Get down to the Barnstaple M&S store today (Friday) and on Saturday for cocktails, activities and hamper prize draw to raise ï¿½10,000 for the North Devon Chemotherapy Appeal.
SHOPPERS have been urged to call in at the Barnstaple Marks and Spencer store throughout this weekend as staff bid to raise a mammoth ï¿½10,000 for the North Devon Chemotherapy Appeal.
It all kicked of this morning (Friday) with as staff clad in appeal purple hosted a range of activities including a cocktail bar and waiter, food tastings plus an M&S hamper prize draw, Halloween colouring competitions for children and more prize giveaways.
The events are running throughout Friday and Saturday as the store bids to reach its target of ï¿½10,000 in one weekend.
Former Lantern FM DJ Gary Penfold will be keeping the party atmosphere going with live in-store entertainment, while the cocktail bar, run by local bar Shintori, will be staging cocktail demonstrations as well as the chance to sample and purchase the result.
â€œWe are encouraging all our customers to come and support us over the weekend,â€ said store manager Kate Sharp.
â€œThe Northern Devon Health Care Chemotherapy Appeal continues to provide essential life saving treatment to local people everyday, and is our nominated store charity.
â€œMany of our employees and customers know someone or have been affected by cancer themselves.â€
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