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Woodenspoon February 2009

Phil HammondOn 13th / 14th February Ian hosted an Implant Conference with his friend and colleague Simon Hill in Cardiff on the eve of the Wales – England Rugby International. The Conference was in aid of the Woodenspoon Charity for disadvantaged children and was extremely well supported with over 70 attending the conference, lunch and match.

A charity dinner and auction was also held on the Torrington dental practice wooden spoon charityFriday evening before the game with guest speakers Dr. Phil Hammond and Jon Devereux (Bridgend, Wigan, Wales and British Lions).

It was a fantastic weekend and enjoyed by all both educationally and socially.  Over £6,000 was raised for the Charity and the Conference was widely reported in the National Dental Press.


Marathon Adventure

Our intrepid fundraisers are at it again. On 11th September 2009 Lisa and Zena will be embarking on a marathon adventure in the Lake Torrington Dental Fund raisingDistrict. They will be competing in the Wooden Spoon Lakeland Challenge as part of a team of 3 in one of the most gruelling events imaginable. The event involves:

• Kayaking 10.5 miles across Lake Windermere
• Cycling 26 miles over the steepest road pass in England
• Running up Scaffel Pike

Sample ImageVery sensibly Lisa and Zena have recruited fitness fanatic and local Pilates guru, Louise Banfield as the third member of the Team and they are already training hard for the event.

The team hope to raise a substantial sum of money for the Wooden Spoon Charity through a series of fundraising events over the Summer, and these will be advertised in the local press and on our website.




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