World's 'Ugly Bug Ball' raises £8,000 for wildlife charity
World Wildlife Rescue near Burnham-On-Sea held its annual charity
ball at the Webbington Hotel earlier this month and raised over
years event was themed as The Ugly Bug Ball and celebrated
the charitys 25 years of wildlife rescue and rehabilitation
Dilger, best known for his wildlife reporting for The One Show,
compered the evening and ensured that the 250 guests, all dressed
up for the occasion, had a ball.
well as live music, a three-course meal and a casino, there was
a live auction and a silent auction with some lots which had been
kindly donated to help raise vital funds for the charity.
Kidner, Secret Worlds founder, told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "As
its our 25th anniversary it was an extra special ball for
us at Secret World Wildlife Rescue and Mike Dilger was a fantastic
annual ball is one of the key events in our calendar. It raises
much-needed funds so we can help even more sick and injured animals.
This year we have raised over £8,000 from the event which
is a fabulous amount."
are so grateful to our staff and volunteers and anyone else who
helped us organise the event, as well as the people who donated
the auction prizes and those who attended and placed bids on the
night. We couldnt have done it without them."