The Trust made its official presentation of a cheque totalling £2750 to David Mahoney at the home game versus Basingstoke. This money has been specifically donated to the Club towards continuing pitch improvements. Bill Pringle, long time Poppies fan and Trust Secretary presented the cheque to David.
We will also be making a £200 donation to Poppies TV as part of their archive footage project.
Forms for the new membership year have been sent out to all members and many of you have already renewed – thank you for that. We will be handing out forms at a forthcoming home game as well. The form will be available to download from our website in due course. Details of joining costs are below:
Adult Trust Membership £12
(Must be over 18)
Lifetime Trust Membership £100
Junior Trust Membership – FREE!
ALL MEMBERSHIP FEES FOR THE 2017/18 SEASON WILL GO TOWARDS GROUND IMPROVEMENTS AT LATIMER PARK TO BENEFIT YOU, THE FANS!
Become a Trust Member for LIFE with a one-off fee of just £100! This will ensure that you will be a Trust Member EVERY season for the rest of your life with the knowledge that your purchase has helped Kettering Town Football Club. All life-time members will receive acknowledgement on our website.
You can join by paying by BACS and any donations to the Trust can also be made by standing order through your bank with the Poppies Supporters Trust account number 30-94-68 - 07107391.
As you are already aware the Trust is not doing its 300 Club draw so as not to clash with the Club’s 12th man scheme. We will have some kind of cash prize draw later in the year so look out for details in the near future.
On the fundraising front, we will he holding a race night in the Autumn and it is likely to be a joint charity one – again details to follow in due course.
Our AGM has been set for Friday 5 October 2017 – official notification will be sent to members at the beginning of September.
On the footballing front, congratulations to Rene on scoring his 50th goal for the Poppies against Basingstoke recently and what a splendid one it was too! Rene dedicated that goal to Dylan Cecil who died tragically 5 years ago. A minute’s applause was held at the beginning of that game. We are all aware of the circumstances surrounding Dylan and it is tragedies like this that put football into perspective. Dylan’s family set up a charity bearing his name to raise money to send families on holiday to Burnham on Sea. Many of us involved with the Poppies have helped raised money for this worthwhile cause and keeping Dylan’s memory alive.
These notes were written before last Saturday’s away game to Kings Langley so hopefully we picked up 3 more points to keep our unbeaten start to the season ticking along nicely.
Kettering Town (Poppies) Supporters Trust, PO Box 6492, Kettering, NN16 0YT
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Trust Board Members: Mark Severn (Treasurer), Bill Pringle (Secretary), Richard (Vice Chairman), Bob Brown, Gordon Anderson, Mick Coe, James Mayell