fundraiser held to celebrate 'transplant
Burnham-On-Sea women held a unique fundraising event to celebrate
their 're-birthdays' on Saturday (October 19th) following bone
Burridge-Clayton and Suzie Harris, pictured right with Mayor Martin
Cox, held the event at The Princess Theatre to raise funds and
awareness for those cancer charities and support groups that have
helped them in recent months.
is just over a year from her transplant for Lymphoma and Joanna
is just over two years from hers with Leukaemia.
wanted to celebrate still being here and share that with our family,
friends and others who have been with us on our journeys,"
Jo told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
really appreciate how everyone pulled together to make this successful
event happen - it's great that many different groups in the community
event raised money for Anthony Nolan, Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research
and the Adult BMT Unit at Bristol Childrens Hospital where
the ladies were both treated.
free afternoon event saw several choirs and local singers perform
alongside children's entertainment.
in the evening, two popular local bands, Six Machine and The Ginger
Hitlas, performed in front of a capacity audience.
Saturday's event in The Princess (pics: Mike Lang)