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Host A Blooming Great Tea Party In June For Marie Curie

Marie Curie is counting on your cuppa! So host a Blooming Great Tea Party this June. Marie Curie is calling on people in the Down area to hold a Blooming Great Tea Party in aid of the cancer charity this June. From 23-25 June, Marie Curie is encouraging people to get together…

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The Old Commercial Bar Summer BBQ For Marie Curie Cancer Care

The Summer BBQ At The Old Commercial Bar In Ardglass In Aid of Marie Curie Cancer Care Despite a rainy afternoon, many regulars turned up to support this important health charity cause. The barbecue was donated by Turleys Developments from Downpatrick and the event was organised by Old Commercial regular…

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Fundraiser At La Mon Hotel Supports Neonatal Unit And Marie Curie Cancer Care

Gareth, Sarah and Mitchell Campton presented the Neonatal Unit at The Ulster Hospital with a cheque for the fantastic amount of £5250. This money was raised through an event organised by the family held at the La Mon Hotel. The event took mass amounts of planning and a lot of…

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Donard Fundraising Group Donate A Further £5000 To Marie Curie

The Donard Fundraising Group is delighted to make a £5,000 donation to Marie Curie Cancer Care. The groups chairman Paul Madden said: “It is a pleasure for our Group to be able to help and support Marie Curie as much as we can through our various fundraising events and activities. Some…

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Downpatrick Man Helps TotalMobile Smash Charity Fundraising Target To Top £25,000

Downpatrick man Colin Reid has led his company to raise over £25,000 for Marie Curie Cancer Care. Colin was keen to help raise funds for the charity in memory of his late sister Geraldine Ritchie and brother-in-law Raymond Newman, both from Downpatrick, who were cared for by Marie Curie nurses….

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Ardarragh Resource Centre Support Marie Curie

The service users from Ardarragh Resource Centre in Downpatrick recently had a coffee morning and daffodil planting for Marie Curie and raised £440. The cheque was presented to Phil Kane from Marie Curie. The staff and clients from Ardarragh would like to thank everybody who contributed to this event.

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Marie Curie Cancer Care Appeals For Street And Store Collectors

Dear Editor, I would like to appeal to your readers on behalf of Marie Curie Cancer Care to support our street and store collections. Over time the number of regular collectors has dwindled and we really need new people to come on board to optimise the collection opportunities we have….

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Local Marie Curie Nurse Backs Charity Will Campaign

LOCAl Marie Curie Nurse Davey Loughlin is backing the charity’s Legacy Awareness campaign to ensure that Marie Curie Nurses like him can continue to provide free care to people with terminal illnesses in their own homes. Davey Loughlin is raising awareness of the importance of making a Will, to ensure…

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Order Your Mini Pot Of Care Today For Marie Curie Cancer Care

PHIL Kane, Marie Curie Cancer Care NI South, is spreading the word…there are just a few weeks to go for nurseries, primary schools and youth groups in the Down area to sign up for Marie Curie Cancer Care’s Mini Pots of Care. He said: “The Mini Pots is a free creative…

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Join the Power Of An Hour Fun Run in Dundrum for Marie Curie Cancer Care

On Thursday 8 August 2013, Down District Council Chairman, Councillor Maria McCarthy met with members of the Marie Curie Cancer Care Donard Fundraising Group to raise awareness of their inaugural ‘Power Of An Hour’ fundraising event. Power of An Hour (Walk, Run or Cycle 3, 5 or 10km – for all…

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710 Reasons To Celebrate Seventieth Birthday in Newcastle

A Newcastle woman has helped to raise valuable funds for a new Marie Curie Cancer  Care fundraising charity group. Instead of sitting back lavishing in presents on her seventieth birthday from family and friends, Mary O’Hare from Newcastle will remember her special day for a different reason. With the help…

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