Deal Town want to coin it in for new clubhouse appeal
|The Supporters Club at Kentish Observer
League side Deal Town have just launched a new competition called
"Bin it to win it," writes Stephen McCartney.
Participants write their names and telephone number on a round sticker then stick it to a one pound coin.
The coin with the sticker then goes into a wheely bin.
When the bin is full, which the club estimates will be next year, a pound coin will be drawn at random and the person whose name is on the sticker will win a small bucket full of pound coins.
The new competition is hoped to raise a lot of money for Deal Town's clubhouse appeal, which has currently raised over £15,000.
To join this competition please send a pound coin along with your name and telephone number to Bob Chivington, 50 Birdwood Avenue, Deal, Kent CT14 9SF.
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He will then put your name and telephone number onto a sticker and onto the coin and place it into the wheely bin.
"You have as much chance as anybody else," he said.
Plans for the new clubhouse can be seen inside the existing clubhouse at their Charles Sports Ground.
The Supporters Club are trying to raise as much money as possible to ensure these plans go ahead.
Mr Chivington is also accepting donations and fans can purchase products from the club shop, which can also be done online on their website: www.dealkent.tripod.com/dealtownfc
And the supporters club are running schemes such as the 100 club, supporters club membership and are staging social events inside the existing clubhouse to raise money for the fund.
Details can be found on their website.
Meanwhile, Deal Town will be celebrating their century in 2008.
To commemorate this prestigious event the
supporters club hope to compile a book containing information about the
football club's past achievements.