Bison and Zizzi team up for Ark charity night

The Trane-sponsored Basingstoke Bison and Zizzi Basingstoke are teaming up for a second charity night of the 2018-19 season in support of Ark Cancer Centre Charity.

Long-time Bison sponsors Zizzi will open their doors to Bison fans at 7pm on Wednesday, January 23 for what will be another special event. Once more, some of the Herd players will become waiters for the evening.

As well being served by some of the Bison stars, the Zizzi dinner guests will be able to take part in a raffle where the prizes will include a signed Bison shirt, signed stick, Zizzi vouchers, and a Zizzi gift basket.

Fans can book tables for the event by calling Zizzi on 01256 212835.

Mark Jones, director of fundraising and communications for Ark Cancer Centre Charity, said: “Ark Cancer Centre Charity is proud to be a community partner of the Bison, and we are looking forward to seeing the Herd family at what is always a fun and entertaining evening. It's not every day you get your sporting heroes serving your food and drinks. 

“Every pound counts towards Ark's £5million target, and Ark is grateful for the generous support from Bison head coach/player Ashley Tait, his fellow players, the team at Zizzi, and everyone who attends.”

Ark’s £5m appeal will provide a range of support services and complementary therapies, alongside chemotherapy and radiotherapy treatments, in a calm and uplifting environment.

Largely being funded by Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (HHFT), plans are progressing to locate the new cancer treatment centre on the Basingstoke hospital site.

Picture caption: The first 2018-19 charity event raised more than £300 for Ark. A second helping will be served up on January 23.