All those who attended the launch event can enter a prize draw for £1 with the chance of winning prizes donated by venues attending including a two night cruise to Amsterdam, over nights stays with Matfen Hall and Seaham Hall, event tickets, beauty treatments and much more. All the proceeds from the draw go to the Evening Chronicles Sunshine Fund
The event will welcome new tenants Barnardo’s & Perfect Image and celebrate the expansion of Hewlett Packard’s Cobalt space this free event is expected to be attended by thousands of staff. Employees will be treated to free food and drinks, exhibitions, beauty treatments, prize draws and giveaways from the Cobalt MORE card venues.
Well-known brands and venues – including Odeon cinema at Silverlink, Durham Cricket Club, Nandos and Malmaison – will be on hand offering freebies and big discounts.
Amy Carroll, travel and community coordinator at Cobalt, said:“At Cobalt we really try to look beyond the 9-5, through providing a unique and dynamic timetable of events, classes and clubs, we think we have created a strong sense of community and a truly rewarding environment in which or staff work and live.”
“Events are developed in close partnership with staff, Cobalt’s timetable is thoughtfully designed to fit into working lives. There are lunchtime classes, evening courses and big one-off events, all designed to stimulate mind and body, and provide a great opportunity to socialise with friends, old and new.
All tastes were accounted for with the ever popular Nandos on hand to tempt staff with a sumptuous samples, as well as Newcastle Speedway showing off motorbikes, Cullercoats bike and Kayaks showing off their kit, all promoting exclusive discounts for Cobalt employees.
Heather Todd, from North Tyneside Council based at Cobalt said: “It is always great to see lots of different organisations showing what is on offer, the staff are always very helpful. The discounts staff working at Cobalt get are amazing. Going to the event always reminds me of the benefits that are available to us and what a fun community there is at Cobalt.”
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