Event Reviews — articles for 2018

Santa Strollers Go The Extra Mile in Burnley

Saturday 24th November saw our first Santa Stroll of the season take place in the new venue of Thompson Park Burnley. 

With great weather, a beautiful venue and a fantastic atmosphere the 1 mile route was enjoyed by over 25 strollers who then enjoyed complimentary drinks and biscuits in the pavilion afterwards and browsing at a few festive stalls. Thank you to all involved.

Morrisons Blackburn Customers Dig Deep for Rosemere

Blackburn Morrisons staff and customers helped to raise an amazing £521.85 on Saturday 17th November through kind donations during our store collection.  Thank you to everybody involved.

If you be interested in giving a couple of hours to help with a store collection please contact Sharon by email: sharon.robinson@lthtr.nhs.uk or call 01772 528435

Mr & Mrs!

Rosemere Pin badge Favours Congratulations to the new Mr and Mrs Eccles!  Jodie and Ben got married on the 20th October and in memory of Jodie’s mum Janet they bought our Rosemere pin badges to use as favours on their special day.  If you would like to do something similar then please get in touch.

Charity Music Night Hits High Notes

Thank you to Rosemere supporter and volunteer Vicky Stott, her friend Julie and husbands Dennis and Peter for hosting a Charity Music Night at Padiham Cricket Club featuring Burnley band Badger Sett and Padiham vocalist Mike Hadfield, both of which played for free.  Her band night also had a raffle with prizes donated by local businesses and friends. Guests also had the choice of either a potato pie or chicken curry supper made and donated by the cricket club’s Alan Starkie and Nicola Ramshead, who usually prepare its cricket teas.  Through donations and the raffle a wonderful £519.78 was raised!


Darwen Boutique Celebrates Birthday In Style For Rosemere

Darwen boutique Solitaire Fashions celebrated its 40th birthday in style by raising £3,000 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation.  Proprietors husband and wife duo David and Jenny Grogan, who opened the business back in 1978 hosted a two-day anniversary event raising a fantastic £3,000.00 at their Bolton Road store that had professional models in “walk about” catwalk shows.  Customers were treated to free fizz and canapes. There was also a raffle and a stall selling Christmas cards and gifts. The birthday bash, sponsored by the fashion label Marble, was the second fundraising event Solitaire Fashions has hosted for Rosemere Cancer Foundation. Back in October 2016, a one day autumn/winter fashion showcase raised £556.

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