Top prize for Press Ball draw

ONE of Suffolk's premier family leisure venues has today pledged its support to the Ipswich and Suffolk Press Ball.

ONE of Suffolk's premier family leisure venues has today pledged its support to the Ipswich and Suffolk Press Ball.

Center Parcs is offering a fabulous auction prize for the glittering event.

A spokesman for the leisure firm said the prize consists a three-night weekend or a four-night weekday break for a family of up to six, in one of the newly-styled woodland lodges at Elveden Forest in Suffolk.

The spokesman added: “Center Parcs is proud to again be involved with the Suffolk Press Ball.

“As one of the largest employers in the county it is great to be able support a local event and hopefully in some way help a very worthy cause.

Held at the sumptuous Hotel Elizabeth, Copdock, on June 19, the Ipswich and Suffolk Press Ball attracts the cream of the county's business community and raises thousands for charity.

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Music, dancing, fine food and wines will be followed by an auction and tombola with prizes donated by a number of businesses and organisations with this year's chosen charity the Cystic Fibrosis Trust.

Headline acts will include rock legend and soul sensation Ray Lewis of The Drifters fame who will perform at the Soul Ball themed night of nights.

Regularly and strongly supported by the county's business community, the Press Ball is once again sponsored by Ipswich firm Call Connection.

Further information can be found about Cystic Fibrosis on the website Help and advice for those affected by Cystic Fibrosis is available through the Cystic Fibrosis Helpline on 0845 859 1000.

Have you been helped by the Cystic Fibrosis Trust? Are you a regular guest at the Ipswich and Suffolk Press Ball? What do you think? Write to Your Letters Evening Star 30 Lower Brook Street Ipswich IP4 1AN or send an e mail to

With the Mediterranean Village Square and dynamic Sports Plaza so close together, you can easily follow a morning of activity in the Subtropical Swimming Paradise with a leisurely lunch or dinner at the amazing choice of restaurants and caf�s.

Experience one of the many exhilarating indoor activities like fencing and badminton to the dizzying heights of the Aerial Adventure course.

Visit the Indonesian-influenced Aqua Sana spa, based in the elegant setting of the Country Club, and find total relaxation.

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