Australian cricket coach Darren Lehmann with McIlroy Auto Group’s Derek McIlroy.The Mcilroy Auto Group initiative to hold a number of events to support the Fleurieu Cancer Support Foundation has reaped dividends.
Travis Head signing autographs at the Cricket4Cancer day.
On Wednesday, January 25, the Crickert4Cancer project raised more than$5000, due to the appearance of Australian cricket coach Darren Lehmann and state cricket captain and Australian one day player Travis Head.
Both were involved in a T20 Game Day held at Encounter Bay Cricket Club.
More than 100 childrenturned up on the day to take part in the Darren Lehmann Cricket Academy coaching clinic and hundreds of families attended to enjoy the fundraising food festival and watch Darren Lehmann’s XI take on Travis Heads’ XI in the T20 charity match with Travis ‘s team taking out the winning title.
The $5000 takes Mcilroy Auto Group to a total raised of $28,457 so far this year, which will more than cover the $25,000 running costs for the Fleurieu Cancer Support Foundation.
Cricket4Cancer is a project which has been also based on the running of three major events.
The T20 Game Day experience, a sportsman’s lunch held at the Hotel Elliot and a golf day at the McCracken Golf Club.
Cricket4Cancer has attracted not just Darren Lehmann and Travis Head to these major fundraising events, but Shaun Tait and Wayne Phillips, bothformer Australian Test and onecricket stars, have been in attendance.
The profile of Cricket4Cancer has been boosted by attracting these superstars of cricket to the region.
Full credit is attributed to the work of Derek and Kirsty McIlroy and Wayne and Danielle Weise to make all this happen.Mcilroy Auto Group would like to thank everyone for coming and enjoying the day especially Darren Lehmann and Travis Head.
The event couldn’t have taken place without key sponsors Darren Lehmann Cricket Academy, Encounter Bay Cricket Club, South Coast Realty, Notable Imprint, SA Design and Print, Smart Bar and the volunteers from the Fleurieu Cancer Support Foundation.
For more information, please visit梧桐夜网cricket4cancer南京夜网419论坛or call Danielle Wise @mcilroyautogroup on 08 8552 1255.
The Cricket4Cancer series is a crescendo of Fleurieu fundraising events headlined by cricketing greats such as Darren Lehmann and Travis Head.
The main objective behind Cricket4Cancer is to raise the running costs for the Fleurieu Cancer Support Foundation which equates to approximatley$25,000 per annum. For more information, visit Cricket4cancer南京夜网419论坛 or facebook: Cricket4Cancer
The Fleurieu Cancer Support Foundation’s principal purpose is to provide cancer patient transport to and from Adelaide for chemotherapy, radiotherapy and other related cancer treatments, which is not currently supported by the South Australian Government.
Volunteers are the backbone of the foundation and are critical to running the daily door to door transport service.Mcilroy Auto Group is a proud family owned automotive dealership founded in 2006 and located on Adelaide Road, Victor Harbor.
McIlroy Auto Group houses Toyota, Mitsubishi and Hyundai automotive brands and is renowned for award winning service and customer satisfaction.