Its first Cross Bay Walk had just 75 participants but last year, 500 people of all ages took part. For this year’s walk on Saturday, 9th June, Rosemere Cancer Foundation has been allocated 350 places, applications for which are now open online at www.rosemere.org.uk or by telephoning 01772 522913. Places cost £10 per person.
Cathy Skidmore, Rosemere Cancer Foundation’s trust and corporate fundraising manager, said: “This is an iconic walk led by Queen’s Guide Cederic Robinson MBE that makes for a great day out. If you have never done it before, I urge you to join us. You’ll not be disappointed.
“This year, we’re immensely grateful to Eric Wright Group for sponsoring the walk. Its sponsorship means that our staging costs are covered so that every penny from walk entry fees and any money raised by individual walkers will go directly to funding projects to benefit local cancer patients.”
Jeremy Hartley, managing director of Eric Wright Group, said: “We are delighted to be involved in Rosemere Cancer Foundation’s Cross Bay Walk.
“As a local company, we are well aware of Rosemere Cancer Centre at which a number of our staff and family members have been treated. It is our pleasure to support Rosemere Cancer Foundation and the work it does support not only the centre but all our region’s hospital cancer units and cancer patients.”
As well as backing 2018’s Cross Bay Walk, the company is also sponsoring Rosemere Cancer Foundation’s Walk in the Dark on the night of Saturday, 28th April. Appropriately, Eric Wright Group’s housing division, Applethwaite Homes, kindly hosted Rosemere Cancer Foundation for the photo shoot at its Blenkett View development of 16 homes in Allithwaite on the outskirts of Grange-over-Sands, only a short distance from the finish at Kents Bank.