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Fitch 'overwhelmed' by generosity of Romford golfers

PUBLISHED: 15:00 23 January 2020

Romford Golf Club captain John Fitch hands over a cheque for £11,350 to Breast Cancer Now

Romford Golf Club captain John Fitch hands over a cheque for £11,350 to Breast Cancer Now

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Romford Golf Club's 125th anniversary captain John Fitch was left overwhelmed by the generosity of members during his year in office.

Romford Golf Club captain John Fitch hands over a cheque for £11,350 to Corbets Tey SchoolRomford Golf Club captain John Fitch hands over a cheque for £11,350 to Corbets Tey School

A record sum of £22,700 was raised for charity as the Heath Drive club celebrated their special birthday during 2019.

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And Fitch chose to split the sum between two very worthy causes, handing over cheques for £11,350 to Breast Cancer Now and Corbets Tey Special Needs School at a special presentation.

"I chose these charities as they are both in my thoughts," said Fitch, who has been a member at the club for 35 years.

"Breast cancer has affected my family this year and having visited Corbets Tey local school many times I know what a fantastic job the staff do there.

"I know this money will make a difference to better people's lives. I cannot thank the members enough."

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