6.1.0. raise thousands for charity

Stephen Summers with Dr Ann Humphries of the Dialysis Unit in ARI.
Stephen Summers with Dr Ann Humphries of the Dialysis Unit in ARI.

6.1.0 Dance Academy have recently donated £1,709 towards Aberdeen Royal Infirmary Kidney Research Fund.

Money was raised at their annual show in May, “6.1.0 presents Don’t Stop Movin”, and through raffles and donations.

Stephen Summers, who founded the dance group, would to thank everyone for donating.

“As I have had a kidney transplant, this charity is especially close to me,” he said.

79 6.1.0 dancers also recently took part in the STV Dance Marathon in Aberdeen to raise money for the STV Appeal. Newsreader Andrea Brymer and comedian Bruce Devlin were also on hand to participate with the dance extravaganza.

The group raised £3,145 towards the appeal with everyone having a fantastic, entertaining day out, Mr Summers thanking those who donated.

Coverage of the day will be shown on STV on Wednesday, October 9, with 6.1.0 being part of the Live Show hosted by Lorraine Kelly on the following Friday.

They will also host a quiz night on Friday, October 4, to raise money towards 16 6.1.0 dancers participating as part of YDance Routes Connections 2013. The quiz starts at 7:30pm in the RAF Club, Love Lane, £10 per team of four. Raffles available at the door.