Media Release: Epilepsy Scotland iPad prize for winner at Edinburgh Wags dinner

IF you want to join the growing number of devoted iPad fans and get one of your very own, join bidders at Epilepsy Scotland’s Edinburgh Wags dinner in the Roxburghe Hotel, Charlotte Square on Thursday 10 March at 7pm.

One lucky person will buy a £10 safe key that opens the door to an iPad worth over £400.

Chief executive, Lesslie Young, is delighted that Clicknetworks, an East Kilbride-based IT firm, has donated this prize to help raise funds for the charity.

She said: “It is going to be a fun-filled fundraising night for our 200 guests. I am grateful and encouraged by the generosity of people, even with the recession. Many fortunate winners will go home with fine prizes but only one can unlock a ‘must-have’ iPad.”

Celebrities giving their time to take part in the Edinburgh Wags ‘Tears, Triumphs and Tiaras’ event include Radio Forth’s Grant Stott, Gordon Jackson QC, Jojo Sutherland, support act of Jenny Éclair and 4 Poofs & a Piano, professional snooker referee and Robert Burns enthusiast Hugh Brown and Tony Scott member of the Association of Speakers Clubs with 40 years experience of public speaking.


Notes to editor

1.  Epilepsy Scotland works with people affected by epilepsy to ensure that their voice is heard. We campaign for improved healthcare, better information provision and an end to stigma. This common serious neurological condition affects one in 130 people. We represent nearly 40,000 people living in Scotland with epilepsy, their families and carers.

2.  Our freephone Helpline (0808 800 2200) offers advice, support and information.  People can email (, text 07786 209501, or download information from our website:

3.  For more details please contact: Helen Craig, fundraiser on 0141 427 4911 or Allana Parker, communications manager on: 0141 419 1701 or 07884 012 147.

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