EIC Support Programmes
Gloucestershire Branch’s golf competition was held at Cheltenham’s Lilley Brook Golf Club on 16th June. During the previous weekend violent storms had flooded the course together with the Professional’s shop; the grounds staff had undertaken sterling work to get everything ready for the following Thursday.
Twenty six teams took part from 17 supporting organisations. The day was rounded off with a delightful dinner followed by prize giving and a raffle.
The Electrical Industries Charity has launched its Pensioner Support Programme to help retired colleagues in the electrical industry to live a full life while supporting them with any financial struggles that come their way.
Retirement is traditionally the time when people stop working, but they do not stop living. Retirement can be seen as a new phase in life which can bring a lot of new and exciting opportunities, but there could be a host of new challenges too.
The most anticipated National Golf Championship of the year in the electrical industry is fast approaching. Don’t miss your chance to compete among the best golfers in the industry and showcase your business with sponsorship packages available.
Teams who have already signed up include: Schneider Electric; Edmundson Electrical, City Electrical Factors (CEF), Calon Energy, GDC Group, National Nuclear Laboratory; and Wilts Electrical Wholesalers. Now it’s time for you to sign up too.
It’s time to get active this summer with the Electrical Industries Charity who have lots of sports events to get involved with.
The Electrical Industries Charity is offering a number of unmissable events which will push you to the limits and get your heart racing while getting fit and having loads of fun with friends, family and colleagues.
The Virgin Money London Marathon proved to be a great success for the Electrical Industries Charity with charity runners raising over £11,000.
The London Marathon remains one of the biggest charity fundraising events in the UK and this year the Electrical Industries Charity had nine runners completing the gruelling 26-mile course.
The Electrical Wholesaler Awards 2016 raised a huge amount to help the Electrical Industries Charity to continue supporting people who need help the most.
The Electrical Wholesaler Awards 2016 took place at the Park Plaza, London on Thursday 12 May 2016 and raised a massive £1,835 to support the Electrical Industries Charity.
The Rexel Banners team are taking on the mighty and adventurous 24 hour Three Peaks Challenge to raise money for the Electrical Industries Charity. The team facing this immense challenge will consist of representatives from Newey & Eyre, WF Senate, Wilts Electrical Wholesale and Timeguard.
The 24-hour Challenge will take place on 09 July 2016, and will see the team scale the tallest peaks in Scotland, Wales, and England including Ben Nevis, Scafell Pike, and Snowdon. The Challenge was organised by Neil Chapman and Dean Shorten from Timeguard with the aim to raise awareness and money for the Electrical Industries Charity while completing the challenge within 24 hours which will include the 270 miles drive between Peaks.
The Electrical Industries Charity is set for a Kilimanjaro challenge which aims to raise £100,000 to help the Hendrie family to re-build their lives.
Christopher Hendrie, aged 32 was a well-respected electrician, a loving husband and a father of two who lost his fight to the rare form of Cholangiocarcinoma cancer which is commonly known as Bile duct cancer on 31 October 2014.
The Hendrie family’s life changed within the period of ten days. On 25 August 2014 Christopher and his wife Gillian found out that they were expecting their third child, but their happiness was short-lived as ten days later Christopher was diagnosed with an extremely rare form of cancer. Nine weeks later after having intensive radiation and chemotherapy treatments, Christopher sadly passed away on 31 October 2014, with his wife by his side and without seeing the birth of his third child.