Events in 2007

Below are all months in which events were held

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12th April 2007: A Bucket Collection at Ardkeen Quality Foodstore raised a total of €598. A sincere thanks to the management and staff and the generous shoppers who supported us.    Top of page



April 2007: In memory of Maureen Reid, Newtown, Kilmacow, County Kilkenny, who died on 2nd November 2005, Jerome, Imelda and Ger Reid, requested that their family and friends donate to The Marfans Research Foundation in lieu of flowers. Maureen was a very special lady. May she rest in peace. We acknowledge and appreciate the generous amount of €510 from the Reid family. Top of page



April 2007: Mick Creed from Hastings, England completed the cycle challenge again this year on behalf of our Charity. Mick and Maxine Creed are staunch supporters of The Marfans Research Foundation. We are grateful for their loyal support. Mick raised the grand total of €479.30. Top of page



May 2007: The Edmund Carr Great Charity Race.    Top of page

Sr Philomena Purcell secured sponsorship for this great Charity Walk on behalf of our Charity. Congratulations Philomena and we express our grateful thanks to all her generous sponsors. Sr Philomena raised a total of €1,044.



June 4th 2007, Dublin City Women’s Mini Marathon.    Top of page

Michael and Geraldine McGrath, Kim Mulhearne and her friends from Kilmacthomas, County Waterford participated on behalf of our Charity. Total amount raised was €1,302. Sincere thanks to Kim and her friends who raised €859 of the total amount.



16th August 2007, Pony and Trap Drive    Top of page

The Pony and Trap Drive was an enormous success. Dressed in peasant style clothing as seen on The Irish R.M. television series, the fleet of five travelled from The Thatch Pub, Grannagh to Jack Meades. The participants and spectators managed to dodge the showers on the day and people turned out along the route to view the spectacular scene and support the drive. The most enjoyable and successful day finished off with a traditional Irish music session at The Thatch Pub, Grannagh.

The total amount raised on the Pony and Trap Drive was €7,200.

Sincere thanks to the drivers, collectors, supporters and Mary Corcoran who raised a substantial amount of the total money collected in sponsorship.



9th September 2007, WLR Fun Run    Top of page

Thanks to all those who donated so generously and sponsored Bridget McGrath on the fun run, which amounted to €1,050. Bridget is a loyal fundraiser who fundraises constantly throughout the year on our behalf.



October 2007, Christmas and Greeting Cards    Top of page

Christmas and Greeting Cards are on sale – Pack of eight different Christmas Cards for €7, Pack of four different Greeting Cards for €5. These cards are original and produced locally in the Mooncoin/Kilmacow region in South Kilkenny, Ireland. Phone 087 7747710 for more details.



November 2007, Sale of soccer memorabilia    Top of page

Kieran Mc Grath sold some soccer memorabilia and raised some welcome funds. Alonso signed photograph (Liverpool) bought by Liam O’Connor for €40, James Beattie signed photograph (Everton) bought by Eoghan Delaney for €30, Arsenal A4 signed team poster bought by Kieran Mc Grath for €55 and Middlesbrough signed shirt by Stuart Downing bought by Paddy Grimes for €80. These items raised a total of €205. Well done to all.



8th November 2007, Superquinn Bucket Collection    Top of page

A bucket collection was held at Superquinn Supermarket, Kilbarry, Waterford and raised €208.



27th November 2007, Table Quiz    Top of page

The annual table quiz took place at The Showboat, Waterford. We had a most enjoyable and successful night and raised a total of €802.



19th to 24th December 2007, Super Value Bag Pack    Top of page

The Christmas Bag Pack at Super Value, Morgan St, Waterford was our fourth annual one and this we raised €12,764. Sincere thanks to all the generous volunteers and customers.