Northamptonshire netball sporting stars will compete in a charity championship in a bid to boost funds for community causes.
Dozens of players will battle it out on the netball court at an annual tournament being staged at the Malcolm Arnold Academy, Trinity Avenue, Northampton from 10am till 2pm on Saturday June 30th.
VIP tickets for girl band Little Mix, a corporate box experience at Northampton Saints and a weekend for two are just some of the top charity raffle prizes up for grabs at the fundraiser, which is being organised by The Chosen Charity committee led by netball player and Ensafe Consultants Quality and Compliance Director, Mandy Wright.
Up to 20 Northamptonshire netball teams will be competing at the charity tournament, which will raise money for Northamptonshire Young Carers Service, Northants and Beds MS Therapy Centre and the Malcolm Arnold Academy Inspiration Fund.
Blisworth based Ensafe Consultants are sponsoring the tournament, which this year will also offer additional entertainment throughout the day to help boost the charities coffers.
Mandy, who will be donning her goal defence bib to play on the day, appealed to local businesses to donate additional raffle prizes to help raise money for the three local charities.
Mandy said: “This is the third year we have staged the tournament and it has grown in popularity each year. Ensafe has supported and sponsored the event since we first launched it three years ago and are also donating raffle prizes including tickets to its corporate box at Northampton Saints.
“We also have Little Mix VIP tickets and a weekend away to win plus a meal for two at Bill’s restaurant. We are urging businesses to donate raffle prizes and encouraging as many people as possible to come along on the day to enjoy the entertainment and help raise vital funds for these amazing local charities.”
There will be stalls on site, entertainment, a BBQ, ice cream van plus the chance to win prizes in the charity raffle and tombola.
Commercial Director at Ensafe Consultants, Jon Clements, said: “Ensafe is delighted to be sponsoring this fantastic event again. It is so important to support smaller, local charitable causes and our team will be attending on the day to help raise as much money as possible at the event.”
To donate raffle prizes contact the organisers via email email@example.com or viaTwitter: @CharityChosenor Facebook: @thechosencharity
Picture Caption: Back row left to right: Sarah Bartlett, Jude Billingham, Mandy Wright, Ronni Moss, Vicky Jones
Front row left to right: Jo Dowds, Jo Icke, Kirsty Warren, Emma Odell