Dancing the night away at Lis Every's annual mayor's ball gives local volunteers £4,000 boost
PUBLISHED: 10:19 08 March 2016 | UPDATED: 10:19 08 March 2016
More than 100 people danced the night away at councillor Lis Every's annual charity mayor's ball, raising £4,000 in the process.
Partying until midnight at Lis Every's Mayor's Ball raises £4,000 to help local volunteers
Lucy Frazer MP and husband David
Joh jand Enid Bedford with Mayor Lis Every and her consort
Ladies from staff of East Cambs Council
Cllr Carol Cox, Chair of Fenland DC
City Councillor Jo Pearson and East Cambs District Councillor Andy Pearson
Councillor Michael Allen, chairman of East Cambridgeshire District Council and Mary, his wife, with Mayor of Ely Lis Every and her consort
The party packed out the Maltings until midnight on Saturday, welcoming MP Lucy Frazer and her husband, dignitaries, business representatives, rotary club members and staff at East Cambridgeshire District Council as well as friends and family.
“There was a real cross section of local people,” said Mayor of Ely Lis Every.
“We had a raffle, tombola and an auction led by David Palmer.
“In total we’ve raised £4,000 which will go towards training and supporting local volunteers.”
She added: “I’ve worked with so many volunteers over the years that I’ve wanted to support them as much as possible.”