A pas­sion for fash­ion at char­ity fundraiser

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There was a full house at M&Co’s Blair­gowrie High Street shop for a fash­ion show or­gan­ised by the Sorop­ti­mist In­ter­na­tional Perth branch and shop staff in aid of Perth and Kin­ross Women’s Aid.

The ad­mis­sion ticket in­cluded light re­fresh­ments, and a dis­count on pur­chases on the night. There was also a raf­fle for a range of at­trac­tive prizes.

There was a full house at M&Co’s Blair­gowrie High Street shop on Thurs­day evening for a fash­ion show or­gan­ised by Sorop­ti­mist In­ter­na­tional Perth branch and M&Co staff in aid of Perth and Kin­ross Women’s Aid.

The ad­mis­sion ticket in­cluded light re­fresh­ments, and a dis­count on pur­chases on the night. There was also a raf­fle for a range of at­trac­tive prizes.

Lo­cal models dis­played a range of clothes for day and leisure wear.

Be­fore the show Ann Gourlay, pres­i­dent, Sorop­ti­mist In­ter­na­tional Perth, and Jean Camp­bell, im­me­di­ate past pres­i­dent, pre­sented a cheque for £510 to Mar­garet Young, Mary’s Meals am­bas­sador in Blair­gowrie.

The money was raised at a cof­fee morn­ing in Air­lie Street Hall, Alyth.

Jean Camp­bell, mem­ber­ship of­fi­cer, SI Perth and pres­i­dent SI Scot­land North, said: “We are de­lighted that, as a re­sult of ev­ery­one’s gen­eros­ity in­clud­ing do­na­tions, £700 was raised, the ma­jor­ity of which will go to P&K Women’s Aid.”

Pas­sion for fash­ion Ruby Pol, Han­nah Airth, Re­becca Car­rie, Kirsty My­er­scough, Re­becca Rice, Sue Po­ple, Jenny Shep­herd and Ni­cole Rat­tray were models for the day

Cat­walk Some of the au­di­ence with or­gan­is­ers, back, from left, Alec Dick­son (com­pere), SI Perth vice-pres­i­dent Ann Belling­ham, Ann Gourlay (pres­i­dent), and Jean Camp­bell

Team ef­fort Some of the or­gan­is­ers and helpers, from left, Linda Mac­don­ald, San­dra Isles, Linda Thom­son, Jean Camp­bell, Ann Belling­ham and Shona For­rest

Models Vic­to­ria Ritchie, Molly McLean, Jennifer Ritchie and Maryann Ren­ova

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