CANCELLED THOMAS SMITH CHRISTMAS CHARITY SWIM
Due to the rough weather conditions, the event is cancelled for security reasons. (17.12.2016).
After consultation with the Civil Protection Department, has decided to hold off the event since the sea swell could be potentially hazardous to swimmers.
This is the first time in 18 years that the event held under the patronage of the Office of the President has had to be cancelled. Participants who have already collected sponsorships are still able to hand in their donation up until Wednesday 21st December. Thomas Smith will be presenting their donation to H.E. Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, President of Malta at San Anton Palace on Thursday 22nd December.
The public is still encouraged to donate by sending a blank SMS to 50618178 (€4.66) or 50619279 (€11.65); or via a bank transfer to the following account: HSBC Bank (Malta) plc, 32, Merchants Street, Valletta. Account No.: 033-080037-002; Swift Code: MMEBMTMT; IBAN No. : MT04MMEB44336000000033080037002.
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Thomas Smith Group is once again inviting the public to brave the seas for its annual charity swim in aid of the Malta Community Chest Fund Foundation.
Now in its eighteenth year, the Christmas Charity Swim is held under the patronage of the Office of the President, and will once again commence off the pier by Independence Gardens in Sliema on the 18th December.
On the day, registration will be open at 9.30am, and the swim will commence at 10.30am. To beat the registration queues, you can also download the form here. Any contribution is welcome, however we urge family, friends and colleagues to help sponsor swimmers to raise €50 per participant prior to the swim.
In 2015, 320 swimmers participated in this noble event, collecting a total of €14,000 which was donated to H.E. Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, President of Malta at San Anton Palace. Thomas Smith aims to collect even more funds this year, and is once again encouraging more swimmers to brave the cold waters.
Those who cannot attend the event yet still wish to donate to this cause may do so by:
Sending a blank SMS to 50618178 (€4.66) or 50619279 (€11.65).
Bank transfers can also be made to HSBC Bank (Malta) plc
Account No.: 033-080037-002;
Swift Code: MMEBMTMT;
IBAN No. : MT04MMEB44336000000033080037002.