Wednesday, 7 May 2014

Referee boost for Auction Evening‏

A fund raising Auction Evening for the Gorslas Welfare Association has received a big boost after international rugby referee, Nigel Owens, donated a signed shirt to help raise funds.

“We are delighted the Nigel has supported the event by donating one of his jerseys. All the funds we raise will go towards the community activities in the village organised by the Welfare Association, which include the Carnival and Fair in September as well as the Christmas Light and Fireworks display,” explained Welfare Association chairman, Ellis Davies.
“The Welfare Association also supports the work of Gorslas Community Council which owns and maintains the facilities at the ever popular Gorslas Park.” .
The Auction Evening is being held at Tafarn y Phoenix, Gorslas on Friday, May 9 starting at 7pm.
Admission is by ticket only and there are only a few left for sale.
The tickets cost £10 and include live entertainment and food.
Tickets are available from Kate Thomas 07772 088 888 or Ellis Davies 07971 032 768
Other items up for auction include……….
1. British Lions rugby shirt signed by skipper Sam Warburton and Player of the Year, Lee Halfpenny,
2. Two tickets for Heineken Rugby Cup Final.
3. Football signed by the Welsh football team
4. Cricket ball and presentation box signed by Geraint Jones
5. VIP Hospitality box for 10 people at a Scarlets home match,
6. Sale Sharks rugby shirt signed by Dwayne Peel
7. Rugby shirt signed by Scarlets squad
8. Hospitality for 4 people at a home match at Swansea RFC
9. Rugby shirt signed by J J Williams
10. Golf Day at St Pierre, Chepstow
11. Tickets for 3 people at a Newport County Football home game
12. Mercedes McLaren Jacket
Anyone who is unable to attend but wishes to bid for any of the items can contact Ellis Davies 07971 032 768


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