Glitz and glamour raises funds at Clifford Craig Charity Ball

MAMMA MIA: Nicole Manshanden, Rebecca Biggelaar, Claire Hills, Sally Hutchins, Isabel Illingworth and Alice Harper at the Clifford Craig Charity Ball. Picture: Phillip Biggs
MAMMA MIA: Nicole Manshanden, Rebecca Biggelaar, Claire Hills, Sally Hutchins, Isabel Illingworth and Alice Harper at the Clifford Craig Charity Ball. Picture: Phillip Biggs

Guests were treated to an elegant evening at the annual Clifford Craig Foundation Charity Ball on Friday night.

Event coordinator Rebecca Biggelaar said it was a “really successful night”.

“We had a record number of guests and sold out,” she said.

Ms Biggelaar said 370 guests attended the night.

The ball aimed to raise funds for the foundation through live and silent auctions.

All funds raised from the evening will stay in Northern Tasmania, and will support the Launceston General Hospital though funding innovative medical research, the education of health professionals, and the funding of equipment and patient facilities.

The gala featured Australian ABBA tribute band, BABBA, to entertain guests.

“They put on a really good show,” Ms Biggelaar said.

Funds raised from the event are yet to be counted.