Venetian masquerade ball raises funds for local charities
PUBLISHED: 00:00 29 January 2018
Fun and fundraising for Elaine and friends
Venetian masquerade ball
Event organiser Elaine Waine and husband, John
Sandra Burnett and Simon Askew
Jacqueline and Georgina Fyles with fellow ladies
MP Andrew Stephenson and guests
David and Brenda Goodger
Darren and Angela Griffin
Room decorated in blue to depict the canals of Venice
Event sponsor Anne Clarke of Broden Lloyd, Estate Agents, with guests Laura Clarke, Lizzy Thompson, Jennifer Hillam and Liz Hillam
Harrison Waine, Rebecca Roach and guests
Foulridge mum Elaine Waine hosted her sixth charity ball, this year with a Venetian masquerade theme.
Held at the Fence Gate Inn, more than £8,500 was raised for both Rosemere Cancer Foundation’s 20 Years Anniversary Appeal and Pendleside Hospice. Guests at the black tie ball, sponsored by Broden Lloyd, enjoyed champagne and canapés on arrival with musical entertainment by solo pianist Robert McLaughlin and the Trawden String Quartet. Following dinner and an auction, doors opened on a casino and there was dancing into the early hours.
Elaine said: ‘I underwent 20 radiotherapy treatments at Rosemere Cancer Centre, which is such a positive place.
‘This is my way of bringing family and friends together to celebrate life and give a little something back.’ w