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We wanted to share and have a look back at our 2014 highlights with you.
New Card Collections
Crochet -12 special handmade cards using embroidery, knits, felts and pretty
attachments to create a layered 3D effect on a textured cream background.
Two New Humour
Tickled Pink and Wise Cracks
In June¬†Alison Butterworth, Becky Dobson (Glick)¬†and Nick Leek on completing the Three Dams walking/cycling for Cardgains nominated charity Peach.
A super summer for Essex
Monday 7th July saw the Tour de France travel through Saffron Walden
New Gifts Launches
In 2014 we’ve been delighted to launch our new stationery/fashion giftware ranges:
Moggies & Doggies
NQP is getting in the festive spirit on Thursday 11th December (a day early) and raising money for Save the Children by wearing a Christmas jumper for the day!
Cardgains 25th Anniversary Charity Challenge¬†- DAM-BUSTERS!
WELL DONE¬†to¬†Alison Butterworth, Becky Dobson (Glick)¬†and Nick Leek on completing the Three Dams walking/cycling Cardgains challenge last Thursday.¬† Special mention¬†also¬†to¬†Michelle Airth from Glick who was part of the support team.¬† The Charity event is well on its way to raising its target of ¬£25,000.¬† Alison, Becky¬†and Nick would like to thank everyone who has sponsored them and please note it is not too late and if you would like to contribute click on the following sponsor link on www.justgiving.com/cardgains2014, which gives you more
information on the chosen charity – Peach.
A full round up has been published by Greetings Today magazine including a link to photos on facebook.¬† Click here to view.
Cardgains Challenge Update
Alison and Nick are now increasing their training for the 2014 Three Dams
walking/cycling challenge and are completing at least four miles a day as and when possible.¬† Keep up the good work and remember if you want to sponsor them visit the Just Giving site: www.justgiving.com/Cardgains2014. You can sponsor a
‚Äėchallenger‚Äô and offer a few words of encouragement! (Remember to say who you‚Äôre sponsoring)
Cardgains is the largest buying group in the UK catering specifically for the independent retailer within the greeting card, gift and associated products marketplace.¬† Every year they hold a fundraising charity event.¬† In 2014 their nominated Charity is for children with autism called Peach.¬† They have pledged to raise ¬£25,000 for the charity through their fundraising events in 2014.¬† For more information visit www.peach.org.uk
For 2014 their main fundraiser is The Three Dams Challenge in the Peak District.
Two brave volunteers from Nigel Quiney Publications will be taking part this year, they are Alison Butterworth and Nick Leek.¬† We will keep you updated on how their training is progressing!
To sponsor someone or to donate to the event, you can either send a cheque payable to ‚ÄėCardgains Charity Account‚Äô to Cardgains Head Office.¬† Or please visit our Just Giving site: www.justgiving.com/Cardgains2014. You can sponsor a ‚Äėchallenger‚Äô and offer a few words of encouragement! (Remember to say who you‚Äôre sponsoring)