We have now appointed our second Amabassador of The Sportsman's Charity. Simon Evans is one of the UK’s most respected and best loved comedians. Familiar from TV and radio appearances, as well as for his live tour shows and festival appearances. We have enjoyed Simon's talent first hand as he has entertained us at our dinners in 2013 and 2016 and we are delighted that he has agreed to become an ambassador of the Charity.
We are delighted to announce that Chris Paterson MBE has agreed to be The Sportsman's Charity's first Ambassador. Chris earned 109 caps for Scotland Rugby and is the country's highest international points scorer with 809. He played in a remarkable four World Cups with a 60% win rate.
Since retiring from playing he is now a Scottish Rugby Ambassador and Specialist Skills Coach.
We are delighted that long time friend of the Charity Dougie Donnelly has agreed to Chair our Euro 2021 virtual event on Friday 23rd April where he will take charge of our panel Shelley Kerr MBE, John Collins and Dave McPherson. Promises to be an excellent evening, hope you can make it.
We were delighted to hold our first virtual event on the eve of the Calcutta Cup (5th Feb) and are very grateful to our panel of Jim Hamilton, Alex King, Nathan Hines and Chris Paterson who were expertly herded by our Chairman Al Kellock.
If you were one of the large number who attended, thank you. If you weren't, stay in touch and we will let you know what our next event is going to be shortly.
The Directors of The Sportsman's Charity are very pleased to be able to announce that one of the UK's favourite comedians, Simon Evans has agreed to become our second ambassador.
We are delighted to announce that Chris Paterson MBE has been appointed as The Sportsman's Charity's first ambassador.
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A very successful Sportsman’s Charity Dinner 2020 was held at Prestonfield on Friday 7th February 2020 on the eve of the Scotland v England Calcutta Cup match, the main sponsors being Carbon Financial Partners and Prestonfield House.
The dinner raised over £50,000. This allowed us to support both our featured charities, The Eve Appeal and Tom Smith Testamonial Fund along with many other charities.
For photos and more details of this event please look at the report in the Events section.