THEY’RE getting quizzical for a good cause at a Leamington pub.
The New Builders Arms, on Landsdowne Street, is raising money for Molly Olly’s Wishes – the Hatton-based charity which helps children with terminal and life-limiting illness and their families.
Landlords Gary and Kim Peake, who took over at the pub with Gary’s sister Tracy, in August last year, decided to support the charity after their own daughter’s recent health scare.
Gary said: “Since late last year we have all been ill with the normal cold viruses and also a spell of Norovirous each, resulting finally with our youngest daughter Ethel who has just turned nine months suffering from bronchiolitis and spending four days in hospital.
“Although we were very lucky in the fact Ethel only had a short stay in hospital bronchiolitis can, in rare cases, be fatal. We had a couple of days watching her suffer and struggle to breathe and it made us ask ourselves a few horrible questions and we couldn’t help but think of people whose children aren’t so fortunate as Ethel and worse still don’t survive various illnesses.”
The quiz, which offers cash prizes, is open to teams of two to six people and takes place on Wednesday February 5, from 7pm. It costs £2 per person (£1 of which will go to the charity).
Visit www.mollyolly.co.uk for more on Molly Olly’s Wishes.