Carrickfergus salon’s support for Alzheimer’s Society

Rachel Andrews, manageress and Sasha Hartley, representing Close Cuts and Just Nails salon, present Aisleen Hamill, from the Alzheimer's Society with a cheque.  INCT 23-708-CON
Rachel Andrews, manageress and Sasha Hartley, representing Close Cuts and Just Nails salon, present Aisleen Hamill, from the Alzheimer's Society with a cheque. INCT 23-708-CON

A fundraising event by a Carrickfergus business has provided a financial boost for the Alzheimer’s Society.

Close Cuts and Just Nails salon in Woodburn raised £681.35 for the charity, which supports people with dementia, their families and carers.

The Woodburn salon's team on the day of the event. INCT 23-758-CON

The Woodburn salon's team on the day of the event. INCT 23-758-CON

The fundraiser on May 1 saw the staff providing blow-drys, file and polish and selling ballots and badges.

Through campaigning, the Alzheimer’s Society strives to influence government policies and raise awareness of the challenges faced by people with dementia and the people who care for them. There are over 19,000 people living with dementia in Northern Ireland today.