Annual CHPR lunch raises £23K

LIVERPOOL PR supremo Carolyn Hughes hosted her annual CHPR Charity Christmas Lunch yesterday at GUSTO Albert Dock, raising more than £23,000 for charity.

The 12th annual lunch has become the hottest festive tickets in town, supported by over 250 of Liverpool’s glitterati, movers and shakers, who enjoyed a drink on arrival a spectacular three course festive lunch and an afternoon of fun and entertainment.

The day was hosted by actress Lindzi Germain and entertainment included  performances from a DJ and Saxophonist, followed by a rousing set from dynamic duo Dixie Daye and Chantel Coleman, before FIRE rounded the afternoon off with a collection of party dance floor fillers.  

The event raised  over  £23,000 for Radio City’s Cash for Kids and was supported by  Rebecca Ferguson, Liz McLarnon, Danielle Lloyd, Gillian Kearney and RHOC Dawn Ward. 

Everton Football Club’s Darren Griffiths showcased his auctioneering skills, with prizes including:-  VIP Hospitality packages for Take That and Bon Jovi courtesy of LFC,  signed Liverpool shirt and signed boots from Everton and England goal keeper Jordan Pickford, plus a dining experience at Aiden Byrne’s new MCR restaurant in Manchester. 

Carolyn Hughes said  “This is the 12th annual CHPR charity lunch hosted at GUSTO Albert Dock.  The emphasis is always on fun and today was no exception.  I am grateful to those who support us year after year and delighted that we have raised £23,000 for local children.  Thanks to the Festive Decorators for the Giant CHPR Christmas Bauble and Tree”.

Pics by Diane Thompson