On Thursday August 22, the Defence Forces in association with the Radisson BLU Hotel Athlone, will host a gala benefit concert.
The concert will involve the Army Band of 2nd Brigade who will perform with Athlone A Cappella choir and renowned Raphaela Mangan will begin at 8pm with a VIP wine reception from 7pm.
The aim of the evening is to raise much needed funds for South Westmeath Hospice and ONE (Organisation of National Ex-servicemen ) Fuchsia appeal.
Those interested in attending the gala concert are asked to RSVP to Captain Aislinn Kelleher via email [email protected] before August 12.
Donations can be made on the night or via websites South Westmeath Hospice - www.southwestmeathhospice.ie/about-us/ and ONE Fuchsia Appeal - https://www.thejournal.ie/fuschia-appeal-defence-forces-3465823-Jun2017/.