Trevor Beattie to hold event for Normandy heroes

Trevor Beattie's The Jack and Ada Beattie Foundation, which he set up in memory of his parents, is hosting its annual black tie gala to raise funds to help return D-Day veterans to the beaches of Normandy on the 70th anniversary.

D-Day salute: The Jack and Ada Beattie Foundation hosts charity ball on 21 September
D-Day salute: The Jack and Ada Beattie Foundation hosts charity ball on 21 September

The black tie ball on 21 September will take place at the Sywell Aerodrome, Northants, with astronaut Buzz Aldrin appearing as guest of honour, alongside Eddie Izzard and a number of Normandy heroes.

Money raised will go towards D-Day 70, which takes place in June 2014, and is the last formal commemoration and "final salute" to D-Day veterans.

The event will have a wartime theme, with an air display by aircraft from 1944.

For further details, contact Alex at Alexandra@beattiefoundation.com.

Beattie, a founder of Beattie McGuinness Bungay, set up The Jack And Ada Beattie Foundation to fight against inequality and promote dignity, freedom and sanctuary.

 

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