10th September 2011 at the Northampton Marriott Hotel
The trustees and staff of KidsAid would like to thank all guests and supporters for helping make this year’s Gala Dinner such a success.
Thanks to our special guest, Cllr Jamie Lane, Mayor of Northampton, and to all who came along to enjoy the annual celebrations.
We need to thank everyone who donated the amazing selection of items in the Grand Auction and Raffle, namely:
Virgin Atlantic for 2 flights to New York
John Lewis Distribution, Northampton, for the Linsar TV set
Kerry’s Mad Designs for the wall art
Jon Dunckley for the Life Planning sessions
Mr Darren Wilson, Ashby Lowery, Northampton for the Spa Day for 2 at Fawsley Hall
Church’s China for the Antica Murina necklace
Mr Tony Ansell for the meal for 2 at the Park Café
The Maharaja restaurant for the Dinner for 2 with Bubbly
The Royal & Derngate for theatre tickets
And Wollaston BMW, in partnership with KidsAid, for the British Touring Car Championship hospitality package, the 3-Piece Luggage set, the Children’s Bicycle, the golf presentation set and the Premium Golf Bag
We also thank Jane at Balloonamania for the lovely balloon decorations, Neil Sumner for the music, and the management and staff at the Marriott Hotel for their excellent service, a splendid meal and for their donation of a stay at the hotel for 2 people.
The event has raised around £3,000 for the charity.
The winning raffle tickets were:
146 blue – BMW child’s bicycle
25 orange – Antica Murina necklace
354 green – meal for 2 at the Park Café
105 yellow – Technika digital camera
12 orange – BMW golf presentation set
107 orange – Maharaja meal for 2
483 green – theatre tickets
76 orange – bottles of wine
332 grey – bottles of wine
396 blue – toy
373 pink – toy
278 grey – electric toothbrush set