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Redbridge-based campaign group celebrate 50 years by raising £700 for Israeli women

PUBLISHED: 17:35 16 July 2013 | UPDATED: 17:43 16 July 2013

Members of Redbridge WIZO at the anniversary luncheon.

Members of Redbridge WIZO at the anniversary luncheon.

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A campaign group, which works towards helping women in Israel, celebrated its fiftieth anniversary with a special lunch for members.

Redbridge’s Women’s International Zionist Organization (WIZO) marked five decades of fundraising in the borough with a party on Tuesday of last week, at Woolston Manor Gold and Country Club, Abridge Road, Chigwell.

The group managed to raise £700 at the event which will be used to support 100 vital projects across Israel.

Secretary, Elsa Linder, said: “Around 85 ladies attended and everyone enjoyed hearing from our guest speaker, Angela Shulter, who spoke about her experiences growing up with a Jewish mother and Nazi father.

“It was lovely to celebrate the special anniversary with our members.”

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