The Pub Quiz on Oct 17 in Tooting was an absolutely fantastic evening and success. First and foremost, the biggest mention must go to Barbara’s sister Jan for putting together the event pretty much single-handedly by all accounts – even persuading her son to fly in from Moscow – that is serious fundraising for you! A HUGE amount of work clearly went into the evening so Jan really does deserve enormous praise.
As well as being huge fun with drink, food, humorous compering and a celebrity attendance by Guy Henry (former Director of Surgery, Henrik Hanssen in Holby City) who announced the winners of the Raffle with an extensive haul of prizes all donated on the night by attendees, the event pulled in over£1,800 for GIST Support UK – not a bad evening’s work.
I was also delighted to learn that the word ‘Set’ has the most dictionary definitions of any word in the Oxford Dictionary and that Donald Duck’s middle name is Fauntleroy! Hopefully it can become an annual fixture (no pressure Jan!). GIST Support UK clearly has some major friends and I was delighted to have been part of the evening. Thank you again Jan – and thank you for my fish finger sandwich (she’ll know what I mean!).
By Tammy. Whose team were runners up in a very strong competition! (Tammy furthest right in picture)