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Soroptimist International Leigh and District black and white themed charity dinner

00:00 16 February 2017

Derek Downey, Marlene Downey, Melvyn Skeech and Lorraine Skeech

Derek Downey, Marlene Downey, Melvyn Skeech and Lorraine Skeech

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Funds raised for Derian House Children’s Hospice.

A black and white themed charity dinner helped to raise £1,400 for Derian House Children’s Hospice.

Hosted by Soroptimist International Leigh and District at Haydock Park Racecourse, the event saw 80 people enjoy a four course meal and 60s entertainment from band, The Media.

Marlene Downey, organiser of the event, said: ‘The generosity of Soroptimists and other supporters has been amazing. We thank all those that bought tickets and raffle tickets to help Derian House.’

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