We had a rush of home games in December and early January which meant that the programme notes for Hitchin, New Year’s Day and Tamworth were written well before Christmas. We also had away games at Bedworth and Kings Lynn so a lot of football has been played in the last few weeks. No doubt the outstanding result was on New Year’s Day when we beat our local rivals 2-1 with a very satisfying winner in the dying minutes of the game!
As you may or may not know, The Trust has launched a TIN HAT FUND in order to raise money to put a Tin Hat at the Morrisons end of the ground, which can then be moved to a new facility in the future. This will cost in the region of £25,000. The Trust has launched several fundraising initiatives to try and achieve this goal:
New Year's Day Victory Posters
These posters will be availbale to celbrate the New Year's Day victory over our local rivals. Peter Short has very kindly donated some of his images of the match to be made into posters, and all the money will go towards the TIN HAT FUND. There are 2 posters available - one of Rhys Hoenes heading the winning goal, and the other with a collage of images from the match. The A3 size posters will be £5 each, and will be available from Martin Bellamy in the clubhouse on match as from now.
SPONSORED FA CUP SELFIE COMPETITION
The challenge: To take a photo of yourself in Kettering Town colours at each of the teams that Kettering Town have so far played against in the history of the FA Cup - which as we all know is the most different opponents of any team in the country.
THE TIN HAT FUND BOARD OF SPONSORS
The Trust are delighted to offer supporters and local businesses the chance to add their names to a "BOARD OF SPONSORS" on the new terrace, once the TIN HAT FUND reaches its target. The names will also appear on a special sponsors page on the Trust website. For full details of all the above fundraisers, visit our website at www.poppiestrust.co.uk. There will also be collection buckets at the ground on match days whichcan be found at Martin Bellamy’s table in the clubhouse and at the programme table inside the turnstiles.
We hope you will support the Trust in its continuing efforts to raise money and donate in such a way to promote the aims and objectives of the Trust and to the benefit of the local community and supporters of the Club.
Kettering Town (Poppies) Supporters Trust, PO Box 6492, Kettering, NN16 0YT firstname.lastname@example.org
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Trust Board Members: Mark Severn (Treasurer), Richard Atkinson (Secretary/Vice Chairman), Bill Pringle, Bob Brown, Gordon Anderson, James Mayell and Lewis Horne