Netball challenge raises much needed charity funds
Nine teams, including seven Manchester law firms, battled it out in the JCI (Junior Chamber of Commerce) Manchester’s inaugural round robin style Charity Netball Tournament that was held last Saturday at Wright Robinson College in Gorton. In total, the Tournament raised a terrific £737 for Francis House Children’s Hospice and Forever Manchester, JCI Manchester’s two chosen charities for 2014.
TEAM BOND – Winners of the first JCI Netball Tournament
Before the Tournament, Simon Anderson from Pro Fit 21 provided a much needed warm up session for the girls before a ball was passed in anger.
After several tough matches the semi-finals were between; Irwin Mitchell, Pannone part
A raffle and a tuck shop on the day helped raise further funds for our two chosen charities. of Slater & Gordon, Team Bond and Team Chaos (both from Sheffield). The finale saw Pannone part of Slater & Gordon and Team Bond go head to head with the visitors from Sheffield being the victorious team who took away the winner’s trophy.
Charity Director for JCI Manchester, Lynsey Robinson, who organised the charity event said, “It was hot and dirty out there, but it was a lot of fun and we managed to raise much needed funds for these two great causes.”
Lynsey Robinson on: 0161 909 4947
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This post was written by Caroline McCarron