Jet shop gets set for charity fund raiser

Catherine Orrock and Lucy Thornton with raffle prizes at Araucaria''w133317
Catherine Orrock and Lucy Thornton with raffle prizes at Araucaria''w133317

A Whitby jewellers is hosting a charity fund raiser tonight to raise cash for a charity which is working to find a cure for Rett syndrome.

The event will take place at Arucaria in Church Street from 5.30pm to 7.30pm where there will be bubbly champagne and cupcakes for all visitors with the opportunity to win prizes donated by a host of businesses within the Whitby area, including goodies from Swarovski and lunch for two at the White Horse and Griffin.

Raffle tickets will be on sale for £1 a strip with all proceeds going towards Cure Rett, a charity co-founded by Kori Coates from Hawsker whose daughter Emlyn has the condition.