volunteer raises £6,200 for tourist
dedicated volunteer has this week been thanked for raising thousands
of pounds towards the running costs of Burnham-On-Sea's tourist
Fielder has raised a huge £6,263 over five years for BiARS
(Burnham Information and Rescue Support), the community group
that operates the seafront centre.
regularly attends car boot sales across Somerset, selling books,
plants and bric-a-brac for BiARS.
delighted to do my bit to help generate a steady flow of income
for the centre," she told Burnham-On-Sea.com. "BiARS
provides a vital information service in Burnham and I'm keen to
help it with funding."
Ashton, Chairman of BiARS, said: "Margaret is our biggest
individual fundraiser and we are very grateful for all her support.
She raises around £1,500 a year for us, which is fantastic."
our volunteers are wonderful and every one gives a much-valued
contribution in their individual way. I would like them all to
be considered for a group civic award."
Tom Ashton, Chairman of BiARS, thanking Margaret Fielder