The much anticipated Life Education Wessex 11th annual Big Quiz event took place on Thursday 8th March 2018 at AFC Bournemouth, to raise vital funds to keep nearly 50,000 children safe, healthy and happy across our region. We are delighted to advise that a grand total of £9,317.84 was raised.
With 32 teams battling for the coveted Big Quiz trophy, it was a real ‘nail biter’ of a finish with just marks separating the teams. Congratulations to the Winning Team ‘The Disruptors’, from A B Precision pictured left, who were crowned as the 2018 Big Quiz Champions, with Runners up ‘Deep South’ from Deep South Media and ‘Rotary Club of Poole Bay’ coming in third place. Well Done!
Thanks to everyone who contributed to the success of the Big Quiz, to our sponsors, Ellis Jones Solicitors, LV and Mazars LLP, to Nigel Hedges our Quiz master and to the sponsors of Quiz Rounds; Bellway Homes, The Coleman Group, Deep South Media, Barclays, The Venue Beauty Salon and Teachers Building Society.
We couldn’t have managed without our Barclays volunteers, who totted up the scores, collected the quiz papers, sold raffle tickets, ‘Harold’ Cousins games and delicious biscuits (donated with thanks from Rich’s). Thank you to Barclays for their match funding of money raised on the night.
Our thanks also to those local companies who provided silent auction and raffle prizes which elicited a great response from everyone on the night and Ceuta Healthcare for printing the auction brochures and quiz papers. We are grateful to those companies who took one of our ‘Guess the name of Harold’s cousin’ games away with them, raising more valuable funds and also spreading our message of healthy living to their friends and colleagues.
Most importantly, we are most thankful to our fantastic teams, for their enthusiasm and generous support. Together, we can help to ensure that children are given the knowledge, skills and self-confidence to form positive attitudes that will enable them to lead safe, happy and healthy lives.
And here’s to next year’s 12th Big Quiz – that will take place on Thursday 7th March 2019, do make a note in your diary. We look forward to welcoming you!