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Staff fundraising event a huge success

03 March 2009

Staff at Canterbury Christ Church University enjoyed a night of Wine and Wisdom to raise money for a local charity, the Molly Bubb Fund, on Friday 20th February 2009.

The event, held at the University’s Canterbury Campus, raised just under £600 for the fund set up to research the disease that took the life of four-year-old Molly in October 2008.

The night was an outstanding success with over 120 participants dressed in pink to commemorate Molly’s love of the colour with prizes awarded to teams with the most imaginative attire.

Organiser for the event, Debbie Grantham, said: “Staff from the University really got involved in the theme of the night with prizes going to the pinkest teams. It was a great chance to support such a great cause and I hope that we can look forward to more events such as these in the future.”

Notes to Editor

If you are a member of the media and would like an interview with Debbie Grantham, please contact Canterbury Christ Church University’s Corporate Communications Assistant, Michael Harris, on 01227 782826 or michael.harris@canterbury.ac.uk.

Canterbury Christ Church University

Canterbury Christ Church University is the largest centre of higher education in Kent for public services – notably teacher training, policing and health and social care. The University is also a significant provider of programmes in a wide range of academic areas within its Faculties of Arts and Humanities, Business and Management, and Sciences.

From a small independent College of less than five hundred students – all training to be school teachers – in the 1960s, we have grown to be a fully fledged university with almost 14,500 students and 1,400 staff members with campuses in Canterbury, Tunbridge Wells, Broadstairs, Chatham and Folkestone. Our teaching and learning facility for health, education and policing students at Chatham is part of the Universities At Medway Project in partnership with the Universities of Greenwich and Kent with Mid-Kent College.

Inspired by the University’s Church of England Foundation and the aspirations of its students and staff, our mission is to pursue excellence in academic and professional higher education thereby enriching both individuals and society.

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