Charity Gala Dinner 2017

Guests at the Charity Gala Dinner

250 guests gathered together at the Invercarse Hotel on Friday 27th October for the Rotary Club of Dundee's 32nd annual Charity Gala Dinner raising £19,500 for worthy causes.

Since the club held its first “Sportsmen’s Dinner” in 1985, this event has raised over £800,000.

The evening was hosted by TayFM DJ Erin Linton with guest speakers former British No.1 professional tennis player and TV commentator Andrew Castle and Deer Park golf professional Alan Tait.

Dundee Depute Lord Provost Bill Campbell was also in attendance.

Local auctioneer Stephen Dewer stepped in to the do the auction when our regular autioneer feel ill.

Andrew Castle is one of the most experienced and respected live broadcasters in the UK following on from a successful career in tennis, which saw him rise to British number one.

Alan Tait is a PGA “Fellow” Professional and General Manager at Deer Park Golf & Country Club Livingston. He won the Scottish PGA Matchplay Championship and The Tartan Tour Order of Merit in 1996.

Erin Linton has worked in the media for over a decade, hosting her own radio programme for TayFM. Career highlights include the 2010 Winter Olympics for BBC Scotland and the MOBO Awards in Glasgow for GMTV.

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