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CIH raises over £20,000 for charity

Combined Independents (Holdings) Ltd (CIH), an electrical buying group, part of Euronics, Europe’s largest electrical buying group, raised over £20,000 for charity at two of its recent member and supplier events.

CIH hosted an auction during the tropical island themed gala dinner, on the final evening of the 2019 Euronics business conference, raising over £20,000 for the Grand Bahama Disaster Relief Foundation to support those affected by Hurricane Dorian. A number of suppliers donated items and experiences to be auctioned, including a smart watch and a trip for two to Barcelona.

CIH also supplied a variety of auction lots, including a signed England rugby ball as well as tickets to a variety of sporting events. CIH further supported the auction by donating not just products, but their time too. One lucky bidder took home the ‘prize’ of extra staff for a day, with services to be rendered by the CIH staff: CEO Stuart Cook, Head of Purchasing Tracey Harris and White Goods Buyer Matthew Doyle.

At the Euronics golf day, held on 25th September, a ‘beat the pro’ competition saw a further donation of £350 to the Grand Bahama Disaster Relief Foundation, while a prize draw to win a brand new television, raised over £300 for Mind, the mental-health charity.

Stuart Cook, CEO, CIH says: “At CIH we believe it is so important to help others and we are delighted with the amounts raised for the charities. We extend our utmost gratitude to the suppliers who kindly donated items and the bidders for the success of the auction. We hope the donations to both charities continue to support those in need and we strive to continue raising vital funds for charitable causes in the future.”

For more information on CIH and/or membership opportunities please call 01264 320500 and select option 3, followed by * or email membership@cihgroup.com

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  1. CIH hosted an auction during the tropical island themed gala dinner, on the final evening of the 2019 Euronics business conference

About CIH:

Combined Independents (Holdings) Ltd (CIH) is an electrical buying group, part of Euronics, Europe’s largest electrical buying group, which operates in over 30 countries with an annual turnover of €19 billion. With around 500 members and approximately 1000 stores, CIH provides a range of services and benefits to support each independent electrical retailer, as well as exclusive ranges that the members’ customers are unable find anywhere else on the high street, or internet.

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Email: Hannah@jmmpr.co.uk

14th November 2019

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