Clarke Facades proudly sponsor The Ballymena Bears Rugby Football Club, The Flyers Football Club, Greenlough GAC Under 16’s alongside Bann Valley Road Club. In addition to sponsoring local sports clubs, Clarke Facades have also partnered with Cancer Fund for Children as their chosen 2018 charity- with a fundraising goal of £10,000!
The company takes pride in supporting the local community, sponsoring Bann Valley Road Club in Portglenone who are currently on a mission to help raise as much money as possible for their annual Charity Sportive – Tour of the North Coast which is taking place on Sunday 12th August.
Bann Valley Road Club are fundraising for two worthy charities including the Helping Hand Charity to the Royal Victoria Hospital for Sick Children and Lighthouse Suicide Awareness and Prevention. The Charity Sportive in 2017 was extremely successful, with 450 cyclists taking part raising almost £10,000. With the support of the local community including businesses and cyclists, BVRC are planning to exceed last year’s £10k achievement.
Cyclists, including Clarke Facades Managing Director, are geared up to take on one of three routes – Route #44 (44 miles), Route #66 (66 miles) or a family route is also available. The Charity Sportive will kick off at the club’s hometown of Portglenone, cycling along the North Coast enjoying the beautiful scenery of Portush, Portstweart and Bushmills to name a few.
The club has been a core part of Clarke Facades community focus with Michael and Eugene Clarke and their family all being active and enthusiastic cyclists. Managing Director Eugene Clarke comments “Taking part in BVRC’s annual charity sportive is a brilliant way of raising money for such worthy charities”. Michael Clarke adds, “It’s a privilege to have had the opportunity to be a part of and to sponsor the Bann Valley Road Club especially when I have been so actively involved in cycling for years. It’s also fantastic to be able to sponsor a local community sports group which is heavily involved in charity fundraising”.
Clarke Facades are delighted to be backing BVRC’s Charity Sportive for their two chosen charities – Helping Hand Charity to the Royal Victoria Hospital for Sick Children and Lighthouse Suicide Awareness and Prevention.
For more information on the event, please visit www.bannvalleyrc.co.uk.