2012 Newquay Joe Way Paddle for Life is being held on Thursday 21st June CLICK HERE for details.
NEW Sunset Sessionwith Joe Francis on the beach and Sweet Little things in the Rowing Club. Bring your blanket and chill out in the harbour and its all free
Steel Appeal will be playing from 4.30pm
Paddlers and swimmers ages start from 5 years upwards and the entry fee is £10 per adult and £5 per child (under 18’s) which is paid on the day with everyone also getting a certificate, free prize ticket and a discount voucher for food. The event is about family fun and everyone helps each other along.
Newquay Mayor Andy Hannan along with his wife Barbara and the Joe Way appeals' Dean Woods carried out a whistle stop tour to hand over donations from last years Joe Way Paddle for life.
The trio started at Kingsley Village to hand over £150 to the League of Friends and £250 to the Air Ambulance which was a thank you to Atlantic FM for their support and was added to the local radio stations running total for their High Five Appeal which is raising money for the Cornwall Air Ambulance.
After a stop at the Atlantic FM studios to speak to the presenters they headed off to Wadebridge to meet the Celtic Storm Power Chair Football team who received £100 as a thank you for the Newquay Sainsbury’s stores help with parking spaces at last years paddle. Celtic Storm are Sainsbury’s chosen charity so this was another boost through the supermarket helping Joe’s Paddle.
Local international surfer Ben “Skindog” Skinner has donated £2000.00 to the late Newquay toddlers “Joe Way Appeal”.
Matt Way said “We are really grateful for Ben’s support which has been right from the start of Joe’s appeal and the guys at Skindog surfboards have been a really support to the whole family. We cannot thank them enough”.
Ben’s team at Skindog surfboards along with Skinners ales raised £800 at the Skindog surf and Flowrider camp during this years Boardmasters on Hendra Holiday Park.