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BHF seeking support for three great events in September

Posted: 4th August 2017

Coronary heart disease is Scotland’s single biggest killer and all too often it strikes suddenly and unexpectedly.

For the past 56 years, the British Heart Foundation has been fighting back against heart disease by funding research that saves lives. Great strides have been made but there’s so much more to do, to prevent the sudden devastation families face as a result of heart disease. BHF Scotland are always keen for local people to join the fight and show their support and there are 3 great events happening in September you can get involved in:

LADIES LUNCH – 10th September – Edinburgh
The first event is a ladies lunch on the 10th September at Village Hotel on Crewe Road South, from 12-4pm. This is being run by the hotel in collaboration with BHF Scotland, who will be there on the day to speak a bit about the work of the BHF, their research and the importance of donations. In addition, guests will enjoy a glass of bubbly on arrival and a two course lunch with entertainment from solo swing tribute singer Andy Miller. £5 from each ticket plus all proceeds from the raffle will go to BHF Scotland. BHF Scotland are also in the midst of organising some bespoke retailers to join the event for some shopping opportunities on the day. If you would like to donate anything to the raffle, please contact Sarah Miller, Fundraising Manager at BHF Scotland on 07702 917 677 or millers@bhf.org.uk. To book tickets or for further info on the event please contact Village Hotel directly on 0131 297 7111 or email edinburghhub@village-hotels.com.

KILTWALK – 17th September – Edinburgh
Would you like to be a Kiltwalk hero and take big steps for the BHF on 17th September? With three walk lengths to choose from (5 miles / 12 miles and 26 miles), there is sure to be a Kiltwalk to suit you! If you would like to take part in the Edinburgh Kiltwalk this year and pledge to raise £200 for BHF Scotland, Sarah at the BHF can offer you a free place but don’t delay as places are limited!
The usual fee to take part is £31.65. BHF are already delighted to have members of staff from Haines Watts (one of the BHF’s wonderful corporate partners) and members of the Edinburgh BHF Researchers Fundraising Group signed up. For more info please visit: http://www.thekiltwalk.co.uk/events/edinburgh/.

HEART OF SCOTLAND DINNER – 21st September – Glasgow
The third event is the inaugural Heart of Scotland Dinner. It will be held at Oran Mor in Glasgow on Thursday 21st September, 6:30pm until late. The aim of this event is to raise funds for the pioneering research carried out by BHF’s researchers but also to raise awareness locally of the research taking place at their Centre of Research Excellence in the West End of Glasgow, just a 10 minute walk from Oran Mor itself. The ticket price (£60 pp) includes a drinks reception, a 3-course meal with tea or coffee and live entertainment. There will also be a charity auction and some surprises on the night! For tickets please contact Deirdre Curley on curleyd@bhf.org.uk or 07412 573274

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