lifeboat station prepares for sell-out fundraising ball
lifeboat station's crewmembers are making final preparations for
their sell-out fundraising ball on Saturday 24th October.
organisers have sold a total of 312 tickets and potentially filled
Batch Farm at Lympsham to the brim.
will be entertained by the popular local band Riverbrew and a
have been very generous, with the owner of Burnhams Royal
Clarence Hotel donating a new bike for the event's charity auction.
organiser Lesley-Ruth Hart told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We have
been truly overwhelmed by the number of tickets sold this year
and the support offered by many local and national companies by
way of auction and raffle items."
lot of effort has gone into this event and guests are set to have
a brilliant night to raise much-needed funds for the Burnham RNLI
boat appeal. For those who couldn't get tickets for this year,
keep your eyes peeled for the next one!"
have about 35 auction items including a state of the art Kayak
from Fatyak, memberships for the local gym and swimming pool,
a spa day at Bath Thermal Spa and a signed football. There are
also some fantastic raffle prizes to be won on the night, many
donated by local companies and one lucky ticket holder will win
a nights stay at the prestigious RNLI college in Poole."
Top, Paul Chatwin (centre rear) handing over the brand new bike
to Burnham-on-Sea lifeboat crew members for the charity auction
and, above, a kayak bing given as an auction item