Bedford youth charity to benefit from St Philips and St James’ charity golf day

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Students from Youth Inspired will be helping out on the day

A Bedford-based youth charity has said they are ‘really touched’ to have been chosen to take part in one of the longest-running charity golf events in the country

Youth Inspired, based on Newnham Street, works with 16 – 25-year-olds with physical and learning disabilities, Autism and mental health issues to help them learn and grow through training and support.

They join Kids in Action from Dunstable as the chosen beneficiaries of this year’s St Philips and St James’ Charity Golf Day which takes place at Pavenham Park Golf club on Friday 27 May 2022.

The charities will not only share money raised by the event, but Youth Inspired’s students will be helping out on the day, serving breakfast, running a refreshment stall and selling raffle tickets.

They’ll even be independent witnesses at the ‘hole in one’ competition on the 16th green.

“This is a real opportunity for our students and clients to be involved on the day,” said Youth Inspired’s Vanda Bailey.

“We’re all really looking forward to it as we’ve not done anything like this before. Our young people are very excited!”

This is the 31st anniversary of the charity golf day and over the last three decades, they have raised over £103,000 for local charities.

Entry for the event is £50 per person and includes a round of golf and a two-course meal.

Players have the chance to win prizes for the longest drive, nearest the pin in two shots,
lowest overall score, best stableford score and a chance to win £6,000 for in the hole in one
on the 16th green.

The deadline to enter the event is today (9 May) and if you would like to take part, please email Dermot Horan at dermot2510@hotmail.com to register for golf/dinner. To discuss sponsorship or to make a donation, please email Mike Chappell at mikechappell43@btinternet.com.

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