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Eid charity lunch with Dr Munavvar raises £4,000 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation

Posted on - 6th July, 2019 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Business, Charities, Preston News
Rosemere Cancer Foundation’s chief officer Dan Hill accepts a donation from Zehran and Ayesha Punekar watched by their father Mr Maqsood Punekar
Rosemere Cancer Foundation’s chief officer Dan Hill accepts a donation from Zehran and Ayesha Punekar watched by their father Mr Maqsood Punekar

An Eid charity lunch hosted by renowned local chest doctor Dr Mohammed Munavvar has raised £4,160 for Rosemere Cancer Foundation.

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The lunch, which was held at Imperial Banqueting Suite, was attended by 170 guests including the Mayor of Preston Councillor David Borrow and Rosemere Cancer Foundation’s chairman Peter Mileham OBE.

Royal Preston Hospital Consultant Chest Physician Dr Munavvar, who is President of the European Association of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology, made a presentation about the work of Rosemere.

Guests had the opportunity to browse a variety of stalls organised by local artist and Rosemere Cancer Foundation supporter Kulsoom Satia. An auction of items gifted by local business and families raised funds, including £350 for a £100 Harrods voucher donated by Gafoor Pure Halal Ltd.

Read more: Preston hospice receives £12,000 after local firm’s 8,000 mile cycle challenge

Zehran and Ayesha Punekar, whose father formerly worked as a consultant in Preston, presented Rosemere Cancer Foundation’s chief officer Dan Hill with a £167 donation that they raised themselves. Preston bathroom furniture company Roccia presented Dan with a cheque for £450.

What do you think of the amount raised for Rosemere? Let us know in the comments below.

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