SMSA Chairman, David Gardner, is offering the chance for a budding young musician to win a dream guitar—a Washburn Festival EA10 Acoustic/Electric guitar in excellent condition.
David said: “I recently attended a Men’s Wellbeing Day organised by North Ayrshire Council, Garnock Valley Men’s Shed and The Three Towns Men’s Shed and one of the presentations on the day was delivered by Ken Morton and Gerry Thororgood of 12 Guitars.
“The charity aims to make guitar playing accessible to all young people and before their presentation began, they announced that they wanted to put the names of all of the attendees in a hat and the lucky winner drawn would receive a guitar.
“So, you can perhaps imagine my surprise at my name being called. All attendees declared it a fair draw and insisted that I should accept the guitar.
“Having now received it, and spoken with Ken, it is my intention to make this exceptional guitar available to a deserving young person, here in Scotland, and I am asking for the assistance of Sheds to identify the ideal individual to receive this fantastic prize.
“12 Guitars is a worthwhile social enterprise determined to help upcoming young musicians fulfil their dreams and explore their talent and I personally thank them for their kind donation and wish them all the success.”
If your Shed can think of a worthy recipient, please submit your competition entry by Friday 2nd July 2021 and SMSA will oversee the draw to pick the lucky winner on Monday 5th July 2021.