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Bernadette visited Falmouth Stroke Club to drop off some strawberries for their afternoon tea and also delivered their £50 Chosen by You, Given by us donation from the ASDA Foundation. Bernadette stayed for an Eastend singalong and helped hand out the teas and strawberries, then helped wash up. Here is a photo of the band of volunteers that arrange the afternoon teas for the club,
Young People taking part in the National Citizenship Scheme raising money in store for the BF Adventure Centre, a local charity that provides outdoor activities for disadvantaged children, people with disabilities and vulnerable adults. These youngsters had such a great time at the Adventure Centre as part of their course, they decided they would like to fundraise for them. Having seen a presentation by Bernadette our CLC a week or so ago, they knew ASDA would support them any way we can. Well done
Falmouth Emergency Services Summer Party took place this weekend, with the Coastguard, Search and Rescue crews, and all the emergency services holding a fundraiser to collect funds for the RNLI. The event is organised by RCHT Treliske and ASDA donated soft drinks for the occasion and ensured the items they required were put aside in time for collection in store. It was especially nice to meet Falmouth Coastguards as they are in our chosen by you given us vote this month.
Help for Heroes Weekend in Falmouth. Simon, right, has just completed a 4x4 challenge across Europe to raise funds for Help for Heroes. The guys were on hand Saturday and Sunday to sell merchandise and accept donations.
On Armed Forces Day in Falmouth we had a stall in the foyer with balloons, badges, flags and Help for Heroes wrist bands for sale. It was lovely to chat to customers who have been in the services, including a lovely gent who told me about his time in the jungle 60 years ago and how he is going to a reunion in Winchester next month.
John, who is in the Territorial Army, was happy to fly the flag on 'THE BEAST' (his trolley machine) on Armed Forces Day in Falmouth.
Penryn College Sport Leaders arranged a fantastic Mini Olympics for their local feeder primary school children. Bernadette from Penryn store supported them with refreshments and fruit and even joined in the warm up at the start. She was at hand at the finish line of the 300m with water or milk and a snack. A great time was had by all
Bernadette at Associates Week in Arkansas USA as part of the UK Team. It was an amazing week, met people from all over the world who work for Wal-Mart, went to some amazing concerts, days out to experience Wal-Mart culture and American life. Unforgettable experience, thank you to our group 5 leaders Nick and Lyndsay and everyone who makes this event happen.