Firm holding Pink Ribbon afternoon tea again

Southern PR will host its second women's charity function next week, again raising money for the New Zealand Breast Cancer Foundation.

An afternoon tea at the Crowne Plaza's threesixty restaurant will raise funds for the Pink Ribbon initiative, with all money raised going towards funding breast cancer research projects and medical grants for those affected.

Southern PR director Fiona Woodham said she was ''thrilled'' to host another afternoon tea for the charity - last year's event raised $2227.

''We're looking forward to putting on another fabulous function for a great cause which is very close to my heart.

''We decided last year to do something a little bit different to the many Pink Ribbon breakfasts that are held around New Zealand and the afternoon tea idea was such a huge success we've continued on with that tradition.

''We're encouraging all the local ladies to come along, enjoy a cup of tea, coffee or something a bit stronger, and maybe even win an amazing prize. It's a lovely fun afternoon and all for a very worthwhile cause.''

The event will be held on May 29 from 3.30pm to 5.30pm.

Entry costs $10, to go to the cause along with money raised through raffles and a silent auction.

Businesses interested in attending or supporting the Pink Ribbon afternoon tea are encouraged to contact Southern PR on inquiries@southernpr.co.nz or by calling (03) 441-1117 during office hours.

To make a donation to Pink Ribbon online go to http://www.pinkribbonbreakfast.co.nz/page/southernprshostpage.