March 14, 2009
Nose Day fun raises thousands of pounds across Burnham-On-Sea
sponsored chest shave was one of several fundraising events held
in the town on Friday (March 13th) to raise money for Comic Relief.
Somerset and Dorset pub's chef bared his chest in front of a large
crowd to help raise hundreds of pounds on Red Nose Day. Sponsorship
donations and an evening of karaoke earned over £500.
in the town, Burnham-On-Sea's Little Imps childminding group children
held a sponsored walk, dressed in their pyjamas, at Apex Park
which raised several hundred pounds.
youngsters at Burnham's Octopus Centre took part in a day of fundraising,
as did staff and students at King Alfred School in Highbridge,
who raised more than £1,000 by holding their annual non-uniform
and fancy dress day.
Little Imps Childminding group, pictured above, joined in the
Red Nose Day fun by taking part in a sponsored walk, dressed in
their pyjamas, to Apex Park where they enjoyed a picnic. Organiser
Karen Smart said the event had been "a great success and
everyone had a lot of fun."
at Sedgemoor District Council raised over £335 for Comic
relief by taking part in numerous events, including a 'whos
the most red dressed' competition within the regeneration service,
a 'guess the celebrity sweepstake', a 'hula-hoop-off' (pictured),
a dress down day and cake selling. A dozen teams took part in
the 'hula-hoop-off' and certificates were presented by Kerry Rickards,
Chief Executive, to the winners Dominique Spencer and Jan Wilson,
plus the runners up Doug Bamsey and Hannah Evans; and Sarah Price
and Louise Potter.
was plenty of Red Nose Day fun at King Alfred School in Highbridge
when students took part in a fancy dress day - click
here for full details