MAR 01] SKYDOME COVENTRY NEWS
That City Clubbers Will Chip In
Coventry nightspot is hoping its customers will show they have big
hearts when it hosts a charity night later this month.
Jumpin Jaks will give party-goers free admission and have devised a
programme of fundraising events throughout the evening in aid of the
British Heart Foundation.
900-capacity venue has hosted regular charity nights and recently
raised over £1,200 for a Coventry children's charity at a similar
LEFT, BACK: MARGARET
TRANTER, YVONNE HAWKINS, LORRAINE TURNER, MARJERIE ALSOP FROM BHF
DAVE BARCLAY, CJ LEWINS, BECKY LOVE FROM JAKS
British Heart Foundation has been chosen as the latest cause after a
personal request was made by a member of the Jumpin Jaks staff.
Hemmings lost her father to a heart-related illness and asked the
venue's management to consider the BHF for a fund-raising evening,
which they will now do on the night of Mothering Sunday.
manager Andrew MacLeod believes that the success of the live
entertainment venue gives them a unique platform to respond to such
nights in Jaks always have a great atmosphere but when we can stay
open until 1am to raise money for charity that is heightened even
had a fantastic response to the last fund raising event with
people happy to make donations for the several hours of
entertainment that they were getting.
popularity of Jaks and the fun loving nature of our customers puts
us in an ideal position to combine a giant party with raising
money for a very good cause and that is what we hope to do on the
Heart Foundation area organiser Sue Bowers is delighted that Jaks is
supporting the cause and reveals that the money could be spent close
the past we have provided around £30,000 equipment for Walsgrave
Hospital and we are looking to do more with them.
finance two thirds of all heart research undertaken and also
provide cardiac care equipment, rehabilitations programmes for
sufferers and care nurses.
offer from Jumpin Jaks to host the fund-raising event is a
fantastic gesture and is allowing people to enjoy themselves which
is how we like money to be raised.
everyone in this country has their lives touched by heart
conditions in some form or other and it is great to see this
message being promoted by such a well-known brand as Jumpin Jaks."