Date: Saturday, 25th May 2010
Time: 1pm onwards
Venue: The White Lion pub, 40 Linkfield Street, Redhill, Surrey, RH1 6BY
To kick off the bank holiday weekend, one of the area’s most popular pubs, the White Lion pub in Redhill is hosting a Help for Heroes charity event for all the family, in a bid to raise thousands for charity.
From 7pm, there will be a charity auction hosted by Paralympics Gold medallist, Kelvin Daniels. There will be an opportunity to bid for signed F1, rugby, cricket and football memorabilia.
Pub Landlord, John Connolly and his staff at the White Lion pub will be on hand from 1pm to kick off the fundraising activities, which include:
- Live bands throughout the day
- Sponsored Tug-o-War
- Craft and activity stalls by local shops
- Army stand with rifle shooting
- Raffle with items donated by local companies
John, said, “There will be something for everyone and we are anticipating a crowd of around 300 people on the day. The support so far has been amazing and I’d to thank all those who are joining in with our fundraising drive, especially those who have donated prizes, helping to make a difference.”
Gary Stewart, Greene King regional manager for the White Lion pub, said:
“We have been really impressed with the commitment and enthusiasm from John in launching this charity day. It is so impressive that a local pub can host such a fantastic event for its customers, highlighting the important role that the pub plays within the local community.”
The Help for Heroes charity supports British soldiers who have been injured in conflict.
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About Greene King
Greene King Pub Partners has over 1,300 tenanted and leased pubs in the UK and is part of Greene King, the brewing and beer business responsible for Greene King IPA, the country’s best selling cask beer.