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ASDA Man provided a fruit snack and a bottle of water to the 180 Children and Sports Leaders at this years ASDA Active event held in the Bideford College Sports hall. The year 2 Children from local primary Schools took part in various sporting activities run by the Sports Leaders, year 9 & 10 students from Bideford College. Pictured are L-R are: Kayla one of the Sports Leaders, ASDA Man and Wendy Crocker from Sports Leaders with some children from St. Mary's.
ASDA Bideford Supported the Brazilian Themed Community Day at Bideford College Promoting our Community Life activities and giving away tropical fruits Bananas, Melon, Passion fruit, Pineapple and Pomegranate.
ASDA Bideford have been supporting the Cook 4 Life course run by Bideford Bay Children's Centre at Morwenna in Northam. ASDA have been supplying all the ingredients for the 4 week course and I have played a supporting role in the kitchen. So far we have made Potato and Leek Soup, Pizza from scratch and this week we are making Macaroni Cheese. The course is aimed at encouraging young mums to cook.
We hosted the customer service/retail work academy course run by Bideford Job Centre Plus and Westward Pathfinder helping people back into work. The attendees were given a presentation some tasks and a tour of the store. Next week they will each have a mock ASDA Interview.
Appledore Kids Club won our Chosen By You... Given by us charity vote for March and April winning £200 The money will go towards a Rafting Adventure day in the summer with Skern lodge. This is the drama group and the children are holding the Sea Monsters eye balls which will be featured in the play we are performing during the Appledore Summer Festival on July 26th. The play is ' The song of the seals - a tail of Appledore mermaids and mayhem'. Penny Haines said "we would like to thank everyone who put their token in our bin at Asda and a big thank you to Asda for generously supporting so many local charities and causes, it makes a huge difference to what we can deliver to the children who come to our club." In the photo from left to right are; Gemma, Sian, Amanda (GSM ASDA Bideford) Michelle, Verity, Sarah from The Plough then Penny and Kayleigh with the kids.
Asda Bideford Sponsored the chocolate chomping competition at the Big Sheep. 4 Asda colleagues took part in the event which raised over £140 for Tickled Pink. Pictured is Aimee Sussex a Bakery and Grocery Colleague who came 2nd in the contest.
Attended the club support evening organised by Active Devon to promote the Sports Leaders Programme and offer our support to local clubs. Pictured are Peter Wilcox ASDA Community Life Champion and Dan Hosegood who runs 8 Waves Martial Arts Club.
ASDA Bideford supported the Bideford Bay Children's Centre Health Week. We have supported a variety of activities at the Children's Centre this week including: Donating cereals for a breakfast club, Providing fruit and helping the children to make Fruit Kebabs, Supplying fruit and assisting snack time for two dancing sessions and organising a visit from our ASDA pharmacist Reg Mills who offered free health checks and advise to Mums visiting a baby weigh in clinic.