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Sainsbury's Journal July 2014

A few more tasty snippets from across our regions... 12 Journal Play time at Emerald Park OUR SUPER MODELS EAST STANWAY Colleagues and family members strutted their stuff on the catwalk, showcasing our new summer Gok for Tu clothing range and raising cash for the Mayor of Colchester’s chosen charities at the same time. Around 15 colleagues struck the right pose at the event in Colchester Town Hall, organised by Claire Fletcher. It raised £500 for a number of local good causes, ranging from youth services and children’s hospices to the MS Society and Guide Dogs for the Blind. “It was great fun and a really successful night,” said Charlotte Draper. LOGISTICS HAMS HALL DEPOT Sixty-two riders from Hams Hall depot, Perton and members of Paul Mann’s family hit the road to raise more than £6,000 for the British Heart Foundation recently, in memory of the former colleague. The intrepid riders undertook a two-day, 120-mile cycle from Perton to Penrhyndeudraeth in North Wales to raise the cash for the charity. “It was a fantastic weekend and for many of the cyclists it was the first time they had ridden this far,” said Julie Warner. “The guys are talking about turning this into an LANGLANDS PARK DEPOT Colleagues made the short trip to Braehead to take part in a brilliant bagpacking session for Hazelwood School, raising more than £600. The event was the depot’s latest fundraiser in their five-year partnership with the school, which caters for children with sensory impairment. annual event, and they’ve even thought about a coast-to-coast fundraiser next year!” ZONE 3 Memorial LOGISTICS ride raises £6,000 LOGISTICS EMERALD PARK DEPOT Children at the Bright Beginnings pre-school certainly had more reason to smile after they received two new playhouses, thanks to support from Emerald Park colleagues, DHL/B&Q and Keter playhouses. The pre-school accommodates children with additional needs, which means that extra equipment and support are always needed. “The children were absolutely delighted with their new playhouses,” said Sarah Suter. “Everyone involved was very proud to be able to help such a worthy charity.” LOGISTICS


Sainsbury's Journal July 2014
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