Fleet launch their latest community initiative
|Gravesend & Northfleet are pleased
to announce the launch of their latest community initiative aimed at
bringing greater access and involvement for young people with professional
football, reports www.gnfc.co.uk
For the remainder of the season, which consists of 14 home Nationwide Conference League games, the club are proposing to allocate 8,500 complimentary tickets.
The tickets will be made available to all primary schools in the area on a rota throughout the rest of season.
Kicking off with the Fleet’s game against Stevenage Borough on Saturday 29th October 2005 selected schools will be allocated tickets providing free entry to the match.
Each ticket will also be entered in to a free draw for some exciting prizes presented on match day. Winners will also meet members of the team.
The great giveaway will be for all children under
the age of 12 years. The club will be visiting around five or six schools
in the week before a game.
Commenting on the initiative Gravesend &
Northfleet's chairman, Brian Kilcullen said: “This £50,000 pound
donation of free access to watch professional football is just what the
sport needs at a time when all clubs are looking to improve attendances.
Frank Walter, Fleet Group’s new managing
director added: “Children and parents visiting Stonebridge Road, the
home of the Fleet, can be assured of a fantastic welcome and enjoyable
match day experience.