The Beverley and District Chamber of Trade held its Annual Ball on Friday November 2nd at the Memorial Hall in Beverley.
Hosting the event in aid of SSAFA was Michael Menzies - Baird, Beverley Chamber Chairman Julian Minshall and event manager Leanne Marshall of Hunters estate agency.
There was something for everyone to get excited about whether it be the entertainment or the Auction Lots included a Tiger Moth flight experience, framed Dam Busters posters, a framed Tower of London Poppy, a pleasure flight, a trip to Auschwitz, Chloe Nugent artwork, a limited edition bottle of gin, a signed New Zealand 7’s rugby shirt and more.
A bespoke memorial bench from Sherburn Forge will be sited at Flemingate - Beverley’s. The De Lacy team are responsible for the design of the bench with Lee Cade and his team responsible for the interpretation and build with the winning bidder’s own dedication incorporated. The winning bid coming from Beverley Building Society.
Raffle prizes include a P&O Mini Cruise for two, a special creation from White Rabbit Chocolatiers vouchers to spend at The Tiger Inn and much more.
The dress code was ‘Pimp Your Poppy’. the organisers expected lots of creative outfits! The best dress Man and Lady were Mr and Mrs Peter Rayner.
In excess of £6k was raised for SSAFA on the night.