COVENTRY MYTON HOSPICE APPEAL: Rock Night Away in Bob's Honour; News of the Latest Moves in the Work to Raise Pounds 5 Million for a New Hospice for Coventry
FOR all you rock 'n' rollers out there and long-standing supporters of Foleshill Ex-Servicemen's Club, the steward, Bob Davison, is retiring soon after 20 years.
To mark the occasion and raise money for the appeal, Coventry Lions are organising a rock 'n' roll night with live bands at the club in Foleshill Road on February 26. Tickets cost pounds 3. Phone Bob Davison on 024 7668 8335.
Donations received this week include pounds 5 from Mrs Turton, pounds 17.50 from Mrs Jones, pounds 25 from The Saints Dramatic Society, pounds 95 from St James Church and pounds 300 from the Coventry Federation of CIU Clubs.
Donations in lieu of sending Christmas cards arrived from St Patrick's RC School (pounds 45), Christ the King Infants' School (pounds 252.36), St Andrew's Church pounds 51.50 and Community Support Services (pounds 28).
Meanwhile, JHP Training held dress-down days to raise pounds 200, while a bring- and-buy sale run by the Mercia Friendship Club raised pounds 200.
Earlier this week, we were presented with an amazing pounds 11,000, raised through a joint initiative between the construction company Edmund Nuttall and Tesco to improve health and safety on the new Tesco Extra site. Sky Blues player Steve Staunton accepted the cheque on behalf of the appeal.
Coventry Support Group is appealing for chocolate eggs for the Easter Egg tombola. They can be handed in at our local charity shops or Goldies in the Lower Precinct.
Saturday, February 19: Myton Hospice recruitment open day, Warwick, from 11. …