Business event counts for baby unit

L-r, Sheryl Macaulay (Douglas Home Solicitors), Diane Matthews (Fundraising Dept in NHS Borders) and Lesley Mark of Douglas Home Solicitors.
L-r, Sheryl Macaulay (Douglas Home Solicitors), Diane Matthews (Fundraising Dept in NHS Borders) and Lesley Mark of Douglas Home Solicitors.
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Borders General Hospital’s special care baby unit has received a £500 boost – thanks to a raffle held at a Supporting Women in Business event in Kelso.

It was organised by Sheryl Macaulay, a director with Borders accountants Douglas Home & Co.

Guest speaker Nicky Gray provided advice for those who attended and local businesswomen showcased their products, giving them an opportunity to broaden their client base. Douglas Home & Co. decided to include a charity raffle, asking all local retailers who attended the event to donate prizes, raising £250 on the night – and the firm matched that sum.

Sheryl, left, and colleague Lesley Mark, right, handed over a £500 cheque to Diane Matthews of NHS Borders’ fundraising department.