nd Prize – Abbie Murphy, 10 The Glen, Waterford.