A cursory look at the donations page on our Branch Website, shows the enormous goodwill from Branch members, as well as friends of the Branch which I personally find staggering. All monies donated are spent on projects and causes initiated by you the membership. A very generous Hibees Bounce reader has donated a fabulous ‘Captain’s Glory’ print being auctioned off there, with instructions that proceeds raised, should be split equally between the Bounce, Section 43 and our very own St. Patrick’s Branch. An equally generous offer of matching whatever is raised for the Branch, is posted too by one of our members.
Thank you ’emerald green’.
This unique print, shows 3 former Hibernian Captains’ holding aloft and celebrating League Cup triumphs in 1972, 1991 & 2007. (The print is part of a limited edition of which there were just 250 signed copies made). It is professionally framed, in a classic black frame with a chrome edge and comes double mounted. It comes complete with photo proof of the actual signing on a signed certificate of authenticity. See the donated item and posts here………………
On Friday 03rd May, St. Patrick’s Branch Member – Hugh Cockburn will have made his way, from his home in Sunderland to London, to start an arduous sponsored cycle from Tower Bridge, London to Holyrood Park, Edinburgh (444 miles). The itinerary is as follows …….
Day 1. Friday 3 May, London to Stamford, Lincs = 100 miles
Day 2. Saturday 4 May, Stamford to York = 122 miles
Day 3. Sunday 5 May, York to Morpeth, Northumberland = 113 miles
Day 4. Monday 6 May, Morpeth to Edinburgh = 109 miles
Approaching Holyrood Park, the ride goes via, Portobello Road onto London Road, Meadowbank, then Duke’s Walk and finally Queen’s Drive. Finishing time is around 3 to 4 pm.
Hugh will be wearing green and white cycling gear.
All monies raised by Hugh is for the Branch’s project to obtain a gravestone for Hibernian F.C.’s longest serving and Scottish Cup winning manager Dan McMichael who rests in an unmarked grave behind the goals in the Eastern Cemetery.
If you would like to sponsor Hugh, payment can be made by Paypal, credit/debit card or bank transfer.
All details about payment and Dan can be found here…