Ballantrae raises charity cash total

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Ballantrae Community Association, along with Garry Thomson and Promoter Wullie Burns from Wulbar Promotions held a very successful Darts Competition on Saturday, 22nd October in aid of The Beatson in memory of Pauline Agnew and Help the Heroes in memory of Michael Laverty.

The sum of money raised was just over £1200 making it just over £600 each to The Beatson and Help the Heroes.

This event was very well supported from not just the residents of Ballantrae but with entrants from Girvan, Stranraer, Newton Stewart, Springholm and Irvine.

Forty darts players entered the Men’s Open and 10 ladies entered the Ladies Competition. The prize money for Men’s Open was £150 which was won by Steve ‘Longshanks’ Robertson from Girvan, the runner up was Steven McCluskey from Ayr. The winner of the ladies darts competition was Jordan McNally from Springholm, and runner up was Leanne McGuffin from Girvan. Rachael Agnew presented the Men’s Trophy on behalf of her Mum Pauline and Anna and Lily Kosak presented the Ladies Trophy on behalf of their Dad/Grandpa Michael.

As well as darts there was an activity table and smaller darts for the children and free drinks were provided to the children.

Ballantrae Community Association would like to thank everyone who came and supported, helped and donated to the Tomboloa and also donated to the charities in the donation box. Also thanks to Craigiemains Garden Centre, The Kings Arms, Ballantrae, Flix Nightclub and The Boarshead, Colmonell who sponsored the Boards. Special thanks also to the families of Pauline and Michael.

Other events coming up are Ballantrae Community Association Fireworks Display on Saturday 5th November at 6pm. Firework display is free, This is followed by a licensed Family Supper Dance in the Community Centre from 7.30pm.

Tickets are £5 adults and £2 under 18s. For tickets contact Anna Kosak, Gemma Laverty, Fiona Roper on 01465 831475 or Sharon Robertson 07798710481,