Holloway company raises �50,000 for cancer charity

A building supplies company has raised more than �50,000 for charity in its 90th year of trading.

Lawsons, which has a branch in Blundell Street, Holloway Road, organised a series of events in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support throughout 2011 and has just presented the charity with a giant cheque for the grand total.

Fundraising initiatives included darts tournaments, directors leg waxing, golf days, fun days and charity auctions.

Lawsons MD Joe Inzani said: “We are absolutely delighted with the final figure raised for Macmillan.

“We were really well supported by the staff, customers and suppliers alike.

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‘‘The final figure not only exceeded all our expectations but was also was the largest single corporate donation received by Macmillan in the region all year.”

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