Forfar Marafun crosses the finishing line with £12,000

Friday, November 21, 2014
More than £160,000 now raised for the Ninewells Cancer Campaign by the Rotary Club of Forfar

Lady Fiona Fraser, Chair of the Ninewells Cancer Campaign, was joined by Dr Gillian Smith and Dr Marios Stavridis in Forfar on Saturday 15th November to celebrate the successful completion of a major fundraising initiative centred around the 2014 Marafun and raffle, a biannual community fundraising event which has been organised since 2002 by the Rotary Club of Forfar. Dave Valentine, Marafun Convenor presented Lady Fraser with a cheque £12,000, raising the Rotary Club of Forfar fundraising total beyond an incredible £160,000, following many years of loyal support of the Ninewells Cancer Campaign.

 

Lady Fraser is pictured (with thanks to Paul Reid, Angus Pictures) drawing the prize raffle and receiving the cheque, together with Aubrey Wood, Vice-Chair of the Ninewells Cancer Campaign and Dr Gillian Smith and Dr Marios Stavridis, research group leaders in the Jacqui Wood Cancer Centre in Dundee.