East Devon Rock Choir sings and signs for Deaf Academy
- Credit: Rock Choir
The East Devon Rock Choir has held a charity concert to raise funds for Exmouth’s new deaf academy.
Members of the East Devon Rock Choir performed hits like ‘Footloose’ and ‘Can’t Stop the Feeling’ at a coffee morning held at Woodbury Village Hall, raising more than £940 in the process.
Sharon Brown, a member of the rock choir and British Sign Language enabler, also performed ‘Hallelujah’ in sign language to raise awareness.
She said: “When I heard the Deaf Academy was moving to Exmouth I was keen to find some way to support them.
“I was thrilled when The Deaf Academy was selected as the nominated charity for our coffee morning concert.”
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David Wellbeloved of The Deaf Academy said: “To have support from an established organisation who are so prominent in the community is a huge boost to raising the profile and much-needed funds for our students at the Deaf Academy.”
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