Belfast Telegraph

Wednesday 16 April 2014

Charity business dinner raises £80k

The annual Newry Christmas Charity Business Dinner attracted more than 700 guests last week and welcomed rugby star Rory Best as its guest of honour in the Canal Court Hotel. The event raised £80,100 for local children's charities, including the value of the toys as well as money raised. In total,funds raised over the 14 years of the Christmas charity event, incorporating the Santa Run, now stands at £968,858 and is heading for the £1m mark next year, the Chamber of Commerce said.