Exeter-based family-owned retailer Queenstreet Carpets & Furnishings, operated by brothers, Gary and Mark Dixie, opened their second new shop, ‘CASA’ in Topsham on the 1st May. Topsham Rugby Club is a registered charity and the Dixie family has taken out front of shirt sponsorship for the Under 7’s – 16’s, together with rear of shirt for the 1st and 2nd senior teams for two seasons.
Gary Dixie – Director Queenstreet Carpets & Furnishings said: “We are very excited with the opening of our new store, CASA, which is located in a prime position on the Strand in Topsham. It was important to us to give something back to the local community and as a family, we have long-term ties with Topsham Rugby Club. My brother Mark was captain for the first team for two years, and now he is a coach for the juniors. Supporting the club as one of the main sponsors is a great opportunity for both Queenstreet Carpets & Furnishings and also our new store, CASA. We are delighted, therefore, to cement the relationship with a formal sponsorship and it is perfect timing for the upcoming Rugby World Cup.”
Topsham RFC is a registered charity with a thriving men’s and ladies’ section, the junior’s section is one of the most successful in Devon with over 300 youngsters playing on Sundays throughout the autumn, winter and spring.
Neil Goodfellow, Chairman – Topsham RFC said: “As we prepare to welcome the Rugby World Cup and the consequent increased interest in the sport, the club is looking forward to an exciting year ahead. Sponsorship is an in valuable part of the club’s ability to offer the highest standard of facilities and equipment to members and locals, as well as simultaneously fostering fruitful relationships with the local business community. We are, therefore, exceptionally grateful for the support from Queenstreet Carpets and Furnishings and wish them all the very best with CASA, their new venture in Topsham.”
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