January 17, 2011
Burnham-On-Sea pensioner, 71, plans daring parachute jump
brave 71 year-old Burnham-On-Sea pensioner is set to perform a
parachute jump to raise cash for three local hospices.
Anderson, a former Burnham nurse who now lives in Berrow Road,
is planning to undertake the daring tandem parachute jump in April.
will be visiting her family in Australia this Spring when she
intends to make the daring leap from an aeroplane.
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "My nephew is an experienced tandem
skydiver whom I have been hearing a lot about for several years.
When I told him I was considering a fundraising jump, he thought
it would be a great idea."
I've got a good head for heights but I've never done anything
like this before. It will be an experience to remember!"
Fautley, Dot's fundraising spokeswoman, added: "Dot is a
brave and courageous lady who wants to raise a good sum for three
local hospices. Age is no barrier for a fundraiser like this!"
The beneficiaries will be Charlton Farm Childrens Hospice,
Weston Hospice Care and St Margarets Hospice Taunton.
is Lady President of Burnham's Moose Ladies Circle International
Lodge 123 and is pictured above, left, alongside Sheila Fautley