ball will help buy vital Somerset radiotherapy equipment
are on sale for a fundraising ball near Burnham-On-Sea in aid
of SURE (Somerset Unit for Radiotherapy Equipment) who provide
vital equipment at Taunton's Musgrove Hospital.
The hospital's Beacon Centre is in need of a new £500,000
scanner to replace its current one which is coming to the end
of its life. Replacement in 2017 is essential if they are to avoid
patients having to travel to Bristol in the future for this first
stage in radiotherapy treatment.
"As many of us have some connection with either family, friends,
or someone we know that has or has had cancer and needed treatment
from the Beacon Centre, we feel that raising funds for S.U.R.E
is a great way of helping to stop this awful disease, especially
for those that are close to home and our hearts," said a
charity ball is being held at Rookery Manor Hotel, right,
on Friday 16th October with tickets priced £30 per person
to include a three course meal.
will be a red carpet arrival, photographs on entry, a tombola,
an auction, and live band entertainment from local acts Pearl
and The Diamond Geezers.
code will be formal evening wear, which is a great excuse for
all the ladies to get dressed up!
The organisers are currently accepting tombola and auction prizes
to offer alongside the existing prizes which include two Standard
Class Anytime Return First Great Western Train Tickets to anywhere
on the First Great Western network line.
are available by calling 07795 173763 or 01278 780774.