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Information on 2012's event can be found below.

 

 

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This year, we are aiming to make this our biggest & best ever Charity Race Day. There will be exciting races throughout the day together with land-based activities & entertainment.

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

9.30am - Official opening & eye-dotting ceremony performed by Harriett Baldwin MP

9.45am - Mass warm-up & safety briefing

10.00am - Lion Dancing

10.15am - Start of dragon boat racing

3.00pm - Jazz / Gospel Choir by Wyred Up

3.00pm approx. - Final dragon boat races start

5.30pm - Prize-giving ceremony

  

PRE-ENTERED TEAMS

Asda Warriors, The Bolton Dragons, Mighty Oaks, 45nSingle, Dragon our Feet, Webbs, DynamiQ, Woodbrooke Water Rats,  Cheltenham Tesco, Jessie’s Warriors, Jason’s Argonauts, Geek Squad, Worcester Busters, Pink Champagne, Wyllie’s Coyotes

  

 

   

An event like this could not take place without the support & help of many people, including:

  • Pershore Phoenix Dragon Boat Club for organising & running the whole event (www.dragonboating.org.uk)

  • Fitness Junkie performing warm-up routine & exercise activities (www.fitnessjunkie.co.uk)

  • Kui De Tang Chinese Medicine Clinic & Seven Stars Praying Mantis Gong-Fu School (www.kuidetang.co.uk) performing Lion Dancing

  • Wyred Up Jazz / Gospel Choir (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)

  • Carole Crowe, Community Fundraising Manager for Acorns Childrens Hospices (www.acorns.org.uk) performing the prize-giving

  • Alan Parfrey, GB Seniors Coach for British Dragonboat Association (www.dragonboat.org.uk) performing the prize-giving

  • Fire Fighting First Aiders (Jo & Chris, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 01386 751113, 07963715425) providing reduced-cost first aid cover

  • South Worcestershire Lifeguards (Neil Metcalfe, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., www.swlifeguards.co.uk) reduced-cost water safety cover

  • ASDA Pershore providing complimentary drinking water for teams

 

 

STALLS

There are plenty of other activities & stalls running throughout the day, so please support them as they are all helping to make this a successful fundraising day for charity. Many are making a direct donation or a percentage of their sales.

Acorns Shop Pershore, running the raffle in aid of Acorns Childrens Hospices

Worcester Breakthrough, raising awareness & funds for Breast Cancer

Holistic Therapist (Angela Johns, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 01386 751385, 07706796759), providing Indian head massage sessions on the day to relax & re-energise

DE Photo (Clive Carruthers, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 01908 503551, 07723 575507)

Photos will be taken of all races and printed in thumbnail format.  These will be presented on display boards at the DE Photo stall, (transit van with full weather awning) for customers to view.  Customers simply make a note of the image numbers they like on order cards provided; they then take this card to the computer operator who will compile their order.  Printing is done on site; it takes less than 1 minute…! We print in three sizes and all our larger products, (8”x12”) offer multiple image formats, up to four different photos on the same print.  Prices start at £5 rising to £25 for our top of the range ‘Quads’.  We provide frames for our large and standard products, framing is done onsite so customers walk away with a totally finished product.

Gorgeous Indulgence (Beth Huntley, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 07581414715)

Stall will be selling tickets for the Gorgeous Indulgence pamper evening that will be taking place end of September in Pershore, also helping to raise money for Breast Cancer. Tickets are £8 each giving people a 1x FREE pamper, coffee and cupcake with party favour to enjoy an evening of hair, nails, make-up, massage and therapy. £1 from each ticket sold goes to Breast Cancer Unit in Worcestershire, and we will be hosting more pamper evenings around the Pershore area and surrounding villages to provide an evening suitable for all around the area to relax and enjoy themselves when they deserve it.

Health First foot Care Products (www.firstaidforfeet.co.uk, 01926 811803)                       

The Gorgeous Indulgence stall will also be selling special offer 100% EXTRA FREE packs of Flexitol Heel Balm to raise additional funds for charity

The Red Button (Hilary Orme, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 01989 750625, 07970733754)

Designer cushions. Handmade in style. www.facebook.com/redbuttoncushions

Roly Poly Pig Roast (Darren & Troy, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 07845091225, 07896956930)

Selling breakfast rolls, hot pork rolls, burgers, soft drinks. www.rolypolypigroast.co.uk

Forever Living (Jane bremer, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 07875740111)

Health & beauty products. www.foreverliving.com

Independent Phoenix Trader (Shirley Price, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 07875 786829)

Unfortunately, Shirley is unable to attend our event. However, she has offered to donate 10% of all sales of her cards & stationary products to Acorns. Please order at her website www.phoenix-trading.eu/web/shirleyprice making sure you put “Drag BR” in brackets after the person’s name who is ordering.

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