Full steam ahead
18 runners ran 3.0km to help the Naomi House in Portsmouth.
- Wednesday, 16th of October 2019
- Led by Katie Carew-Robinson
No new faces to welcome this week but celebrations nonetheless as Angela completed her 100th task and Louisa turns 40 on Saturday (we can't believe it either). So wings and a 40th birthday banner cloak were the fashion highlights of the evening.
Val and Mel were worried about how fast they could walk so gave themselves a massive head start and got to Naomi House before us! The rest arrived, ably rounded up by Maura who was back marking tonight.
We split into two groups. Upstairs, Duncan, Maxine and Tim wielded the steamers with Tony, Catherine, Lucy and Jen sorting, tagging and hanging... All in subcategory and size order. Catherine had spotted a Christmas jumper in last week's run report and was determined to buy it, so she got to spend money in the shop as well as sort donations! Look forward to seeing the jumper getting plenty of wear over the festive season! Lucy and Catherine also challenged themselves to both get into a pair of large jeans... well why not?!
Downstairs it was a case of getting more of the summer sale stock out into the shop. The sale is going well and they're selling around 400 items per day so need the help getting more hung up, sized and out as shoppers come back for more bargains!
Time flew and everyone was sad to down tools but we're back again soon on community missions and group runs so keep that sorting enthusiasm up!
Good luck to everyone at the Great South Run on Sunday, don't forget we'll be meeting in Watkins & Faux (Southsea Tennis Club) from 2:30 & later on in The Jolly Sailor to celebrate successes and swap stories.
Report written by Katie Carew-Robinson
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