We are delighted to announce that the fourth Wiltshire Business and Sports Gala Dinner will take place on Thursday 16 March 2017. This annual fundraising event helps Wiltshire's future sports stars reach their goal of competing at the highest level in their chosen field.
We have awarded over £50,000 to elite athletes across Wiltshire as a direct result of hosting this event and the generosity and sponsorship of many leading local businesses.
We are still considering donations for the auction and elite raffle prizes. Please contact our events team at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01225 713152 for more information on how you can support this event.
With the help of local businesses we have awarded over 30 grants and sports scholarships to elite athletes across the county through hosting the Wiltshire Business and Sports Gala Dinner.‘Baroness Scott of Bybrook, OBE’
This year we are thrilled to once again be co-hosting the Wiltshire Business and Sports Gala Dinner. It is the perfect way to bring businesses together with many other parts of our community to support such a great endeavour.'Rob Perks, Chief Executive, Inspire by Wessex Chambers of Commerce'
We are delighted to announce the fourth Wiltshire Business and Sports Gala Dinner will take place on Thursday 16 March 2017.‘Baroness Scott of Bybrook, OBE’
This fundraising evening helps the county's future sports stars reach their goal of competing at the highest level in their chosen field.‘Baroness Scott of Bybrook, OBE’
Success in Rio for our grant recipients
Team GB Paralympic swimmer Stephanie prepared for the Rio Paralympics by winning two gold medals, a silver and a bronze at the IPC European championships. In Rio Stephanie continued this success by winning two bronze medals in the S8 400m freestyle and the S8 100m freestyle, a silver in the S8 200m medley and two gold medals, her first in the S8 100m backstroke and her second in the womens 4x100m relay.
Paralympic swimmer Aaron broke the world record twice in the men's 100m breaststroke in the GB SM14 trials in June to secure his Team GB place for the Rio Paralympics. Aaron then went one better than his London 2012 silver medal, winning gold in a finger touch finish at the Rio Paralympics.