Elvis times two helps raise cash for St Albans Grove House Hospice

SHOPPERS in St Albans last month were treated to a musical extravaganza and the chance to meet not one but two Elvises.

Thanks to the generosity of the people of St Albans, the third annual Band Aid concert raised over �1,587 for Iain Rennie Grove House Hospice Care. Ladbrokes added to that amount so the final total is set to be �2,000.

Organiser Dene Rosewarn said: “We have been really bowled over by the generosity of the people of St Albans. In spite of the economic climate we have smashed last year’s total. I would like to thank all the musicians who donated their time playing free, including Bill Franklin, New Soul Rebel, The Bob Villains (Gary Sear), Co Jones and of course Elvince and Elvis Shmelvis. We would also like to thank Ladbrokes, and friends who lent expensive equipment and set up the PA system – thanks also to the wonderful Bill Johnson (from The Horn) for doing the sound.”

Liz Hizli of Grove House said: “It was another wonderful day in St Albans, the atmosphere was electric, the music was fantastic, everyone had a wonderful day, we are very grateful to Dene and his team for all the support they give to Grove House.”

If you would like to organise an event to support the hospice give Liz a call on 01727 731008 or liz.hizli@grove-house.org.uk