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Sainsbury's Journal Feb 2014

west Chester north Penrith Penrith raised £500 for the Eden Carers, their Local Charity, by staging an evening of entertainment in association with Ullswater Community College. The college’s jazz band and dance students performed at the event, while colleagues did their bit by taking to the catwalk to showcase our Tu range. The charity aims to raise awareness of carers’ issues, while also supporting those who provide regular, unpaid care. Steph Bruce, Emma Powell, Ryan Benson and Matt Bateman helped to raise £950 for the Buzz Youth Group by riding along the longest and fastest zip line in Europe. The intrepid group reached speeds of up to 100mph at Zip World in Snowdonia to raise money for the charity, which organises social events for disabled youngsters in the local area. “We’re holding a number of events throughout the year to help the Group, but so far this has been the most daring!” explained store manager Adrian Harle. Courageous colleagues go down the line WESTHOUGHTON The band played on, even when a fire was discovered instore. Zoe’s Band didn’t let the fire alarms stop them from performing outside the store, in front of safely evacuated customers. The band was performing to raise money for the Hand on Heart charity. CAMERON TOLL Colleagues Gordon Mair and Claire Edmonds (left) were the heroes of the hour, they helped to deliver a baby boy on the petrol forecourt! The overjoyed parents then decided that it was only fitting to give their newborn the middle name Cameron. HAYWARDS HEATH Paul Milton put his artistic skills to good use and drew a mural featuring 38 of his colleagues. He included as many different departments as possible. According to Paul, the best thing about his project is that it got his colleagues talking about it. 4ZONE A colleague catwalk SOUTH CHRISTCHURCH Ale x whisks up £300 Bakery colleague Alex Noble swapped rolling pin for walking boots as he made the 331/2 mile trek across the Avon Valley footpath for SCARF New Forest. The 10-hour walk from our Salisbury to Christchurch stores helped Alex raise more than £300 for the charity, which organises much-needed social events for children with special needs and their families. “I would just like to say a very big thank you to the customers and colleagues of Christchurch who helped me raise the money for SCARF,” added Alex. 5 ZONE ZONE 2 Journal 11


Sainsbury's Journal Feb 2014
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