Bracknell, 5 October 2009 - The sound of gunfire is often to be heard where the flag of the British Red Cross is flying. For once, however, the blasts of the barrels and the whiff of cordite were welcomed, as teams from Redwood and Content Guru took part in a fund-raising clay pigeon shoot for the Thames Valley branch of the internationally-recognised aid organisation.

Redwood and Content Guru clients were teamed with the companies’ own sharpshooters, with directors Sean and Martin Taylor as hosts.

Says Sean Taylor: “This was the fourth time we had supported this annual event. Unfortunately, the Red Cross is still regularly in the news as one of the front-line relief organisations in the world’s trouble spots and disaster areas.

“We were pleased to make a small contribution to support the activities of its workers around the world.”

The event was held in September, at the Royal Berkshire School of Shooting in Pangbourne. After the shoot, the teams gathered for lunch and a charity auction.

“Both teams, Redwood and Content Guru, entered fully into the spirit of the day,” says Sean Taylor. “It was about enjoying the event and raising money, rather than competition."

“However, I would like to point out that my team, Redwood, collected a prize for coming in twelfth...”

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October 5, 2009
Category: News