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Sir Cliff Richard to host event in memory of Peta Birch

in News · 10-07-2014 14:01:00 · 4 Comments

Sir Cliff Richard and his partners at the Adega do Cantor winery, Nigel and Lesley Birch, are to host a charity evening on Monday 4 August in memory of the late long-term Algarve philanthropist Peta Birch, who was tragically killed in March last year in a crash on the EN125.

Sir Cliff Richard to host event in memory of Peta Birch

Peta moved to the Algarve in the early 1970s and from the moment she arrived she worked extensively with several regional charities, making a real difference to the families, children, animals and institutions she supported.
She dedicated 35 years to helping Albufeira’s Santa Casa da Misericórdia, in particular the Pirilampos home for children, and Amigos de Crianças.
The family donated the land for the Pirilampos children’s shelter to be built upon and financed trips for the Santa Casa’s children.
An avid animal-lover she worked with SOS Algarve Animals, rescuing and fostering cats and dogs. In three years she fostered 72 puppies and started the ARC Horse Welfare partner group for neglected horses.
Peta, who was in her early sixties at the time of her tragic death, also lent her support to families in the Albufeira Marina gypsy camp, supplying them with clothing, food, and medical care as well as helping their animals and children.
Next month, on the evening of 4 August, an event is to be held at the Adega do Cantor winery, at Quinta do Miradouro, Guia (Albufeira, Algarve), which will be an “evening of wine and music to celebrate and remember the life of Peta Birch.”
Sir Cliff Richard will be putting on a “special performance” for the occasion, which will also feature the Suoniamo Italian youth orchestra, playing light classical pieces.
Vida Nova wines and canapés will be served. Space is limited and tickets will be sold on a first-come first-served basis.
Tickets cost €20 per person, payable via Paypal or cheque (see www.petabirch.org/charity-concert for more information on how to pay) and proceeds go to the Peta Birch Community Association which continues the good work undertaken by Peta (www.petabirch.org).

 

Comments

Que pessoa maravilhosa!
What a wonderful woman!
Thank you so much,Peta!
Muito obrigado,Peta.
Om Mani Padme Hum.
by Vitor Emanuel de Carvalho from Other on 22-07-2015 04:00:00
Muito obrigado Peta.
Thank you so much Peta.
Om Mani Padme Hum.
by Vitor Emanuel de Carvalho from Other on 22-07-2015 03:50:00
Sound like a wonderful event will contact the website for tickets.
by John Bacon from Algarve on 12-07-2014 05:25:00
What a wonderful lady, I am sure she is so very sadly missed by her family and the charities she set up. I wish you all well with this fundraiser in her honour xxx
by Susan from Other on 12-07-2014 10:29:00

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