Charity dinner to raise money for good causes

MEAL TICKET: Fran Oborski and Peter Picken preparing for the event.

Buy this photo MEAL TICKET: Fran Oborski and Peter Picken preparing for the event.

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DINERS can tuck into a three-course meal during a night of fun and fabulous prizes while helping pay for a new scanner at Kidderminster Hospital.

Wyre Forest District Council chairman Fran Oborski is organising the dinner to raise much-needed funds for her two charities – The Kidderminster Hospitals League of Friends’ Scanner Appeal and Kidderminster Foodbank.

The black-tie event will take place at Kidderminster’s La Brasserie restaurant on Friday, March 28 and prizes up for grabs on the night include a VIP tour of West Midland Safari Park and an Easter hamper.

Mrs Oborski said she was hoping to raise £1,000 for the two causes, with tickets for the event priced at £28 each.

She added: “There will be a really good raffle and auction. We have some fabulous prizes. I hope to see as many people there as possible.”

She said people could book tables as a group or individually, adding: “We expect it to be a really good social experience – plenty of nice people to sit and have dinner with and an opportunity to raise additional funds. We’re hoping it will be a really fun evening.”

Mrs Oborski chose to raise cash for the charities when she became chairman of the authority last year.

Peter Picken, of the League of Friends, added: “Fran has made the Scanner Appeal one of her charities and I know she’s been working hard to raise money.

“It will be a very enjoyable occasion. I’m looking forward to the support from the community on the night.”

People can get tickets for the dinner by emailing or
by calling Mrs Oborski on 01562 823911.

Mr Picken added the £125,000 appeal had now reached £107,000 but still needed residents to help raise the final amount.

People can make a donation to the appeal by calling 01562 67653.

Cheques made payable to Kidderminster Hospitals League of Friends can be sent to Cadisha
Brown, The Shuttle, 6 Towers Buildings, Blackwell Street, Kidderminster, DY10 2DY.

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