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Macmillan Cancer Winter Wonderland Ball 2014

Macmillan Cancer Winter Wonderland Ball 2014

Leeds United, Leeds
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Thu, 18th Dec 2014, 19:00 - Fri, 19th Dec 2014, 01:00
map-pinLeeds United, Elland Road, Leeds, LS110ES
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Macmillan Cancer Winter Wonderland Ball 2014

Our Winter Wonderland Ball At Centenary Pavilion Suite, Leeds United Stadium On Thursday 18th December 2014

TICKETS ON SALE NOW

Ticket Price is £60 per person and we have 1000 to sell. There will also be a Small Booking Fee Applied.

Buy now to spread the cost of Christmas, where you will be attending the Event of the season and also help others this Christmas celebration!

Payment through BACS, cheque, cash or Invoice through PayPal (PayPal Processing Fee Applies)

So please help spread the word and share on your social networks please!!

Your night includes:
•White Carpet Entrance with Santa and The Las Vegas Show Girls

•Drinks reception with live music from Adrian Doyle

•Photography by Proffoto - have you parties arrival photo taken and you can also buy your professional prints on the night! 25% of the proceeds will also go to the charity.

•Three Course Festive Meal, coffee and mince pies with Wine - not forgetting the festive novities and crackers to!

•Live entertainment throughout dinner of multiple acts - with Jack Walton, Las Vegas Show Girls and some of these are a surprise !!

•Amazing flower centres by Natasha Couston - she will be working her magic on sculpting the most amazing and high centres to your tables involving flowers, twigs, snow spray, lights and diamonds!

•Casino - with funny money and the winner of the night with the highest score will win an amazing donated prize (announced on the night!)

•Chocolate Fountain sponsored by Heer Bar Management (chocolate fountain hire yorkshire)

•Candy bar - sponsored by candy-buffets.co.uk

•Photo booth - sponsored by candy-buffets.co.uk

•Auction with many good donations of prizes from four star stays with dinner, b&b at four star hotels, vouchers, photo shoots, leeds United team signed shirt and so many more!

•OUR MAIN BAND THE "Emerald Thieves " and Disco to keep you dancing all night long!

•Radio DJ host!

•NOT FORGETTING all the Winter Wonderland heaven props!!

Please JOIN our pages to stay up to date:
FB: www.facebook.com/yess87
Just Give: www.justgiving.com/Macmillan-Support
Twitter: Macmillan_Ball

You can donate by texting (FOR FREE) to 70070 "YESS87" and donating as much or as little as you wish, please gift aid. All proceeds will go to Macmillan Cancer Support.

For more details please email
wonderlandball@outlook.com

There will be a website page to purchase from, and also direct over email and the telephone.
Set menu, and dietary requests will be accommodated.

T&C: Tickets must be paid in full upon booking. Guest will be seated on mixed tables of ten or your can buy your own table of ten (a couple of tables of 12 are available to but very limited). Last ticket sales is Last week of December.
no refunds will be given if you need to cancel your tickets and all proceeds will go to Macmillan Cancer Support.

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Festive Menu

Pressed Ham and Parsley Terrine, Caramelized Beetroot and Onion Chutney
Fresh Bread Rolls
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Roast Lemon and Thyme Turkey Breast, Sage and Onion Seasoning, Bacon and Sausage Roll
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Chocolate Fudge Cheesecake, Orange Cream
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Tea or Coffee, Mince Pies

Festive Vegetarian Menu

Seasonal Vegetable Terrine, Caramelized Beetroot and Onion Chutney
Fresh Bread Rolls
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Vegetable and Wensleydale Wellington, Provencal Sauce, Dauphinoise Potatoes and Green Beans
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Chocolate Fudge Cheesecake, Orange Cream
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Tea or Coffee, Mince Pies
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I look forward to meeting you all soon!

Thank you for Supporting Macmillan Cancer Support.

 

My Story

In April I went to the doctors with a lump that wasn't right, on May 3rd 2013 I went to York Hospital not even in the slightest worried that this lump was cancer, in fact cancer never even came to my mind at the time!

In May 2013 I was diagnosed with cancer, it was the scariest and most upsetting news I had ever been told since the passing of my Late Aunt earlier that year. The worst thing for me was I went to my doctor alone, and was put on a waiting list for a hospital appointment which came through the post quickly. Funny enough the appointment was on my mother’s 60th Birthday, May 3rd, and I had a big weekend planned for her and a surprise holiday.

I wasn't worried as I went about a lump and was told it was 99% a cist but to get it checked, after going to the hospital alone, I had an ultrasound and to my shock horror to be diagnosed with Testicular Cancer and I was all alone.

After I had come out of the shock from my doctor and not really knowing what was going to happen, a lovely Macmillan nurse was appointed my way and instantly I was made to feel better, she held my hand and said you'll be okay and talked me through everything, the life change it could be, financial help and the treatment and instantly felt I was in good hands.

After this I went home to have to tell my mother and that was harder than been told myself, however it was easier and helpful as I was full of hope and knowledge of what the upcoming months could be from my Macmillan Nurse, I’m not quite sure how I would of done this without this service.

Two weeks later, after my holiday, I had my operation which was quick and easy, and to my surprise the same Macmillan Nurse that talked to me had found me through all the appointments, where she left her post to come to visit me to see if I was okay and needed anything and she didn't forget me and I still have her card to this day. She is simply amazing!!

I was lucky, for now, as I had a seminoma type cancer that's the good kind, slow growing and easily treated. I didn't need any further treatment but a 5 year watch program that includes three monthly check ups and so far I'm all clear, a year on!

Macmillan nurses have always been there throughout my program, working hard, I was lucky, but the scare I wouldn't wish on anyone, and thanks to Macmillan Cancer Nurses, my experience was made easier. This service is a very important part of cancer treatment and I really appreciated all their help and I couldn’t imagine Macmillan not been there. Every few months I go to the Bexley Wing at Leeds University Hospital for check ups and blood test, CT scans and X-rays, but this whole experience changes you as a person, even if you were ,for now, a luck survivor. Been on the same wards you see others that are less fortunate than yourselves, people going through their worst and darkest hours, dealing with chemo, radiotherapy or even right at the beginning of diagnostics, you still feel part of them fighting to survive and feel yourself wanting to help in any way you can or look at it another way "that could of be me". So I decided that I wanted to be someone who could help change things and that experience, leave a legacy that "I helped others" and if one day cancer does comes back I can happily say "I helped change the future, and helped with the treatment of the worst thing in life Cancer".

There are people out there who don't get it easy like I have, and Macmillan are there for them, I now want to thank them, and help them by keeping this service going to someone who might not be as lucky as me and I wish to dedicate my time to raise money for this valuable service by raising £10,000 as a goal.

Even though I recovered quickly in a few months and didn’t require further treatment, it is still very life changing to have the scare and to go through any part of the cancer treatment. We have to help fight it, and without the help of Macmillan Nurses and their research, cancer will always win and bring families crashing down as their will be no one to catch us....

I have also setup a Just Give page to start the fundraising and this can be viewed at: http://www.justgiving.com/Macmillan-Support to keep up to date with my fundraising, see pictures, videos and updates and you can also donate easily by texting YESS87 to 70070 for FREE and as donate as much or as little as you wish but I do recommend a minimum donation of £5.00.

Please help because it could be you or a family member who needs a Macmillan Nurse, but I do hope you don’t!, as 1 in 3 people will be diagnosed with cancer in the UK at some point in their lives, and then all their family’s will be hit by this news to.

Thank you in Advance for your support! x

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MACMILLAN CANCER SUPPORT

WINTER WONDERLAND BALL

THURSDAY 18TH DECEMBER 2014 AT 19.00

Matthew Ascough, 27, from Yearsley, North Yorkshire is set out to fundraise for Macmillan Cancer Support, he aims to raise over £10,000 from multiple charity events. Matthew’s first event will be the Winter Wonderland Ball at Leeds United on 18 December where 1000 tickets are up for grabs for this special exclusive event. He also plans for him to do the Nepal Trek in March 2015 and a large coffee morning in September 2014. Macmillan Cancer Support is here to make sure no one has to face cancer alone. They will support you, give you guidance and be a friend to talk to. They will also give you financial help and guidance of helping your family deal with such news. Every day a staggering 30 people in West Yorkshire hear the devastating news they have cancer, and 15 people die from the illness. This will see West Yorkshire’s population of people living with cancer nearly double between 2010 and 2030.

BY 2030, THE NUMBER OF PEOPLE

LIVING WITH OR BEYOND CANCER IN

WEST YORKSHIRE WILL FILL LEEDS

UNITED’S ELLAND ROAD STADIUM

OVER THREE TIMES.

Matthew explained why he is doing all of this, ‘I was diagnosed with cancer on my mother’s 60 birthday in April 2013; it was the worst news to hit me. Within 4 months I lost my aunt and cousin and then I found out I had cancer. I then went through treatment in May and June 2013. My treatment was easy in some sense, a simple operation to remove the tumour followed by a 2 week recovery period. After this I found out my further treatment would be a series of CT and XRAY scans over five years.

I hope that will be it for me, but I now know what it is to deal with cancer. I have seen how unlucky others are and how much people affected by cancer really need your help. Macmillan Cancer Support is always on hand throughout the day and night to support and help. Even to this day I still get support from them and in return for that I’m helping them with blood trial tests and now as a thank you to them raising money to keep a much needed charity going as I couldn’t imagine Macmillan not been around. Did you know that £26.00 could pay for a Macmillan Nurse to support someone for an Hour? Or 52p could pay for “The Cancer Guide” for someone to read to help them understand treatments?’

THE WINTER WONDERLAND BALL 2014 IS SET OUT TO BE THE HIGHLIGHT OF YOUR FESTIVE CALENDAR.

Held at the Centenary Pavilion at Leeds United Stadium, where 1000 tickets are available and the night includes; White Carpet entrance with Santa and the Las Vegas Show Girls | Drinks Reception with Live Music | Three Course Festive Dinner with Wine | Live Dinner Entertainment | Chocolate Fountain | Casino | Auction | Candy Bar | Main Band the “Emerald Thieves” | Disco | Photographer and Photo Booth and loads more Surprises.

Tickets For this Exclusive Charity event are available now for £60.00 Per Person plus postage fee. Guests will be seated at mixed tables of 10, and full tables can be purchased. Please contact organiser Matthew on 01347 88941901347 889419 or wonderlandball@outlook.com for further details and tickets.

This special event is still looking out for sponsors to help towards the costs of the event and will be marketed in return. If you are interested and can help support a great charity and get some great marketing for your company across Yorkshire please contact me directly. We are also working with local radio stations to help promote this event.

There is also marketing opportunities available within our guest’s souvenir booklets. Please contact for details.

Matthews Full Story is available at:

www. Justgiving.com/Macmillan-Support

Further Event Details available at

Facebook: www.facebook.com/Yess87

Twitter: @Macmillan_Ball

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