THE BAND WOULD LIKE TO THANK THE FOLLOWING FOR THEIR SUPPORT:
THE MACTAGGART FAMILY OF ARDTALLA ESTATE
BRUNO SCHRODER OF DUNLOSSIT ESTATE
AND OF COURSE, A MASSIVE THANKS TO ALL THE INDIVIDUALS AND BUSINESSES ON ISLAY AND FURTHER AFIELD, WHO SUPPORT THE BANDS IN SO MANY DIFFERENT WAYS.
WITHOUT YOUR HELP, WE WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO SURVIVE, SO THANK YOU ALL !!!
. April 2014
Special thanks to Islay's Cllr Robin Currie and Argyll and Bute Council who recently secured the band a financial contribution which will help ease the increasing burden of running a competing pipe band in these challenging economic circumstances.
.July 2011Special thanks to John Stewart for donating his £300 '100 Club' winnings back to the band. His generosity in doing so, is much appreciated - thank you!
band would like to thank Roberta and Duffie at the Lochside Hotel for
their generous donation towards the bands expenses for the coming
season. It's much appreciated!
.September 2010The band would like to say a big thank you to Alisdair Ross and Western Ferries for their generosity in providing free returns for the band on the ferry to Dunoon and a generous donation towards the extra costs for the bus.
*We would also like to give a special mention to Margaret Mary & Andrea of the Cala Sith Guest House, Port Ellen, who have supported the band both in terms of donations and in providing accomodation for mainland band members over the years and continue to do so - Thanks a million, we really do appreciate it!!
Thank you to Lodge Kildalton 552 for their very kind donation of £400 towards our funds.
We would like to express our heartfelt gratitude to Robert & Pauline MacKenzie and daughters
Karen & Rhona, who held a fundraising Celidh for the band in Glasgow at the end of April. It resulted in
A huge thank you also to the 'Lions Club of Islay' for a donation of £500 and Ardbeg Distillery for £300 towards the purchase of rain capes for the youngsters.
Many thanks to Sigrid and Rene from
Whisky and Dreams, Germany (on Islay for Feis Ile), who presented us
with a cheque for £200 - an amount which they had kindly raised on our
A big thank you to Jim Johnston and Diageo for the donation of £1000. Jim efforts in helping us at the New
Years dance resulted in this most welcome amount.
.September 2009: The band would like to thank George Jamieson and the Islay Royal Arch No.320, for the very generous donation of £1,500. This is a huge help to the band and will be put towards getting kilts, etc for
the young band.
(All donations both private and public make a huge difference
to the continuing success of both bands and we are indebted to all those who contribute so generously.)
AND ALSO TO THE FOLLOWING:
Thanks for all your past support!!
Islay's other distilleries:
for Caol Ila, Lagavulin and Port Ellen Maltings