Local business women pool contacts to help `Save Our Sue'
15th November 2011
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Two local business women, Nicki Spindler and Debbie Edwards, have joined forces to help raise much needed funds for the local campaign `Save our Sue' 
and are determined to get the business community together to help. Nick Spindler of Freer PR said: “We have decided to organise two Christmas events, a Christmas ball at the Holiday Inn Ellesmere Port and a Christmas Fair at Inglewood Manor. Our aim is to raise enough funds before the New Year so that Sue can start the first round of life saving treatment. We know this is a mammoth task but we are convinced that there are businesses out there who would love to help.”

Debbie Edwards of Hillyer McKeown Solicitors continued: “Two months ago Sue was given 6 months to live, so you can understand the urgency in getting these events off the ground and raising the remaining funds. Each round of treatment costs £45,000 and Sue has been advised that she will need 5 courses of treatment in order to have the best chance of success. Her family and friends, including her two daughters Seren and Estelle aged seven and four, are working tirelessly to raise the money in time but we are absolutely sure that businesses across the North West will want to step forward and help.”

Nicki said: “It couldn't be a better time to ask - most of us will be lucky enough to look forward to a normal Christmas and whilst Sue will of course have her family and friends around her she still faces it with uncertainty. We want to take some of that worry away by reaching the goal of 45,000 before Christmas. As we have said - this does not give us much time so we need to ask the business community for help.”

Debbie added: “Our first event is the aptly named the ‘If I only had one wish..’Charity Ball, which will be held on Friday 2nd December at The Holiday Inn, Ellesmere Port. We’ve planned a wonderful evening, including a 3 course gala dinner, live entertainment and Charity Auction with some wonderful items. We need businesses to book tables at this event - we realise that people will
be busy at this time of year but it really does promise to be a fabulous and meaningful night.”

“What better time of the year for people  to dig deep and support a local charity event - whatever we do on that night will have a direct impact on Sue's life. So, if you are a business who hasn't yet organised your Christmas night out or just a group of friends who want to help then please do get in touch. If people cannot book a table then we are asking for donations of auction prizes and raffle prizes - again, this will help us to raise as much money as possible on the night.”

“The business community have always been great in their support of local charities and we would ask businesses across the Wirral and Cheshire to show their support in any way they can and as soon as they can”.

For tickets or to offer an auction or raffle prize email suesaulappeal@freerpr.com

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