Forestside's 15th Anniversary Festival raises £75,000 for local charities.
Forestside Shopping Centre has recently completed its 15th Anniversary celebrations and helped raise a fantastic total of £75,000 for 15 local charities.
Each charity had one month’s activities providing an ongoing calendar of exciting and unique events throughout the 15 month period, on mall and around the centre, as well out and about at special events.
Lee Cutler, Centre Manager at Forestside paid tribute to all the charities involved and along with the charities gave thanks to all the customers, staff and supporters of the centre for their generosity and goodwill.
To mark the end of the 15th Anniversary Festival, representatives from all the participating charities got together to mark the occasion.
Pictured are (front row L-R): Margaret Young, Macmillan Cancer Support; Nadine Campbell, Clic Sargent; Heather Grant, Assistance Dogs NI with Chloe; Lee Cutler, Centre Manager Forestside; Lyn Palmer, British Legion; Gail McKee, Make-a-Wish and Eoin Treanor, Cancer Focus NI.
(Back row L-R): Ryan Myles, Captain of the Newforge Taggers; Anne Hannon, Marie Curie; Ellen Hillen, NI Hospice; Valerie Cromie, Tiny Life; Paul Collins, Praxis; Geraldine McGaughey, Assistance Dogs NI; Martin Booth, Oxfam; Aoibheann Fearon, Barnardo’s and Matt Allen, Cancer Fund for Children.