Wedding raffle worth £15,000 to be drawn this Friday

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A charity bingo night was organised to raise money for MND Scotland last year

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One lucky couple will find out on Friday night if they have won a wedding package worth £15,000.

The raffle, which costs £10 to enter, will be drawn on at 9pm on Valentine’s Day, with all proceeds going to MND Scotland – so there is still time to enter.

Oban businesses contributed towards the prize, which includes a venue and catering for 75 guests thanks to the Argyllshire Gathering Halls, as well as table and chair covers, table centrepieces, and a wedding arch, should the winners choose to have their ceremony in the venue. The venue date is set for February 13, 2021.

Other prizes include bridal make-up and nails, lashes, car hire, a piper, a band, as well as money towards the dress, flowers, cake and favours.

Karen MacInnes organised the raffle after Oban man Brian MacDonald was diagnosed with the disease.

The 42-year-old’s shock diagnosis forced him to take early retirement this year after 13 years saving lives from fires in Glasgow.

Karen said: ‘This is a devastating illness for Brian and his close family, so by donating just £10 and with an opportunity to win this fantastic wedding prize worth over £15,000 is a small step into making a difference to MND.’

To be in with a chance of winning, all you have to do is donate a minimum of £10 and leave your name on www.justgiving.com/fundraising/karen-macinnes4