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Bowling Night Raises £1,300 For Hospice

NOTE: This content is old - Published: Saturday, Sep 24th, 2011.

More than £1,300 was raised for Nightingale House Hospice at a cosmic bowling night which took place earlier this month at Tenpin in Eagles Meadow.

Eighteen teams took part in a fantastic two game competition where they won prizes such as champagne, sweets and cuddly toys.

The three best performing teams were: Wrexham Council, the Norbert Dentressangle and the Bike Devils.

Two top individual scores trophies were given to Sian Edwards from the Hospice Distribution Department and to Darren Thomas from the Name Plate Company from Ruabon, The Night Nurses from Nightingale House won the best fancy dress award

Rachel Jones, corporate fundraiser at Nightingale House said: “Thank you to everybody who took part and special thanks to all the staff at Tenpin for the support on the night, it was really fun.”

Nightingale House Hospice provides specialist palliative care services free-of-charge to patients and their families across a wide area stretching from Wrexham, Flintshire, East Denbighshire to Barmouth and the border towns including Oswestry and Whitchurch.

This year alone, it will cost £2.46 million to run the Hospice, this equates to £6,700 per day with only 19% coming from statutory government sources, the hospice therefore greatly relies on the generosity of the communities it serves.

To find out more about raising money for Nightingale House Hospice, please call Income Generation on 01978 414292 or visit www.nightingalehouse.co.uk

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