HYDE ROTARY ‘SEARCH FOR A STAR’ EVENT SUPPORTS THE CHRISTIE

HYDE ROTARY ‘SEARCH FOR A STAR’ EVENT SUPPORTS THE CHRISTIE

Following their successful ‘Search for a Star’ night held at Oaklands Hall on Friday 29th September, Hyde Rotarians, Kevin Maddox and President Alan Oldham visited the Christie Hospital in Withington to present a cheque to Heather Brookfield, community fundraising coordinator.

The night raised £523.00 through the door admission and raffle, with all profits going to the Christie. The Rotary club then made the figure up to £1,000.00                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Speaking after the cheque presentation, the organiser of the ‘Search for a Star’ event, Kevin Maddox said, “I really wanted to put on a decent night of entertainment that would showcase the talent we have here in Greater Manchester and it gave me great pleasure; on behalf of Hyde Rotary, to hand over a cheque to The Christie that will help with research into discovering new ways to prevent, diagnose and treat cancer, that now affects our community in so many ways.