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Social Evening Raises £2673 for Charity

NOTE: This content is old - Published: Saturday, Oct 6th, 2012.

The recent event ‘A Night at the Oscars’ raised over £2500 for Advance Brighter Futures Wrexham. The night, hosted from the Rendezvous at Yale College included live music from Tom Jones tribute act Ian Anthony, Las Vegas Showgirls, the Dreamboys & DJ Martin. Guests also enjoyed a gourmet buffet.

Advance Brighter Futures Wrexham is a charitable company providing a physical health project (VIVA! Mind and Body) and a mental health lifestyle coaching service (FOVI) to people whose lives are affected by mental health difficulties, enabling them to achieve their goals and participate within the community.

The charity provides positive images of mental health and is a good model of user led services, enabling those affected by mental health difficulties to work towards empowerment and a programme of recovery.

Lorrisa Turner, Interim Manager at Advance Brighter Futures Wrexham said “I would like to thank all the staff and volunteers for their hard work and commitment in ensuring that the event was a success. We also couldn’t have done it without the kindness of the Wrexham community who donated prizes and bought raffle tickets.”

The dreamy Dreamboys !

Advance Brighter Futures would especially like to thank Rendezvous at Yale College, the Dreamboys and Showgirls and all the local business that donated prizes for their grand raffle.

The local businesses that donated prizes for our grand raffle included: Martin Rees jewellers, Richard Hughes jewellers, Tudor House Insurance, Croes Howell Restaurant, Body Perfect, Plassey Hairdressers, Jane Smellie Opticians, Pant yr Ochain, The Bank, Odeon, Nandos, Escape Health and Beauty and Pertemps. We also would like to thank Jacqui Hellyn & Roz Raizada for donating prizes.

If you have any fundraising ideas, or would like to volunteer for the Charity, please call 01978 364777 or email info@abfwxm.co.uk

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