Our Founding Partner BT recently offered community sports clubs the opportunity to win £1,000. We caught up with one of the winners, Meon Netball, to see how they spent their winnings.
Like the majority of sports clubs in the UK, Portsmouth-based Meon Netball is run by volunteers – all of whom work hard to secure much-needed funding for the club. So, winning £1,000 from BT was a real treat for club Chairperson Jo Coker and she couldn’t wait to put it to good use.
Some of the money was set aside for a new training kit, and there was a unanimous decision among the members to spend the rest of the money on a training session with England Netballer Jo Harten↑.
Coker said, ‘The day was a great success for the club. It was full of fun and excitement and we even managed to get Jo into a Meon dress, but unfortunately she couldn’t join us for good!” (more…)