Published: December 12, 2011
Xmas bazaar raises £250 for Burnham youth centre's roof repair fund

Hundreds of pounds was raised towards vital repairs for Burnham-On-Sea's youth centre roof on Sunday afternoon (December 11th) when a fundraising Christmas bazaar was held.

A number of stalls selling a wide range of merchandise were set up at the BAY Centre in Cassis Close, raising a total of almost £250 for its repair fund.

"We had a steady stream of visitors throughout the afternoon - including Father Christmas - and everyone had a great time while raising funds for a good cause," one of the organisers told Burnham-On-Sea.com.

Among the local groups supporting the event was Burnham Dreamscheme, BIARS and many of the groups who use the centre for meetings.

The fundraiser was held as part of the BAY Centre's ongoing fundraising drive to raise £33,000 to replace its leaking roof, which we first featured here.

Joe and Greg 'guessing the name of the tiger', won by Marion Wright

Barbara Thorogood and Shirley Connell operating the tombola table

Maurice Hunt donated this magnificent canvas print to the sale. The first offer over £10 secures it - call 07889 815860 to arrange

Several of the volunters from BIARS operating a fundraising table

Sandra Bartlett with her sugar craft (All pics: Mike Lang)

 


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