Vale Press were delighted to sponsor the recent “Stratford-upon-Avon Business Sporting Club Dinner” with guest speaker – England and British & Irish Lions Rugby Union legendary hooker and now BBC pundit, Brian Moore.
The raffle raised an incredible £1150 for our nominated charity – “Taz’s Leg Fund”.
When he’s not managing Vale Press’s client expectations, Tom Stowe will more-often-than-not be found coaching, managing and chairing the “Mini’s and Juniors” section at Stratford-upon-Avon Rugby Club’s Pearcecroft ground.
It was there in 2017 that Jon “Taz” Tarrant was playing Prop position for Stratford Rugby Club First XV when a ruck collapsed ending in a life-changing injury to Taz. This resulted in a lower leg amputation in September last year and Taz having a prosthetic limb fitted.
But the “inner sportsman” within Taz now wants more – he wants to start running again.
A prosthetic running limb costs nearly £10,000 – and that’s what the raffle proceeds are going towards. To help Taz run again!
We’re convinced that Taz will succeed and be an inspiration to a generation.
Our thanks to those who donated/attended the dinner and in particular to Jean & David Duckham who organised the event.
If you would like to donate – here’s the JustGiving page.
Here’s Taz (left), with Vale Press MD Tom Stowe (centre) and Jack Young of the Training Shed (right) who are spearheading “Taz’s” aspirations and who organised the fundraising.
Photo top right: Brian Moore & Lynden Stowe (Chairman Vale Press)
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