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Sainsbury’s Wimbledon supports Wimbledon Jubilee celebrations

• Sainsbury’s Wimbledon donated 75 pounds worth of gift vouchers and 270 pounds worth of Jubilee Family Festival Tickets to St Lawrence Church’s street party in Morden park, local charities- Foodbank Day Out and Wimbledon Guild’s Jubilee Tea Party and to NCT wiggle and giggle jubilee disco. • Sainsbury’s colleagues have attended to support the events on the day.• Jubilee celebrations took place across the country between Saturday 2nd and Tuesday 5th June.Colleagues at Sainsbury’s Wimbledon have made a royal gesture to support local celebrations. The NCT Wiggle & Giggle Jubilee Disco has been taking place in Wimbledon Sacred Heart Church with 70 of Wimbledon and Wandsworth mums with their children. They arranged the special party to mark 60 years of the Queen’s reign. To support this once-in-a-lifetime event, Sainsbury’s Wimbledon has donated 75 pounds of gift vouchers to support the celebrations. The donation was made from the store’s Local Donations’ budget.  Sainsbury’s Wimbledon Store Manager Denis Young said: “The Jubilee celebrations promise to be a fantastic occasion for our customers and we wanted to help make this historic event a memorable occasion for all. I am sure that all our customers will have a great time celebrating 60 years of the Queen’s reign”.Sainsbury’s supported a number of events over the Jubilee weekend, including Sainsbury’s Jubilee Family Festival in Hyde Park on the 2nd and 3rd June and the Thames Riverboat Pageant, where two boats have carried Sainsbury’s guests and colleagues. The retailer was also the lead corporate sponsor for the Woodland Trust’s Jubilee Woods Project, which aims to plant six million native British trees to mark the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee. ‘The Jubilee Family Festival Presented by Sainsbury’s’ has taken place in Hyde Park, on Saturday 2 June and Sunday 3 June 2012 and has been a once in a lifetime experience for the whole family to enjoy.  Visitors treated to some of the nation’s best live music and entertainment including an unforgettable 70 minute Disney Concert produced specially to mark the Jubilee celebrations.  The Festival had capacity for 50,000 ticket holders on each day and world famous promoter Harvey Goldsmith CBE, has organised the Festival on behalf of Sainsbury’s.  

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