01 August 2019
Over £8,000 raised for Marie Curie NI from 'Legal Walk' event
The President of the Law Society of Northern Ireland, Suzanne Rice and the Society's Event Coordinator, Jennifer Ferguson presented Gavin McGucken, Community Fundraiser for Marie Curie Northern Ireland, with a cheque for £8,245.25 from money raised from the Society's 'Legal Walk' event which was held in May 2019.
Over 200 participants dressed in bright yellow t-shirts set of in May 2019 from
outside the High Court in Belfast for their 5k walk/run to the Titanic Centre
and back again.
Those participating included members of the legal profession, Judiciary and support staff who took time
out of their offices to take part in the Legal Walk/Run
through Belfast City Centre.
Commenting on the money raised the President of the Law Society of Northern Ireland, Suzanne Rice said:
"The Law Society of Northern Ireland is delighted to present Marie Curie Northern Ireland with this cheque which will go towards providing care and support for people with a terminal illness".