1 year ago
Two recruiters are set take on a mountainous challenge when they cycle the Alps in a bid to raise money for local charities.
Michelle & Katie Mellor, Cummins Mellor Directors, aim to raise £3,000 for Blackburn Youth Zone’s cycle hub, as well as Rosemere Cancer Foundation’s 20th anniversary appeal.
The mother & daughter team who work together in the family business are cycling a 600-mile route through the French Alps, climbing over 56,600 feet with a 25-strong team of cyclists.
The six-day challenge from September 1st to 6th involves riding through five Alpine passes to Grenoble and on to the formidable Alpe d’Huez, before reaching the Giant of Provence, Mont Ventoux, finally completing the ride by cycling along the Gorges Du Nesque route.
Michelle who lives in Blackburn said “It’s been a very active 8 months, training every weekend by cycling the hills of Lancashire and beyond to ensure fitness for the challenge.
I am sure it will be worth it, I can’t think of two better charities to represent. Blackburn Youth Zone literally transforms young people’s lives in the town and to do it on the 20th anniversary appeal of Rosemere Cancer Foundation is a fitting tribute to the amazing work they continue to do supporting the people across Lancashire and Cumbria.
We just have to do it now, we couldn’t have done any more training- the proof will be in the pudding. One thing is for sure, we will be giving it our very best shot”
March 1, 2019
Our 'Wear it Red' day for Rosemere, held on Friday 22nd February 2019 raised £355 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. The team participated in games, quizzes and held a raffle in order to raise the funds. Thank you to our colleagues Jodie and Stacie for organising such a successful day.Read full story
November 19, 2018
The annual BYZ Quiz Quest, held on Thursday 15th Novemver raised £15,170, which will go towards the Youth Zone’s ‘Get a Job’ programme, facilitated by the team at Blackburn Youth Zone. This programme is aimed at supporting young people aged 16 – 24 years, gain the right skills for employment.Read full story
September 28, 2018
Want to become an Employer of Choice? 'Tune in to Talent' is a series of interactive workshops delivered by Cummins Mellor, tackling a number of key recruitment challenges currently facing employers and providing valuable insight into attraction, recruitment and retention.Read full story
May 16, 2018
Our annual company quiz night, held on Friday 13th April raised £378 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. We've facilitated a number of fundraising events for the charity in recent years, including bike rides across Cuba, Vietnam and the Alps.Read full story