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Team Amelia is very pleased to announce that our Amelia’s Rainbow 3rd annual Colehill Family Fun Day 2017 raised a staggering £4,002!

We are absolutely over the moon that the day was fantastic from start to finish. The community came together, the sun was shining, everyone had a wonderful day and an incredible amount was raised for our children and their families!

We would like to say so many very special and overwhelming THANKYOU’S to the following businesses and individuals for supporting the event and for making our Colehill Family Fun Day 2017 such a huge success!

Firstly we would like to thank EVERYONE who came to our Colehill Fun Day as you made the day what it was and without you the atmosphere would not have been electric and the funds would not have been raised! 

Colehill Sports and Social Club – Carl, Sue Vairy and the team at CSSC have been amazing support with the Colehill Fun Day planning and logistics from start to finish.
Nationwide Building Society for sponsoring the entire cost of this years event. Thank you so much Ryan Fairbrass for organising the Nationwide support!
Colehill Parish Council – Councillor Barry Roberts, KD, Tracey and all of the team at the Colehill Parish Council for giving us such fantastic support and help this year.
Councillor Derek Burt and his wife Janet for supporting the event and coming along for the day to have lots of fun.
Top Cat Media Group for being one of our official sponsors, the amazing poster design and website advertising.
The Funky Peach for being one of our official sponsors and for sponsoring the entire cost of our leaflet and poster advertising.
Hendy van and Truck Will Hendy – thank you so much for organising the van hire for 6 days for us to set up and set down the event.
Rotary Club of Westbourne Richard Burnett (President), Mike and the team for cooking such a fantastic BBQ and running the hot food stall all day.
Special mention to Richard Burnett who gave so much of his time to help us with the catering logistics.
Harvest Fine Foods Ltd for very kindly donating the huge amount of food and drink!
Rotary Club of Parley Peter, David, Jan and the team for making so many amazing cakes, running our drinks and cakes stall for the day and for lending us your Aunt Sally.
RYVITA Laura GJ for organising a staff day out to our fun day and for the fantastic Ryvita / Dorset Cereals support with your stall for the day.
Bournemouth Brewing Co. for being one of our official sponsors, bringing along your very own Sandbanks Beer which has our logo on it and for having a stall for the day.
Waste Management Facilities Lisa for very kindly supporting the event for the third year running with bin and toilet hire.
Wimborne Fire Station Ray and the team for bringing two fire engines and having lots of photos taken with the community.
Dan from Falconry Solutions for bringing along his beautiful birds of prey for us to see and admire.
Adrian Boyd from Hospital Radio Bedside for leading our event as the MC for the day!
CPS Group (Christchurch) for the reduced cost of the stage hire.
MK Estates Suzanne and Dania for being one of our official sponsors, organising a fantastic ‘Guess the balloons in the car’, donating a cool family prize and joining us of the day!
St John Ambulance – Stephen Frost for looking after us all day as our First Aider.
Face painting by Laura Laura and the team for the fabulous face painting.
Rentapolicecar Events Richard who brought along his awesome American Dodge Charger 5.7 HEMI Police Interceptor, for running his own raffle and taking the winner out for a ride at 4pm on the day.
William Cole & Son Amusements for supporting for the second year with the bungees and Thomas Train Ride; which the children who came along loved!
Charlie’s Party Supplies Laura, Neil and the team for bringing 5 inflatables along for the third year running for the children to enjoy!
The Lions Club of Bournemouth Barrie and Dawn for getting wet with your very own water squirter game.
Wimborne & Ferndown Lions Club Godwin and Frank for supporting us with the manning of entrances and buckets.
Tom Scrase for capturing the event and for putting together this wonderful video of the day.
Danny Thomas’ Coaching Academy for inviting us to talk about the event on BFBS Blandford and for bringing along your fab ‘Foot Bin Challenge’ which the children and adults loved!
Alfies Bouncy Castles Christchurch Dorset and surrounding areas for bringing the cool children’s high strikers for the second year running.
Ferrett’s Mister Softee Rob and the team for keeping us cool all day with ice-cream.
Flamin Grate Food Company Adam for his fantastic wood fired pizza.
The Dorset Grill at Portland Market Kelly Herbert for bringing along your beautiful vintage Truly Scrumptious sweet treats!
Luigi’s Napkins Luigi again entertained us all with his amazing napkin folding and kindness!
L of a Car for showcasing some of their new vehicles.
David Beech for our Amelia’s Rainbow shop donations.
The local shops in Colehill and Wimborne for helping us advertise the event.

Our private sellers who were all great fun and such fantastic support:
Southern Cygnet Swim School Amelia Holly
Sophie Stephenson – Tropic Skincare
Blackmore Vale Gifts and Trophies – Alan Newport
Riverford Organic Farmers – Gerard Maguire
Lisa Adams – Forever Living
Jane Adcock – Avon
Gail Ewers – Handmade cards and crafts
Jane Ann Burnside – Isagenix
Boutique in a Bus Lesley for bringing her beautiful collection of clothes for all of the ladies!
Utility Warehouse Suzie, Martin and the team.
Kay Austin Phoenix Independent Trader 42409 – Kay 

Our fabulous performers who kept us entertained ALL day:

JASS Julie Andrews Dance School for the fantastic dancing
Chelsea Ball – Princess Belle & Princess Aurora for being so lovely to all of the children who wanted to see them.
Team Rockit Richard and the team for their awesome bike display
Jiggy Wrigglers Bournemouth and Poole Louisa and the team for entertaining the children all day with singing and huge amounts of interaction.
Alex Kay, Kjeld Smedley and the team at Dorset Tigers for their jaw dropping Taekwondo demonstration!
Nicole McNally for your beautiful singing!
Samba Panashe for performing such a fantastic set for us all!
Jemma Davies for your beautiful performance which closed the event.
Bournemouth Mascots Kate and Steve Ware for lending us Chase and Rubble for the day which the children loved!

Our hardworking and dedicated volunteers!

From all of us at Team Amelia we THANKYOU all for contributing to our event and hope you enjoy the video!

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