MP Buys Unique Seychelles Coins for Charity

Society | October 10, 2004, Sunday // 00:00| Views: | Comments: 0
MP Buys Unique Seychelles Coins for Charity Bulgarian MP Velikov bids for a coins collection from the Seychelles, during a fundraising gala. The event was dedicated to fighting breast cancer. Photo by Yuliana Nikolova (

A Bulgarian parliament member acquired a special collection of coins from the Seychelles that was submitted by the Honorary Consul to Bulgaria Maxim Behar.

Borislav Velikov bade for the coins at a fundraising auction dedicated to the fight against breast cancer.

The event was hosted by Kathy Pardew, the wife of the US ambassador to Bulgaria James Pardew. Guests to the gala included Bulgaria's Social Minister Hristina Hristova.

Almost EUR 5,000 were raised on Saturday evening. The money will be spent on a mobile mammography apparatus, which is needed for examining women in the remote areas of the country.

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