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ICYMI: Question of sport event in Inverness raises thousands for Haven Appeal – 19 pictures


By Val Sweeney

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SUPPORTERS of the Haven Appeal to create tested their knowledge of sport to raise £12,000 for the cause.

The appeal, launched by the Elsie Normington Foundation and backed by the Inverness Courier, aims to raise £4 million to create Scotland’s first fully integrated centre for young people with severe and complex needs.

The fundraising Question of Sport quiz night and dinner, at the Kingsmills Hotel marked the launch of a crowdfunding campaign specifically for aplay centre at the proposed centre to be built at Smithton.

Guest speaker was former international judo star Stephanie Inglis. The Commonwealth Games silver medallist said she owed her life to a crowdfunding campaign after she suffered serious head injuries in anaccident in Vietnam.

The quiz was won by a team from Colin Armstrong Architects, of Inverness. They donated the £1000 cash prize, given in memory of the late David Cooper, to the appeal.



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