On Friday 12th December, workers at the Leaderflush Shapland Langley Mill site, which was Bobby’s old workplace, wore their Christmas jumpers to raise money for the BDFT. They raised an amazing £100! Thank you to everyone that took part. We … Continue reading
The Jon Jepson Black Belt Academy held the second karate seminar in memory of Bobby on November 23rd 2014. This years seminar consisted of four hours of continuous training in different areas of martial arts.
The Sinfin Social Club, Derby hosted a bhangra party on Friday 7th November. The event included a live band, DJ and guest singers.
Thank you to everyone who joined us at the Annual Charity Dinner and Dance on Saturday 1st November. The organisers of this amazing yearly event kindly requested to collect funds for the BDFT and we couldn’t have been more grateful! The … Continue reading
George and Matt Carter who previously took part in the Great North Run, along with Matt’s friend, Jeanette, ran the Edinburgh marathon on Sunday 25th May for the BDFT, raising an amazing £313!
On Saturday 10th May, the Derby Asian Golf Society hosted the second Bobby Dorka Memorial Golf Tournament! The event took place at Allestree Park Golf Course where golfers entered in teams of four. Continue reading
Jason Day, one of Bobby’s fellow karate training partners ran the Derby 10K on Sunday the 6th April, for the BDFT. He finished the event in an amazing 45.51 minutes!
February the 22nd/23rd saw The Bobby Dorka Foundation Trust’s first event- the 24 Hour Pool Marathon. Over the 24 hours, people came along to show our team support to carry on going and for just £1 were able to challenge one … Continue reading
Bobby was a Third Dan Black Belt and had been doing karate for about eleven years at the Jon Jepson Black Belt Academy. It was a large part of his life with regular training and competing. The news of his passing was a major shock to the academy and the lifelong friends he had made there so the academy held a 9 hour training seminar in memory of Bobby. Continue reading
The Laidlaw Interiors Group, the company that Bobby had worked with for two years, organised the Bobby Dorka Inaugural Cup in his memory on September 22nd 2013. The day consisted of a football tournament with teams from Bobby’s family, friends and … Continue reading