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Portmeirion Group to host charity evening

Portmeirion Group team up with Douglas Macmillan Hospice for upcoming charity ball

Leading British tableware manufacturer, Portmeirion Group, and Stoke based charity Douglas Macmillan Hospice, will be hosting a charity evening at the Moat House Hotel next month. Dougie Mac was the chosen charity for the Group’s first ever charity evening.

Personnel from the Stoke-based ceramics company, aim to raise over £4,000 for their charity of choice at the glitzy event on Saturday 3rd October.

Phil Atherton, Group Sales & Marketing Director at Portmeirion Group, said: “We are delighted to announce our partnership with Dougie Mac. The charity was voted for by our very own employees, which just proves how much the Group respects and thoroughly commends everything it does to help care for so many families in Staffordshire. Dougie Mac does a fantastic job and is very near and dear to our hearts.”

“The whole team and I are extremely pleased to be hosting this fabulous event and are really looking forward to raising as much money as we can for such a great cause.”, says Phil.

The event will see employees from Portmeirion Group and Dougie Mac enjoy a beautifully cooked hot buffet and a special live performance from local talent band The Maxxx – plus some very special guests!”

The grand raffle prize draw will be the pinnacle of the evening, with all proceeds going to the Hospice. Top prizes, up for grabs, include an array of beautiful pieces from across the full Portmeirion Group collection, as well as other products from the Group’s generous local suppliers.

Suzi Smith, Head of Corporate Fundraising and Events at Dougie Mac, commented: “This is a fantastic opportunity for the Hospice and we greatly appreciate Portmeirion’s support in hosting this exciting charity evening. Our staff, volunteers and supporters work extremely hard on a daily basis to help as many families as possible, and so for Portmeirion Group to recognise this and want to give back is wonderful.”

Dougie Mac has a team of dedicated staff and volunteers who provide all hospice services free of charge to over 3,700 adults with life limiting illnesses in the North Staffordshire area; they also provide supportive care for their families and carers.

About Portmeirion Group
Portmeirion Group PLC is a Stoke-on-Trent based British company and a market leader in high quality and innovatively designed tableware, cookware, giftware and tabletop accessories. Portmeirion Group encompasses four world leading brands, Portmeirion, Spode, Royal Worcester and Pimpernel.

www.portmeiriongroup.com




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