Ladies gym raises £1,700 for Ward 19

A ladies-only gym in Sutton Coldfield has presented a lifesaving cancer unit with a welcome donation of £1,700 after a year of fundraising for the cause.
Gym & Slim in Union Drive carried out various fundraising events during 2016 including a weight loss competition and raffles. However, its biggest fundraiser was a ladies night held at Walmley Golf Club including a three-course meal and entertainment, with a raffle and auction held on the night with all proceeds going to Ward 19 at Heartlands.
Ward 19 at Heartlands, which specialises in treating all forms blood cancer and chemotherapy, was chosen to benefit after a popular member of the gym was treated on the unit.
Gym & Slim manager Eve Dobson said: “All of the members and staff at Gym & Slim were only too happy to raise money for Ward 19 in 2016. Having had one of regular members having spent some time …

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