Charity boxing night at Lodge Hotel to raise funds for kids

A BIG night of charity fundraising will take place in Coleraine this weekend and the Ballymoney-based Scorpion Boxing Club is involved.

This Sunday night, September 15, at the Lodge Hotel 20 young men and woman will step into the Ring to raise money for NI Children to Lapland Trust.

This is the second year this event has been run and if last year’s sell out event was anything to go by boxing fans are in for a real treat and a great night’s entertainment on Sunday.

All the participants have been put through their paces over the last six weeks at Churchland Golden Gloves and Scorpion and they will collide against each other this weekend, all in the name of charity.

As well as putting in the hard work in the gym all the competitors have been working equally as hard fund raising for the Children to Lapland Trust.

Alan ‘Spike’ Martin of the Scorpion Club said: “This really is a great charity which helps very sick and terminally ill kids. Last year the event raised £14,000 and everyone is working very hard to try to match that total if possible.”

Doors open at 7pm so please come early to get a seat. Everyone is welcome.

The price of a ticket for the event is £15 and they are available at reception at the Lodge Hotel or contact Raymond on 02870344482.

If you don’t have a ticket on time you can pay at the door on the night also.

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