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Charity glitter ball in aid of Wrexham Maelor Children’s Ward raises over £33,000

A charity ball has “exceeded all expectations” after raising more than £33,000 for the Wrexham Maelor Children’s Ward.

Guests and supporters were treated to a special evening at Carden Park Resort and Spa to help fundraise for the ward on Friday 27th September.

The event, which included a drinks reception from sponsors Castell Howell Foods and musical performances from Libby and the Sign of the Times” choir from St Christopher’s School, raised a total of £33,674.

Magician Steve Ashcroft was also on hand, along with a three course meal and entertainment from the The Big Beat and Marley’s DJ & Disco.


Compere, Calon FM’s, Andy Snowden took to the stage to host guests throughout the evening which began with some ice breakers, followed by two superb auctions and a raffle. Carden Park served a delicious three course menu and guests were delighted with the entertainment which featured The Big Beat and Marley’s DJ & Disco.

Lesley Jones, children’s ward nurse and charity ball committee member said: “We are absolutely blown away by the sheer generosity and good will that our local communities and supporters have shown to help make this event yet another resounding success.

“We can’t thank everyone enough for their kind support, especially as we know how much of a difference this is going to make for patients and families on the ward.”

Phil Jones, head of delivery, SP Energy Networks added: “Over the past two years we have been honoured to be principal sponsors of such a worthy cause for the Wrexham Maelor Children’s Ward charity ball.

“SP Energy Networks are committed to supporting communities in North and Mid Wales, Cheshire, Mersey and North Shropshire through an extensive programme of local sponsorships and community engagement programmes.

“We congratulate the Wrexham Maelor Children’s Ward charity team for putting on such fantastic events to help raise outstanding amounts of money for children and their families being treated on the ward.”



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