Stony goes pink for breast cancer appeal this October
Stony Stratford will literally be turning pink this October, to support Milton Keynes Hospital’s Touch of Pink Appeal during Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Pink bunting will adorn the high street from the first week in October, which has been sponsored by three generous local companies IDW Heating Services, Grayster Maintenance and DNA Communication and Electrical Services. More than Stony Stratford-based 20 businesses are on board, putting up pink window displays, holding pink fundraisers or getting into the pink spirit and attending the various fundraising events taking place throughout the month.
Cameron’s Brasserie will be holding a Simply Pink evening on October 3, serving a £25 two course meal and pink sparkling wine, with £5 going to the appeal. Then on October 12, The Cock Hotel is holding a Touch of Pink Floyd night, with local band Little Pig playing from 8pm followed by a DJ until 1am. The Fox and Hounds pub is having a pink comedy night on October 20 – so there’s something for everyone.
Milton Keynes Based ‘The Luminar Group’ Donates £53,800 To Milton Keynes Hospital
Rooksley based ‘The Luminar Group’, the UK’s largest nightclub operator has donated £53,800 to Milton Keynes Hospital’s Children’s Ward and Little Lives appeal.
The Little Lives appeal is raising funds for state-of-the-art equipment to be used in the hospital’s Neonatal unit, which looks after babies who are born too early, or with serious medical conditions. The hospital cares for over 350 neonatal babies each year, who need the most up-to-date equipment to ensure they have the best start in life. The donation will be used to purchase two Neonatal Unit ventilators and two handheld saturation monitors – which monitor a child’s oxygen levels.
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