Hospice seeks corporate support

THE local business community is being urged to support St Elizabeth Hospice's 20th anniversary ball.

THE local business community is being urged to support St Elizabeth Hospice's 20th anniversary ball.

The black-tie event, taking place on Saturday, September 12 at Trinity Park, Ipswich, starting with a champagne reception at 7.15pm, will include fine dining, live music from Soul Town Chic, dancing and a fundraising auction with prizes including a box at Manchester United's Old Trafford ground and use of a luxury apartment in Majorca.

Tickets, priced at �65, are selling fast and are being allocated on a first come first served basis with many local businesses already represented.

Janice Hulett, St Elizabeth Hospice's community and corporate fundraising manager, said: “Our ball is a key event in our fundraising and social calendar but this year's is even more special as it marks our 20th anniversary.


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“It is going to be a wonderful evening and a very enjoyable way for local businesspeople to show their support for the hospice and the work it has been continuing to do since 1989 to help patients with life-limiting illnesses, their families and carers.”

St Elizabeth Hospice is an independent charity and now costs �5.9 million a year to run. To book tickets to the ball or for more information contact Rachael Mittell, the hospice's community fundraiser, on 01473 723600.

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