Pictured left to right: Frank Sweeney, Group CEO of CHA, Brooke Neely, Boxer and John Kelly, Chairperson of CHA
On Wednesday 25th May 2022 both Frank Sweeney, Group Chief Executive and John Kelly, Chairperson of Cunninghame Housing Association presented a cheque for £1,000 to Brooke Neely, a young boxer from Ardrossan, which is her 2nd year of a 3-year sponsorship award.
Brooke who boxes with Irvine Vineburgh Boxing Club, is also a member of the Scotland National Team. She is also the youngest member of the Boxing Scotland Elite Boxing Group. Brooke’s training is split between Irvine Vineburgh and the Boxing Scotland High Performance Centre in Bridgeton, Glasgow.
Recently Brooke travelled to Bulgaria to compete at the European Championships where she gained some good sparring with other countries. She then competed for Scotland in the GB tri nation Championships in Barnsley where she defeated 2 English Champions becoming GB Champion for the 3rd time. Brooke is going from strength to strength and is now training for the World Championships in November 2022.
“I would like to thank Cunninghame Housing Association for all of the support and encouragement that they have given me”.
Brooke Neely, Scottish National Team Boxer
“We are delighted to be sponsoring Brooke for a 2nd year, providing her with vital financial support to allow her to do what she loves, helping her to achieve her dreams and progress in her field.”
JOHN KELLY, Chairperson, CHA
The funding for Brooke came from the Associations “Making Our Communities a Better Place Fund” which operates throughout the year (1st April to 31st March) until the allocated funding is exhausted.
Local Groups or individuals interested in finding our more about the Associations “Making Our Communities Better Places” Fund can do so by following the link below or downloading the application form.