STEPHEN Metcalfe, local MP for South Basildon and East Thurrock, has said he is delighted at becoming patron of Thurrock Male Voice Choir.
Mr Metcalfe has demonstrated his support for the choir on numerous occasions, most recently joining them to celebrate their 75th Anniversary.
The Choir, which consists of around 40 men, was formed in 1938 and has been going strong ever since. As well as giving first class performance in the local community, the choir are also committed to raising money for charity. Over the years the choir have raised over £100,000 for local and national charities.
Mr Metcalfe commented: “I was delighted to accept the invitation to become patron of the Thurrock Male Voice Choir. They are a fantastic group who make such a positive contribution to the local community.”
“I look forward to supporting the choir in the future and would encourage others in South Basildon and East Thurrock to do the same!”
The choir meet in Grays Methodist Church Hall on Monday evenings at 7:30pm. If you are interested in joining them, go along and see if you would like to become a member.
Further information can be found here: www.thurrockmalevoicechoir.co.uk