20/05/2019 - Brooks Macdonald
The East Anglia office of investment management firm Brooks Macdonald is proud to announce its sponsorship of Bury St Edmunds Cricket Club.
Bury St Edmunds Cricket Club is the leading community cricket club in Suffolk. The club plays at the ‘Victory Ground’ located close to the town centre of the historic market town of Bury St Edmunds. The cricket club, which has charitable status, is operated with the support of many active volunteers and a small number of professional staff.
The club hosts approximately 100 senior and 60 youth games each season and receives around 2,000 visiting players and guests. Other matches, including Suffolk Minor Counties games, England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and East Anglian Premier League competitions are also held at the ground.
The club has over 200 playing members including 120 boys and girls, 90 men and 20 women. Cricketers of all ages and abilities are encouraged to realise their potential and to contribute to the club. Players have access to a team of ECB qualified coaches.
Pam Beith, Senior Investment Director and Head of Brooks Macdonald’s East Anglia office, said:
“We are delighted to become a club sponsor of Bury St Edmunds Cricket Club. Since its formation the club has gone from strength to strength and is continuing to grow.
We strongly believe in giving back to our local community and have an established history of supporting sport throughout Brooks Macdonald. We are very proud of our partnership with Bury St Edmunds Cricket Club, and our sponsorship of the club also provides us with a wonderful platform to raise awareness of our business in the region.”
Neil Jefferies, Club Secretary of Bury St Edmunds Cricket Club said:
“Bury St Edmunds Cricket Club is a voluntary run club and we strive to have local businesses like Brooks Macdonald help develop and improve our facilities for our members.
Our club is proud that we offer cricket to players of all ages, abilities and cultures and we are thrilled and very grateful to Brooks Macdonald for their sponsorship, which will help us to continue with this mission.”