Mayor Afrin to host charity ball to raise cash for good causes

Posted on - 2nd March, 2014 - 8:00am | Author - | Posted in - Charities, Preston Council, Things to Do in and around Preston, What's On in Preston
Mayor of Preston for 2013-14 Veronica Afrin

Mayor of Preston for 2013-14 Veronica Afrin

Tickets for a swanky night to raise money for the outgoing Mayor’s charities are on sale.


Prestonians are invited the celebrate Councillor Veronica Afrin’s time in office during a black tie event at Deepdale.

The Mayor’s Gala Dinner will be held on Friday 21 March at The Villa at Preston North End in the Invincibles Lounge.

It starts with a drinks reception at 7pm, followed by a three course dinner and live entertainment.

Throughout the evening an auction is due to take place with prizes donated by local traders.

Councillor Afrin said: “It is an honour being Mayor of such a fantastic city and I have attended many functions and met many amazing and inspirational people.

“The Gala Dinner is a chance for people across the City to come together, to put on their ‘glad rags’ and have a ball. It’s going to be a wonderful event and this is an open invitation for anyone to come along and celebrate our great City. I look forward to seeing you.”

Money raised on the night will go towards Deafway, Galloways and St Catherine’s Hospice.

Tickets are £30 and can be purchased from the Guild Hall Box Office or calling the PNE sales office on 01772 80 40 50.

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