Murrurundi Golf Club donates $3000 to NSW Cancer Council, thanks to Uncle Bill McLeod Charity Golf Day

GENEROUS: Lisa Leard (Priceline Pharmacy), NSW Cancer Council community relations coordinator Clint Ekert and Murrurundi Golf Club secretary Howard Lane.
GENEROUS: Lisa Leard (Priceline Pharmacy), NSW Cancer Council community relations coordinator Clint Ekert and Murrurundi Golf Club secretary Howard Lane.

A SMALL Upper Hunter town with a big heart has boosted the financial stocks of the NSW Cancer Council.

The Murrurundi Golf Club donated $3000 to the organisation this week, the proceeds of a recent fundraiser on the greens and a raffle.

“Every season we host the Uncle Bill McLeod Charity Golf Day,” secretary Howard Lane said.

“So, that takes our total to more than $5000, to the NSW Cancer Council, over the past few years.

“We used to raise funds for the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service, but we’ve lost a number of golfing buddies to cancer in recent times.

“It’s a disease that touches so many people.

“The NSW Cancer Council does terrific work throughout the region – and we’re keen to help them any way we can.”

Mr Lane was quick to thank Lisa Leard from Priceline Pharmacy Muswellbrook and Nat Doonan.

“Nat did a great job selling the raffle tickets,” he said.

“That and the charity golf day are the two main components of our fundraising efforts.

“We received a lot of support from Priceline Pharmacy, too.

“They gave us prizes and paid for the meat for the barbecue.

“I’d just like to express my gratitude.”