Local businesses support Wheelchair Basketball championship winning team

2nd October 2012

Local businesses, Hart Shaw Chartered Accountants & Business Advisers, Russell Ulyatt Financial Services and Sureguard Energy Services Ltd have provided sponsorship support to local Wheelchair Basketball star Joe Williams.

Joe was part ofSt Paul's Cathedral special service, Courage & Faith, which celebrated the Paralympic Games prior to the start of the games. A video link to this ceremony can be found on St Paul's Cathedral website via: <a title="blocked::http://www.stpauls.co.uk/Olympics/Courage-and-Faith http://www.stpauls.co.uk/Olympics/Courage-and-Faith" target="new" href="http://www.stpauls.co.uk/Olympics/Courage-and-Faith">www.stpauls.co.uk/Olympics/Courage-and-Faith As part of the Great Britain Under 23's Basketball team, Joe was also involved in the Paralympic Games opening ceremony in the Olympic Stadium, with the GB Under 23 team proudly bring the Paralympic Games flag into the stadium prior to it being raised by members of the Armed Forces. Joe has been busy over the last few months playing 1st 3rd and Super League Basketball for the Sheffield Steelers. The team became 3rd division champions by winning their league with Joe as the top scorer. Joe has been training really hard and had the fantastic opportunity of being taken to Milan with the Super League team to play in the European challenge cup in which they were also victorious. Joe's wheelchair is sponsored by Hart Shaw and proudly displays the firms' logo. Martin McDonagh, Partner at Hart Shaw comments: -We are very proud of what Joe has achieved over the past few months. He is a credit to his team and works extremely hard to achieve his goals. -Hart Shaw is delighted to sponsor Joe's wheelchair and we wish him every success in the future.  

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