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Big Names Heading to the Proact

11 October 2016

A host of big-name sporting personalities are heading to the Proact Stadium before Christmas to attend fundraising events.

Kevin Keegan will speak at a sporting dinner and there will also be appearances from former Manchester United stars Lee Sharpe and Norman Whiteside and ex-England cricketer Matthew Hoggard.

Keegan, who was twice named European Footballer of the Year, will attend Chesterfield Junior Blues FC’s dinner on Thursday, December 1, with individual tickets priced at £55 and a table of ten costing £500. 

Sharpe’s appearance, which is in aid of Espial FC on Friday, November 25, will cost £45 per head to attend or £390 for a table of ten.

Whiteside visits the Proact on Friday, October 28 in a dinner to raise funds for New Tupton Ivanhoe FC, with tickets costing £40.

Hoggard is the special guest at the Mayor of Chesterfield’s sporting dinner on Thursday, October 13, which will raise funds for the Macmillan Cancer Centre at Chesterfield Royal Hospital and Accessible Derbyshire. Tickets for that event cost £35 or £330 for a table of ten.

For details of how to book for any of the events, please email emmabolton@chesterfield-fc.co.uk or phone 01246 269300 (ext 4162). 

Peter Clarke, events and hospitality manager at the Proact, said: “We believe our banqueting facilities are the best in the area and that is backed up by the excellent feedback we receive on a regular basis from people who attend functions at the stadium. We host various fundraising events for charities and grassroots football clubs, which result in many thousands of pounds being raised and repeat bookings being received."

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