Golf day raises more than £5,000 for industry charity

The East Anglian Golf Day, organised by retailer John Doe of Diss, has raised more than £5,000 for the industry’s charity.

The day saw about 70 golfers take part in the event at Diss Golf Club, sponsored by Fama, Karndean, Kettle Interiors, Lebus, Sherborne, Square Trade, Stressless, Victoria Carpets, Vida, and Wiemann. 

The winners of the competition were: President’s Cup: Daniel Donnelly; Kingsbury Cup: first prize: Charles Doe, second prize: Nathan Doe and Albro Cup: first prize: Joe King, second prize: Liam Riley.

‘I would like to express my sincere thanks and appreciation to everyone that supported the charity golf day we hosted at Diss Golf Club in aid of The Furniture Makers’ Company. It was a brilliant day, which seemed to be very much enjoyed by all. I am proud and delighted that thanks to everyone’s generous support, we managed to raise the magnificent grand total of £5,020. Every penny of which will help The Furniture Makers’ Company continue its amazing work,’ says Edward Doe, John Doe of Diss director and organiser.

‘I would like to say a huge thank you to Edward and the team at John Doe for organising such a successful event. We are delighted that £5,000 has been raised for the charity. The money raised will go a long way to supporting more people in the UK furnishing industry who have fallen on hard times,’ says Jonny Westbrooke, The Furniture Makers’ Company ceo.

Pictured are Charles Doe, Paul Fury, Scott-Matthews and Richard-Garratt



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