Engineers swing on the range for charity

20th October 2015

A charity golf day has raised £1,500 to support the work of Cumbria Community Foundation.

Park Gate cheque handover to Cumbria Community Foundation
CEO Andy Beeforth (left) with Park Gate & Co Manager, Paul Emmerson (right)

Carlisle’s Park Gate & Co Limited, one of Cumbria’s largest electrical engineering companies invited 55 guests including customers and staff to a Charity Golf Day at Eden Golf Club in June.

The day started at 8.30am right through until midnight and involved two rounds of golf, a raffle and auction, with a presentation meal in the evening.

All abilities were welcomed and everyone enjoyed a fantastic day of golf with one enthusiastic player losing more than 30 golf balls in the rough and the lake.

Park Gate charity golf day out at Eden Golf ClubOrganised by Park Gate & Co Manager, Paul Emmerson, the funds raised will be donated to Cumbria Community Foundation after he attended the charity’s AGM last year. Paul felt inspired to do something to continue the good work of the Foundation in the local community.

Paul said: “This was a fantastic day, enjoyed by customers and Park Gate staff who were very generous with their donations and even the weather held out. It would not have been possible without the hard work of our people and the Eden Golf Club staff who made it an enjoyable and memorable day.”

Park Gate charity dinnerAndy Beeforth, Chief Executive of Cumbria Community Foundation said: “We are really pleased Park Gate & Co have supported us by hosting a charity event. We look forward to distributing the money to some great causes.”

Find out more about becoming a corporate member with Cumbria Community Foundation, or other ways to give.