Laurieton Table Tennis club raise $5000 to help research into Motor Neurone Disease

FUNDS: Laurieton United Services Club's Rob Dwyer, Terry Memory, Peter Moor and Brian Powers.
FUNDS: Laurieton United Services Club's Rob Dwyer, Terry Memory, Peter Moor and Brian Powers.

The Table Tennis Club of Laurieton are proud to have raised more than $5000 for Motor Neurone Disease this year alone.

The club, which plays at Laurieton United Services Club each Friday, say they are just a group of people who love to have a bit of fun.

Terry Memory said the group started over six years ago and have been raising funds for MND since the beginning.

"We wanted an activity which everyone could do and Laurieton United Services Club have been so good to us over the years letting us play," Mr Memory said.

"We have a good group of players each week and we set up three tables and we play doubles all afternoon.

"Players put in a small amount each week to play and we are so proud to say we have raised over $5000 this year alone.

"Over the years we have been able to raise lots of money but this is the first time we have raised so much in one go so we are proud of that."

Mr Memory said the group are always looking for people to come along and play.

"We welcome everyone who wants to come and play some table tennis," he said.

"We have a lot of fun and it is very social every Friday afternoon so come on down."

Laurieton United Services club managerRob Dwyer said the club was always proud to support local community clubs.

"We love supporting the Table Tennis club and we know too many people are suffering with Motor Neurone Disease so anything that can help find a cure we are fully behind," Mr Dwyer said.

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