Mayor of Merton, Councillor Agatha Akyigyina, has kicked off fundraising for her charities with a curry night.
With 160 guests in attendance, the event kicked off with a drinks reception followed by a three course meal and a charity raffle. Guests included mayors from seven other London boroughs, the Leader of the Council Councillor Stephen Alambritis, Leader of the Merton Conservative Group Councillor Oonagh Moulton and Siobhain McDonagh MP.
Mayor of Merton Councillor Agatha Akyigyina said: “I’m delighted that so many people came along to my first charity event and helped to raise a lot of money for Merton Street Pastors and Shooting Star Chase. A big thank you to everybody for their generosity. I’d also like to thank the team at Chak 89 for their excellent service on the night.”
To find out more about the Mayor’s charities visit www.merton.gov.uk/mayor.