The Preston District Samaritans black tie dinner dance, Preston Masonic Hall
PUBLISHED: 00:00 24 December 2014
Steve Pendrill Photography
The Preston District Samaritans held their second black tie dinner dance at Preston Masonic Hall. Attended by 90 guests, the evening helped to raise £2,000 for the branch, which provides emotional support for those in distress or with suicidal thoughts.
Preston District Samaritans second black tie dinner dance
Margaret Richardson (fundraising and publicity deputy), Mick Richardson, Michelle Richardson, Michelle Sandham and Chris Sandham.
Richard Hayes, Frank Hayes, Jan and Alison Panasiewicz, Zena and Stella Hayes.
Eileen Coar, Christine Fairclough and Carole Houghton.
Dave & Linda Pierce, Peter and Lynn Rankin, Mark Nutley and Brian Agnew (treasurer).
Elizabeth Clayton and Trevor and Joan Moncrief.
Jill Barrow, Val Morris and Carole Galbraith.
Tom and Gerry Hickson, Nikki Catterall, Maria Gray, Lyn Robinson, Julie Thorley and Nigel Catterall.
Michelle and Margaret Richardson, Doug and Helena McNeill, Chris Sandham, Liz Davenport, Mick Richardson and Michelle Sandham.
Alan and Barbara Stockes, Hazel Brookfield, Trevor Moncrief, Martin Brookfield and Joan Moncrief (deputy director of prisons).
Brian Gallacher, Jill Charnock, Robert Smith, Dr Brenda Ash, Carol Eylescroft, Simon Booth Jacki Smith, Karen Booth and Sue Gallacher.
James Craft, Rebecca Charnley, Natalie and Danny Schofield.
Margaret Richardson, (fundraising and publicity deputy), Jane Collyer (deputy director of volunteer support), Jacki Smith (chairman), Joan Moncrief (deputy director of prisons), Linda Pierce (assistant fundraiser), Brian Agnew (treasurer) and Neil Gray (director).
Sponsored by Direct Poultry Supplies, guests enjoyed a three-course dinner followed by a disco. Rob Falcon was DJ for the evening and also hosted the auction and raffle. Prizes included a tour around the Houses of Parliament.
Margaret Richardson, organiser of the dinner dance, said: ‘A good night was had by all. The money will go towards supporting the Preston branch and we thank all who attended.’