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Timperley pub fun day raises money for Francis House children’s hospice
5:18pm Tuesday 4th September 2012 in News
FOR the fifth year running the Quarry Bank pub in Timperley hosted a charity day on Sunday (September 2) to raise funds for Francis House children’s hospice.
Customers and supporters enjoyed dancing, a tombola stall, nail and face painting and an evening raffle of prizes donated by companies including Manchester City and Manchester United.
The event rasied £2,200 Resident Anne-Marie Noon, the organiser of the day, said: “The fun day was started as Francis House has always been a charity close to the community. Over the past five years the event has raised more than £15,000. Everyone digs deep and joins in the fun.”
Pub manager Keith Reagan and partner Andrea Breen and all he bar staff lend their support, wearing Francis House t-shirts.
Thomas Breen who works on the bar, donated all his tips to Francis House at the end of the evening.
Anne-Marie added: “The pub always gets together for the Annual Francis House charity day and the customers that attend would give you their last penny for Francis House.”