THE JOHNNY OWEN ANNUAL GALA DINNER DANCE
Saturday 7th OCTOBER 2023 – arrival from 6.30pm – Dinner at 7.30 – carriages 1 am
In memory of our dear friend Johnny Owen – to remember him and celebrate his life.
Following the success of the last two events, The JOHNNY OWEN MEMORIAL DINNER will continue to be an annual event. This year we will be at the sumptuous KEELE HALL again on 7th October – arrival from 6.30pm with dinner at 7.30pm. Tickets which ARE NOW AVAILABLE, are £60 per person (£50+vat) including an excellent three course dinner, entertainment with 60’s band ‘The Casuals’ and disco til 1am. A fantastic night is guaranteed, supporting the JOHNNY OWEN ACHIEVEMENT FUND. Get in touch via facebook, email email@example.com or call 07506 645765.
Arrival from 6.30 – Bucks fizz on arrival and then bar is open
Sit down at 7.30 – three course meal and coffee
Compere – Robbie Benson
Entertainment – the 60’s band ‘The Casuals’. A great floor filling set from the band. They are VERY good!!
Disco – Dancing til 1am.
Dress – we have said black tie – or lounge suits – whatever you feel comfortable in … A lot of ladies are wearing long dresses, a lot are wearing short dresses … some are wearing black trousers and a dressy top … it is all about doing your own thing and enjoying the night!!
PHOTOGRAPHS by Gail from GB Photography
Here is what we have done so far in the community in Johnny Owens name …..
The Macari Centre – £1,500
MacMillan Nurses at Leighton Hospital – £1,500
The Gordon Banks Memorial Garden in Fenton – £1,500
Affordable Foods Stoke – Christmas Presents – £250 (plus additional food and selection boxes)
Alice Charity in Newcastle – Christmas Presents – £250 (plus additional toys and selection boxes)
City Dogs Home – £250 (plus we collected blankets)
Newcastle Homeless Centre – £100 (plus we collected food)
CRY in memory of Dan Hughes – £250
Jordan Poole – Sponsorship of a young local Sportsman – £250
Peter Pan Centre – towards sensory Garden – £300
Rosalie Heatherington – Young baby with heart defect – donation – £100
We also donated 120 selection boxes to the Stoke on Trent mothers Network, Selection boxes and chocolates to ‘Our Space Staffs’, lots of food to Newcastle Food Bank, treats and chocolates to the Children’s Ward at the RSUH. We also sent 230 ‘shoeboxes’ full of treats abroad.