October 2009: Celebrity Auction of Promises

SWWIC CELEBRITY AUCTION OF PROMISES HELP RAISE FUNDS FOR THE HASLER COMPANY & THE CHILDREN’S HOSPICE SOUTH WEST

oar_in_air_chris_brandis_2Debra Searle MBE, professional adventurer, author and TV presenter, celebrity Chef Chris Tanner, from Tanner’s Restaurant, Anthony Eldred, from Plymouth’s established and reputable firm, Eldred’s Auctioneers and Valuers and Plymouth Gin Blackfriars Distillery the historic Distillery, and home of Plymouth Gin since 1793 teamed up with South West Women in Construction, (SWWIC) to support their fundraising event, SWWIC Celebrity Auction of Promises, which was held at Plymouth Gin Distillery.

IMGP0672Several businesses generously made a promise that could be sold during the evening of Celebrity Auction of Promises to help raise funds for SWWIC’s chosen charities, the Hasler Company and the Children’s Hospice South West. For example: Yacht trips or sailing lessons, picnics, chefing for lunch or dinner parties, golf lessons, family day trips, a day or week work experience for that favourite young relative.

SWWIC Chair, Lucy George-Foster said:” We are extremely grateful to all our sponsors for their amazing support. The evening kicked off with a Gin & Tonic compliment of the Gin Distillery accompanied with canapés prepared by Chris Tanner Restaurateur.

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