photos: Mayor's quiz night raises £550 for Burnham Hospital
than 80 people sharpened up their pencils and put on their 'thinking
caps' to take part in a fundraising quiz organised by Burnham
and Highbridge's Mayor on Saturday evening (February 13th).
event, held in Highbridge Community Hall, raised £515 for
the Mayor's Charity of the Year, The Friends of Burnham Hospital.
Derick Cooper and Mayoress Christine Cooper were joined by dozens
of local residents and councillors at the well-supported fundraiser.
was good to see so many people. We are very grateful for all the
support shown for my charity of the year," Derick told Burnham-On-Sea.com.
Deahl, Chairman of The Friends of Burnham Hospital, added: "Thanks
must go to the Mayor for making us the charity of the year and
all those who came along to the event."
were also delighted to enrol 35 new members and anyone else wanting
to support Burnham Hospital and become a 'Friend' can do so for
an annual subscription of just £5 by calling 01278 783121."
(top) are Mayor Derick Cooper and Mayoress Christine Cooper with
quizmaster Cllr Chris Williams and Tony Deahl, Chairman of The
Friends of Burnham Hospital