Rotary Oktoberfest raises £15k for charity


WARRINGTON Rotary Club’s annual Oktoberfest charity beer festival raised over £15,000 for charity.
Sponsored by Galliford Try the event attracted hundreds of beer lovers over three days to the event at Warrington Parr Hall.
Warrington Rotary President, Alan Ainsworth commented, ” Once again the people of Warrington and surrounding areas came to the Parr Hall to Oktoberfest 17
to help deserving charities. I would like to thank them for their continuing support in what has now become a big event in the local activities calendar.”

Rotarian Andrew Gilbert with (Back (L-R) Mike Matthews from Peak Associates, Peter Turner from Warrington Town FC, Carl Oates from Wardworth Ltd, warrington worldwide Editor Gary Skentelbery and Paul Cook from main Sponsors Galliford Try.


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  1. Well done a great sum raised by raising a glass 🙂 Gary is that your cousin standing between Pierre and yourself? Carl looks like a younger version of the Rock God but without glasses?

  2. I’m happy to be compared to The Rock God!

    Gary is mentoring me into being his replacement as the new Mr Warrington by 2025.

    I suspect by the time 2025 hits, I will be wearing glasses and will be an exact Skentelbery replica.

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