McCarthy & Stone, the UK’s leading retirement house builder, organised the Big Dragon Boat Race to raise money for the Royal Voluntary Service; a charity focused on enriching the lives of the elderly and their families. Patrick Parsons were a key sponsor for the event which took place at Worcester Rowing Club on Wednesday 21st June, attracting 90 people in attendance, with a mix of office staff, site staff and sponsors.
The day comprised of three qualifying dragon boat races to determine the teams for the grand finale. Patrick Parsons was represented by team members from our Birmingham office, one of whom’s boat came in 3rd overall!
With all donations and raffle prizes being donated from various companies, from 42″ TV’s to Premiership Football tickets an impressive amount was raised on the day with the current fundraising total of £23,770 and still counting.
Find out more about the charity here.