14-mile sponsored walk in Burnham raises charity funds
sponsored walk and an afternoon of cream teas in Burnham-On-Sea
raised hundreds of pounds for a local charity at the weekend.
Vickerstaff was cheered off on her walk with husband Andy and
dog Ruby on a 14-mile walk from Burnham's Baptist Church along
fundraiser for Fibromyalgia Heart of Somerset coincided with an
tea and cake event at the church hall.
was given a warm welcome as she arrived back from her walk at
2.30pm, needing a much-needed cup of tea and cake!" said
Fiona Gregory, chairman of the group.
day was a huge success with plenty of yummy cake, music sung beautifully
by our group member Caron Oliver, and a lovely tombola organised
by Marilyn Nicholls. We managed to raise approximately £250
from the afternoon tea, and the sponsor money that we have to
group's Sam Everiss added: "We would like to say a huge thank
you to Annie for doing the sponsored walk for us for a second
year running, plus all the volunteers who helped and baked and
for all the people who came along to support us on the day. Without
you this event would not have been possible!"
event was held to raise funds and raise awareness of the debilitating
condition Fibromyalgia and ME, and to let people know in the Burnham
area know that there is a friendly support group that they come
along to and not feel alone.