Pedal power gives boost to charity

Westerwood Hotel Leisure Club - 'Charity spinathon for Strathcarron Hospice -  Lisa Brown, Anne Marie Hodgson and Elaine Davidson pedalling for the charity.
Westerwood Hotel Leisure Club - 'Charity spinathon for Strathcarron Hospice - Lisa Brown, Anne Marie Hodgson and Elaine Davidson pedalling for the charity.

KIND-HEARTED members of a leisure club have jumped on their bikes in honour of a fellow gym-goer who has recently been battling skin cancer.

KIND-HEARTED members of a leisure club have jumped on their bikes in honour of a fellow gym-goer who has recently been battling skin cancer.

Westerwood Hotel Leisure Club held a charity spin-a-thon for the Strathcarron Hospice raising over £800 in the process.

The event held on Saturday, August 18, was organised for member Anne Marie Hodgson who regularly attends spin classes.

Hourly spin classes were held between 9am and 4pm, and members were asked to fork out a £5 donation per class.

Paul Finnigan, leisure and golf manager at the hotel, said: “We have done a row-a-thon the last few years and always had an excellent response but I can’t believe how much we have raised from this event.

“We are still collecting and we are hoping the final figure is closer to the £1,000 mark.”

The club is holding its annual row-a-thon for a charity that is yet to be confirmed on Friday, September 28.

For more pictures, see this week’s Cumbernauld News or Kilsyth Chronicle dated Wednesday, August 22.

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