We have challenged members of the Mercury Bay Gymnastics club (and supporters) to join in the HMS Buffalo Homecoming week Polar Swim to fundraise for our great club. What a great effort was made across the club - WELL DONE everyone!Thank you to all of those friends, family and supporters for our Mercury Bay Gymnastics club who have sponsored our swimmers with a pledge and also to those who came along and join us on the day.
Updates on our progress:
• We have 21 brave children and 12 parent who signed up for this great challenge
• Some of us wore wetsuits wear wetsuits, some togs and some in great costumes !
* We will be collecting in the money raised from sponsors over the next two weeks and from reports from individual club members you have been doing a fantastic effort getting your sponsorships together!
Thanks for our kick start business sponsors:
• All About Whitianga (www.allaboutwhitianga.co.nz) – has contributed $100 to our club because we had a minimum of 10 members taking part in the challenge. Well done club members for getting more than these numbers in!
•Fun Zone – has provided our club with 16 free child outdoor laser tag passes to Fun Zone to the first 16 children that register with their parents - just great!
Details running up to the event:
If you are a member of the club you can download the sponsorship pdf to get pledges from your sponsors. Every little bit of fundraising will help to provide funds towards equipment, coach training and club uniforms.
We look forward to seeing you there, braving the water, cheering us on or to share a hot drink afterwards!
We have two great offers from some local businesses already to encourage our members to take part:
• All About Whitianga (www.allaboutwhitianga.co.nz) – will contribute $100 to our club if we get a minimum of 10 members taking part in the challenge
• Fun Zone – will provide our club with 16 free child outdoor laser tag passes to Fun Zone to the first 16 children that register with their parents.