MS cen­tre hosts an­nual fundraiser

The Oban Times - - DISTRICTS -

OBAN’S Mul­ti­ple Sclero­sis Ther­apy Cen­tre hosted its an­nual holly tea fundraiser at a packed Glen­cruit­ten Road Church Hall on Satur­day Novem­ber 5.

Em­ploy­ees from Oban TSB branch, whose cus­tomers voted it as the bank’s char­ity for 2016, joined MS cen­tre vol­un­teers in serv­ing cof­fee, tea and cake to ta­bles of chat­ting guests, amid stalls of home-bak­ing.

Cen­tre man­ager Amanda King ex­plained the event helps raise the run­ning costs for pro­vid­ing MS ther­apy to lo­cal suf­fers. She said: ‘Our mem­bers at­tend a weekly ses­sion in our baro cham­ber, breath­ing med­i­cal oxy­gen to help re­lieve the symp­toms of MS.

‘We are en­tirely self- fund­ing and rely on the gen­eros­ity of the lo­cal com­mu­nity. We are grate­ful to Oban TSB whose cus­tomers chose us and whose staff vol­un­teered with us to­day.’

MS Cen­tre man­ager Amanda King, the TSB’s Freya Roberts and Karen Sim, cen­tre as­sis­tant Ni­cola MacKech­nie, and trustees Sharon Swan and Laura Sage- Gib­bon.

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