CLAN receive boost from Inverurie firm

Gemma Powell, CLAN Area Service co-ordinator and supporters Alan Eileen and Mary, receive the cheque from Angela, Amy and Gemma of Johnston Carmichael
Gemma Powell, CLAN Area Service co-ordinator and supporters Alan Eileen and Mary, receive the cheque from Angela, Amy and Gemma of Johnston Carmichael

The Inverurie branch of Scottish accountancy and business advisory firm, Johnston Carmichael has raised over £1600 for local charity CLAN.

As part of their fundraising initiative staff at Johnston Carmichael held a series of events for CLAN Cancer Support, including a “Deal or No Deal” night at Kintore Village Hall.

Natalie Barclay, in Inverurie, said: “Our Inverurie office is passionate and dedicated to raising money within the local area. Through our many fundraising activities and strong team efforts, we have raised a grand total of £1600.

“As part of our 2013/14 charity initiative, the office had chosen to support local charity, CLAN. The staff felt that this was a deserving cause that benefits many families, patients and individuals affected by cancer. We hope that our contribution will help CLAN to continue providing their brilliant services.”

CLAN area co-ordinatior, Gemma, said: “Johnston Carmichael has been raising funds for us throughout the year. We are hugely grateful for their hard work which will help us to continue providing the services and support needed for those affected by cancer in this area.”

CLAN Cancer Support is an independent charity which provides comfort support and information, free of charge, for those affected by any type of cancer. Based in Aberdeen, the charity covers the whole of north east Scotland, Moray, Orkney and Shetland.

Johnston Carmichael has over 600 staff and partners across Scotland. The company is the largest independent firm of Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers in Scotland and one of the Top 20 firms in the UK.