2019年07月13日

アランのメモリアルイベントで5000ポンド相当の寄付が集まりました☆

ベイシティローラーズのオリジナルメンバー、アランが亡くなって一年が過ぎ、スコットランドのスターリングで6月21日にメモリアルイベントが開催されました。チャリティーを兼ねたこのイベントで、5000ポンド(約670000円)相当の寄付金が集まったとニュースが報じています。Children’s Hospices Across Scotland(CHAS) スコットランド中の子共のためのホスピス、団体に贈られます。
2つの記事があります。2枚目の写真はアランの妹、ベティさん、アリスさんと奥さんのアイリーンさんとデレクです。

Memorial for Bay City Rollers’ Alan Longmuir raises £5000+
Edinburugh News :Tuesday 02 July 2019

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A MEMORIAL evening celebrating the life of the original Bay City Roller Alan Longmuir has raised in excess of £5,000 for the charity CHAS - Children’s Hospices Across Scotland.
Alan, who was born and raised in the Capital’s Caledonian Road sadly passed away last July, after a short illness.
He was remembered at event by family, friends and fans.
The event was held at McQ’s in Bannockburn, Stirling, and involved live music, comedy, an auction, raffle.
Organiser Gail Shackley said, “Organising this memorial event for Alan has been a privilege.
“We wanted to create an evening of music, happiness and fun to celebrate the life and legacy of an amazing, kind, gentle and fun-loving person. I think we got it right.”
She added, “We would like to thank Alan’s wife Eileen Longmuir who gave us her blessing to put this event on.”
Lyndsay Stobie, CHAS Community Fundraiser, said, “It was a fantastic night where the love for Alan radiated through a night filled with moments of joy. 
“We are so privileged to have shared in this experience and cannot thank everyone enough for these donations in memory of a much loved and iconic Scottish star.”
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Bay City Rollers legend honoured by CHAS fundraiser
Charity Today: 01/07/2019

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Sisters Betty and Alice Longmuir, wife Eileen Longmuir and brother Derek Longmuir

Friends, fans and family of original Bay City Roller Alan Longmuir celebrated his life at a memorial evening and fundraiser for the benefit of Children’s Hospices Across Scotland, better known as CHAS.
Raising in excess of £5,000 in Alan’s name, the event was held at McQ’s in Bannockburn, Stirling, and involved live music, comedy, an auction, raffle and three-course meal for an international crowd of 130 people who had travelled from far and wide to attend.
Alan – dubbed the ‘Proud Son of Edinburgh’ – who sadly passed away last July, was remembered in a night of joy and laughter, two values held dear by Alan as well as CHAS. 全文を読む


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