Mount Vernon Captain Derek Barbour is delighted to announce that their Marie Curie fundraising team have been invited to attend the annual Marie Curie Fundraising Awards Ceremony at The Savoy Hotel in London on Thursday 25 April 2019.

The team will be presented with “Fundraising Team of the Year” as a reward for raising over £101,000 for The Marie Curie Hospice in Edinburgh. The awards ceremony will comprise of a special celebratory afternoon tea served between 2.00pm and 5.00pm. All five of the team – Bob Holdstock, Billy McLean, Colin McCallum, Jimmy Gardner and Hugh Roarty will be attending the ceremony.

This is a terrific achievement by the members of Mount Vernon and a fitting recognition for all their hard work. Derek also wanted it confirmed that he knows personally “Mount Vernon members state they are Liberton members first and foremost”.

As Mount Vernon are holding their Annual Sportsman’s Breakfast on Sunday 31 March they would like to invite Liberton members who wish to donate a gift for either auction or raffle to contact the club Secretary in the fist instance who will arrange to pass details on.