April 12, 2010
‘ Ring a Roses’ Game - world record set by Children Today
BOLTON, UK -- 550 children from schools all
over Bolton took part in a massive game of Ring a Roses' around
the Bolton Wanderers pitch organized by Children
Today , setting the world record for the Largest
'Ring a Roses' Game.
The 550 youngsters were part of a Ring-a-Reebok
event, circling the pitch and singing at the top of their
voices as they took part in the popular children’s game.
Largest 'Ring a Roses' Game took place circling the
pitch inside the Reebok Stadium and was supported by children
from Devonshire Road CP , Mytham Road CP Lever Edge CP Gaskell
Street CP Ladybridge CP Our Lady of Lourdes RC CP Markland
Hill CP Thomasson Memorial School and Firwood Special School
who had come along and share in this spectacular event.
Each school was asked to raise some sponsorship
and enjoy the experience.
All participating children received a ‘goody
bag’ supplied by Foster Care Associates, Barrs soft drinks,
Morrisons and Sainsburys.
Photo: Lofty the Lion was on hand for
photos and to conduct the singing and the children all were
magnificent and really entered into the spirit of the event. (enlarge
Elizabeth Oakes Regional Fundraising
Manager for Children Today said “ This wouldn’t have
happened without the support of Bolton Wanderers Football
Club the hard work of Phil Dunn and the local fundraising
committee, Lorraine Henshaw and the generosity of Bolton School
Coaches, Olympia Coaches, and the many sponsors who have donated
to enable Children Today to help more children locally with
sickness and disability. I really cant thank you enough”
'Ring a Roses' Game in the world was organised by
the Bolton Fundraising Committee of Children Today with the
objective of inviting all the primary schools in Bolton to
join hands to raise awareness of children within the authority
who suffer sickness or disability.
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April 12, 2010