The Princess Royal Attends Charity Lunch in Wales

  April 26, 2009 at 3:57 pm by

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Anne, the Princess Royal attended the annual charity lunch for Save the Children, a 90 year-old children’s charity in Cardiff, Wales, where she spoke to 500 guests, according to Walesonline.co.uk. The princess recognized the hard work that has been done by the many supporters of Save the Children. The other speaker at the event was Victor Spinetti, an Italian immigrant who walked to Wales in search of employment.

One of the guests that was honored by the organization was the lady-in-waiting to the Princess Royal, Shan Legge-Bourke, who was named ‘fundraiser of the year’. The luncheon included a silent auction and a fashion show. It is one of the major fundraising events for the Welsh branch of the charity. Organizers were hoping to raise over 45,000 pounds.

To learn more about Save the Children, please click here.

To learn more about Princess Anne’s involvement with Save the Children over the years, please click here.

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