Napoleons present SSAFA with cheque following

SSAFA cheque presentation smOn Tuesday 11th November Napoleons Casino & Restaurant on Bolton Road in Bradford marked 100 years since the start of World War I & paid tribute to former servicemen and women with a special remembrance dinner for ex-service men & women.

A fantastic £737 was raised on the night & last week General Manager Jane Dodd & Assistant General Manager Barry Bradley presented the cheque to SSAFA Chairman Terry Grayson, & Steve Abbott who helped organise the special evening.

The event was attended by 100 service men & women from R.N.A, Royal Marines, Submariners Assoc, Coldstream Guards, R.E.M.E Assoc., Military Police, Royal Artillery, B.L.WMC. Old Comrade, Paras, S.A.M.A.82, R.B.L, R.A.F & Royal Engineers.

Guests were joined on the night by the Lady Mayoress of Bradford, Cllr. Dale Smith & the Head of SSAFA, they all enjoyed a complimentary drink and a four course complimentary meal.

Jane Dodd, General Manager at Napoleons Casino & Restaurant, commented: “We wanted to hold an event to mark 100 years since the start of World War I & decided what better way then to invite in the services to celebrate & thank them for the work they do for our country & to pay tribute to former servicemen and women. We had a fantastic night bringing together an array of the forces & managed to raise a substantial amount for SSAFA who provide invaluable practical support and assistance to servicemen and women, veterans, and their families, every day of the year.”

Written on 16th December 2014Lillie Geistdorfer. Published in Members News