Alitex set their aim at raising over £1,000 for the William Wates Memorial Trust at their first ever charity clay shoot which was held at the stunning venue of Meon Springs Fly Fishery on Saturday 28th April. The event attended by almost 100 clay shooters, was a great success with a final total of over £2,000 raised for the charity.
On the day, participants could take part in a 50 bird sporting clay shoot, with a two-man flush and ‘have-a-go’ stand. There was also an opportunity to win raffle prizes, which included an overnight stay at one of the Upham Brewery Pubs courtesy of the Thomas Lord pub, West Meon, a fly-fishing experience day at Meon Springs, a two tickets to Hampton Court flower show and many more.
Alitex is a family owned business based in Petersfield, where they have been manufacturing beautiful greenhouses and conservatories for almost sixty years. The company aims to raise a grand total of £15,000 through a combination of events, including the clay shoot, to the support the William Wates Memorial Trust.
The fundraising campaign will culminate in sixteen of their employees, including their Managing Director Tom Hall, taking part in Le Loop 2018, cycling stages of the Tour de France route. The team will each cycle over 240 miles in two days!