RACING FOR WILLEN HOSPICE
PUBLISHED: 15:01 15 August 2012 | UPDATED: 21:44 20 February 2013
Willen Lake hosted the 11th Milton Keynes Dragon Boat Festival
Willen Lake hosted the 11th Milton Keynes Dragon Boat Festival in aid of Willen Hospice, when over 1,000 people took to the water in 40 foot brightly painted Chinese boats, watched by several thousand spectators.
1st Nampak - Plastic Fantastics
2nd Mars Horsecare UK Ltd - Mars Barge
3rd EDW Technology Ltd - Electric Dragon Warriors
4th Wheldon Contracts - Wheldon 5 O
5th B/E Aerospace - B/E Aerospace SAO
1st Wheldon Contracts - Wheldons Waiders
2nd Calverton Finance - Calverton Capsizers
3rd Willen Hospice - Willen Swans
Amscan International - PPP United around the World
B/E Aerospace - B/E Aerospace SAO
They raised an amazing 9,552 out of a total pledged of 23,500 for Festival charity Willen Hospice and won the Charity trophy and meal in a private dining room with wine courtesy of The Swan at Salford. Thanks also go to the two Amscan teams who raised 3,500, and the Gold and Silver teams whose entry fee donations added 5,500 to the fundraising total.
With grateful thanks to Festival Charity, Willen Hospice, our Gold and Silver crews and all crews who raised money for Willen Hospice plus our Festival supporters, Heart 103.3, The Swan at Salford, Inside Business and Ruths Floral Design Studio.