Annual Denim and Diamonds Ladies Breakfast in support of The Sunflower Fund Ladies show support for Sunflower Fund

2016-12-07 06:02
Chantal Anley, Hilton Stander and Sheryl Smithies.

Chantal Anley, Hilton Stander and Sheryl Smithies.

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THE Belvedere Room of the Durban Country Club was abuzz with glitz and glamour on Wednesday 30 November as 200 ladies, donning their ‘sparkling’ best, attended the fourth Annual Denim and Diamonds Ladies Breakfast in support of The Sunflower Fund.

It was a glittering affair from the onset as guests were welcomed with a cocktail sponsored by 1Life. Further to a delicious breakfast buffet, which was truly a feast for the eye, the ladies were treated to a fabulous goodie bag, an exclusive B.O.N. Natural Oils gift, a Sorbet pamper station, retail therapy via the shopping stalls, tea and coffee throughout the morning as well as a Chateau Gateaux passionate cheesecake and other delectable table treats.

Guest speakers for the morning, Carey Symons, Matthew McDonald and Hilton Stander, added great meaning and significance to an already elaborate event by sharing intimate details of their personal journeys which left the audience impassioned and moved.

Organisers and hosts, Tanya Tostee and Nikki Smith of Key Events, were delighted with another successful event. Funds raised from the breakfast will enable The Sunflower Fund to create awareness, and to educate and recruit more blood stem cell donors to increase the number of people registered on the South African Bone Marrow Registry. The more donors on the Registry means greater hope for patients diagnosed with chronic blood disorders, like leukaemia, who are in need of a life-saving blood stem cell transplant from a matching unrelated donor.

The Sunflower Fund in Durban would like to thank the valued guests for their support, the esteemed guest speakers of the morning, organisers Key Events, main sponsors The Smile Emporium, B.O.N Natural Oils, Chateau Gateaux and the Durban Country Club as well as all other associated event sponsors and contributors.

For more information on becoming a blood stem cell donor, please contact The Sunflower Fund’s toll free number on 0800 12 10 82 or visit their website

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