Supporting local women living with gynaecological cancers
9th Annual Autumn Fair at Gate Street Barn – a huge success
A very successful Autumn Fair was held on Wednesday 10th November, raising over £21,000. This represents much needed funding for GRACE’s work improving the diagnosis and treatment of women diagnosed with gynaecological cancer locally. Thank you to everyone who came on the day and helped to make the Fair such a success.
GRACE would like to thank the following:
Jane Hutley - for offering Gate Street Barn and organizing the fair each year
Juliet Clark - for picking the stalls and organizing the raffle and distributing all the prizes - hours of unpaid work.
Sheila Leet-Cook - for organizing the font desk and all of her amazing team…too many to name personally who gave hours of unpaid work
Richard Leet-Cook - for doing the electric car all day ferrying visitors to and from the car park
Cheryl Yeoman and her son Jack - for hours of heavy lifting setting up the event
Suzannah Adorian - for Stallholder lunches
Maureen - for helping with the raffle and manning the table
Mary, Lucinda, Pat Greenaway and Hilary - for the GRACE Stall
Lindsey Wright for everything
John and Jean Hassell - from all their hard work, from 6 am in the morning!
Alwyn Thomas - for 6 hours of non-stop washing up
Katrina McDonald and Ken Wollaston - for writing up all the raffle names
Chris Haslam & Chess Disco - for the PA system - 2 days of work for him - v.generously given Godalming Woolsack Rotarians - for car parking
Lisa Gough and Charlotte - in the office
Charlotte's mum Penny - for a whole day of clearing tables in the Restaurant
Henrietta Griffiths, Lulu Hutley, Henrietta Fiddian Green and Avril Southwell for selling raffle tickets along with representatives of Guildford Rotary
Perfect Pitch Marquees
Libby Elley - for all day on the Refreshment stand
Tandem Catering - for wonderful food and service
Betty at Bramley Linen Care - for stuffing all the envelopes to send out the leaflet
Mark at Abacus - for the trestle tables
Crystal Hire for the china and other restaurant hire items
Roger and Lloyd Halls
Nick Hutley - for everything!
Health & Aesthetics - Our Sponsor and all our advertisers
Annie and Jennings for Guess the number of Balloons in the Purple car
All of our shoppers and Stallholders
Hopefully we haven't forgotten a critical person... We are so grateful to you all and don't underestimate the huge amount of work that goes into this event each year. Thank you everyone for your unstinting and continuing support of this totally worthwhile charity.