Our social pages this month are filled with fizz, fun, fundraising and a whole lot of fashion, see the highlights below or scroll further down through our archives.
A wonderfully colourful lunch hosted by The Cheshire Magazine to raise awareness for the plight of 3660 women housed in women’s refuges in the UK, many of whom have little or no access to toiletries and sanitary products, Elle Forelle aim to change that. The glittery event raised much-needed awareness for the charity along with creating new relationships for collection and distribution points for the products.
Professionals from around Chester donned their masks and makeup at the ‘Mask’s a Must’ ball for an evening of skeleton, shenanigans, Dracula and dancing at Chester’s Opera Grill. Halloween saw the Seventy9 Social group party into the early hours whilst being entertained by the live band, the Four Wise Monkeys. Guests were greeted by the infamous Plague Doctor (which caused a stir on Chesters streets a few years ago as part of the Big Heritage promotion), then settled in with champagne and canapés before enjoying the festivities of All-hallows eve.
Hayley Rubens hosted a Ladies Charity Lunch in aid of raising the awareness of Charcot-Marie-Tooth UK (CMT) on Tuesday 23rd October at The Vine Brasserie in Whitefield, Manchester. Hayley’s son was diagnosed with CMT only this year at 19 years old after years of operations, tests and appointments with Doctors around the country. The event was organised by Kate Park Events and sponsored by SPL Foodsw. The drinks reception was kindly sponsored by Tanqueray Gin. The event was a huge success with 80 ladies attending and raising £12k for the much needed research in to the condition CMT.
Award-winning fashion designer Matthew O’Brien held a VIP launch event for his long-awaited new flagship store. The three-storey emporium located at 16 Eastgate Row, in the famous Chester Rows, will house not only Matthew’s couture and bespoke collection but also a new bridal suite, menswear and ready to wear collection. The launch of the flagship store was attended by many of Matthew’s loyal clients and VIPs. Guests were able to preview the collection in the stunning showroom while enjoying champagne and canapes courtesy of Cheeky Chili events.
It was party time for The Business Connection, as they celebrated their 30th birthday at Oddfellows Hotel, Chester! Managing Director, Jason Fox, summed it up perfectly when he said “We are delighted to be celebrating 30 years of matching great candidates into jobs within the region. We believe our strongest assets are our people, so tonight is for them, a chance to have some fun and raise a glass to all their hard work.”
In celebration of the momentous anniversary, the team at The Business Connection has challenged themselves with completing 30 hours of voluntary work (ranging from dog walking at an animal shelter, to running the Chester Santa Dash) for local charities. 30ForThirty
We are always on the lookout to feature events, launches, fundraisers and celebrations for our Local Scene pages.
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