The days are getting longer, and our thoughts turn towards summer and to cricket at Welford Park. Preparations at Welford Park are well underway, but the club need help from our local community.
Children from reception year up to and including year 7 are welcome to come along to our colts coaching which occurs on Fridays from 18:30 to 20:00. Parents are most welcome to stay during these sessions and enjoy the evening
Last summer it was very well attended with almost 90 children registered with the club. For the new season we are looking to train an additional 7 coaches, and to purchase almost £2,000 of new equipment. But this all needs funding.
We have a fundraising account with the good Exchange whereby Greenham Trust will match every donation. So, including gift aid, a £20 gift is turned into £45 to the club. We still need in excess of £500 of donations, so if you can possibly help, please follow the link and any donation will be gratefully received. https://app.thegoodexchange.com/project/19128/welford-park-cricket-club/welford-park-cricket-club-colts-training-program
The club can not survive on members subs only, so we are involved in lots of fundraising opportunities. To stage a match with league umpires and balls costs the club £60. To help with this cost we are looking for local businesses to sponsor a home match for £35 per game or £100 for a 3-match package.
We also have sponsorship opportunities such as signs on the ground, adverts in the fixtures books and shirt sponsorship. If any of these might interest you, please contact Ian Herrington on 07879 204696 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Would you like to participate as an umpire, scorer or player? We cater for all standards from Berkshire Premier to some very relaxed friendly games which often include beginners or people coming back to cricket for the first time since school.
If you are interested please also contact Ian on 07879 204696 or email@example.com.
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