Marketing and Accounts Spook-tacular Halloween Party

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The battle of the The Resort Group teams came to an end last week as the Marketing and Accounts department closed the competition with a spooky Halloween Party. The night was a great success with everyone getting involved in the fancy dress competition, well done to Emily Hall for being the scariest one there and winning a bottle of Bollinger (this prize was donated by Old Street Marketing). Terri from Face Paint by Terri K  helped to make everyone look truly terrifying with her face painting skills. The Beer Pong was a fantastic hit at the event and as expected, brought out everyone’s competitive side. A huge thank you goes to The Orange Tree for the cocktails they had specially created for the event, Hubble Bubble Toil & Trouble and Pumpkin Smash, where £1 from every cocktail was donated to the Foundation.  The room looked amazing, thanks to the kindly donated balloons from Occasions by Us.

Even before the event had begun the raffle tickets were selling fast, which was no surprise given all the great prizes generously donated by several companies.


Raffle Prizes

£20 voucher for TGI Fridays

Champagne Breakfast for 2 at Seven Restaurant

2x 12 day passes to David Lloyd Club

2 tickets to see Beauty and the Beast at Derby Arena

2x Paintballing session and lunch for 10 people

3x Virtual Reality Headsets

1x Chocolate Hamper

£100 Marks & Spencer’s voucher, donated by DGS

Cut & Blow Dry with Lisa Warren Hairdressing

Calgel Pedicure with Holly Nobavw

Luxury hot towel wet shave and haircut with The Man Cave Lounge, Burton on Trent

Tropic Body Scrub

Disney Toy Bundles


The night didn’t end there, there was a battle at the auction over the amazing prizes up for grabs.


Red Letter Day – Hotel Escape with Dinner for 2 people kindly donated by CAS media

PS4 donated by The Cash Shop

Pokemon Nintendo 2DS donated by The Cash Shop

Adult and Child season ticket for a local football club of your choice (Forest, Derby or Leicester) donated by Searchlight

Air Jordan Trainers donated by The Resort Group

Rugby Ball signed by England and Lions Rugby stars, Will Greenwood and Austin Healey

Derby County Shirt and 2 tickets to a Derby County Match donated by DFFC

49 inch Sharp TV donated by B2C Marketing

Mama’s Inn Hotel break for 2 people

7 Night stay in Casares in Malaga, Spain

Special thanks to Pete Thompson for the photography on the night and to Blimey for designing and supplying our spooky Halloween-inspired backdrop.

Throughout October, the Marketing and Account departments have been working hard selling calendars, raffle tickets, event tickets and hosting two breakfast mornings.

Money is still coming in but the total so far is £5,141.34!

It’s been an incredible few months raising money for the Foundation and we want to take this opportunity to thank all the organisers and attendees as well as anyone who donated time, money or leg hair to the cause!

For more information about how you can help the Foundation, get in touch today on our contact page.

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