March 14, 2011
event shines spotlight on volunteer groups
volunteer groups from across Somerset attended a special awareness
day in Burnham-On-Sea on Saturday (March 12th).
Volunteers from the Royal British Legion, Police, Dreamscheme,
BARB, Nightstop, Street Pastors, the RNLI and Marie Curie Cancer
Care were among those who attended the 'Volunteers In The Community
Roadshow' at Burnham Baptist Church in College Street.
event was organised by the local branch of the Christian Police
Association as part of its COACT project to help community groups
work closer together.
Spokesman Gavin Jennings told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "The roadshow
was a great success in bringing together these volunteers to highlight
the good work they do."
Safety advice and leaflets about volunteering were given out
during the day-long event, which attracted a steady stream of
Above, Burnham Police also promoted the event with a High