An evening of wine and cheese saw 30 guests help two friends approach a charity fundraising goal in aid of Highland Hospice

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Francesca Marchetti, event organizer and Ross Ketterer. Photos: James Mackenzie

Francesca Marchetti works for the hospice fundraising service and in 2019 completed the Great Glen Canoe Trail with close friend David Philips to benefit the charity.

Some wines offered.
Some wines offered.

In a bid to do something every year for the hospice Covid has temporarily halted plans but in March the couple will head north to tackle the 270km Lapland Husky Trail in March from Norway to Sweden .

Federica Stefani, Lara Thompson, Marie-Claire Dunbar and Noemi Di Rocco.
Federica Stefani, Lara Thompson, Marie-Claire Dunbar and Noemi Di Rocco.

The cheese and wine night took place at The Wee Bar in Inverness, where cheese from Connage Highland Dairy and wine from a local collector were served.

Ainsleigh Locke, Richard Macdonald, Rémi Martin and Charlotte Murray.
Ainsleigh Locke, Richard Macdonald, Rémi Martin and Charlotte Murray.

Almost £2,000 was raised through a combination of ticket sales, donations and a wine auction.

Ms Marchetti said: ‘It went really well and went smoothly. Everything was as it should have been. »

Jenna Hayden, Fiona Stoddart, Morven Glasgow, Wendy Morgan, Amanda Forbes and Carrie Macdonald.
Jenna Hayden, Fiona Stoddart, Morven Glasgow, Wendy Morgan, Amanda Forbes and Carrie Macdonald.

Of the upcoming luge challenge, she said, “What I’m looking forward to the most is meeting the huskies and just being outside and living like the people live there.”


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