Westfield Health British Transplant Games - Night at the Dogs

16th January 2013

Night at the Dogs - Owlerton Stadium Special Offer The Westfield Health British Transplant Games which is being held in Sheffield in 2013 is holding a fundraising event at the Dogs (Owlerton Stadium) on Tuesday 19th February.

Organised by the charity Transplant Sport UK (Charity Number 1127314) , the Games are staged annually in different cities around the UK, with the aim of raising awareness of the NHS Organ Donor Register and promoting the value of organ donation. Almost 800 recipients of life saving organ transplant are set to take part in the Games over a four day period in August 2013. The Transplant Athletes have all undergone life-saving organ transplants and will compete in 20 sports ranging from archery and swimming, to table tennis and ten pin bowling, at a variety of venues in and around Sheffield. The Local Sub Group, made up of transplant athletes and supporters from the Sheffield Adults and Leeds Children's Team are organising the event to raise funds required to deliver a successful Games and continue to raise awareness of the Organ Donor Register (ODR). In Sheffield we are targeting an increase of 12,000 sign ups. For just £12 per person you can experience an exciting night out at the Dog Track. The price of the ticket includes: Entry & Racecard chicken and chips in a basket (or vegetarian alternative) 3 drinks (larger, bitter, house wine) 2 x £1 bets Free return admission for up to 4 people First Race is at 6.38pm - last race 10.30pm - Turnstiles open 6.00pm For ticket enquires or to purchase tickets please contact Alison Bridge via email (btg@mls.gb.com) or by calling 0114 2573170 There are also a limited number of races and dogs available for sponsorship at £50 per race or £5 per dog. Find us on Facebook & Twitter www.britishtransplantgames.co.uk

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