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  Birmingham, 18th September 2020
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  This April the Child Brain Injury Trust
are hosting a fantastic Sports Lunch at Edgbaston Cricket Ground in Birmingham, the home of Warwickshire County Cricket Club. Today Amelia Larard, Marketing and Events Coordinator for the Child Brain Injury Trust talks to us about this upcoming event.
“This is the second time we are running this event, and it promises to be
Meet Your Sporting Heroes
with the Child Brain Injury Trust
This is going to be a massive event, and we couldn’t have done
it without the help of our regional fundraising team, this team of professional people go over and above to help us with events like this. That’s all on top of the day job too!”
Rankeshwar Batta is a partner with Anthony Collins Solicitors who have offices in Birmingham and Manchester. Rankeshwar is the head of claimant clinical negligence and personal injury department, he
is all-too-aware of the impact that acquired brain injury can have on families, and is a long term supporter of the Child Brain Injury Trust and a driving force behind the Sports Lunch. Rankeshwar told us why this event is so special.
“Even if you are not interested in sport it’s still a great afternoon of good food and drink, great fun and networking with like- minded individuals who want to support this great charity – the Child Brain Injury Trust!”
     Pete Graves
even bigger and better than last year. We are lucky to have
the support of our regional fundraising group who
have really got behind this event and helped us to bring together a fantastic lineup of sporting superstars.
First up we have Pete Graves who is a television
presenter who readers will recognise from British
Sky Broadcasting. He anchors live association football and rugby
                      Joleon Lescott
union matches on Sky Sports. Pete is an experienced events
speaker and we’re delighted he is able to join us for our
Sports Lunch.
Pete will be joined by Joleon Lescott who is
a former professional football player. During his career Joleon played
for Wolverhampton Wanderers, Everton and
Manchester City. Joleon grew up in Birmingham, and
at the age of 5 suffered head injuries as a result of a collision
                   with a car. Joleon has first-hand experience of what it is like to
overcome adversity.
We will also hear from Michael Vaughan OBE, who secured his place
Rankeshwar Batta, Anthony Collins Solicitors with Sharon Machin, Child Brain Injury at Sport Lunch 2019
Charley Fogarty MBE with Lisa Turan, CEO of the Child Brain Injury Trust at Sports Lunch 2019
  Michael Vaughan OBE
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in cricket history with England’s historic Ashes win in 2005. Michael has
gone on to become one of cricket’s most respected commentators. He became
a household name in 2012 when he showed off his moves
on BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing!
“The sports lunch last year was an absolutely fantastic event! Well organised, with football legends of the past sharing insights into the game and making us laugh with anecdotes we wouldn’t ever get to hear about otherwise. In particular Charlie Fogarty MBE. A local lad with a brain injury who gave a particularly funny but extremely moving and inspiring presentation – he stole the show!”
“Even if you are not interested in sport it’s still a great afternoon of good food and drink, great fun and networking with like-minded individuals who want to support this great charity - the Child Brain Injury Trust!”
                                     Tickets for this event are available from the Trust website, see link below. Tickets include a glass of fizz on arrival, followed by a three course meal, with wine and beer. You will get to hear from all the special guests and take part in a raffle and charity auction to help raise funds to support the vital work of the Child Brain Injury Trust.
   https://childbraininjurytrust.org.uk/events/ birmingham-sports-lunch-2020
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