Marathon Oil donates £1,000 to Relay for Life

Kenny Bruce  of Marathon's Peterhead base presents a cheque for �1,000 to Kathryn Melvin of Cancer Research UK's Relay for Life.
Kenny Bruce of Marathon's Peterhead base presents a cheque for �1,000 to Kathryn Melvin of Cancer Research UK's Relay for Life.

To celebrate the company’s eighth successive appearance in the Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For scheme, the Peterhead employees of Marathon Oil were asked to nominate their favourite local charities so the company could make a donation to the chosen charity.

Cancer Research UK’s Relay For Life Peterhead was the charity that received the most votes for this year’s donation.

Kenny Bruce of Marathon’s Peterhead base was delighted to present a cheque for £1,000 to Kathryn Melvin of the charity.

This year’s Relay for Life will be held at Peterhead’s Catto Park on Saturday, July 5, at 11am.

On the day teams can expect a celebratory mix of music, games, entertainment, food, fundraising and afew surprises.

For further details, call Lorraine Coleman, event chair, on 07928 342619 or lorcoleman1962@gmail.com