Sunseeker help raise over £100,000 for Macmillan
The Connaught Hotel in Bournemouth hosted the 2011 Cheque Presentation Evening for Macmillan Dorset Bike Ride. Cyclists, volunteers, sponsors and supporters all attended to celebrate Macmillan 100 years and see the results of the Macmillan ride's 100+ campaign to raise £100,000 in Macmillan Centenary year. The annual event is sponsored by Sunseeker International and employee involvement is high
Before presenting the cheque for £100,623 Ride Organiser Peter Smith-Nicholls acknowledged the support of all those involved and gave special thanks to everyone who went the extra mile with their fund raising in Macmillan's Centenary year.
Macmillan's General Manager David Crosbie spoke about the growing need to do more, as more people live longer cancer affects more people.
Peter rounded off the evening by announcing plans for the future, with the aim to reach the £1 million mark next year, since the events founding.
The 2012 Macmillan Dorset Bike Ride will take place on Sunday 1st July and distances will include, 10, 38, 48, 60 and 101 miles.
Sunseeker International's Operations Director Wayne Moore, announced their support for 2012 and said how much they enjoyed being part for such a great event and supporting such a worth while cause. Record numbers of Sunseeker employees were now taking part.