Another Successful AGM for Chester Business Club
Celebrating £15000 donations to local charities and welcoming new Council Members The Club’s 2018 Annual General Meeting and Charity Cheque Dinner took place at Chester’s Slow Boat Oriental Restaurant and culminated with £15000 being donated to local charities. The Lord Mayor (Cllr Alex Black) and the Lady Mayoress (Janet Black) were in attendance, along with…
‘Uplifting and Inspirational’ Speech by Moneypenny Founder Rachel Clacher at Club Dinner
“In having Rachel Clacher with us this evening, we are privileged to welcome one of the UK’s leading female entrepreneurs,” said chairman Paddy Gill in introducing the co-founder of the Moneypenny organization at Club Dinner on April 26th. Rachel set up the Wrexham-based company with her brother Ed Reeves in 2000. It is now the…
Club Inspires Chester FC to Rare Victory!
A group of 10 Club Members chipped in £1000 for CBC’s sponsorship of the Chester FC v Bromley Town match at the Swansway Stadium. In a five-goal thriller, Chester FC achieved a last minute – and, sadly, all to rare! – victory.
CBC is Pleased to Endorse the University of Chester’s ‘Growing Your Business’ Events
Chester Business Club is pleased to endorse the University of Chester’s ‘Growing Your Business’ events – for full details click here.
Club Dinner Raises £2,000 For RNIB
Former Cabinet Minister Lord Blunkett was the principal guest and speaker at the Club Dinner on 15th March. Blind since birth, and coming from a poor family in one of Sheffield’s most deprived districts, David Blunkett rose to become, successively, Education & Employment Secretary, Home Secretary and Work & Pensions Secretary in Tony Blair’s Cabinet…
Ladies Lunch Raises £3,000 For Charity
There was a sell-out attendance at the Abode Hotel for CBC’s Ladies Luncheon. Organised by CBC Vice-Chairman Julie Swinnerton, the event – with its ‘Absolutely Fabulous’ theme – raised £3000 for the Countess of Chester Hospital’s Breast Scanner Appeal. – Photographs courtesy of Samantha James of Madeline Images
Club Lunch Raises £600 For Combat Stress
The Club’s first ‘speaker’ event of 2018 featured Jay Allen as guest of honour and speaker. Jay served in the British Army for over 12 years as an Advanced Trauma Medic, until a series of incidents saw him eventually discharged in 2004. However rather than use this as an excuse to ‘give up’ he has…
President’s Dinner Raises £2,000 For Alzheimer’s Society
Sir Malcolm Walker, founder/chairman of Iceland Frozen Foods was guest of honour and speaker at the Club’s 2017 President’s Dinner, which attracted a sell-out audience at The Queen Hotel Chester. Because the event was conducted under Chatham House Rules we cannot give a precise report on what Sir Malcolm said but his inspirational speech, which…
Walkers on Course to Raise £20,000 for Local Charities
Over 250 Chester Business Club members, families and colleagues – as well as more than 35 dogs of various shapes and sizes – took part in the Club’s annual Chester Charity Walk. Early estimates indicate that they are on course to raise in excess of £20,000. In addition to the Club’s 2017 nominated charities –…
Club Golf Day Raises Funds For Charity
The Club’s annual Golf day, held at Chester Golf Club, on one of the all too few sunny days in September. The event attracted 16 teams and raised £4000 for charity. The money will be shared between the Chester GC Club Captain’s charity for the year, North West Air Ambulance Service, and the CBC Charity…