NOV 00] COVENTRY BLAZE NEWS
Blaze, Flames And Cedric The Dragon Collect
Blaze has hooked up with a national children’s charity to help
partnership, with NCH, will begin at next week’s home tie
against league rivals Guildford Flames.
charity’s mascot Cedric the Dragon will be appearing at the
game at Skydome arena to entertain youngsters in the crowd.
proportion of the gate receipts will be donated and NCH
merchandise will be sold.
matches over the remaining months of the season are also being
designated as partnership games in aid of NHC.
charity has three main areas of work children at risk,
vulnerable young people and families in need of support.
NCH's projects in Coventry are:
Aftercare - one of a range of projects set up by NCH in
partnership with Coventry City Council to work with young
project provides a range of services to young people between the
ages of 15 and 21, offering advice and support during the
transition to adulthood and independence.
Family Centre, providing support services to inner-city
families, including a high percentage from the Asian community.
Parry, Church and Community Fundraiser for NCH, said:
are absolutely delighted to have secured a partnership with
the Coventry Blaze.
hope our association with this very successful and dynamic
team will help to raise the profile of NCH in the local area
and raise money to assist us in making a real difference to
the lives of some of the UK's most vulnerable children, young
people and their families."
Charman, Operations Director of Blaze Promotions Limited, added:
Blaze are thrilled to be able to form this partnership and put
something back into the community.
response to us since our move to Coventry has been fantastic,
and I'm sure that every single one of our fans will want to
contribute in some way to this venture.
is a truly great organisation to be involved with and we are
more than happy to be able to contribute in whatever way we