Mayor's Wimbledon Ball Raises Charity Funds

More than £20,000 is raised for charity

Mayor of Merton, Councillor Agatha Akyigyina, raised over £20,000 at the recent Mayor's charity ball in Wimbledon.  

The event, held at the All England Lawn Tennis Club, had entertainment on the night provided by singer-songwriter Hannah May, Shidda Culture Dance Troupe, the Rockafellas and DJ Staga. Fundraising activities on the night included an auction, a tomboloa and two raffles.

Guests on the night included local councillors and Mayors from the London Boroughs of Tower Hamlets, Greenwich, Kingston, Hammersmith and Fulham and Wandsworth.

Mayor of Merton, Councillor Agatha Akyigyina said: "Thanks to everyone who attended the ball. It was a fantastic night with great entertainment and I was pleased to see so many familiar faces and other Mayors from across London coming to show their support and enjoying themselves.

"I'd also like to thank everyone who generously donated money, which my charities will be very grateful for."

May 10, 2015