A mixture of Gillingham Ladies senior management and players had a fun filled festive evening at the Gillingham Ladies Independent Supporters Club (GISC) Quiz yesterday.
As good friends of the Gills Ladies, GISC invited the club down to their fundraising evening. A good opportunity for the players to show off their fantastic general knowledge and build upon their varied success in Gills Ladies TV’s ‘On the Spot’; the two sides the club fielded put an admirable performance in.
After a positive start, the teams came slightly unstuck during the round on Gillingham FC’s 2012/13 season – despite having two die-hard fans amongst the group.
A brilliant evening enjoyed by all, Gills Ladies were also kindly given the chance to invite attendees to their home game this Sunday at Chatham Town. With a 2pm kick off and prices at just £3 per adult and free for Under 16s, it’s hoped football fans across the county will make the trip to cheer the girls on against Lewes Ladies.
Media Manager Charlotte Richardson and Captain Jay Blackie, were able to reiterate the importance of getting fans to come to watch a ladies game. After a phenonmenal run of form, the club is excited to welcome more new faces to Chatham FC and continue to provide fantastic footballing entertainment to spectators.
Gillingham Ladies Director of Football, Bill Long, explained the importance of evenings like the GISC Quiz Night; “It’s a real pleasure for Gillingham Ladies to be asked to attend this evening. We are always pleased to support the local community and their endeavours, particuarlly fundraising events like this evening. It’s been a really good evening for us, we’ve been able to speak to some Gills fans and invite them to our game, we’ve had a brilliant team social and given back to our friends at GISC.”
“It’s an important time of year for football clubs to give back to the community. We’ve been able to support GISC’s efforts this evening and on Saturday morning the club will be visiting Medway Hospital to visit patients and staff.”
“We’ve been supported by the FA, the Kent FA, Kent Sports News and several other partners to draw some special Christmas gifts and treats to take with us. I know our players and staff can not wait to make the trip and ensure as a club, we’re doing our bit to spread a bit of festive cheer this Christmas.”
“Gillingham Ladies have enjoyed a brilliant start to the season, and whilst results are going well on the pitch, part of our development is to grow our fanbase. We’re fortunate to have a superb bunch of loyals fans and a good following; we simply want to grow upon that and make even more people aware of our club and come down on a Sunday afternoon for an enjoyable day out.”
“Gillingham Ladies would like to say thank you to GISC for all their support thus far this season, we looking forward to continuing to work closely to support eachother and hope to see growing numbers of their members at Chatham Town in 2014.”