done it! Scouts celebrate completion of £12,000 roof project
Scouts are celebrating this week after completing a £12,000
fundraising campaign and project to replace their hall's leaking
of local individuals and companies came forward to donate the
cash needed by the Scouts to complete the project at Burnham's
BASC Ground, which was launched
group's Chairperson, Sarah Rendell, told Burnham-On-Sea.com this
week: "We're so grateful to everyone who has helped us get
to this stage. Our roof badly needed re-surfacing - it was peeling
and rusty and was causing leaks inside our building. But now it's
been replaced, recoated and weather-proofed."
a big relief to have this work done after 18 months of fundraising
and work by many people here."
added : "I would like to thank William's Roofing of Weston
who have worked around our hall usage and have kept the disruption
to a minimum. I would also like to thank the Ritz Social Club
who held a Friday night Quiz in aid of our roof fund, HSBC, Hazel,
Nick and Harvey Gardner and the Trinity Rise Christmas lights
Appeal for their generous donation, Burnham Carnival and many
other kind companies that have donated money."
members of our Scout group and their friends and families who
have helped and supported our fundraising events and contributed
sponsorship money are also thanked. And special thanks goes to
an anonymous local resident that kindly donated £500."
you too to our acting Scout leader and all our leaders, assistant
leaders, section assistants, parents, supporters, committee members
and young people for all their dedicated hard work. Last, but
no means least, special thanks go to our group Treasurer Karen
Cutter and Martina Beard."