East Anglian Golf Day raises £5,000 for industry charity

The East Anglian Golf Day, a charity event organised by independent furniture retailer John Doe of Diss in aid of The Furniture Makers’ Company, has raised £5,000.

Around 70 golfers from companies including Abingdon, Belfield Home & Leisure, Brockway Carpets, Clifford Floors, David Gundry, Elite Interiors, Glasswells, Harrison Spinks, Kaymed, Square Trade, Ulster Carpets and Westex Carpets, took part in the tournament on Thursday 22 June at Diss Golf Club, Suffolk.

The event was sponsored by Fama, Karndean, Kettle Interiors, Lebus, Sherborne, Square Trade, Stressless, Victoria Carpets, Vida, and Wiemann.

The winners of the competition were:

  • President’s Cup: Daniel Donnelly
  • Kingsbury Cup: first prize: Charles Doe, second prize: Nathan Doe
  • Albro Cup – first prize: Joe King, second prize: Liam Riley

Edward Doe, director of John Doe of Diss, organiser of the event, said: “I would like to take this opportunity to express my sincere thanks and appreciation to everyone that supported the charity golf day we hosted last week at Diss Golf Club in aid of The Furniture Makers’ Company, the furnishing industry’s charity.

“I’m sure everyone will agree that it was a brilliant day, which seemed to be very much enjoyed by all. I am proud and delighted to officially announce that thanks to everyone’s generous support, we managed to raise the magnificent grand total of £5,020! Every penny of which will help The Furniture Makers’ Company continue their amazing work.”

Jonny Westbrooke, CEO of The Furniture Makers’ Company, said: “I would like to say a huge thank you to Edward and the team at John Doe of Diss for organising such a successful event. We are delighted that £5,000 has been raised for the charity. The money raised will go a long way to supporting more people in the UK furnishing industry who have fallen on hard times.”

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