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Guests raise £63,500 for Ayrshire Hospice at annual Summer Ball

Guests at the Ayrshire Hospice Summer Ball enjoyed a glamourous evening of fine dining and entertainment at Trump Turnberry Resort on Saturday 8th June to mark the 30th Anniversary of the hospice, raising a fabulous total of £63,500! The event was kindly sponsored by Wallace McDowall Ltd who celebrated their own special anniversary too of 50 years!

Image: David Gilbert Photography

Assistant Fundraising Manager, Mary Drummond explains: “Our Summer Ball is always such an iconic event in our calendar and this year certainly did not disappoint - it was a fabulous evening from start to finish.”

Dean Park was a great host and the evening was jam-packed with entertainment from Maybole Pipe Band, Craig Ward from The Voice whilst Jack Pack from Britain’s Got Talent got the dance floor moving and guests danced their socks off to the talented band, Real Easy late into the evening.

The Ayrshire Hospice are extremely grateful to Wallace McDowall, Ltd, Barr Environmental, John M Paterson Ltd, Kestrel Press, Corum, Dowhill Farm, Renaldo’s, Kirstie’s Flowers, Loch Lomond Group, Events Alive, Pine Tree’s Nursery, The Cook School Scotland and David Gilbert Photography who all gave their generous support towards the event and to everyone who very kindly donated prizes to our auction and raffle.  Also many thanks to the amazing committee who work tirelessly throughout the year to help plan this wonderful event – Margaret Jane Limond, Lynn Bentley, Laura Alexander and Claire Currie.

Tickets for the 2020 Ayrshire Hospice Summer Ball are on sale now and expect to sell out quickly so don’t delay!  The date for your diary is Saturday 6thJune.  They are priced at £105 each and each table can sit 10 or 12 guests.  For more information, call the Ayrshire Hospice events team on 01292 288488or e-mail

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