Shortly before the start of the final rehearsal of the 2018-19 choral season Co-Chair of Harrogate Choral Society Amy Wall was delighted to present a cheque for £250 to Ceri Thomas from Dementia Forward, the nominated local charity for the recent concert in Ripon Cathedral of “Faure Requiem and Rutter – Feel the Spirit”. The charity also ran the interval bar at the concert raising a further £340 for their funds.
Dementia Forward was established in 2012 when a group of enthusiastic and experienced people, with a passion for supporting people with dementia, decided the time was right to establish
Co-Chair of Harrogate Choral Society Amy Wall was delighted to present £370 to Barney Barnbrook from ABF, the Soldiers Charity, and Mayor of Harrogate Councillor Bernard Bateman – whose charity for the year is the ABF. The total including a raffle and bucket collection on the night - run by junior soldiers from the Army Foundation College - was £789.92. Amy Wall, says “As a registered charity we know how important every bit of fundraising can be for every charity and we are delighted to continue our support of others by donating £1 for each ticket sold at our concerts, augmented by the generosity of our audiences.”
December 2017 - HELP