A great evening of entertainment next Friday – and all in a good cause…..

gittinsEveryone is invited to an ‘Evening of Entertainment’ being organised by a young entrepreneurial college student.

Jack Gittins, 14yrs, attends Enderby’s Brockington College. He has organised the event, being staged at the College from 7pm on Friday 22nd April, to help him raise funding in order to take part in the College’s ‘Kash 4 Kenya’ project.

Along with other students, Jack had the opportunity to take part in the project and travel to South Africa this July and after a series of interviews he was accepted. It was only then that the hard work began!

Kash 4 Kenya & South Africa (K4K&SA) is a fundraising initiative run in conjunction with Brockington College which has been helping to improve the lives of students in schools in Mtwapa (Kenya) and Johannesburg (South Africa) since 2010.

Bi-annual projects since 2010, have helped support the schools and the students by:

  • buying land and carrying out building work to provide a safe and practical learning environment for the student
  • supplying desks and benches, along with appropriate stationary and resources so students can advance their education as they desperately want to
  • purchasing mosquito nets to help but down the spread of malaria and provide a safe nights sleep
  • supplying food packages to those in real need
    installing water tanks

and much more

To take part each successful student has to raise £2000 to enable the trip to take place.

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Jack climbed Snowdon to help pay his way

Jack has already raised £900 by climbing Snowdon and a further £235 through holding a coffee morning with stall at Blaby Congregational Church.

Entertainment - EditedIn an attempt to raise the rest he has arranged the ‘Evening of Entertainment ‘ for next Friday (22nd April), commencing 7pm at Brockington College Enderby – and lined up some interesting acts!

Star guest is ventriloquist Steve Hewlett, a finalist from Britain’s Got Talent 2013 who wowed the studio audience with his Simon Cowell and Sinita puppets (see a YouTube video here).

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Local teen band ‘Fallacy’ and vocalist/comedian Neil Warner are also appearing

Supporting Steve are local singer and comedian Neil Warner and local teen-age band ‘Fallacy’ (in which Jack plays guitar). There is a bar on the night and there will also be a raffle.

All tickets for the show are a snip at £5 and are available from:

Mel Gittins 07743 533758
meljgittins@gmail.com

Stomp Footwear,
2, Station Road, Narborough,
Leicester
LE19 2HR

Brockington College,
Blaby Rd, Enderby,
Leicester
LE19 4AQ

» View promotional poster on the EYE’s “What’s On” page

Read more about Kash4Kenya on the Brockington College website
(Click on logo below)

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