deVere Group Charity - Alex Flynn

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28 Nov, 2012

deVere China supports Alex Flynn in Shanghai Marathon
 
The deVere Group branch in China is teaming up to support Alex Flynn in the Shanghai Marathon this Sunday the 2nd of December, as part of his feat to run 10 million meters in 3 years to raise funds for a cure for Parkinson's disease.
 
The deVere Shanghai team are coming together with their clients in a united front to raise as much money as possible during this week - helping him step closer to reaching his goal of raising £1 million.
 
deVere Financial Consultant Kevin Doherty is also running the marathon with Alex and said that he is looking forward to the day, ‘especially having Alex here with the aim of helping him raise money for the noble cause’.

deVere Area Manager Tony Evans added, "It's a privilege to be able to help Alex Flynn in his quest. He is an inspiration in his actions and attitude towards life. I am glad to support the case personally".
 
The Shanghai marathon is therefore part of his epic feat to run, row, cycle or swim 10 million meters around the globe by 2014 to raise £1 million for The Cure Parkinson's Trust. Incredibly, Alex Flynn is a sufferer of Parkinson's disease himself.
 
Over the course of the next 2 years, Alex will be continuing his 10 Million Metre mission: metre by metre, step by step.
 
If you wish to learn more about Alex Flynn's mission, please click here.


deVere Group in Greece supports Alex Flynn in Athens Marathon

 
The deVere Group branch in Athens is gearing up its efforts to support Alex Flynn in the Athens Marathon this Sunday 11th November – as part of his feat to run 10 million meters in 3 years to raise funds for a cure for Parkinson’s disease.
 
The deVere Athens team are coming together with their clients in a united front to raise as much funds as possible during this week – helping him step closer to reaching his goal of raising £1 million.
 
The Athens marathon is therefore part of his epic feat to run, row, cycle or swim 10 million meters around the globe by 2014 to raise £1 million for The Cure Parkinson's Trust. 
 
Incredibly, Alex Flynn is a sufferer of Parkinson’s disease himself.
 
deVere CEO Nigel Green commented that, “We will be behind Alex on yet another challenge as part of his personal fight against the cruel disease that affects millions around the world.  Indeed, Alex's incredible achievement so far is testament to his indomitable character”.
 
Over the course of the next 2 years, Alex will be continuing his 10 Million Metre mission: metre by metre, step by step.


Parkinson’s athlete Alex Flynn completes 3,500 mile challenge across the US
 
The deVere Group would like to congratulate extreme athlete Alex Flynn for completing his Trans America Challenge that saw him run, row, cycle and swim 3,500 miles across the United States – while fighting his battle with Parkinson’s disease.
 
Alex Flynn is a man on a mission: a 40 year old Lawyer-turned-fundraiser father of three and a sufferer of Parkinson’s disease.
 
He began the epic feat in 2011: to run, walk, crawl, swim and cycle 10 million metres to raise £1 million for The Cure Parkinson’s Trust.  
 
The Trans America Challenge kicked off in Santa Monica, California, on 5th September and finished in New York City on 10th October. Upon competition of the challenge Alex Flynn commented, ‘I’m thrilled to have finished what proved to be my toughest and most gruelling feat yet.  I hope it inspires others to believe that they can achieve anything and overcome obstacles’. 
 
As one of the main sponsors of Alex Flynn, Nigel Green, deVere CEO said that he is ‘absolutely thrilled for Alex’ for conquering yet another challenge as part of his personal fight against the cruel disease that affects millions around the world.  Indeed, ‘Alex’s incredible achievement of crossing the States in just 35 days ‘is testament to his indomitable character’.
 
Over the course of the next 2 years, Alex will be continuing his 10 Million Metre mission: metre by metre, step by step.

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