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10 months ago By Dave McMillan

Events planned to boost ground appeal...

Following the recent open meeting for ground appeal fundraising ideas these are the initiatives to be taken:

PROGRAMME EVENT - Possibly free bundle of programmes with donation to ground appeal?

PRE-SEASON FRIENDLY WALK - Sponsored walk to an away pre-season friendly, possibly involve youngsters.

FIFA TOURNAMENT AT MARINE - Event in the lounge on big screens, possible help from youngsters & MSA.

THEMED FAIR (EASTER/CHRISTMAS/SUMMER) - Event to take place with stalls.

125 GRID - A permanent board to be displayed in new club shop with 125 squares on it for supporters to buy for £50 a square (up front or in instalments). Size of individual squares to be beer mat / mobile phone size.

BRICK MEMORIAL WALL - Similar to 125 grid, to be incorporated in above if anyone would like a square in memory of a loved one or family member

RACE NIGHT - Tony Mawdesley (kitman) has offered to provide materials to run a race evening at Marine.

HOME / AWAY SHIRT AUCTION / SALE - To be done at the end of the season for individuals to bid for shirts, minimum bid price needed.

FOOTBALL NAME CARD - Reintroduce the name card at games / after matches at Marine, possibly £15-£20 profit per card.

PRE-SEASON HOME FRIENDLY - High profile team with all gate profits going to the ground appeal.

11 UP COMPETITION - MSA / Ralph Rands to be asked to re-start this as it brought in £1K per season.

APPEAL BUCKET COLLECTION - Suggested we restarted home game bucket collections.


PLAYERS REUNION EVENING / GAME - Paul Leary to speak with David Wotherspoon, possibly a 125 anniversary event instead.

Please note to allow sufficient time for the necessary funds to be in place the redevelopment of the College Road end will now be deferred until summer 2019.

Updated 13:30 - 4 Oct 2018 by Richard Cross

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