Croí to benefit from fashion luncheon

A fashion show luncheon in partnership with charities Croí, National Breast Cancer Research Institute, and Rosabel’s Rooms, will take place on Sunday September 8th at the Glenlo Abbey Hotel.

Brown Thomas Galway will launch its new autumn winter 2019 collections with a special luncheon to raise vital funds for the three charities.

The afternoon will get underway with a champagne reception and music by Michelle Lally before the exclusive fashion show, which features this season’s key trends across sought after labels, including Ganni, RIXO, Victoria, Victoria Beckham, See by Chloé and MaxMara. Lunch in the Corrib Suite will be enjoyed ahead of a charity auction, and the event will finish with evening music by The Rascals in the Dangan Suite.

Brown Thomas Galway general manager Marilyn Gallagher says the charity fashion will benefit worthy charities such as Croi, National Breast Cancer Research Institute and Rosabel’s Rooms.

“Each charity is highly proactive in the west and throughout the country. They provide vital support to people at times in their lives when they are most needed.

“The Brown Thomas Galway charity fashion showcase will present the key trends from across the luxury store’s autumn winter 2019 collections. We greatly look forward to welcoming guests and helping to raise vital funds for these charities.”

The event commences at 2pm and tickets are available through each chosen charity’s EventBrite page at a cost of €90 each or €800 for a table of 10. Croí, National Breast Cancer Research Institute and Rosabel’s Rooms can also be contacted directly regarding ticket sales.

Croí’s mission is to prevent heart disease and stroke; the National Breast Cancer Research Institute funds a comprehensive research programme at the Lambe Institute, NUI Galway to improve the diagnosis, treatments, and outcomes for those who develop the disease; and Rosabel’s Rooms, in partnership with The Irish Hospice Foundation, is facilitating the development of family-friendly bereavement suites in hospital emergency departments around Ireland.

All proceeds donated to Croí will go towards our ‘Women at Heart’ campaign – an awareness campaign which targets women of all ages and highlights the fact that heart disease is not just a man’s disease. Women are six times more likely to die from heart disease and stroke than from breast cancer yet almost 90% of women are not aware of this fact. ‘Women at Heart’ aims to increase awareness of the risks, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of heart disease in women.