May 25, 2011
youth centre's roof replacement project given £1,000 boost
Youth Centre's fundraising appeal to replace its leaking roof
was handed a welcome boost on Tuesday (May 24th).
Burnham-On-Sea Rotary Club presented a cheque for £1,000
to the BAY Centre team towards the £33,000 costs of replacing
the aging roof.
in 1966, the centre's roof experiences leaks during heavy rain
and has had to be patched up by volunteers.
first reported by Burnham-On-Sea.com earlier this year, a working
party has been set up to spend a lot of time keeping the roof
The trustees elected a sub-committee to apply for grant funding,
with instructions to coordinate repairs of the roof.
are very grateful to Burnham Rotary Club for this generous donation,
which will go towards the centre's roof fundraising campaign,"
said Neville Jones, who is one of the trustees.
The project is in the initial stage with applications for major
funding having been submitted and a
request for support has been circulated among local fundraising
Groups within the BAY Centre will be organising a fundraising
fun day at the centre soon.
(top): The BAY Centre's Mike Lang and Neville Jones receive the
cheque from Burnham Rotary Club's Dennis Davey on Tuesday