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TV judge Rob Rinder proves a big hit at fundraiser

PUBLISHED: 18:00 07 March 2016

Celebrity judge Rob Rinder is guest speaking at an MS charity lunch at the Prince Regent Hotel in Woodford Bridge

Celebrity judge Rob Rinder is guest speaking at an MS charity lunch at the Prince Regent Hotel in Woodford Bridge

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The verdict on a fundraiser attended by TV celebrity Judge Rob Rinder is in, and in one word, it was “fantastic”.

For those in need, a charity helping people with multiple sclerosis, held the event last week at the Prince Regent Hotel in Manor Road, Woodford Green, with Judge Rinder making an appearance as the after-lunch speaker.

Eileen Vilka, who works with the charity, was extremely happy with how the event went and full of praise for the popular TV judge.

She said: “He was absolutely wonderful, he actually went around the tables and spoke to everyone. He was very amenable.”

The ITV star was happy to pose for photographs and hear from those lucky enough to get tickets to the sold out event.

Eileen said: “He didn’t want to just speak to us after lunch, so people asked him questions about his career and his TV show, and he answered honestly.

“We could have sold twice as many tickets, but sadly the hall just wasn’t big enough.”

More than £3,500 was raised during the event to help the charity fund care for MS sufferers.

Eileen said: “Financially the event was a huge success, one person donated over £1,000.

“It’s our most profitable fundraiser ever. It was fantastic.”


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