Charity Golf First for Age UK Northumberland

Age UK Northumberland, the charity that that helps older people throughout the county, will be hosting its very first Charity Golf Challenge on Thursday 20 September 2012.
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Aug. 6, 2012 - PRLog -- Age UK Northumberland, the charity that that helps older people throughout the county, will be hosting its very first Charity Golf Challenge on Thursday 20 September 2012.

All the funds raised from the event, to be held at the Macdonald Linden Golf and Country Club in Longhorsley, will be used to support Age UK Northumberland’s wide range of services, enhancing life for vulnerable, isolated and often lonely older people throughout Northumberland.

Golfers are invited to enter a team of four for a day of great golf, fine food and excellent networking opportunities. Team entry is just £250 and includes bacon roll on arrival, 18 holes of golf, two course buffet meal, longest drive and nearest the pin competitions and a range of other opportunities on the day to win some fabulous prizes.

Businesses can support the special day by sponsoring a hole for £30, Nearest the Pin or Longest Drive challenges for £35, or by being a Headline Sponsor for £750.

Announcing the event Catrina Flynn, Age UK’s Fundraising Manager in Northumberland, said:

“We are really excited to be holding our first ever Charity Golf Challenge. It’s a great fun way for local golfers to support what we’re doing.

“Everyone who takes part will have a really fun day in these beautiful surroundings, and will also be showing that that they care about the older people of Northumberland.”

To book your place, apply to be a sponsor, or for further details contact Catrina Flynn on 01670 784841 (direct line) or email


>Notes for Editors:
•   Age UK Northumberland’s website is
•   Age UK Northumberland was formerly known as Age Concern Northumberland.
•   Age UK Northumberland is an independent charity – but is a member of Age UK which was formed when Age Concern and Help the Aged combined forces.
•   Age UK Northumberland’s mission is: to promote the well-being of people over the age of 50 in and around the County of Northumberland helping to make like enjoyable and fulfilling.
•   The charity has been in existence for over 50 years – began as Old People’s Welfare Committee.
•   Age UK Northumberland is one of the largest Age UKs in the country, employing around 340 staff and 400 volunteers and providing services to older people in Northumberland.
•   Age UK Northumberland aims to improve the lives and opportunities for older people by: Offering products and services to people over the age of 50; offering a mixture of free and paid-for services; campaigning on issues affecting older people.
•   Age UK Northumberland: works in partnership with other agencies to improve the lives of older people; consults with older people and other organisations to ensure we meet the needs of older people.
•   Age UK Northumberland’s services include:  Home Care; Day Services; Rural Access Project; Information & Advice; Welfare Rights; Volunteering Opportunities; Health & Wellbeing; Community Dementia Service; Trading; Training; Friendship Line; Advocacy.

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