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Ivy St Community Centre held the Big Lunch at the centre, with their luncheon club service users. I took a variety of Tickled Pink materials including many bunny ears, wigs etc for them all to wear. Non left for me to wear only my beloved pink tie, which they all loved!!!. The proceeds from the lunch and raffle raised an amazing sum of £70.30. Many thanks to all the staff and management who made the lunch and help raise the monies,
This is a picture from the Big Lunch and it was organised by Rachel Gilkes (Chutney For Change), Claire Tymon (Blackburn with Darwen Council). In support were Asda, Halifax PLC, Police Cadets and various other organisations. There were several stalls, music, even a few singers to liven up the day. The weather started bit sunny, hazy, and windy, but this didn't dampen the lunch. A surprise visitor attended and he was just passing by with his friend. The newly elected leader Councillor Mohammed Khan (rear 2nd row and 3rd from the right) couldn't let this opportunity pass by. Well done all and thanks for the support!
Mill Hill Diversity FC held a bag pack at Asda Blackburn and raised £425. In June their will be 2 team travelling to Belfast and participate, competing to play against other teams in the prestigious George Best Diversity Tournament. The club's fundraising and development officer Bill Maynard, team manager John Walsh and the team members would like to thank Asda Blackburn and its customers for their support and generosity. A special thanks to volunteer Glenis Gill, pictured third from the right
The Prince's Trust Team 81 carried out a bag pack and raised £387.29. The team then were able to carry out their 3 team challenges, with the following benefiting, Linden House Residential Care Home, Care 4 Kids and the Maundy Relief Trust Group. The Prince's Trust team members and Team 81 would like to thank Asda Blackburn and their customers for the support and generosity.
Easter Egg Appeal At Asda Blackburn Asda Blackburn held their annual Easter Egg appeal. Major Katrina Lennox from the Salvation Army would like to thank the store and its customers for their generosity and support. Pictured left to right Trading Manager Neil Krishan and Major Katrina Lennox
Amana from the Royal Blackburn Hospital Paediatric unit was on a mission again for help, for donations to fill up the bereavement box. E D Consultant Charles Thomson was delighted with our response, as he said "Asda Blackburn were the only ones to have come to the rescue,once again, as Amana had written to quite a few organisation, we never heard" The team also thanked Mark Hill our GSM for the support and donation. Pictured left to right are GSM Mark Hill, Charles Thomson ED Consultant, Tabitha Lavery Advanced Paediatric staff Nurse, Lynsey Hamer Paediatric Staff Nurse, Kelly Smith Play Leader, Naomi turner Senior Sister and Jamie swales Junior Charge Nurse Thank you for the picture pose
25th Blackburn St Bartholomew's Brownies receiving their CBYGBU winners cheque of £200. Leader Gail Hull 2nd right rear was delighted as were the Brownies. Well done spend and wisely
Southwest Angling Sports Association winners for the Oct/Nov Chosen by You, Given by Us vote and Mark and I visited the lodge to present Adrian and Joyce Hoole. Mark was in his element as he was reminiscing of his love for fishing - which he eventually gave up due to family, growing up with them. Adrian said "On behalf of the association we would like to thank the customers for their vote and the monies will allow us to deliver 3 more coaching session for the young people. And its a fantastic club so why not visit the website and Facebook for further details of the clubs activities" Pictured left to right are Joyce Hoole (Secretary) Adrian Hoole (Chairman) and our store manager Mark Hill