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AF-PA Trust Beaujolais Nouveau Event – A Great Time Had By All In Aid Of The St Giles School – Thank You All For Taking Part

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AF-PA Beaujolais Nouveau Event – A Great Success – Cheers!

The AFPA Board would like to say THANK YOU to all those who made donations to St.Giles school by buying tickets to yesterdays event, or sponsoring prizes, or in helping to organise the day. Exactly what amount we have together raised for st-gilesschool.co.uk over various supporting events will be reported on later, but the school…

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Late Lunch In Cooperation With AF-PA

  Peter McDonnell recently held one of his legendary ‘Late Lunches’ and took the opportunity to work with AF-PA to raise funds for St Giles School. A big thank you to the attendees for their fabulously generous donation (£1,440 including gift aid). Absolutely brilliant! One of the delights of the way that AF-PA raise funds…

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AF-PA PROUDLY ANNOUNCE – D&D LEASING CHARITY EVENT

Breaking News!!! There are just a few places still available for the D&D Leasing Christmas Charity event Each year D&D Leasing organises a Christmas charity event to raise awareness of and much-needed funding for lesser known and underfunded charities. This year it is – Grief Encounter The event will take place at The Savoy, Strand,…

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Impromptu AF-PA Lite Event – an opportunity for you to appear on this page

Anytime AF-PA members or friends of AF-PA get together, it’s an opportunity to have a great time and help out charitable good causes, in a very easy way. The picture shows some members meeting former AF-PA board member Wayne Fowkes, as he passed through the UK, on the way to the United States. With each…

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AF-PA Beaujolais Nouveau Networking & Charity Event – Replaces AF-PA Christmas Event – 15th November 2018

The Asset Finance – Professionals Association (AF-PA) is proud to announce an industry leading networking & charity event. The date chosen coincides with Beaujolais Nouveau day and will ensure a reason to celebrate, network with the industry’s movers & shakers and raise funds for local community good causes. Tickets options are available for paid-up Af-PA…

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AF-PA Announce 14th December 2018 Christmas Lunch In Aid Of Macmillan Nurses

We are pleased to announce that this amazing event is now SOLD OUT. Thank you for your amazing support! The Asset Finance Professionals Association (AF-PA) has announced its charity Christmas lunch is to be held in aid of Macmillan Nurses, on the 14th December 2018 at the Institute of Directors in London. Coordinated by IAA…

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AF-PA summer network and fundraiser record £19,000 for Partnership for Children

The picture shows Stephen Bassett chair of AF-PA handing over the cheque to Wendy Tabuteau CEO Partnership for Children. For more information, please click here The 4th July was another scorching day on The Yacht London and saw over 200 asset finance professionals from a diverse range of companies and all business levels, join forces…

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AF-PA Network Golf Day Charity Event Raises £5,473

The AF-PA charity golf day was held on 28th May when seventeen intrepid four ball teams of mixed ability including both occasional and semi-professional golfers assembled at the Verulam Club in St Albans. We set out in overcast conditions having received a briefing from George Ashworth on the rules of the Texas Scramble competition and…

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AF-PA Charity Golf Event At The Verulam Golf Club, St. Albans

A fabulous day at the 28th May 2018 AF-PA Charity Golf Event. Good weather and teams from the leasing and financial services industry made it a competitive, but fairly fought event. A more detailed update will follow. In the meantime, enjoy these pictures of some of your favourite industry players:     

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AF-PA Present British Lung Foundation £6,000 cheque from Christmas Networking Charity Event

As temperatures soared for the first time in London this year, AF-PA represented by Johnnie Halliday and Philip Benke presented a cheque for £6,000 raised at the Christmas Charity Event in Marylebone to fundraiser Rebekah Ahmed of the British Lung Foundation. Johnnie of Linedata (Lending and Leasing Software) and Philip of Sopra Banking Software worked…

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4th July 2018 – AF-PA Summer Networking & Charity Event

The Yacht London The Asset Finance – Professionals Association (AF-PA) are proud to announce that the prodigious summer Networking & Charity event will be held aboard the fabulous Yacht, London. The positive feedback after last year’s event was to overwhelmingly keep this venue for this year’s event We can almost guarantee the best of summer…

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