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The Twilight Ball Saturday 16th June 2012

Posted: June 27, 2012 Time: 9:12 am Written by: Kelle Russell

On Saturday 16th June, Hollybank House in Emsworth (at the kindness of Viv and Anna Williams) saw its beautiful grounds turned into a stunning display of everything Twilight.
A group of students from Chichester held a ball in aid of the Rainbow Centre and raised over £3,000.  The team were organising the event for their final year project and chose the Rainbow Centre as beneficiaries and really did themselves proud.

Soul Diva, a solo artist played music throughout the evening and then sang to a full dance floor until midnight with the party continuing well into the early hours.  The Ball was a great deal of fun and it was attended by founders of the Centre, Trustees, Parents of Rainbow children and other supporters amounting to 160 guests.  There were 35 raffle prizes and a wonderful live auction orchestrated kindly by Rob Marchant of Clive Emson Auctioneers.

Clare, Fundraising Manager said, “When I first met the students they were a bunch of individuals trying to put on a ball with totally mixed ideas.  Just prior to the event I found myself sat in front of a team, successfully putting on a large event and I felt lucky!”  Thank you to Katie, Annabel, Ed, Laura, Ashleigh and Sam and to everybody who came and supported us in any way.
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