King Alfred Amateur Boxing Club gets £1,000 boost
King Alfred Amateur Boxing Club has been given a funding boost this
week from a local couple.
and Helen Penfold from Weston's Penfold Plastics has presented £1,000
to the club, which is based at Burnham Waste in the town.
Cross, Club Chairman, pictured with the couple, said: "This
is a massive boost for our club that will enable us to buy new and
many thanks go to Peter and Helen - we have bought ten sets of boxing
gloves, ten sets of bag gloves, 10 ropes, hand wraps, plus two speed
balls and brackets."
upgrade will mean that the Club can keep the subscriptions low and
all youth participants will benefit."
added: "It's a really great 'grass roots' boxing club that
does a fantastic job in helping young people get fit and build confidence.
Our daughter loves it here - they deserve as much support as possible."
pay £1.50 per session, while seniors pay £2.00 per session.
Training nights are Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 6.30pm to 8pm.
There's also a Ladies Box-fit night on Wednesdays at from 7.15pm
to 8.30pm. Coaches are trained and certificated by Amateur Boxing
England and all boxers must undergo a medical.