As many of you will know, 6 WeDO Scotland members are taking part in?Strictly Come Prancing?on the 15th of September in aid of our nominated charity?Aberlour Child Care?Trust. ?The event is being organised and produced by our member?Peter Ferguson?of?PDF Productions.?
With just under two weeks to go, we are getting really excited about the event. ?Not only are all the VIP tables sold out, the balcony seats are selling well, you can buy tickets by CLICKING HERE. ?Balcony seats have slightly restricted viewing however the show will be projected onto screens on the stage which you can watch from the balcony.
There is a great line-up of judges including Jai McDowall from Britain?s Got Talent and James Thomson of Prestonfield House Hotel and The Witchery. ?We are looking forward to a terrific night of entertainment with the support of our sponsors Microsoft, Princes Street Suites and The MGA Academy. ?Together we hope to raise a great total for vulnerable children living in Edinburgh.
One of the ways that our nominated charity Aberlour Child Care Trust are hoping to boost funds is with a live auction on the night, and there are some exciting auction lots on offer. ?So, if you are coming along to see Strictly on September 15, then check out this list of prizes and come prepared. ?It?s time to bid up in aid of Aberlour Family Outreach ? Edinburgh. ?Lots will be hotly contested, so get your game plan into action!
Lot 1: The Scottish Open 2013
Four tickets to the Scottish Open 2013 at Muirfield,East Lothian. Muirfield?s world-famous course has been a renowned host to major championships amateur and professional, international and national, men and ladies. ?It will now add the Scottish Open to its list of prestigious tournaments to be held there. ?This prize also includes a three course meal for four people.
Donated by Prestige Scotland.
Lot 2: Ryvoan Lodge, Strathspey
A long weekend at the luxury Ryvoan Lodge in Strathspey. This stunning Scottish property sleeps 10 people and boasts uninterrupted views of the Cairngorm Mountainsfrom the galleried open plan living room. Complete with Games room, sauna, en suite bathrooms and a helipad! For more details CLICK HERE.
Donated by WeDO member Ken Pritchard of Pritchard Property Consultants.
Lot 3: BIG Partnership Media Training
A half day?s media training for two, from The BIGParternship,Scotland?s leading PR and digital media agency, inEdinburgh. ?With a client list reading like a ?Who?s Who? of UK business, encompassing multinationals, household brands, major public sector bodies and fast-growing SMEs, training from BIG will offer invaluable insight and expertise into how to use the media to your business advantage.
Donated by The BIG Partnership.
Lot 4: Cairns Walker ? Golf at Gullane No.1
Join Cairns Walker director Gordon Cairns for lunch at Gullane Golf Club, followed by a round of golf over Gullane No1. ?Open to you and two friends, this is the perfect opportunity to pick up business tips from one of the city?s leading executive coaches and headhunters over a game of golf atEast Lothian?s most beautiful courses, with dramatic views across the Firth of Forth.
Donated by GordonCairns.
Lot 5: Edinburgh Festival Penthouse 2013
A night?s accommodation for up to six people in a penthouse apartment for the opening weekend of Edinburgh Festival 2013, including breakfast hamper.
Donated byPrinces Street Suites.
Lot 6: Lyrath Estate Hotel, Kilkenny
Two nights accommodation for two people at the luxury Lyrath Estate Hotel, Kilkenny including bed and breakfast, dinner on one night and flights fromEdinburgh.
Accommodation donated by Princes Street Suites.
Lot 7: Cairns Walker Executive Coaching
Four hours of executive coaching for you (or one of your colleagues) with Cairns Walker, an executive consulting firm specialising in helping identify, develop and retain exceptional leaders. ?If you want to build a top team in your organisation, tap into the insight of this expert firm, whose vast commercial experience will show you how best to develop senior executives.
Lot 8: Interior Design Package
Six hours of consultation time (worth ?500) with leading interior designer Gilly Corkery, of international firm The Interior Design Partnership, including a site visit to your property (within 25 miles of Edinburgh). ?In addition, you will benefit from a 10% discount on certain goods (including curtains and fabrics) up to a value of ?5,000, to be used within six months.
Donated by The Interior Design Partnership.
For further details of any of the auction lots listed above, please contact Nicola.Gandy@aberlour.org.uk or call 0131 557 1741.
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