Drugsline’s first campaign dinner raises £280,000+

first_img Howard Lake | 8 May 2006 | News Drug and alcohol addiction charity Drugsline held its inaugural campaign dinner last night at the Grosvesnor House Hotel in London’s Park Lane and raised over £280,000 at the event.Over 400 guests attended the dinner which marked fifteen years of operation for the East London-based organisation.Hosted by Linda and Dennis Baylin, the event included an emotive video which conveyed to guests the message that all children are vulnerable to the influence of drugs and alcohol. Advertisement Sir Jeremy Beadle conducted an auction, which included an “Apprentice” poster and book signed with a personalised message by dinner guest Sir Alan Sugar. Master of Ceremonies, former model Jilly Johnson, and comedian Johnnie Casson also entertained guests. Tagged with: Events Research / statistics  35 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThiscenter_img Drugsline’s first campaign dinner raises £280,000+ AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

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FDIC ‘looking at’ credit union purchases of banks as Hood defends deals

first_img continue reading » The FDIC is “looking at” the implications of credit unions purchasing banks, FDIC Chairwoman Jelena McWilliams said Wednesday, indicating that credit unions may have an advantage because of their tax structure and absence of Community Reinvestment Act enforcement.“The playing field may not be exactly level,” McWilliams said, at a House Financial Services Committee that featured prudential regulators.She did not elaborate on her agency’s efforts.Asked about the same issue, NCUA Chairman Rodney Hood declared, “These are voluntary market-based transactions.” ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img

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Nicolas Pepe destroys new Arsenal teammate Granit Xhaka in first training session

first_imgExplaining the logic behind Pepe’s signing, he said: ‘Nicolas is a highly-rated and talented winger who was wanted by many of the top teams in Europe.‘Signing a top-class winger has been one of our key objectives in this transfer window and I’m delighted he’s joining.‘He will add pace, power and creativity, with the aim of bringing more goals to our team.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal Comment Advertisement Nicolas Pepe could make his first Arsenal appearance against Barcelona on Sunday (Picture: Getty)Nicolas Pepe’s former Lille teammate Jose Fonte predicted Arsenal fans would be in for treat once their new club-record signing settles in, and the 24-year-old already looks well at home if his opening training session was anything to go by.Despite a reported meagre transfer budget of just £45million, Arsenal were able to beat the likes of Napoli to one of Europe’s most coveted wingers and duly confirmed Pepe’s arrival on Thursday.The Ivory Coast international is in line to make his first appearance for the Gunners on Sunday against Barcelona at Camp Nou and Arsenal are hopeful he will be ready to play a part in their Premier League opener against Newcastle at St James’ Park a week on Saturday.AdvertisementAdvertisementPepe trained alongside his new colleague’s for the first time on Friday and immediately showcased the sort of trickery and audaciousness that marked him out of one of the most exciting players in Ligue 1 last season.ADVERTISEMENTMore: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityConfronted by Granit Xhaka, the leading candidate to succeed want-away club captain Laurent Koscielny, Pepe produced a classic nutmeg to leave the Switzerland international reeling.And as if to prove it wasn’t a stroke of luck, Pepe produced the exact same manoeuvre moments later to outsmart fellow new arrival Gabriel Martinelli.While many pundits have identified Arsenal’s defence as the area of his team which required strengthening as a priority, Emery has chosen to add to his already star-studded attack.🥜🥜Nico straight into action with the rondo nutmegs 🔥⚡️ #PepeIsHere pic.twitter.com/fsg8OMm9vj— Arsenal (@Arsenal) August 2, 2019 Metro Sport ReporterFriday 2 Aug 2019 9:21 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link2.8kShares Nicolas Pepe destroys new Arsenal teammate Granit Xhaka in first training session Advertisementlast_img read more

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